Siamak has been with CipherEx for 14 years since we were established in 2003 and is the founder and CEO. Siamak has 20 years of experience in Information Technology where he has focused primarily on network infrastructure design and implementation. His clients have included Cisco Systems, AT&T Consulting Services, midsized financial companies, large retail stores, large healthcare providers, and insurance companies. Siamak’s experience and specialization during the past 17 years has especially focused on network integration and design aspects in serving integration firm customers he has worked with past and present. Most roles at these various companies were primarily hands-on IT consulting engagements with emphases on providing strong technical leadership, fault tolerant network and server-oriented solutions, migration planning and execution, and assistance in overall strategic IT project initiatives.
Marketing and Business Development Manager
Gurlene joined CipherEx in January 2017. As CipherEx's first Marketing and Business Development hire, she has been responsible for everything from rebrand to working with our customers. She graduated with a B.A from the University of California, San Diego and loves everything marketing!
Network Engineer II
Ken has been with CipherEx since Aug 2015. He has been working on the Cisco Hosted Security Solution (HSS) Lab. He spent the last year participating in the design process, configuring, troubleshooting and documenting the HSS lab environment. The lab consists of VMWare ESXi, Cisco Nexus, ASR, CSRv, ASAv, ESAv, WSAv, NGFWv, AMPv, Threat Grid, Windows and Linux servers.
William Bawden is a native Californian born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended college at the University of California, Santa Cruz. William has been working as a network engineer and consultant since 2002. He has been involved in many networking projects including wireless LAN, IPS/IDS, load balancers, two-factor authentication and mobile device management. William’s work experience spans from small value added resellers to government agencies to fortune 500 companies. William has currently been with CipherEx for over 6 years. In his time here he has not only worked as a network engineer, but was also a key player in CipherEx’s marketing and sales efforts. Although William’s focus is on LAN and wireless LAN infrastructure, he has been involved in many product deployments into customers’ networks related to network and Information security.
Network Engineer I
Born and raised in San Jose California. Jason has been providing end to end IT support since 1997. He studied at (IBT) Institute of Business Technologies. He earned IT support skills for roles throughout Silicon Valley servicing organizations such as, Stanford Hospital, Cadence Design Systems, PalmSource, Brocade, and Synaptics. He has supporting backup solutions, telecom, servers, and network infrastructure.