The Honorable Dr. James I. Finley joins SecureRF as SVP of Aerospace and Defense

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Former U.S. Deputy Undersecretary of Defense to provide guidance on military initiatives.

Jim Finley’s knowledge of the aerospace and defense industry combined with his stellar track record in both the private sector and the Pentagon makes him a great addition to our team.”

SecureRF Corporation, a provider of identification, authentication, and data protection technology for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that the Honorable Dr. James I. Finley has joined the management team as Senior Vice President of Aerospace and Defense.

Dr. Finley served as the United States Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics from 2006 to 2009, providing Department of Defense governance and oversight for Program Management, Systems Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Strategic Sourcing, the Defense Acquisition University, Small Business Programs, Industrial Policy, the Defense Contracting Management Agency and Joint Advanced Concepts.

“Jim’s knowledge of the aerospace and defense industry combined with his stellar track record in both the private sector and the Pentagon makes him a great addition to our team,” said Louis Parks, SecureRF’s CEO. “Jim will be responsible for managing our business development activities in the aerospace and defense sectors where there is demand for the highly secure sensor solutions developed by our company and our security platforms for authenticating components which are embedded in our nation’s infrastructure.”

Prior to joining the Department of Defense, Dr. Finley spent over 30 years in the Aerospace and Defense industry sector with turnaround and growth assignments. He held a variety of management and operational positions with General Electric, Singer, Lear Siegler, United Technologies and General Dynamics, where he was a Corporate Vice President, President of Information Systems and Chair of the Corporate Business Development Council. His business experience spans Air, Land, Sea, Space and C4ISR programs and includes LEO constellation design and development, Federal Aviation Administration’s automatic surface detection radar systems and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Shuttle Program.

About SecureRF
SecureRF provides cryptographic security solutions for wireless sensors, embedded systems and other devices that are part of the Internet of Things. The company’s patented cryptographic protocols, in combination with industry-standard security methods, provide the smallest and fastest solutions for resource constrained platforms where little or no security currently exists. These environments include wireless sensors, Blue Tooth Low Energy (BLE), Near Field Communications (NFC), RFID and Smart Cards, and machine to machine (M2M) applications. More information about SecureRF can be found on its Web site at SecureRF’s insights into security can be found on its blog at

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