Experience From The Frontlines Of Security
In the war on data security, experience is your greatest asset.
Chairman and CEO of 7Tunnels, David is an internationally recognized serial entrepreneur, designer and engineer, and marketing and branding expert. David has built multiple successful companies in a variety of industries, from electronics to automotive to fashion and sport, all the while creating iconic technologies, products, vehicles, and brands for such global names as Ferrari, the U.S. Ski Team, Columbia, Ben & Jerry’s, Nike and Porsche, leading to successful M&A events. David was the subject of the PBS documentary, “Human Power”, about his work in engineering and high-speed vehicles. David Wiener products have been sold around the world under the David Wiener Ventures, DWV Entertainment, DW Collection, Landspeeder and Aphex brands.
John has been in the insurance industry since 1990. He specializes in the aerospace, defense contractors and the environmental contracting industries. He was formerly employed by American International Group, Travelers/Gulf Insurance Group, AON and now Insurance Office of America for the last 11 years. He has spent many years working with commercial and executive transport aircraft operations, maintenance operations and helicopter operations in evaluating their risk management needs. John has been involved in multiple international aviation bodily injury and property damage claims. His expertise includes coverage design, contractual issues, contingency planning, travel risk management and cyber liability issues. He was formerly the Vice Chairman of the NBAA Insurance Committee.
With 24 Years of successful experience in the broader media and telecommunications sector including consulting, financial, strategic and operational leadership, Landel brings vast knowledge of a critical market that will be important to 7Tunnels going into the future. As the former CFO and COO of Time-Warner and SVP at Turner Broadcasting, Landel’s business expertise and contacts reinforce the efforts of the 7Tunnels Advisory Board. Landel’s current activities in the investment world also provide important experience as 7Tunnels looks to raise additional capital to support its growing business and new technology developments.
Chuck spent thirty years in engineering research and development with the Hewlett-Packard company, including five years as the Corporate Engineering Director. He has multiple patents, articles and books, and numerous technical acknowledgments, including: Engineer of the year, 1977; Computer Design Hall of Fame, 1982; Top fifty electronics inventions of the 20th century, 2001; Top 25 inventions for CNN’s first 25 years, 2002; IEEE Fellow, 1990; ACM Fellow, 2007. These roles developed Chuck’s engineering skills and perspective, which are helpful for 7Tunnels development efforts. In terms of security, Chuck chaired the ALPA investigations into airline pilot security after 9-11; served the Reagan administration re computer export rules for security; and today is an advisor to Zentera, a cloud-secure company.
Frank "Fuzzy” Furr
Frank is a former US Air Force Officer with over 40 years’ experience in management and operations in Air Force and civilian defense companies. As a former Vice President, Programs, L-3 Communication Systems West; he directed various secure communication programs providing real-time, actionable intelligence to war fighters, national command authorities, and intelligence agencies. In the military, Frank served in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Defense Intelligence Agency, J-3 of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff (JSTPS), and various command, leadership, and operational flying positions worldwide. A USAF Command Pilot, Frank has flown U-2, OV-10, F-102, T-33, T-37 and T-38 aircraft.
David Olive has 30+ years in business, politics, law and public affairs. He was former chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson and former staffer for US Senator Jim Allen. Upon leaving Capitol Hill, Mr. Olive oversaw the aviation, antitrust, telecommunications, and information technology practice group as SVP of the public affairs firm, Powell Tate. In 1999, he left Powell Tate to develop a government relations practice built around helping businesses interact with federal and state governments. In 2005, The Hill named Mr. Olive one of the top Homeland Security lobbyists in Washington, D.C. He established and currently serves as the moderator of The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable and is a frequent contributor to Security Debrief, a homeland security blog.
Tom has over 40 years of combined Army and Government Civilian service. A retired Army Military Intelligence colonel with extensive conventional and special operations intelligence experience, he also served in multiple Senior Executive Service positions with the US Department of Homeland Security, the Defense Counterintelligence Field Activity, and Headquarters Department of the Army where he spent six years as principal deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (G2). In this capacity he was responsible for overseeing Army intelligence planning, programming and budgeting; intelligence operations; intelligence studies, architectures, and Army civilian intelligence personnel programs. He was awarded the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal in 2013 and was inducted into the Army Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame in 2015.
Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL with 20 years in Naval Special Warfare where he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper specializing in communications and intelligence, to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a platoon commander practicing counterinsurgency in the southern Philippines, to commanding a Special Operations Task Unit in the most Iranian influenced section of southern Iraq throughout the tumultuous drawdown of U.S. Forces. Jack retired from active duty in 2016 and is the author of The Terminal List, a 2018 military-political thriller, soon to be a feature movie.
Ken is a specialist in big data analytics and its application to solving issues of terrorism, insurgency, geopolitical instability and regional conflict. An entrepreneur, intelligence professional and former Navy Special Operations Officer (bomb disposal), and a noted authority on counterterrorism and weapons of mass destruction analysis, he authored the 1997 book “Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism,” testified before the Senate on WMD terrorism issues, and has provided expert witness testimony in the prosecution of international terrorist operatives. Ken is the recipient of numerous U.S. Intelligence Community and military awards for contributions made in support of National Security.
Our Team of System and Software Engineers
The 7Tunnels development team continues to grow and is comprised of top-notch software and security system developers and analysts. These individuals have built their careers across a variety of technology disciplines working on government, aviation, military and advanced corporate data and security systems. The extraordinary talent that 7Tunnels has assembled brings decades of cumulative experience and a commitment to the absolute performance of 7Tunnels technology.
7Tunnels’ groundbreaking technology originates from advanced research on encryption and real-time experience in risk exposure, cyber threats, hacking, and thwarting bad actors. These highly specialized individuals identified a major flaw with current encryption solutions – the need for non-mathematical, random systems. By building on each person’s individual unique skill sets, the 7Tunnels team created a patented and unique encryption solution that cannot be hacked.