Seasoned Executive Kurt Mueffelmann Joins as Global COO; New Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Engineer Round Out Executive Team to Fuel Growth
CANBERRA AND BOSTON – Feb 2, 2021 – archTIS, a global technology provider of innovative solutions for secure collaboration of sensitive information, today announced three key executive appointments. Former Nucleus Cyber CEO Kurt Mueffelmann has joined the company as the new Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) and US President to define and oversee archTIS’s overall business and growth strategy. The company has also filled two key executive positions appointing former Nucleus Cyber executives, Irena Mroz as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and Leigh Rowland as Chief Engineer, to help fuel the company’s growth.
“This is an exciting time for archTIS, with a new acquisition, product capabilities and integrations. I’m delighted to welcome Kurt, Irena, and Leigh to the archTIS family,” said archTIS CEO, Daniel Lai. “Their collective experience rounds out our executive management team and brings a new level energy to the business. We have an innovative platform for providing secure collaboration of sensitive and classified documents, a capability we can now extend to customers on Microsoft and Nutanix content sharing applications with NC Protect. With their combined leadership, marketing, and product development skills, we are strongly positioned to rapidly expand our growth and customer base.”
As Global COO and US President of archTIS, Kurt Mueffelmann brings over 25 years of technology leadership to the company. He brings to the role his passion for start-ups, and proven strategies for scaling go-to-market efforts and achieving hyper revenue growth. Mueffelmann has overseen the growth and sale of five technology companies and earned two Deloitte Fast 500 company awards at previous companies. He has served as CEO of Nucleus Cyber, Cryptzone, HiSoftware (acquired by Cryptzone), Create!form International (acquired by Bottomline Technologies), and RealWord (acquired by Microsoft Great Plains). Mueffelmann was Vice President and General Manager of both the Document Output Solutions and Business Process Solutions divisions of Bottomline Technologies where he was responsible for over $40 million in profitable revenue while broadening the product lines and expanding the distribution model. Mueffelmann has served on the advisory boards of numerous companies and professional organisations within the technology industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Fairfield University in Connecticut.
“I am thrilled to be joining the archTIS team to accelerate growth and scale the business to meet market demand. archTIS provides a solution to a significant information security challenge—how allow employees and partners share and collaborate on sensitive information securely without risking data misuse, theft, or accidental sharing,” said archTIS Global COO, Kurt Mueffelmann. “archTIS’s secure information sharing platform Kojensi, and NC Protect’s integrations with leading enterprise collaboration platforms provide customers with the ability to secure their most sensitive data – anywhere – with granular, dynamic protections made possible by the attribute-based access controls (ABAC) employed by our technologies.”
As the Chief Marketing Officer of archTIS, Irena Mroz leverages more than 20 years of B2B software and cybersecurity marketing expertise to direct the company’s marketing strategy, messaging, lead generation and communications programs. Mroz has built her successful career by empowering start-ups and public software companies to exceed growth objectives through successful demand generation programs, product positioning, high profile events and product evangelism. Most recently, Mroz was the VP of Marketing at Nucleus Cyber. She was the VP of Marketing at Infocyte, a malware and threat hunting solution. She served as the SVP of Marketing for Cryptzone’s network and application security solutions, and the VP of Marketing for HiSoftware, a provider of compliance and security solutions acquired by Cryptzone. She led the integration of the two global marketing organisations, while managing the development of all strategic marketing programs and communications for the joint entity. Her previous roles include senior marketing positions at Bottomline Technologies and Create!form International. Mroz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from Boston University’s College of Communication.
As the Chief Engineer of archTIS and Nucleus Cyber, Leigh Rowland is responsible for driving the evolution of the company’s technology to provide secure collaboration and seamless integration into supported platforms. Under his leadership, the NC Protect solution expanded from its core strength of protecting documents in SharePoint on-premises, to extend the same protection to cloud collaboration and storage repositories including SharePoint Online, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, and Nutanix, as well as the protection of Exchange emails. He began his career at Xerox and has been involved in a series of successful startups as a consultant and development leader including Cyxtera, Cryptzone (acquire by Cyxtera), and Create!form International. Rowland has a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Mathematics from University of York.
archTIS Limited (ASX:AR9) is a provider of innovative software solutions for the secure collaboration of sensitive information. The company’s award-winning data-centric information security solutions protect the world’s most sensitive content in government, defence, supply chain, enterprises and regulated industries through attribute-based access and control (ABAC) policies. archTIS products include Kojensi, a multi-government certified platform for the secure access, sharing and collaboration of sensitive and classified information; and NC Protect for enhanced information protection for file access and sharing, messaging and emailing of sensitive and classified content across Microsoft 365 apps, Dropbox, Nutanix Files and Windows file shares. For more information visit archtis.com or follow @arch_tis.