About

Our goal is to simplify security for the small and midsize business customer. We are different from other security providers that use fear to sell its products. And unlike expensive point products, our costs are inline with SMB budgets. AaDya customers get a white glove approach to information security and IT.


AaDya Team

Raffaele Mautone
CEO & Founder
Raffaele’s strategic thinking and effective leadership have been instrumental and paramount in his career as an IT, Sales and Operations professional. His extensive experience in the IT and Security industry serves as the platform of Aadya. His consistent record of leading teams through successful acquisitions; strategic planning and implementation and deploying large, multi-tiered complex programs has served companies such as Duo, FireEye, McAfee and Dell. Raffaele also has experience in implementing marketing and sales strategies positioning companies for future growth and deploying applications and business process improvements to assist with bookings, leads and new go-to-market programs.
Kendra Cooley
Head of Information Security
Kendra’s expertise focuses on several areas of Information Security including identity and access management, incident response, compliance and security education. She is an advocate for practicing good security hygiene and regularly conducts security presentations in her community. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Digital Forensics and is CISSP certified.
Ed Maurer
Director of Services
Ed is an experienced Senior Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the computer and network security industry. He thrives on leading fast-paced IT infrastructure teams and has vast experience in Operations Management, Project Management, IT Help Desk Support and is a certified Scrum Master.
Chad Priest
VP of Engineering
Chad has worked exclusively in the digital space his entire career. Passionate about all aspects of digital-strategy, ideation and development—he has generated some of the most innovative digital solutions (websites, viral, e-commerce, word-of-mouth and buzz marketing campaigns) for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Chad was a pioneer in the development of QR codes and co-invented a patented process for analyzing a website’s social strengths and weaknesses. He was also featured on CNN and multiple media outlets during the fuel crisis after he developed fuelgo.com, a web service enabling mobile users to text their zip code to receive the closest location for lowest-priced gas.
Meet the Rest of the AaDya Team

Advisors

Julie Sokley
VP, Global Sales and CS Operations, Autodesk
Operations & Marketing
Marilyn Weinstein
Chief Executive Officer, VIVO
Recruitment & Staffing
Josh Hoffman
Partner, CH Consulting
Leadership & Sales
Gretchen Knoell
Founder & Managing Partner, Lake Street Capital
Venture Capital & Finance

Investors

Detroit Information


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