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Leadership

Craig Lund

Chairman and CEO

As the Chief Executive Officer of aapi Mr. Lund brings more than 30 years of experience leading high performance teams in the software and technology industries. Prior to aapi Craig was Co Founder, President, CEO, and Chairman of SecureAuth. SecureAuth is widely recognized as one of  the leading security software companies in the world and was acquired by K1 Capital in September 2017. Before starting SecureAuth Mr.Lund held various management positions at Fortune 500 as well as early stage tech companies. Among his notable achievements are running the Western US  operations for Web Access Management pioneer Netegrity, which was acquired by CA, and leading the Americas Security Sales Team as part of the IBM World Wide Security Management Team.

Mr. Lund has a BA in Business Administration from Utah State University. Craig is a very proud soccer dad with two boys and a girl playing in the Southern California club soccer circuit. An avid skier he loves to get a couple of runs on the slopes each winter with the kids as well.

Timothy Arvanites

CTO

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of aapi, Timothy Arvanites, is a recognized information technology leader who has a passion for building innovative technical solutions that propel customer success. Mr. Arvanites uses his proven track record and over 20 years of experience within the IT field to drive the technical vision and oversight for aapi.  Timothy wears many different organizational hats at aapi: Technology Visionary, Big Thinker, Infrastructure Manager, and External-facing Technologist.

Before co-founding aapi, Mr. Arvanites was VP of Technical Services at SecureAuth, providing direct leadership for all customer-facing pre and post sales technical teams within the company.  Prior to SecureAuth, he was founder of an IT consulting practice and his experiences providing development, engineering and architecture services for a wide range of customers have been a foundation to his customer-centric approach in solving IT and business challenges.

Mr Arvanites holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and maintains a number of certifications including: CISM, CRISC, MCSE, MCSA and MCDBA. Timothy, as a lifelong Cubs fan, was in the stands in Cleveland when they finally reversed the curse and won the World Series.  He and his family never miss the lollapalooza festival held annually in his hometown of Chicago.

Robert Phillips

Sr. Vice President of Product Development

Co Founder and Sr. Vice President of Product Development Robert Phillips brings to aapi over 15 years of  experience of successfully delivering  products and services. Robert is responsible for architecting and managing the day to day development of the aapi platform and technically delivering on the company vision. Prior to aapi Robert was Director of Professional Services for SecureAuth. In that role Robert developed a MacGyver style can do approach to solving IT problems that anything can be accomplished through hard work and writing great code. Largely self taught through meeting project deadlines Robert has become proficient in 20 different coding languages. Mr. Phillips has worked in the defense industry as well as Fortune 500 companies and was a pioneer in merging complex code with a world class user experience. He once again brings cutting edge technology and a seamless and intuitive user experience together in the aapi platform.

Robert attended University of Illinois and DeVry University. He has certifications in multiple coding languages, along with ATA Technical Writing. As a pastime Robert enjoys quiet dinners with his wife, and loud nintendo wii gaming time with his kids.  Outside of family time, Robert enjoys researching Apologetics, Intelligent Design Theory, Theology, and American History.