Dean Drako left Barracuda Networks in 2012 to found Eagle Eye Networks and lead it to be the first cloud-based video surveillance company to provide both cloud and on-premise recording. In 2015, Eagle Eye Networks was named to CSO Outlook’s “10 promising cloud security providers”.
Previously, as founder, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks, Dean created the industry’s first email security appliance in 2003 and subsequently grew the company to more than 140 products, 150,000 customers and approximately 1000 employees.
Dean is also the owner and Chairman of Brivo, a cloud access control company. Dean was previously the founder of Boldfish, a leading provider of enterprise messaging solutions that was acquired by Siebel Systems in 2003. Dean was founder, President and CEO of Design Acceleration, Inc (DAI), a maker of superior design analysis and verification tools, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 1998. Dean received his BSEE from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and MSEE from the University of California, Berkeley.
Goldman Sachs named Dean as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014.”
Ken Francis joined Eagle Eye Networks in 2016 after spending over two years consulting to the industries’ leading service providers on product management, services and acquisition. In his last role, Ken was responsible for ADT’s re-entry in to the commercial market. Once launched, Ken’s focus shifted to the commercial and small business product and acquisition strategies.
Prior to ADT, Ken was the COO and co-founder of Securadyne, a full service security solution provider. At Securadyne Ken developed the hosted, managed and monitored product strategy and led daily operations.
Previously, Ken served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for UTC’s Global Security Products manufacturing business and led the GE Security, Integrated Systems Program as the Global Product General Manager. In both roles, Ken was responsible for the growth of software based video and access control products through the leadership of international product management teams and the expansion of global channels.
These experiences provided a unique insight in to the enterprise and small-business security markets and the fast growing use of cloud technologies for the improvement of channel partner’s and customer’s cost reductions.
VP, Operations &
Hans Kahler is responsible for customer support, national account relationships, and strategic partnerships at Eagle Eye Networks.
Previously, Hans architected and led IBM’s team on web-based applications for enterprise management of unstructured data; a project that saved IBM $100M annually. He also led a worldwide rollout of IBM’s city-wide video surveillance and analytics system, with installations in Chicago and New York City. This system used computer vision algorithms for real-time detection and fast forensic search.
Hans developed partnerships with video surveillance system manufacturers for a command and control system company, researched and created product specifications for a cloud-based security health monitoring service, and led the physical security business unit for networking company.
Chief Technology Officer
Steve Roskowski drives the design and development of Eagle Eye Networks technology. Steve has over 30 years in software, hardware, and system development, Steve has been implementing connected cloud-based solutions since before the world wide web.
Steve has founded multiple companies including VIAAS, a cloud based video camera company. Steve holds over 30 patents, and received a BS in Computer Science from CalTech.
Chief Financial Officer
Spencer Falbo is responsible for accounting, finance, and manufacturing at Eagle Eye. With nearly 15 years of finance experience, Spencer began his career at ‘Big 4’ accounting firm KPMG before making the move to the technology industry – where he’s been ever since.
Spencer specializes in technical accounting – having created optimization processes for financial statements, overhauled audit structures, and developed efficient budgeting systems at multiple $100M+ companies.
VP, Sales NA & EMEA
Austen Trimble is responsible for driving sales at Eagle Eye Networks for North America and EMEA. Austen brings 10 years of sales experience to the role, most recently as VP of Sales for digital agency startup OwnLocal, where he increased annual recurring revenue by 175% and channel partners by 400% over a 15 month period. Austen also built the sales team at OwnLocal from the ground up, and drove international expansion into the UK and Australia, successfully signing up Australia’s largest media company as a partner.
Prior to OwnLocal, Austen worked as Product Manager at Capital Thought, which created, incubated, and scaled multiple technology startups.
VP, Asia Pacific
Priscilla Lin is responsible for developing strategic partnerships and driving international channel sales for the Asia Pacific region.
Priscilla has more than 18 years of marketing, sales and management experiences in the Information and Communications Technology industry, including most recently 11 years as Senior Director of Sales at Supermicro (SMCI, NASDAQ) where she contributed to more than US $150M in 2013 annual sales, which was approximately 12% of company’s annual revenue. Priscilla has a BS in Economics and an MBA from the State University of New York, Buffalo.
VP, Worldwide Channels
Rick Drum is responsible for the recruiting, developing, and onboarding of the Eagle Eye Networks’ channel partners. Rick brings more than 20 years of technology sales experience to this role, most recently 10 years at Barracuda Networks, where he was Director of North America Channel Sales, with responsibility for managing more than 7000 VARS.
Rick has a successful track record of driving 30% sales growth year over year, and creating programs that generate new customers and engagement for partners worldwide. Rick has a BS in Marketing from the James Madison University College of Business.