At HackHunter our mission is to make sure that WiFi is used for good. Because of our many years in the security industry we know that WiFi is inherently insecure. Even with new WiFi standards like WiFi 6, communications can still be hijacked or stopped using evil twins or person-in-the-middle attacks. We also know there’s no easy way to find the source of unauthorised or malicious WiFi so it can be dealt with. Until now.
Founded in March 2018, the brain-child of our CTO Mike Thompson, HackHunter brings together two of Mike’s greatest passions – cyber security and IoT. All brought to market through the pragmatism of our CEO, Tracie Thompson.
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Meet the executive team
Tracie Thompson, CEO
Tracie has led HackHunter from idea through three accelerator programs to product launch. Previously she was co-owner and COO of a security consulting and software company, managing two successful business exits. Tracie is also an industry and startup mentor, championing women in tech.
Mike Thompson, CTO
Mike is an IoT expert with over 25 years’ experience in information and cyber security. He has worked as a CISO, a security consultant to over 50 organisations and provided investigatory and advisory services at the highest levels in government across topics as diverse as biometrics and satellite surveillance systems.
Mair Swartz, Technical Lead
Meet our advisors
Aprill and Matt Allen
Aprill and Matt are the co-founders of Pick and Shovel Ventures. Matt previously worked for AWS to help develop the Australian startup community and Aprill focuses on helping founders build and understand their knowledge bases so they can efficiently grow their customer support and success functions. Together they have 30 early investments in Australia, New Zealand and San Francisco.
Gilad has over 20 years of experience in securing and breaking the security of anything from operating systems and browsers to embedded systems and hardware micro-controllers. Gilad was previously on the board of MazeBolt Security and he is a mentor at CyRise Cyber Security Accelerator.
Edward is the CEO of Mercury Information Security Services and is an experienced cyber security penetration tester. Edward teaches the WiFi security course in the Cyber Security Masters’ Program at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy and is very active in the cyber security community.