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Our Team

Executive Leadership

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Sam V. Kumar

Founder and CEO

Prior to starting Cyber Sainik, Sam was responsible for New Cloud since founding the company in 1988. He also spearheaded technology research and development for GTE (Verizon Communications). Sam has over 30 years of executive management and technical experience. Sam is focused on establishing an effective corporate growth strategy and helping businesses fight cyber criminals.

Sam Kumar received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University. Sam is a leader in the Colorado technology community, acting as a board member for TiE Rockies and an industry advisor for Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN). He has also been profiled in Denver Post, Denver Business Journal and Washingtonian Magazine as well as honored as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Sam V. Kumar

Founder and CEO
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Jim Byrnes

Chief Information Security Officer

Jim has 21 years’ experience in cyber security, information technology and telecommunications. He is one of our senior architects. He has designed and built a multimillion-dollar IP network with 10 colocations for NewCloud Networks, data center design, and our SCaaS offering and our Security Operations Center. Jim holds a current CISSOP, has been part of the senior management team for 11 years, served in the US Army from 1987 to 1994 and has held numerous certifications in Cisco, Source Fire, Juniper, Foundry, Adtran, NEC and others

Jim Byrnes

Chief Information Security Officer
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Lilly Beaver

Chief of Staff

Lilly has over a decade of experience working in the technology industry and holds several certifications. She has a Bachleor of Science in Accounting from Colorado State University. She enjoys working with and supporting Cyber Sainik’s team to ensure a highly funcitonal organization. 

Lilly Beaver

Chief of Staff
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Nik Slater

Senior Director of Security Operation

Nik Slater is currently serving Cyber Sainik as Senior Director of Security Operations. He has 26 years of experience in various disciplines: Telecommunications with the U.S. Air Force, Level 3 Communications, Intelepeer, Peerless Network and others along with Cloud Storage, Cloud Computing, and Security Operations with Joyent, a Samsung subsidiary. Nik holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business – Information Technology Management from Western Governors University and an Associate of Applied Science in Convergent Technologies from Arapahoe Community College. He has also recently begun his Master’s degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance and is actively pursuing his CISSP Certification. Nik enjoys the challenge of building teams into mature organizations that are self-sufficient and he believes in the power of people.

Nik Slater

Senior Director of Security Operations

Board of Directors

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Sam V. Kumar

Founder and CEO

Prior to starting Cyber Sainik, Sam was responsible for New Cloud since founding the company in 1988. He also spearheaded technology research and development for GTE (Verizon Communications). Sam has over 30 years of executive management and technical experience. Sam is focused on establishing an effective corporate growth strategy and helping businesses fight cyber criminals.

Sam Kumar received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University. Sam is a leader in the Colorado technology community, acting as a board member for TiE Rockies and an industry advisor for Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN). He has also been profiled in Denver Post, Denver Business Journal and Washingtonian Magazine as well as honored as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Sam V. Kumar

Founder and CEO
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Shashi R. Kumar

Director

Shashi R. Kumar

Director
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Scott C. Chandler

Director

Scott Chandler has over 30 years of senior and executive-level management experience. Scott has extensive senior management and board of director experience in both private and public companies.   Mr. Chandler is currently managing partner for Franklin Court Partners, LLC. (FCP), www.franklincourtpartners.com.  FCP’s focus is assisting companies in the following: developing business plans to raise initial funding, securing additional round(s) of financing, and restructuring of existing business to work within current financing and economic environment.   At FCP, Scott has worked on a number of projects (financing, M&A, due diligence for private equity firms, etc.) for security companies including PING Identity and LogRhythm in their start-up stages.  FCP also led the sale of Cascade Defense to Green Cloud Technologies (now Green Cloud Defense) in 2021.

Prior to founding FCP, Chandler was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for RHYTHMS NetConnections (ticker:RTHM), a leading provider of broadband services utilizing digital subscriber line (DSL) technology.    At RHYTHMS, Scott was responsible for raising over $2 Billion for the company and led the financial restructuring of RHYTHMS which resulted in the sale of its assets to Worldcom (now MCI).  Scott also led and managed the expansion of RHYTHMS internationally identifying, negotiating and managing joint ventures in Canada and Japan.

Before RHYTHMS, Mr. Chandler served as President and CEO of C-COR (ticker:CCBL), a pioneer in the cable television industry and a leading supplier of broadband telecommunications equipment. Under Mr. Chandler’s leadership, C-COR’s revenues increased 77 percent to $152 million, and the company was named by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 100 fastest-growing public companies. Mr. Chandler also launched three new product lines and forged strategic relationships with Bay Networks (now Nortel), Barco and Lucent Technologies.

Prior to C-COR, Mr. Chandler held a number of key positions at U S WEST. He was a founder and early leader of the !NTERPRISE Networking Services unit, broadly known as the most successful data initiative by any phone company in the country. Mr. Chandler also founded !NTERPRISE America, a national expansion of U S WEST’s data initiative, and forged joint venture relationships with competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) to offer frame relay, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and other data services.

Mr. Chandler’s business career began with Arthur Andersen & Co as a Senior Consultant/Accountant.  At Arthur Andersen, Scott performed a wide range of assignments, including forming the microcomputer consulting group for the Western United States (now Andersen’s Business Systems Client/Server Consulting Group) in 1987.  Mr. Chandler also worked for the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee in 1984.

Mr. Chandler earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A from Whitworth College.  He has also serves on the Board of Directors for various companies.

Scott C. Chandler

Director

Board of Advisors

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James Carder

Chief Security Officer & Vice President, Logrhythm Labs

James Carder brings more than 22 years of experience working in corporate security and consulting for the Fortune 500 and U.S. Government. At LogRhythm, he oversees the company’s governance, risk, and compliance program, security architecture, awareness, physical security, and security operations.

James Carder

Chief Security Officer & Vice President, Logrhythm Labs
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