TEAM MGT is WORKING FEVERISHLY to ADDRESS THE DATA SECURITY THREATS OF TODAY WHILE BECOMING THE INDUSTRY LEADER IN NEXT-GEN SECURITY TECHNOLOGY.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Mr. John McAfee joined the Company in May 2016 as proposed Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Board. He was appointed Executive Chairman of the Board in September 2016 and officially assumed his CEO duties in November 2016.
A cybersecurity and software pioneer, Mr. McAfee began his career at NASA’s Institute for Space Studies from 1968 to 1970. Later, Mr. McAfee successfully contributed to various software and development projects with technology leaders, such as Univac, Zerox, Computer Sciences Corporation, and consulting firm, Booze Allan Hamilton. In 1989, Mr. McAfee left Lockheed Martin and began McAfee Associates, the world’s first antivirus company. Two years after McAfee Associates went public, Mr. McAfee sold his remaining stake in the company that was acquired by Intel Corporation in August 2010.
In 2016, Mr. McAfee sought the office of President of the United States as a candidate of the Libertarian Party. Mr. McAfee has earned bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Roanoke College, which subsequently awarded him an honorary Sc.D degree in 2008.
Mr. McAfee currently lives in Lexington, Tennessee and works out of the company's Durham headquarters.
PRESIDENT and interim chief financial officer
Mr. Robert Ladd joined the Company in December 2010 as a Director. He was appointed Interim President and CEO in February 2011, appointed President and CEO in January 2012 and appointed Interim Treasurer and Interim Chief Financial Officer in December 2015. Mr. Ladd is the Managing Member of Laddcap Value Advisors, LLC, which serves as the investment manager for various private partnerships, including Laddcap Value Partners LP.
Prior to forming his investment partnership in 2003, Mr. Ladd was a Managing Director at Neuberger Berman, a large international money management firm catering to individuals and institutions. From 1992 through November 2002, Mr. Ladd was a portfolio manager for various high net worth clients of Neuberger Berman. Prior to this experience, Mr. Ladd was a securities analyst at Neuberger from 1988 through 1992. Mr. Ladd is a former Director of InFocus Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq – INFS, 2007 to 2009), and served on the board of Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq – DCTH, 2006-2012). Mr. Ladd has earned his designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst (1986).
Mr. Ladd currently lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and works out of the company's Durham headquarters.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Eric J. Anderson, known as the hacker community as "Eijah", is the Chief Technology Officer of MGT Capital Investments, Inc. Mr. Anderson is the founder of Demonsaw, a secure and anonymous file sharing platform. Prior to joining MGT, Mr. Anderson was a Senior Programmer at Rockstar Games where he led development of Grand Theft Auto III and V and Max Payne 3. Mr. Anderson has a proven track record across gaming, the hacker community, and cyber security with 15 years of experience.
Additionally, Mr. Anderson spent time at Activision/Blizzard on several Guitar Heroes including Monsters of Rock. He also led an the first in-house cyber security team at American Express. Mr. Anderson has a Master's Degree in Computer Science and has keynoted at multiple events, including Hack Miami and Def Con.
Mr. Anderson is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives and works at the company headquarters in Durham, North Carolina.
Senior Vice President of corporate governance
Ms. Lara Corrente is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for MGT Capital Investments, Inc. Ms. Corrente manages governance and compliance for the Board of Directors and is responsible for human resources. She was appointed to her current position of the corporation in December 2015 and has been an executive of MGT since joining the team in December 2011. Corrente also oversees legal affairs of the corporation, including intellectual property and SEC compliance.
Prior to joining MGT, Ms. Corrente was the Director of Regulatory Affairs at Delcath, Inc. Ms. Corrente earned her juris doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut.
Ms. Corrente currently lives in Darien, Connecticut.
Senior Vice President of Finance
Mr. Molotkov joined MGT in 2010 and since then played a pivotal role in the Company’s financial and corporate development. Mr. Molotkov started his career in financial management, working for such companies as Capita and Kroll, the world’s leading risk-management firm, as well as serving as Controller for Medicsight, the London Stock Exchange listed life-science company. Mr. Molotkov oversees the Company’s financial control, corporate development, and financial reporting. Mr. Molotkov is a member of the Advisory Board of Atlas Corporate Finance, the London-based Mergers and Acquisitions firm, which provides expert advice to companies on strategy, corporate transactions and equity and debt financings.
Mr. Molotkov lives in London, United Kingdom.
Director of Corporate Communications
Tiffany Madison joined the MGT Capital Investments, Inc. team as the Director of Corporate Communications in June 2016. Since 2015, Ms. Madison was the CEO and Partner of d10e, an international conference focused on decentralization in financial and disruptive technology, the sharing economy, and the future of work.
Prior to joining MGT, she was the campaign manager for John McAfee's presidential bid. From 2014 to 2015, Ms. Madison also served as senior business development consultant at Liberty.me, a social network and content platform, and Chief Operations Officer of Ryan's Project, a 501(c)(3) for wounded veterans from 2011 to 2014.
As a consultant with 10 years of experience, Ms. Madison has guided dozens of startups, non-profits, and small businesses on marketing, public relations, growth strategies, and communications operations. A former journalist, between 2011 and 2015, she contributed to several notable outlets concerning privacy and security, including for the Washington Times and Policy Mic.
Ms. Madison is originally from Dallas, Texas and currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.