Dark Sky Technology™ is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ring as Chief Financial Officer.
—Michael Mehlberg, CEO
KALISPELL, MT, UNITED STATES, Sept. 5, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dark Sky Technology™ (Dark Sky) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ring as Chief Financial Officer, where he will be responsible for finance, accounting and human resources. . As a senior member of the executive team, Michael will report directly to CEO, Michael Mehlberg.
“We are very excited to have Michael join the Dark Sky Team,” said Michael Mehlberg. “Michael has an incredible 20+ year history of building successful cyber security companies that protect our nation’s most critical software and systems. His impressive reputation will serve Dark Sky extremely well as we bring valuable cybersecurity solutions to market.”
Michael Ring has extensive experience building and licensing products, as well as starting, growing and selling cybersecurity companies. He is a subject matter expert on workplace motivation, system security, cybersecurity, software protection, and security requirements. Michael began his career in the US Navy as a submarine officer supporting US strategic and imitative special operations missions. After the Navy, Michael joined the intelligence community where he helped plan operations sensitive information involving strategic assets and obtain unique information critical to national security.
In 2006, Michael joined the Pikewerks Corporation and helped provide a much-needed cybersecurity capability for the US government and its prime contractors, while setting the model for how to motivate a highly trained team. technician and license technology. In December 2011, Pikewerks was acquired by Raytheon Corp, joining its Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business unit. After Raytheon, Michael joined another new company, Star Lab Corporation, where he helped turn it into a cash flow positive asset that was eventually acquired by Wind River Corporation. There he served as head of sales and unofficial procurement consultant.
Michael now joins the Dark Sky Technology leadership team, bringing his vast professional experience to the problem of software supply chain security.
“I am delighted to be joining a company whose mission I can stand behind 110%,” said Michael Ring. “Trust in open source software is seriously lacking in government programs and Dark Sky’s ambitious goal of (finally) giving developers the trust they lack is spot on. Add to that the pedigree of the Dark Sky team and you have a company that can be completely trusted to examine what goes into our country’s critical systems.”
Section 4 of Executive Order 14028 states that software developers in the United States will soon face U.S. Government-sanctioned cybersecurity requirements necessary for the security of software systems to “rapidly improve the security and integrity of the software supply. chain, with priority on addressing critical software.” Dark Sky Technology helps companies meet these requirements and reduce the risk of integrating open source software into their systems, software, and devices by automatically scanning open source contributors for malicious behavior, inspecting software for issues license and code quality and identify common weaknesses and vulnerabilities that could compromise your systems and devices.
“Michael is providing exactly the experience we need at exactly the right time,” said Michael Mehlberg, CEO. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to Dark Sky!”
Michael will work out of the corporate headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, where he lives with his wife Sandy and their four children.
About Dark Sky Technology (www.darkskytechnology.com)
Dark Sky Technology helps software companies protect their code from malicious threats, untrusted code, and cyber attacks. The leadership team has spent the last 20 years securing the world’s most critical systems, giving us a deep understanding of how cyber security vulnerabilities occur and how to avoid them. Its products help protect software deployments with advanced analytics on open source packages, enabling our customers to secure their software supply chain and deploy safe, reliable, and trustworthy software.
Dark Sky Technology is a small, woman-owned company based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Like all other products and technologies in development, the Bulletproof Trust was developed with 100% US citizens in the United States of America. Contact Dark Sky Technology with questions at [email protected] or by visiting their website, www.darkskytechnology.com.
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