Verve Leadership

John Livingston

Chief Executive Officer

John leads Verve's mission to protect the world’s infrastructure. He brings 20+ years of experience from McKinsey & Co. advising large companies in strategy and operations. John's committed to helping clients find the lowest cost and simplest solutions for controls, data and ICS security challenges.

Robert Bevis

Founder & Chief Product Officer

Bob is our founder and leads the technical vision for the company. With over 33 years of cyber security, ICS system design, and project management experience, Bob’s unique ability to understand cyber security requirements in a control system environment enables Verve Industrial to be best-in-class.

Reddy Kallem

VP Controls Engineering

Reddy has 20+ years experience working across power, oil & gas, chemicals and other industries. He is committed to our vision of being vendor-agnostic to bring the best solution to the customer. He is leading edge in his design thinking, developing many new approaches to controls solutions.

Rick Kaun

VP Solutions

Rick has 20+ years in designing and implementing OT security programs, tailoring projects to clients in industries including oil and gas, refining, mining, power, and manufacturing. Rick always approaches engagements with an eye towards building a scalable, cost-effective and manageable solution.

Tim Armstrong

VP Design Services

Tim has over 30 years experience as a controls engineer helping clients across a range of security and reliability efforts. Tim’s expertise ranges from network segmentation to managing reliability of legacy hardware and software platforms, to designing new automation systems to ensure reliability.

Bill Easton

Chief Technology Officer

Bill is a visionary in integrating endpoint detection and response with big data analytics to combat threats against critical infrastructure. An active contributor to the open source community, Bill ensures that Verve always stays at the leading edge of technology.

Kurt Schiller

VP Human Resources

Kurt guides and manages the overall Human Resources services, policies and programs for Verve. Kurt has over 20 years of experience in small, medium and large size companies serving in CEO, General Manager and Division Manager capacities in manufacturing, distribution and healthcare markets.

Verve Advisors

Jason Few

Senior Advisor

Jason has leadership experience across the technology, wireless, broadband, manufacturing and energy sectors. He is the CEO of FuelCell Energy and the former President and CEO of Continuum Energy, L.L.C. and President of Reliant Energy

Eric Byres

Senior Advisor

Eric is the CEO of Adolus, a software platform for software supply chain security management. He was the Inventor, Founder and former CEO of Tofino, the leading industrial firewall manufacturer. and is widely recognized as one of the world’s top experts in the field of ICS security.

Dale LeFebvre

Board Member

Dale is Chairman of 35711, a Washington, D.C.-based holding company. 35711 has interests in a variety of leading companies providing services to critical infrastructure industries. Dale is a graduate of MIT and Harvard Law School. He is a leader in many civic arenas, currently serving on the board

Sonny Garg

Board Member

Sunil (Sonny) is the Energy Solutions Lead of Uptake, an advanced industrial analytics company. Prior to Uptake, Sonny spent 13 years at Exelon Corporation, a Fortune 125 company, in a variety of senior executive positions, including Chief Information and Innovation Officer (CIIO).

Why Verve?

Our experienced leaders make up Verve’s foundation, but our unique approach to the OT/ICS cyber security technology and services set us apart

Why Verve