Meet the Executive Team
Chad Bennett, CEO/Chairman
Chad is the Founder/CEO of Lancera and provides strategic vision and direction for 200+ employees. He is a passionate entrepreneur, technologist, Ironman finisher and father of five.
After serving as President of Vested Group, a Real Estate and Technology Investment firm, Chad served as President and CTO of Domain Market, one of the world’s largest domain name holders with assets valued in the hundreds of millions.
Chad turned his passion for technology and cyber security into founding Lancera which delivers growth accelerating software development and cyber-security solutions that empower businesses to achieve exceptional results.
David McDonald, President/COO
David joined Lancera in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, to further expand the capabilities of the company and accelerate the company’s growth. He brings over 26 years of international experience in technology and engineering leadership to the Lancera team. He began his career in high tech electronics and robotics, helping to pioneer technologies now standard in the industry. In subsequent years he has enjoyed rewarding ascending roles with World Class companies such as Dell, Motorola, and Varian Medical Systems which have helped him develop a methodology for business leadership and execution which he continues to refine and apply with great results.
Highly accomplished in the areas of project management, world class processes, and business strategy, he has also found the time to become an accomplished aircraft builder, pilot, and triathlete. His co-workers consider him to be highly metrics focused, results-oriented, and committed to success. When not focused on the business, Dave’s passion includes his lovely wife, children, and grandchildren.
Doug Phillips, VP of Development
From his days at Apple Computer in testing 3rd party application compatibility on the Mac, to companies such as 3Com, Novell and Property Solutions, Doug has tremendous experience managing development teams and processes, both offshore and local.
He brings to Lancera the culture of quality required for its customer projects, employing and overseeing Agile Development methodologies.
Doug studied civil engineering and computer science at Brigham Young University, and has taken classes in Database Design at Stanford University.
Greg Johnson, Chief Sales Officer and EVP Security Strategy
BYU graduate Greg Johnson has provided technology and cyber security solutions to large enterprise in both Canada and the US for over 30 years. As Cyber Security Strategist for Lancera, he and his team of experts provide “are you hackable?” assessments to enterprises worldwide. Greg also spent 6.5 years as a Business Development Manager at a leading PCI security firm, 6 years as Regional Manager at Novell, 2 years at Access Technology Solutions as VP of Business Development, and owned/sold his own training company, Power Link Dynamics.
Outside of professional endeavors, Greg’s treasures are his wife and adult children, lifting heavy things at Gold’s Gym, racquetball, hiking and church service.
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