Who we are

Jazz Networks provides unparalleled cybersecurity that protects what matters most – your people, data, and reputation. The Jazz Platform offers the deepest visibility and immediate end-to-end protection of your organization’s kill chain.

Jazz Networks proved the platform’s superiority after 2 years in development, when they won the U.S. Cyber Command competition by a landslide against matured, well-known cybersecurity vendors and consultancy firms.

Together with video surveillance sister company Vaion, Jazz Networks creates a full ecosystem designed to protect your people, assets, and business.

Jazz Networks provides unparalleled cybersecurity that protects what matters most – your people, data, and reputation. The Jazz Platform offers the deepest visibility and immediate end-to-end protection of your organization’s kill chain.

Jazz Networks proved the platform’s superiority after 2 years in development, when they won the U.S. Cyber Command competition by a landslide against matured, well-known cybersecurity vendors and consultancy firms.

Together with video surveillance sister company Vaion, Jazz Networks creates a full ecosystem designed to protect your people, assets, and business.

Jazz timeline

August 1, 2016Founded by Hani Mustafa and Fredrik Halvorsen. Oslo office opens.

May 1, 2017London offices opens.

May 1, 2017New York offices opens.

April 16, 2018Launched the Jazz Platform with Cyber Passport, activity feed, and real-time actions.

June 28, 2018Jazz Networks’ multi-factor authentication certified by FIDO Alliance.

September 4, 2018The Jazz Platform announced as generally available to the public.

February 4, 2019Launched browser, print, USB, 3rd party integrations and other events.

February 25, 2019Winner of DreamPort’s RPE-003: The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (USCYBERCOM).

March 1, 2019Launched Jazz Cloud

April 3, 2019The National Cyber Awards finalist: Best AI Cyber Security Product.

May 2, 2019Launched end-to-end cybersecurity solution for SMB customers.

June 2, 2019Launched policy engine, training policy packs and cases.

Executive team

Fredrik Halvorsen

Fredrik Halvorsen

Chairman

Fredrik is a Norwegian serial entrepreneur. He was CEO of Tandberg, and chairman and co-founder of Acano until the companies were acquired by Cisco. He has held senior positions at Frontline Corporate Services, Cisco, and McKinsey & Company. In addition to being a co-founder of Jazz Networks, Fredrik is an active co-founder and director of Borr Drilling and Ubon Partners.

Hani Mustafa

Hani Mustafa

Chief Executive Officer

Hani has 17+ years’ experience in security related roles, including systems, networks, and software security. Since becoming one of the youngest Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts in security worldwide in 2004, Hani has built multiple commercially successful security products for long-established companies and startups.

Simon Humphrey

Simon Humphrey

Head of Engineering

Simon holds a first-class honors degree in Computer Science from Queens’ College, University of Cambridge. He was a founding member of Acano and has worked at Google, Cisco, and Tandberg. With a passion for reverse engineering software and understanding how complex systems work, he is excited to make his mark in cybersecurity.

Si Evans

Si Evans

Chief Technology Officer

Si has been an independent security consultant since 2003, specializing in embedded systems, low-level system software, and network stacks. His background includes senior positions at leading technology companies, such as Codian, Acano, and Cisco.

Larry Satterfield

Larry Satterfield

Global Sales Leader

Larry has held senior sales leadership roles for more than 25 years. Committed to achieving high customer satisfaction, his sales teams for companies like Nortel, Dell, Tandberg, Cisco, and Acano have outperformed competitors by driving significant revenue growth.

John Sparks

John Sparks

VP, Federal Sales

John Sparks has 15+ years’ experience in the technology industry, including leading technology companies such as Cisco, Acano, Black Box Network Services, and Tandberg. He has held a number of senior leadership roles, and served the Federal market for 11+ years, achieving high customer satisfaction results.

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