Leadership

Providing great products by great people...

Scott Baron

President

With more than 25 years of Information Technology and Security experience, Scott is a recognized Cyber Security thought leader and has helped to pioneer information security and risk programs at several companies in the Airline, Utility, and Finance verticals.  Most recently, Scott was the Chief Information Security Officer for Finance of America Holdings where he originated their information security program.  Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, a Juris Doctor, and is a member of the Minnesota and Florida State Bar.

Nick Panone

Chief Technology Officer

Nicholas is a seasoned Information Technologist and practiced Security Researcher bringing 26 years of experience to Incenter Technology.  Nicholas served previously as the Principal Information Security Engineer, providing oversight to FinTech applications and operations.  Nicholas has also served as the Chief Technology Officer of two previous companies in the online entertainment industry.

Ed Tovar

Governance, Risk, & Compliance

Practice Director

Ed is an experienced Information Security professional with over 25 years of Information Technology experience, 20 of those in Information Security.  Ed has developed and maintained an overall security program, including Security Policy and Awareness, Compliance, Privacy, Regulatory Standards, and Risk Management Audit/Assessment frameworks.  Ed’s strong interpersonal and organizational skills will help ensure that Incenter Technology is able to clearly demonstrate risk and compliance postures to our stakeholders as well as external regulators.

Damon Abbey

Business Resilience

Practice Director

Damon comes to Incenter Technology with over 19 years of experience in IT, and 15 years in Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity.  Damon has implemented and developed Business Resilience programs for Fortune 500, Private, and Small to Midsize Companies within the Financial, Mortgage, Airline, and Retail/Wholesale Industries.  Damon prides himself on his ability to build collaborative relationships with business teams and leadership to develop Resiliency Programs for companies.

Steve Schuster

Security Engineering

Director

Steve is an innovative business professional with over 25 years of experience focusing on planning, developing, and implementing business-driven solutions.  Experience in redesigning business processes utilizing technologies and standards to create solutions that meet both the short and long-term strategic goals of the organization.  His deep expertise in Information Security, and his commitment to business process, will help ensure that Information Security is a business enabler, rather than an inhibitor.

Stephen Jones

Security Operations

Practice Director

Stephen spent a decade in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community building and managing Security Operations Centers for the three-letter intelligence agencies. In 2015 he joined GuidePoint Security as a co-founder of a new MSSP called vSOC. Stephen co-managed and grew vSOC to exponential growth until it was spun out as its own company in 2019, and rebranded deepwatch. In 2020 Stephen joined Incenter Technology to help grow the company into a disruptive managed service provider. 

John Livingston

Development

Practice Director

John is an experienced Software Development professional with over 20 years of Information Technology experience.  John has established Incenter Technology's Development Practice to support both internal and client needs. Under John’s stewardship, the Incenter Technology software development team is creating novel, agile applications and interfaces that are pushing the frontier of information security. 


Diane Abbott

Client Success

Interim Director

18yrs experience in Information Technology with a focus on fraud, cyber-crime, and proactive security measures for financial and healthcare industries. She has the tenacity and humor to maintain positive working relationships needed for a truly successful client experience. Diane holds a Master of Science degree in Criminology – Cybercrime, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. She is an Honorably Discharged USARMY veteran – Nuclear Biological Chemical Warfare Decontamination squad leader (54B).

Rob Holoboff

Vice President

Sales

Rob has over 25 years of technology sales and business development experience. He has led agile, record-setting teams in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has led 3 firms past the $100 MM revenue mark. Rob enjoys helping people navigate and adopt complex technical solutions for their unique business challenges. Rob has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics from the University of Florida and an MBA with specializations in Finance & Accounting from the University of Chicago.