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MEET OUR TEAM
Giles Witherspoon-Boyd, PCIP, is President and CEO of Protocol PCI. He has worked in the PCI and security industry for fifteen years and currently consults clients on successful data security application in processes, technologies, and employee settings.
Arce Witherspoon-Boyd, CFO of Protocol PCI has 10+ years of experience in public and private accounting. She’s experienced in conducting financial audits for Eide Bailey’s client portfolio and for the Department of Defense.
Alex has an entrepreneurial spirit. He earned his business acumen in Silicon Valley during one of its most innovative periods. Within his 20 years of IT and data security experience, he has filled a variety of roles: Co-Founder, CTO, Security Analyst and Engineer, Risk Analyst and IT Security Consultant.
David brings a great blend of technical expertise, customer service prowess, and sales experience to Protocol. He has a pre-engineering degree in Electrical Animation and Robotics Technology from Utah State University, and PCI QIR certification. His enthusiasm for data security led him to take part in the founding of Protocol. He currently serves as an active member of the board of directors and V.P. of Strategic Planning.
Ken Bretschneider is a true entrepreneur. He founded two startups in his early 20s, which included a video game and web-development company. After gaining almost a decade of experience in design and technology, Ken founded DigiCert in late 2002. DigiCert has since grown to become one of the world’s largest issuers of digital-certificates using Secure-Socket-Layer encryption security (SSL).
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