Advisory Board


Tim Kottak

Tim Kottak is a Managing Partner at Stonebank Partners, a management consulting and investment advisory firm, and the former CIO of GE Healthcare’s Global Services business. There he led digital strategy and platforms for medical device asset management, field and remote services, service supply chain, marketing, and e-commerce.  He successfully championed and operationalized IoT technologies, AI for predictive services, and unified customer communications. Prior to his CIO role, Tim held CTO roles at GE Healthcare, leading product development across multiple business units. Earlier in his career, Tim was the Quality Leader for GE Appliances in Europe and served as an officer in the US Air Force for R&D and advanced manufacturing programs. 

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VJ Viswanathan

VJ Viswanathan is the managing partner and founder at Torqe as well as CYFORIX.  He has one of the most impressive resumes in Cyber Security having served as the VP/CISO at Comcast, HD Supply and Keurig Dr. Pepper.  Earlier in his career, VJ spent over 5 years at GE in both London and New York.  VJ is an advisor at the Harvard Business Review as well as a Sr. External Advisor for Bain and Company.  He is in demand on the speaking circuit and an industry expert on all things technology and security.


Lori Hilton

Lori Hilton is a Managing Partner, Executive Director at EssenceMediacom, a WPP company. She is currently the global strategy lead for Dell Technologies, overseeing their breakthrough approach in markets across the globe, and ensuring they go to market with a seamless and integrated brand experience for BDMs, ITDMs and consumers. Lori has conducted work in over 80 countries and was based in the UK for several years in an international role. Her vertical experience includes CPG, automotive, finance, retail, energy, entertainment, pharma, services, and technology. 


Norm Billow

Norm Bilow is the Founder and Managing Director of The Escape Pod and Gravity Well Studio. Their work includes memorable spots for Wheat Thins, OfficeMax, EGO, Smithfield, Lunchables and Whole Foods. The Escape Pod has earned multiple Ad Age Small Agency of the Year awards and has built a reputation for bold work across retail, food/beverage, and tech/automotive categories.


Josh Sparaga

Josh Sparaga is a transformative technology leader with over 25 years of experience across IT Governance, Architecture, Operations, and Leadership. Josh is the Executive Director, Enterprise Observability and Performance at CVS Health. Prior to his role at CVS, he was the Senior Vice President of Technology Governance & Infrastructure at Univision and the Vice President of Technical Accounts at Comcast NBC Universal.  Josh has an MBA from the Herbert School of Business at the University of Miami and is a prior winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting.


Moosa Matariyeh

Moosa Matariyeh is the Vice President of Global Channels and Solutions for 11:11 Systems. Moosa leads global engineering, supporting resources across multiple disciplines and acquisitions including Sungard, iLand, Green Cloud Defense, Unitas Global and Cleareon Fiber. Matariyeh joined 11:11 Systems in 2022. Prior to 11:11 Systems, he spent nearly 19 years at CDW in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently leading the Integrated Services team.  Prior to CDW, Matariyeh cofounded a startup providing legal vertical technology consulting and served as the team lead for engineering technology specialists at IBM.Vice President of Global Channels and Solutions


George Just

George Just is the Chief Revenue Officer at Digital Asset Redemption. Just is eager to bring DAR’s innovative ransomware negotiation and payment services to organizations and service providers looking to shore up their incident response plans and services. Leveraging his extensive background in scaling startup organizations, he aims to make DAR’s critical services more widely accessible through Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Channel Partners and Trusted Advisors, Cyber Insurance Carriers, and Law Firms.