COSTA MESA, Calif., March 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IRSN) announced today that it has established a Technical Advisory Board to assist and enable the Company's planned growth in revenue and stockholder value. The Technical Advisory Board's role will be to provide advice and critique to the Company's strategic planning, product definition, and business development through regularly scheduled meetings and consultations as required with Irvine Sensors' senior management.
Initial members of the Technical Advisory Board have been selected based on their recognized stature and experience in the commercial Information Security and Aerospace and Defense business sectors. They are:
Mr. Jeff Debrosse, a Technical Product Manager at Ntrepid who has over 25 years experience in next-generation technology fields with a strong focus on network security, software development, embedded system development (hardware and software) and wireless network design and implementation. Mr. Debrosse is also a 2010 Recipient of the White House award for "Best Security Awareness Program."
Mr. William McBorrough, MSIA, CISSP, CISA, CEH, a co-founder, President and CEO of Secure Intervention, a Washington, DC based Information Security and Technology consulting firm, where he specializes in security assessments, compliance readiness, enterprise risk management and Cloud computing security for both public and private enterprises. Mr. McBorrough is on the faculty of various universities including University of Maryland University College, EC-Council University, George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College where he conducts research and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses relating to cybersecurity, cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and information security.
Dr. Anthony J. Tether, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) from 2001 to 2009, was honored by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates with the Department of Defense Outstanding Public Service Medal. Prior to 2001, Dr. Tether served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at The Sequoia Group, Chief Executive Officer at Dynamics Technology Inc., Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation's (SAIC) Advanced Technology Sector, and then a Vice President and General Manager for Range Systems at SAIC.
Mr. Simon Williams, a Senior Vice President at Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier communication systems. Mr. Williams has over 20 years of experience in areas ranging from sales management to product strategy. Prior to joining Metaswitch Networks, he was the CTO of Ericsson's IP and Broadband Division. Previously, Mr. Williams held various senior level positions at Redback Networks in the U.S. and Asia.
Bill Joll, Irvine Sensors' CEO, said, "Even before its first meeting, we are already starting to get useful input from members of the Technical Advisory Board. We are looking forward to the synergy that their diverse and senior experience can bring to our strategic planning."
Irvine Sensors Corporation (www.irvine-sensors.com), headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, is a vision systems and information security company engaged in the development and sale of miniaturized cameras, image processors, products for information handling, security and processing and sale of higher level systems incorporating such products. Irvine Sensors also conducts research and development related to high density electronics, miniaturized sensors, optical interconnection technology, high speed network security, image processing and low-power analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for diverse systems applications.
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