Robert (Bob) Embleton, President & CEO

Robert Embleton is a leader and proven innovator in the technical market space. He is the system architect and CEO of Cicer One Technologies Inc., a cloud-free corporate data protection solution for securely managing information across users.

Prior to this, Robert held numerous positions at Northern Digital (NDI), a global leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced 3D measurement technology systems. Robert’s responsibilities included creating and growing departments including the International Channel Management, Product Design Verification, Manufacturing Engineering, and Operations. Within 24 months of leading International Channel Management the industrial division expanded into 17 countries and achieved the greatest first month’s revenue in the history of the division for the launch of this disruptive technology.

Robert was the founder and CEO of EMA Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of high quality after-market motorsports accessories. Robert led both the design and sales teams capturing 65 resellers and deployed 30 product lines inside of 24 months.

In addition, Robert led the design and architecture of a national network of business incubators in Canada successfully connecting 29 facilities while programmatically mentoring over 100 early stage start-ups.
Robert started his career designing hardware, software and firmware supporting optical based real-time tracking solutions and holds a degree in Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications from Fanshawe College in London Ontario Canada.

Jeff Gray, CIO

Jeff Gray is currently Chief Information Officer at Cicer One Technologies and is responsible for IT, Development, and Strategy. He is also Technology Director for AT&T Cybersecurity.

Mr. Gray began his IT career in Austin, Texas, building up numerous companies and strengthening their IT infrastructure and security. Many of these companies, due to tremendous growth, have gone on to success and mergers with major corporations.

Jeff has over twenty years’ experience setting IT vision, strategy, architecture and direction. He served as Vice President, IT at Xplore Technologies (acquired by Zebra Technologies), Global Head of IT at Covi Technologies (acquired by GE Security), Vice President, IT at Hyperformix (acquired by Computer Associates), Senior Director, IT at Actian (acquired Par Accel, Ingres, Pervasive Software, Versant), and Global Head of IT at AlienVault (acquired by AT&T).

Jeff also co-founded Coro Health, a company that patented a cutting-edge music delivery system for long term care and memory care patients.

Along with his double major in Business Management and Marketing from Texas State University, Mr. Gray’s educational background includes a master’s degree in Information Security from Capella University, along with industry certifications, including CISSP, CEH, and Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist.

Jeff served on the Board of Directors for Candlelight Ranch for a decade, where he helped provide a unique outdoor environment for special needs and at-risk children. While there, Jeff led a successful fundraiser for $50,000 that went toward a wheelchair accessible tree house (Reese’s Tree House). Jeff also served the March of Dimes for four years.

Jeff is originally from Toronto, Canada, and since the late 1990s has called Austin, Texas home.