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    Jeff Capone, PhD, is CEO of the security startup, SecureCircle, which he co-founded in 2015. An award-winning executive leader with expertise in enterprise software development, network and storage solutions and IoT applications, Jeff has a track record of founding and selling successful software companies. He developed SecureCircle’s patent-pending Transparent File Encryption solution designed to transparently protect unstructured data in any form.

    Prior to SecureCircle, Jeff served as CTO at NETGEAR and CEO and Co-Founder of Leaf Networks, which was acquired by NETGEAR. Prior to Leaf Networks, Jeff co-founded Aligo, Inc. and served as the CTO until 2004 where he led the company’s technology vision.

    Prior to Aligo, Jeff was an assistant professor at Arizona State University and Director of the Network Engineering and Wireless Telecom Laboratory. Jeff's distinctions include the National Science Foundation's CAREER award and inclusion in numerous IEEE Journal and conference publications.

    He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.

    The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jeff Capone, PhD and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.