Corporate Governance - Management

Highlights | Management | Board of Directors
Kendall Larsen
CEO, President and Chairman
Kendall Larsen
CEO, President and Chairman


Prior to joining VirnetX, Larsen was a security domain expert at Osprey Ventures, part of the investment team focusing on early-stage companies in the business and consumer technology marketplace. Before Osprey, he was senior vice president and general manager of Phoenix Technologies' security division.

Larsen was also senior vice president of OEM and developer sales at RSA, where he successfully ran the worldwide sales strategies, program and staff of the company's security tools b... 
Dr. Robert Dunham Short III
Director, Chief Technical Officer and Chief Scientist

Dr. Robert Dunham Short III
Director, Chief Technical Officer and Chief Scientist



Short is the co-inventor of VirnetX technologies, particularly its "Zero Click" instant secure connect mechanisms for automated VPN initiation and management systems.

Prior to joining VirnetX, Short was the assistant vice president and division manager at the SAIC, a leading provider of services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military, agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. government civi... 
Richard  Nance
Chief Financial Officer
Richard  Nance
Chief Financial Officer


Richard has over 25 years of experience in business, finance and accounting. He has worked as CEO/CFO for both public and private companies involved in software technology, manufacturing and international sales & distribution. He is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with additional prior experience as a National Bank Examiner with the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, senior lending officer in commercial banking and has over 14 years of experience in business consulting, strategic pl... 
Kathleen Larsen
Chief Administrative Officer
Kathleen Larsen
Chief Administrative Officer


Mrs. Larsen is our Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to this position, she served as our Vice President, Administration and Human Resources since February 2005. From September 2004 until February 2005, Mrs. Larsen focused on equity raise and pre-incorporation activities related to VirnetX. Mrs. Larsen also served as the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of VirnetX from March 2006 until July 2007. From September 2002 to September 2004, Mrs. Larsen was a Commercial Property Manager for JBD P... 
Dr. Victor Larson
Vice President of Research and Development

Dr. Victor Larson
Vice President of Research and Development



Vic Larson is the director of research and development and a co-inventor of the VirnetX technologies.

Prior to joining VirnetX Vic Larson worked for over 20 years doing system engineering, software design, and technical program management under contract to many branches of the department of defense and the intelligence community. Vic Larson worked on numerous advanced prototypes to implement new solutions to secure communications, remote sensing data extraction and processing, intel... 
Sameer Mathur
VP of Corporate Development and Product Marketing
Sameer Mathur
VP of Corporate Development and Product Marketing


Mathur is the vice president of corporate development and marketing for VirnetX. He's a security expert with deep expertise in VPNs, firewalls, authorization, encryption, cryptography, infrastructure, PKI, TCP/IP and IPSec.

Prior to joining VirnetX, Mathur successfully led number of products at SonicWALL, Inc. from inception to early stage deployment to mass customer adoption. While there, he played a key role making SonicWALL a leader in Secure Content Management and significantly i... 
Jon B. Weaklend
Vice President of Finance
Jon B. Weaklend
Vice President of Finance


Prior to joining VirnetX, Weaklend was the Sr. Accountant at Daniel M. Ukestad & Associates, a CPA firm in Carmel, CA, working with individual clients such as VirnetX, Inc. He was a Sr. Accountant at Site Technologies, an internet website development company based in Scotts Valley, CA.

Weaklend was also a Controller in the hospitality industry at such locations as Mission Ranch in Carmel, CA, and Big Sur Lodge in Big Sur, CA. He was the Director of Finance and Administration for Glo... 
Greg Wood
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Greg Wood
Vice President of Corporate Communications


Greg Wood brings to VirnetX over 25 years of marketing and advertising experience from major brands and top advertising agencies. Executive brand experience includes Safeway, Burger King, Pacific Gas & Electric, Taco Bell, Pepsi, Nissan, Nutri-System and Supercuts with advertising agencies that include J. Walter Thompson, Chiat/Day, McCann Erickson, DDB Needham, Tracy-Locke/BBDO and Crossover Creative.

Greg's areas of marketing expertise include strategic branding, new business deve...