RaySecur Team

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Executive Team

Eric Giroux RaySecur Founder.

Eric Giroux

Founder, COO

Eric is an expert in terahertz applications for mailroom security. He is a serial entrepreneur with an extensive background in X-ray and gamma-ray imaging as well as medical technetium production.

Alexander Sappok Ph.D., RaySecur CEO.

Alex Sappok


Alex was previously Founder and CEO of FST, an MIT spin-out company developing advanced sensors acquired by NYSE: CTS. He holds over a dozen patents in the fields of radio frequency sensing and S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.
John Vaillancourt RaySecur.

John Vaillancourt


John has served as CFO for several high-growth technology companies and has extensive experience scaling companies for growth, raising equity and debt, taking companies public, and completing merger and acquisitions.

Nancy Elkas RaySecur.

Nancy Elkas


Prior to joining RaySecur, Nancy held management positions at Fortune 500 companies. She leverages her background in corporate training to lead client support and systems integration with customers’ existing mail and security operations.

Will Plummer.

Will Plummer

Chief Security Officer

Will is 25-year veteran of the US Army, where he earned a Bronze Star with Valor as a Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician, and commanded multiple Special Operations units with multiple combat deployments.

Richard Shatilla.

Richard Shatilla

Chief Commercial Officer

Richard joins RaySecur with over 15 years of leadership roles in the security and technology space. Most recently accelerating growth at VOTI Detection by 2,000% before helping take the company public.

Volodymyr Kyrytsya

Lead THz Scientist

Volodymyr has an extensive background in plasma physics and radio frequency systems. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics and is focused on developing next-generation terahertz technologies.
Nick Nagel RaySecur.

Nick Nagel

Director of Software & AI

Nick leads our software and artificial intelligence team. He has a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science is a full-stack developer and has a background as a professor in the design and development of information systems for the Internet.

Noah Loren.

Noah Loren

Director of Engineering

Noah leads our manufacturing and engineering. He is an experienced leader, with a background in tech startups and high-volume manufacturing. Noah brings concepts into production and manages mature products through value engineering and redesign.

Cody Martin.

Cody Martin

Director of Mail Security

Experienced professional in the areas of brand protection, physical security, dangerous mail, prohibited mailings, executive protection, site security, travel risk planning, and surveillance, as well as internal and external investigations.

TJ Kelly.

TJ Kelly

Director of Marketing

TJ leads our marketing strategy and execution. He joins RaySecur with 15 years experience in digital marketing & web development experience, with specialties in SEO, inbound marketing, content writing & UX design.

David Pena.

David Pena

Asst. Director of Threat Management

After serving in the US Army as a Senior EOD Technician, David brings his military experience and expertise in threat detection and mitigation to RaySecur. David supports MailSecur threat detection and production and engineering development.

Luc Lapenta.

Luc Lapenta

Software Engineer

Luc is a full-stack developer who brings multi-disciplinary engineering knowledge to the team. He has extensive experience developing connected hardware and software applications to accelerate product growth.



Stuart Nixdorff.

Stuart Nixdorff


Stuart joins RaySecur with 20+ years of success as a skilled market maker building global organizations in highly differentiated, fast growth markets.

Pierre Villeneuve


Pierre is a General Partner at Equity Management Partners, a private equity firm. He was formerly CEO of three high-tech startups and is currently an active board member and advisor to a number of technology companies as a volunteer mentor at MIT.

Roger Noel


Roger is President of ACET Capital, a technology accelerator, and formerly a serial entrepreneur. Over the course of his career he has coached and invested in more than 20 startup companies across a range of high-tech industries.

Amy Villeneuve


Amy is a tech executive who successfully grew Kiva Systems from a small robotic fulfillment startup to a $775M acquisition by Amazon and subsequent transformation into Amazon Robotics. Amy advises tech companies on strategy, operations and growth.