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Lance Cottrell

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Board Member, North Bay Angels and Advisory Board Member, Oblivion Labs. University of California, San Diego grad.

Board Member, North Bay Angels and Advisory Board Member, Oblivion Labs. University of California, San Diego grad.

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Involved In

Founder

Anonymizer, Inc.

Advisor

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Taia Global, Inc.
Crater Inc.
Oblivion Labs
Crater
North Bay Angels
SoCo Nexus Sprout
Taia Global, Inc.

Positions

Advisor Crater October 2016 - present
Chief Scientist Ntrepid
Business Advisory Board Phyllom BioProducts Corporation February 2016 - present
Chief Scientist - Passages Ntrepid Corporation December 2010 - present
Board Member North Bay Angels May 2015 - present
Startup Mentor SoCo Nexus Sprout January 2014 - present
Principal Obscura Security 1995 - present
Advisory Board Member Oblivion Labs April 2015 - present
Advisor Taia Global, Inc. 2010 - present
Chief Scientist Anonymizer February 2013 - present
Chief Technology Officer Anonymizer, Inc. May 2008 - January 2013
CTO / Chief Scientist Abraxas Corporation May 2008 - December 2010
President, Founder, Chief Scientist Anonymizer, Inc. November 1995 - April 2008

Education

University of California, San Diego Physics (Astrophysics) 1991 - 1995
University of California, Santa Cruz Physics 1987 - 1991

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools

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Scott McIntyre
Director@University of Toledo; VP@CfPA.org; ManagingDirector@Phabriq Development; Co-Founder@Kinediq Learning; CSO@HeadCaseCompany
He is one smart cookie, always ahead of the trends and knows how to build a sustainable business.
Erik Baumgartner
They're my mentor  •  Co-Founder @ Fanoob, previously at LoopNet, BizBuySell and Clarabridge. Graduate from UNR. Looking for an iOS Full Stack Developer.
Lance has been integral as our key mentor in helping us get our business to the next level. He is very knowledgeable, easy to work with and ... understands what it takes to bring a company from startup to the next level. I highly recommend working with him as an advisor.
Darin Andersen
We worked together  •  Co Chair Economic Development Subcommittee, Cybersecurity Task Force, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
Lance will some day be in the Cybersecurity Hall of Fame in Maryland. He is security pioneer and thought leader in the industry.
Cameron Ackbury
We worked together  •  At Heritage Ventures, we source capital for companies. We rely on over 500 pools of capital (and growing) to get our clients funded!
Lance is truly an expert in security. We've recommended several companies to Lance and each entrepreneur stated that they want Lance to ser ... ve as a board member/board adviser.
Bill Unrue
We worked together  •  CEO, eDisabilityquotes.com and Co Founder, BIOmimicDESIGNS. Kellogg grad. University of Washington grad.
Lance is perfect as an advisor because he founded and build ( bootstrapped the financing)and scaled the most successful privacy company on ... the Internet. He knows all aspects of start up and all aspects of the "tech stack" it takes to build a scalable network. AND he is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet!
Jeffrey Carr
We worked together
Lance is patient, generous, and knowledgable. He'd be an asset to any startup or existing business.
Steve Price
We worked together  •  Founder/Inventor, Oblivion Labs.
Lance is an excellent advisor and mentor. His business experience has been a great resource to our company and has allowed him to provide th ... e direction needed to find success.
Lou Paris
Over 20 years of IT experience in public, private, and government institutions.
Lance is an uncommonly brilliant mind with aptitudes in a number of fields.

Erik Baumgartner
They're my advisor  •  Co-Founder @ Fanoob, previously at LoopNet, BizBuySell and Clarabridge. Graduate from UNR. Looking for an iOS Full Stack Developer.
Erik has a strong business idea and vision but is also excellent at accepting guidance and coaching. He is a pleasure to work with and able ... to attract quality people around him.

Cameron Ackbury
We worked together  •  At Heritage Ventures, we source capital for companies. We rely on over 500 pools of capital (and growing) to get our clients funded!
Super smart and connected in the startup space. Excellent at networking to get things done.

Darin Andersen
They're my friends  •  Co Chair Economic Development Subcommittee, Cybersecurity Task Force, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
Darin knows the security and IoT space in great detail. He knows all the right people and is amazing at making things happen.

Bill Unrue
CEO, eDisabilityquotes.com and Co Founder, BIOmimicDESIGNS. Kellogg grad. University of Washington grad.
Bill is a startup master. He knows how to stretch dollars, make things happen, and has tenacity beyond belief. He has absolutely "been there ... and done that".

Jon Callas
Co-founder, Blackphone and Co-founder, Chief Technical Officer, Silent Circle.
Jon has amazing experience with many of the most important security startups and companies over the last decades.

Cleve Adams
Board of Advisors, CyberTECH and Board Member, parWinr, Inc..
Cleve has been there and done that. He knows the business and has fantastic connections.

Frode Odegard
Chairman & CEO, Lean Systems Institute and Chairman & CEO, Odegard adVentures.
Frode is the master of lean. He is a fantastic resource to any startup needing to get off the ground for minimum cost and effort (which is a ... ll of them).