A Team Dedicated to Win-Win Solutions
Our core focus has always been delivering value to our customers. We strive to maintain a workplace culture that is engaging, flexible, and fun for our team members while providing our channel partners with the world-class service they deserve.
Since 2002, Securematics has been a leader in the U.S. technology industry, specializing in distributing secure network solutions, services, and support.
We’re known for our proven expertise, partner enablement resources, and the white-glove service we provide to our customers and partners. We are proud to be a preferred distribution partner for many of the world’s leading and emerging networking and security brands, including Juniper Networks, Mist Systems, CommScope/RUCKUS, SonicWall, and Pulse Secure.
We strive to remain the distributor of choice for network security, infrastructure, and security products by providing value-added programs paired with cutting-edge, emerging technology solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our customers.
Meet the Securematics Team
Vice President and General Manager
Brian joined the Securematics team in October 2008 as the General Manager. Under Brian’s leadership, Securematics has evolved into a partner-centric organization which holds the second-largest market share position for Juniper Networks. Under his guidance, Securematics has been awarded Juniper Networks Distributor of the Year after Brian helped transform the organization to drive revenue through channel led partners and develop innovative marketing programs. He also facilitates the channel enablement and partner growth programs under the Securematics FastTRAC program.
Before working at Securematics, Brian held several executive channel positions at Hewlett Packard.
You can view Brian’s LinkedIn profile here.
Director of Finance and Operations
Shelly Rogers is Senior Director of Finance and Operations at Securematics. She leads the company’s finance and accounting functions as well as operations and IT.
Before accepting her current position, Shelly was the Controller, responsible for Securematics’ accounting close process, forecasting and partnering with sales and operations.
Shelly joined Securematics in 2015 and was a key contributor in transforming the accounting and finance functions from a transactional, silent segment to one that is fully involved in daily business decisions and provides data-driven sales support. Her team is responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s operating plan and capital return strategy. Shelly brought with her 15 years of business experience, having held several key positions, including Director of FP&A, Corporate Controller in Brazil, and several years in Public Accounting with a focus on Audit and Management Reporting. Her specialties include B2B Credit Strategy and Forensic Accounting Techniques.
Shelly is a Veteran of the US Army, where she served as a Russian Linguist. After leaving the military, she earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from San Jose State University and is a California CPA (inactive).
You can view Shelly’s LinkedIn profile here.
Senior Director of Sales, East
Ed Bender has been with Securematics for 9 years. He currently manages sales in the Eastern United States with the help of his effective and experienced account managers. Ed has worked in the Channel most of his career and has over 30 years of distribution experience with Arrow, Avnet and Securematics.
Ed began his career at Securematics as a Business Development Manager in the Northeast. His territory quickly grew to include the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. He was the first distribution manager to win Juniper’s Hero Award for providing his Juniper Partners with a high level of service and support, resulting in tremendous growth within his customer base.
Ed received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and lives in the Boston area.
You can view Ed’s LinkedIn profile here.
Senior Director of Sales, West
Mitch Wade is the Director of Sales at Securematics for the western United States and joined our team in December of 2019.
Before joining Securematics, Mitch was the Head of the Americas for several international companies based in Singapore, Australia and France that focused on computer vision-based AI, facial detection software and digital marketing solutions.
Mitch has a background of building and managing new businesses and teams globally for HP, Kodak and several innovative start-ups, which have produced revenues of over $200m annually in direct, channel and OEM sales.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Ripon College. He currently lives in Point Loma with his wife, his 18-year-old daughter and his 26-year-old son. When he isn’t at the office, Mitchell enjoys working out, playing basketball and cooking.
You can view Mitch’s LinkedIn profile here.
Human Resources Manager
Susan joined Securematics in 2008. She manages multiple facets of Human Resources including benefits, compensation, recruiting, payroll, and compliance.
You can view Susan’s LinkedIn profile here.