Management Team

Wurldtech’s board and management team focus on developing our market-leading suite of products and cyber security solutions. We emphasize thought leadership, technological innovation, and commitment to the highest standards of excellence in product quality, service delivery and customer support.

D. Neil McDonnell, President & Chief Executive Officer

D. Neil McDonnell joined Wurldtech in July 2010 and is responsible for driving strategy and overseeing the company's operations. Known as a company builder, Mr. McDonnell was formerly Chief Executive Officer and Chair of TeraSpan Networks, a fiber optic networking communications company; Chief Operating Officer of Philips Lighting (SSL)/TIR Systems Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of Solid State Lighting Technologies; Chief Executive Officer of IP Applications Corp., a provider of outsourced IT services and products; Chief Operating Officer of MDSI Mobile Data Solutions Inc., a provider of mobile workforce management software and services; and President and Chief Executive Officer of Intrinsyc Software International, Inc., a developer of embedded mobile devices. Mr. McDonnell is a past Director of the BC Lottery Corporation, a current Director of TitanStar Properties and serves as an Advisor to the ICBC Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.

Nate Kube, Chief Technology Officer & Founder

Nate Kube founded Wurldtech Security Technologies in 2006 and as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for strategic alliances, technology and thought leadership. Recognized as an international leader on cyber security, Mr. Kube is a recognized subject matter expert in embedded device protection for high-availability process automation, medical and healthcare industries. Mr. Kube has created an extensive Intellectual Property portfolio and has filed numerous authored patents in formal test methods and critical systems protection. He has also co-authored numerous security publications for the embedded device security market, and frequently presents on cyber security issues. Mr. Kube has testified on smart grid interoperability standards for the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and serves as an expert for the TC65 working group on the IEC 62443-2-4 international standards project. To view a selection of his patents and publications please see Wurldtech’s Patents and Publications. View Nate's profile on LinkedIn.

Greg Speakman, Vice President Services

Greg Speakman leads Wurldtech’s Professional Services team, focusing on the development and delivery of security services, strategy development and execution, and business development. He previously served as Wurldtech’s Vice President Marketing. Mr. Speakman has over 25 years of experience in technology and services management and marketing. He was previously Vice President, Marketing for Sierra Wireless Inc., a world leader in the development of cellular wireless modems. Prior to Sierra Wireless, Mr. Speakman held Customer Service, Product Management, and Finance roles with Dynapro Systems Inc., providing branded HMI products to Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Automation. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.

Peter Lunk, Vice President Sales and Marketing

Peter Lunk joined Wurldtech in January 2013 and is responsible for the company's sales, marketing, product management and communications strategy. Prior to joining Wurldtech, Mr. Lunk served as Director of Product Marketing for Juniper Networks’ $1B security business unit. Before Juniper he served as Senior Director of Solutions Marketing and Business Development at Extreme Networks responsible for the service provider segment. He has a broad background with over 15 years in leadership positions in product marketing, product management, solutions marketing and business development for technology companies focused on the service provider and enterprise markets. Mr. Lunk holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley and an Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University.

Bram Klijsen, Vice President Engineering

Bram Klijsen joined Wurldtech in 2014 and is responsible for the company’s product design, development and technology roadmap. He is a hands-on leader with 20 years experience in the product development of complex high-performance embedded systems and managing successful design teams. Before joining Wurldtech, Mr. Klijsen was Chief Software Architect at LightHaus Logic, responsible for the design and development of an enterprise-class video analytics-based solution to measure customer traffic and engagement to drive sales conversion. Prior to LightHaus Logic he worked at PMC-Sierra as Director of Firmware Development, responsible for embedded software for enterprise storage devices and digital pre-distortion software/silicon solutions for cellular base-station power amplifiers. Mr. Klijsen joined PMC-Sierra through the successful acquisition of Datum Telegraphic, where he was the Director of Software and co-author of 13 patents related to pre-distortion technology for 3G communication systems. Mr. Klijsen holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electronic Engineering from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.