BLACKPOINT

BOARD & ADVISORS

Hamid Akhavan

Chairman of the Board
Former CEO of T-Mobile

Hamid Akhavan is a business executive and former CEO of Unify GmbH & Co. KG (formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications). He graduated from the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). READ MORE

Chris Inglis

Board Member
Former Deputy Director of NSA

Mr. Inglis retired from the Department of Defense in January 2014 following over 41 years of federal service, including twenty-eight years at NSA and seven and a half years as its senior civilian and Deputy Director. Mr. Inglis began his career at NSA as a computer scientist within the National Computer Security Center followed by tours in information assurance, policy, time-sensitive operations, and signals intelligence organizations. READ MORE

Dr. Ronald Clark

Blackpoint Strategic Advisor
Former DHS and NSC

Dr. Ronald J. Clark serves as Deputy Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). As Deputy Under Secretary, he oversees the Office of Infrastructure Protection, the Office of Biometrics and Identity Management, the Federal Protective Service, and the Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis READ MORE

Jon Murchison

CEO / Founder / Board Member
Blackpoint Cyber

Jonathan Murchison, the founder and CEO of Blackpoint, started his career in Network Engineering and IT operations, but quickly made the switch to the quiet world of the intelligence community. He has since spent over twelve years planning, conducting, and executing high-priority national security missions. READ MORE

Frank Fitzsimmons

Board Member
Managing Director at Adelphi Capital, LLC

Mr. Fitzsimmons currently serves on the board of Orbis Operations, a national security services firm, and Cybis, a cybersecurity consulting firm focused on the private sector. He was also one of the nine founding directors of ICANN, the nonprofit company tasked by the U.S. government with the governance of the Internet infrastructure. READ MORE

Dr. Rajendra Singh

Board Member
CEO of Telcom Ventures, LLC

Dr. Rajendra Singh is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and together with his family, the principal owner of Telcom Ventures, LLC, a private investment firm based in Miami, Florida specializing in new wireless communications systems and technologies. READ MORE

Tom Donohue Jr.

Board Member
President and Founder of Adelphi Capital, LLC

Mr. Donohue is the President and Founder of Adelphi Capital where he has built the company’s merchant banking practice across sectors of expertise including transportation, telecommunications and technology, financial services, infrastructure, and national security. READ MORE

Ambassador Dana Shell Smith

Board Member
Former US Ambassador to Qatar and CEO Decibel Strategy

Dana Shell Smith is the CEO of Decibel Strategy, an international strategy firm she founded to advance business, trade, and professional ties between the United States and the Middle East. READ MORE