George A. Boitano
George A. Boitano is the president and founder of SEMplicity, Inc. He is developer, inventor and entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in data security for large enterprises. As a founder of Security Integration in 1990, George served as technical officer and authored patent 5305456: Apparatus and Method for Computer System Integrated Security. As President, he created OEM channel partnerships with Netegrity, Inc. and other vendors, and managed the acquisition of the company by Rocket Software in 2004. George then consulted at LogLogic, Aveksa, Verisign, Secureworks and Dell Services, where he developed an interest in SIEM technology and acquired familiarity with the Managed Security Services business model. George holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Harvard University.
“George is a brilliant software architect/engineer and business professional, with an amazing ability to analyze complex problems and develop outstanding solutions. He is also a consummate team player, and is always willing to roll up his sleeves and take on any task that will help move a project forward. As an added bonus, he is also a pleasure to work with and motivates those around him.” – Fergus Roche, CISSP, CISM, Security Engineering Manager at Morgan Stanley.
Douglas A. Calenda
Douglas A. Calenda is a sales consultant with SEMplicity, Inc. Doug is responsible for recruiting high-caliber HP ArcSight SIEM services consultants to work with SEMplicity, along with overseeing all of the company’s sales and contract functions. Doug is an experienced entrepreneur, having established and managed his own law firm for more than 20 years. He brings expertise in sales, project management, general business practices, legal advice, contracts, and recruiting. Doug earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Providence College and a law degree from Suffolk University Law School.
“Doug brings seemingly boundless energy and enthusiasm to everything he does. Whether he is working with SEMplicity consultants and customers, or teaching a class in one of the many martial arts he has mastered, Doug is always focused on bringing out the best in those around him and helping others to realize their potential. Having founded and grown a successful law practice, he brings extensive business experience to SEMplicity, experience founded on a deep integrity and a relentless work ethic. It has been a privilege to work and train with Doug.” – David Parker, Principal Consultant