RaySecur Team

Executive Leadership

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.

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.

Richard Shatilla

Chief Commercial Officer

Richard joins RaySecur after more than 15 years in leadership roles in the security and technology space. Most recently he accelerated growth at VOTI Detection by 2,000% before helping take the company public.

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.

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 mergers and acquisitions.

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.

Board of Advisors

Ed Davis RaySecur Advisor.
Edward Davis


Edward Davis has been in law enforcement for 35 years. He served as the Police Commissioner of the City of Boston from December 2006 until October 2013. He administered 6 world championship celebrations and led the highly successful response to the Boston Marathon bombing.

RaySecur Advisor Mike Howard lg.
Mike Howard


Mike Howard is the former Chief Security Officer of Microsoft, where he had global responsibility for physical security, including operations, investigations, crisis management, executive protection, technology, intelligence, and communications. He led the development of Microsoft’s Global Security Operations Centers for monitoring and response, which became a leading industry model. Prior to Microsoft he spent 22 years with the CIA.

RaySecur Advisor Mark Sullivan.
Mark Sullivan


Mark Sullivan served as the 22nd Director of the United States Secret Service. His career as a Federal Law Enforcement Agent spans nearly 35 years. Mr. Sullivan is the owner of Mark Sullivan Consulting and currently serves on several Boards of Directors and security advisory boards for public and private corporations.
Pierre Villeneuve RaySecur Advisor.
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.

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.

Stuart Nixdorff


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

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.