Cyber Defence Corporation is a team of noteworthy cybersecurity and technology industry professionals. Decades of hands-on experience has been accumulated by performing front-line security analysis in critical infrastructure industries – including public safety, academia, government and the private sector. Members of the team have also built and led significant national and international businesses.
The collective experience and expertise of the team has enabled the development of a solution to one of the biggest IT challenges: How to reduce the risk associated with a breach that stems from the growing number of threats combined with shortage of skilled cybersecurity resources. Our team understands that, unaddressed, this combination presents a highly consequential outcome. We have developed an innovative and viable solution.
There is no substitute for our extensive experience in developing secure software, conducting forensic investigations and delivering red and blue team cyber training. We are proficient in the most current technology including Big Data, Machine Learning, Infrastructure as Code and High Value Telemetry. This combination allows the focus to be placed where it belongs: On the threats. The result is exceptional technology that manages by exception.
CEO and Chairman
Ms. Elana Graham
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Tiago Alves de Jesus
Chief Technology Officer
Ms. Lynn Rockburn
Paul HindoCEO and Chairman
Mr. Paul Hindo has been a successful developer of businesses in Canada and internationally including being past Chairman of DNA Genotech. He is an active entrepreneur and is currently an investor in numerous companies with a portfolio diversified into multiple market segments. Mr. Hindo is an involved member of the benevolent community and is a former Chairman of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group. Paul was Honourary Colonel of the Regiment for the Cameron Highlanders and is now Honourary Colonel of the Army. Hindo is the co-founder and principal investor in Cyber Defence Corporation.
Ms. Elana GrahamChief Operating Officer
Elana Graham received a Bachelor of Engineering from Royal Military College of Canada, a Combat Systems Engineering Degree from Dalhousie University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh. Elana has received a Canadian Decoration (CD), and is a certified Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional. Ms. Graham has worked at Thales Canada and at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories. In 2018 she joined Cyber Defence Corporation as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Graham was on the Board of Directors for the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre and volunteered with Scouts Canada.
Dr. Tiago Alves de JesusChief Technology Officer
Dr. Alves de Jesus received a degree in mathematics and physics from l’Université de Montréal, a Masters in theoretical physics from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a PhD in nano- electronics from McGill University. Post doctorate he developed risk management models for a major financial institution. Subsequently, Tiago launched two high-tech companies. Later, he joined the RCMP’s National Security Program in the Critical Infrastructure Criminal Intelligence unit. He has sponsored multiple security projects funded by DRDC. Dr. Alves de Jesus is a Civilian Expert for NATO’s Rapid Response Team.
Ms. Lynn RockburnBusiness Development
Lynn Rockburn joined Cyber Defence Corp in 2018. She has over 20 years’ experience building strategic sales and partner relationships for technology companies. Most recently, she has focused on Cyber Security working for industry leaders including Symantec and Trend Micro. She has managed and developed International and Canadian Sales channels and programs addressing the unique needs of Defence, Government and Enterprise customers.
Board of Directors
Mr. Paul Hindo
The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, PC, CC, CStJ
Mr. Blake Charles Goldring
Mr. Jeffrey York
Mr. Richard Brian Marcel Fadden
Mr. Anatol von Hahn
Lieutenant-General (Ret'd) Guy Robert Thibault