SEATTLE -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation (d/b/a Vadium) today announced the appointment of Mr. Kim Holmes to the Company’s senior executive team as Senior Vice President – Product Development. Mr. Holmes brings more than 30 years of leadership and product development experience from both entrepreneurial start-up and large corporate environments.
“We are extremely pleased that Kim has agreed to join Vadium to provide the leadership for our product development efforts,” said Rod Nicholls, Vadium’s President & CEO. “Kim’s management, business acumen and engineering expertise with new technologies, architectures and applications makes him the ideal choice and natural fit for the Company.
“I am very excited to be joining the Vadium team at this early stage and the opportunity to address security issues across a wide range of industries by incorporating AlphaCipher technology into enterprise, cloud computing, mobile, machine-to-machine and networking applications,” said Kim Holmes, Vadium’s newly appointed Senior Vice President of Product Development.
About Kim Holmes
Mr. Holmes leads the development of Vadium’s product strategy, architecture and organizational structure enabling security solutions utilizing AlphaCipher technologies. Prior to joining Vadium, Mr. Holmes was the Vice President of Engineering and Operations for data networking start-up Hammerhead Systems where he led the development of a Layer 2.5 edge aggregation switch for the Carrier Networks. Previously, Mr. Holmes was the Vice President of Engineering for optical networking start-up Cinta Networks, where he led the development of an integrated DWDM and optical switching system for long haul networks. Mr. Holmes also has over 20 years with Bell Northern Research/Nortel Networks in various management positions, directing the efforts of software and hardware engineers in the development of carrier class voice and data switching products for converged ATM/IP/TDM networks. In 1998, Kim Holmes received the President’s Award for Innovation in developing Nortel’s Next Generation Network vision. Kim Holmes received his BASc in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo
About AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation
AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation (d/b/a Vadium) is a development stage company that will be delivering trusted, easy to use and high value solutions, targeting the digital security, privacy and trust issues that compromise computer networks and traditional digital security systems. The Company is a privately held firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington.