Michael W. Hawkins, Founder and CEO

Michael W. Hawkins, PMP, CISSP

Chief Executive Officer

Michael was a Military Police Investigator and Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in the U.S. Army. He earned a degree with honors in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and has two decades of experience leading large-scale software engineering and cybersecurity programs. He currently holds PMP, CISSP, and other certifications.

Max Harris, Chief of Business Development

Max Harris, CESE

Chief Business Development Officer

Max is a Certified Expert Security Executive (CESE) and served in the U.S. Army as an Arabic linguist, Intelligence Analyst (SIGINT), and Counter-Terrorism Specialist in the Middle East and Europe. He graduated with honors from Kutztown University with a degree in International Business and oversees all business development activities.

Rich Stoneberg, Chief Information Security Officer

Rich Stoneberg, CISSP, CEH

Chief Information Security Officer

Rich is a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. He oversees all of Netizen's compliance and security operations both internally and for customers leveraging his decades of government, financial, and healthcare cybersecurity experience. He is also at the forefront of cyber threat analysis research and holds CISSP, CCSP, and CEH certifications.

Ray Harris, Jr., Vice President of Operations

Ray Harris, Jr.

VP of Operations

Ray is a U.S. Navy veteran, having served as a Communications Officer on nuclear submarines. He has a degree from Yale University and previously supervised all North American IT operations for a major Fortune 500 company. At Netizen, he manages company operations to ensure unrivaled service on customer projects.

Rocco Zegalia, VP of Sales and Marketing

Rocco Zegalia

VP of Sales and Marketing

Rocco is an Air Force veteran and was previously a successful Account Executive for a national advertising company. At Netizen he oversees all commercial sales and marketing activities in areas including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Harrisburg and others across the country.

Austin Flannery, Director of Information Security

Austin Flannery

Director of Information Security

Austin manages Netizen's internal information security programs. He also leads RMF/cybersecurity validation, assessment, monitoring, and engineering projects for customers. He has a Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity and is a certified Navy, Marine Corps, and DHA Validator with years of experience.

Jonathan Berns, Director of Software Engineering

Jonathan Berns, CISA

Director of Software Engineering

Jonathan has 20 years of experience in cybersecurity as well as a diverse background in software development, systems and database administration, and process control engineering. He has a Bachelor's degree in Network Security and is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and SAFe Agilist.

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