About ArmorText

When you look at the landscape of Enterprise Messaging solutions you’ll find a broad range of options – all of which require major sacrifices to deploy. Either give up usability for the sake of security, or vice versa. ArmorText exists to solve this challenge. To create a fully secure, enterprise ready messaging app that delights users from start to finish. With professional backgrounds that range from small start-ups to academia to the fortune 100, and cultural backgrounds that span the globe – we’re a diverse group of passionate problem solvers that push each other beyond what we thought possible.

Our Team

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Navroop Mitter


Practice builder, security and privacy expert, and now CEO, Navroop's multi-national career has included working with governments, startups, and the Global 2000 in Retail, Banking, Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Energy, and Telecomm.

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Alex Rudnev

Chief Technology Officer

As former CTO of EastBanc Technologies and Uppidy, his diverse technology background for over a decade has helped Alex build and lead development teams around the world. Uppidy was acquired by ArmorText in April of 2014.

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Darrell Poe

Director, Customer Engagement

Darrell brings a passion for creativity, solving tough business challenges, and over a decade of leadership experience - from early stage startups to the fortune 100. Now he stands ready to help you and your team collaborate with confidence.

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John Villanueva

Director, Executive Education & Outreach

A former CEO, national security advisor, US Army special operator and military intelligence professional, John has helped startups, fortune 500 companies, universities and NATO understand global threats and refine their business practices.

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Nate Cantelmo

Head of R&D and Android Lead

Experienced software engineer & researcher passionate about security, design, and creative solutions to hard problems. Former director of Network Defense Systems research at Raytheon Pikewerks and Tiger Team member at Yahoo!

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Roman Zolin

iOS Developer

After 15 years of DB administration, Pascal and C++, Roman’s latest interest has been iPhone and iPad development, which doesn't diminish his passion for learning new languages and technologies, such as AngularJS, NodeJS, Android and Java.

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Marina Zolina

Quality Assurance Specialist

A strong academic and work history makes Marina confident in preventing mistakes or problems for ArmorText. She received her Master’s degree in Engineering and has previously lead events management within Moscow’s top companies.

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Joel Njango

Dev Ops Lead

With a passion for automation and distributed systems, Joel solves development, operation, and security challenges in infrastructure so his team can focus on business-critical tasks.

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Gary Romanov

Front-End Developer

Gary brings an entrepreneurial spirit and over 15 years of experience in product management and software development specializing in web, mobile and TV applications with a focus on streaming and real-time communications technologies.

“Secure workforce collaboration is about empowering users. It’s about removing obstacles like fear and uncertainty, and providing the tools that enable seamless, reliable, secure communication.”