Meet Our Team
Our management team is made up of executives and senior military officers with backgrounds in supply chain management, logistics, telecommunications, GPS tracking and security, with over 100 years of combined experience. The team includes senior engineers in the area of GPS technology and battery management systems who have led teams in the development of GPS tracking and security systems that have commercially generated hundreds of millions of US dollars.
Kyle W. Withrow
Chief Executive Officer
Clive J. Oosthuizen
CEO of Enigma-Bulwark Risk Management, Inc.
CEO of GX9 Security, Inc.
President of Enigma-Bulwark Risk Management, Inc.
Peter W. Scobell
Senior Director Maritime Security
Calli R. Bucci
Chief Financial Officer
Nathaniel T. Bradley
Chief Technology Officer
Yinuo ("Rachel") Jiang
Edward W. Withrow Jr.
Capt. USN Ret.
Executive Chairman, Member Audit & Compensation Committee
David M. Rocke
Director, Member Audit & Governance Committee
Dr. Martin A. Blake
Senior Managing Director, Strategic Development in South East Asia
Chairman of Governance & Compensation Committee
John L. Ogden
Member Audit Committee
William B. Nesbitt Nesbitt
Independent Director, Member of Governance Committee
Philip J. Woolas
Independent Director, Member of the Governance Committee
Mr. Withrow has a strong history of management, marketing and business development background over the past 20 years. With a strong affinity towards entrepreneurial endeavors Mr. Withrow has been an investor and founding member of five start up businesses that ranged in industry focus, spanning a broad spectrum, including environmental transportation and sustainable auto supply products, VOIP telecommunications, digital marketing, global security tracking and monitoring technology, high end distilled spirit brands and diagnostics. Mr. Withrow has moved from various operational positions as a founder and investor at all of the companies he has worked with. Mr. Withrow attended San Diego State University and University of Arizona, and received his BA from National University.
Mr. Clive J. Oosthuizen is the CEO of Enigma-Bulwark Risk Management, Inc. He is an ex Special Forces and Intelligence Officer, having served 20 years of service. Prior to his current position, he founded and operated a private security firm, headquartered in Cape Town South Africa, whose clients have included large multinational companies such as Siemens, Vodafone and Newmont Mining, serving their interests across the African continent. Mr. Oosthuizen has transferred all of his clients to Enigma-Bulwark and we benefit from a worldwide network of top line security professionals. Mr. Oosthuizen holds a MBA degree from the Management College of Southern Africa.
Mr. Gabriele is the President and CEO of GX9 Security, a subsidiary of Enigma Bulwark, Limited and also the President of Enigma-Bulwark Risk Management, Inc. Prior to his current role, he served in senior executive capacity for numerous Fortune 500 insurance and reinsurance companies from 1990 to 2017 with a strong focus on risk assessment. Throughout that time, Mr. Gabriele was also an active entrepreneur as he owned and operated businesses in the areas of Internet hosting platforms, signage & advertising, security and insurance MGA’s. Mr. Gabriele has an Accounting Degree from the City University of NY and lives in Pennsylvania and Florida.
Mr. Scobell graduated from the United States Naval Academy (the third enlisted SEAL selected to attend USNA) in 2003. From 2003-2006 Mr. Scobell was SEAL Team One Platoon Officer and led a 16-man SEAL Platoon through training and deployment to Iraq and then led a 45 man reconnaissance team consisting of Navy Seals, Green Beret’s and Iraq Counter Terrorist Forces soldiers, where his team completed 300 close target missions throughout Bagdad and surrounding areas and collected intelligence leading to the killing/capture of 4 of the 10 most wanted personalities in Iraq at the time. From 2006 to 2008 Mr. Scobell was the SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One (SDVT-1) where he led a team of 10 Navy SEALs and five technicians on a pioneering, classified undersea special operations mission and oversaw $8 million highly specialized undersea vehicles and driving equipment. From 2008 to 2011 Mr. Scobell was the SEAL Troop Commander of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group in command of 14 Special Operations Personnel tasked with conducting the development of tactics techniques and procedures currently being employed by Naval Special Warfare personnel around the globe. Mr. Scobell’s Team was deployed twice in support of various Joint Task Forces in multiple combat zones coordinating and conducting complex special operations missions targeting high value individuals and hostage rescue missions. From 2011-2012 Mr. Scobell was the SEAL Training Officer for the Naval Special Warfare Group One responsible for the development of tactics, techniques, and procedures for Naval Special Warfare Group One SEAL Teams. In service to his country, Mr. Scobell received the Bronze Star with Valor, Bronze Star Medal, Joint Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, and Presidential Unit Citation.
Ms. Bucci has over thirty years of experience in the field of finance and business management. Ms. Bucci held the position of Chief Financial Officer at multiple private and public companies where she was responsible for financial reporting, budgets, capital structure strategy and modeling, financial transactions with consumers, consumer product goods companies and retailers, investor relations, audits, payroll and corporate income taxes. Ms. Bucci has strong regulatory background when dealing with compliance and financial reporting obligations of public companies. Ms. Bucci has been elected to the board of directors at multiple public companies. Ms. Bucci attended Santa Monica College and the University of California at Berkley, majoring in Accounting. Ms. Bucci resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Mr. Bradley has served as the Chief Technology Officer of both private and public companies for the past 10 years. Additionally, Mr. Bradley has founded companies and has taken them public and or sale and is an internationally recognized inventor of Internet technologies and is the named inventor of several Internet technology patents and patents pending with United States Patent & Trademark Office. Over the past decade, Mr. Bradley has been involved in the expansion, reduction to practice, mass commercialization and enforcement of his intellectual property. Mr. Bradley lives in New York City.
Ms. Jiang has a background of data science and finance. Her primary interests are translating data into actionable business solutions and discovering data-driven insights. Ms. Jiang graduated from the Pepperdine University in 2013 with a M.S. of Applied Finance. During her past professional experience of financial analysis and strategic planning, she has developed a talent for converting complex financial data concise and actionable reports that support executive decision-making. In 2019, Ms. Jiang obtained a M.S. Degree in Computing Data Analytics from Georgia Institute of Technology in her spare time.
Born and raised in Istanbul,Ms. Yakut moved to Los Angeles to pursue her academic career in business strategy and finance. She earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California, where she was a member of Marshall’s prestigious student organization, Marshall Case Team. She was selected to represent Marshall in Duff & Phelps YOUniversity Deal Challenge and became a finalist in a national case competition. Her interest in international business began during her summer abroad in London where she studied at London School of Economics. Inspired by her international experience, Ecem worked on multi-national projects in variety of sectors including environmental sciences, real estate and hospitality. Ecem is currently a member of Pacific Council on International Policy where she writes about international business.
Mr. Withrow served twenty-four years on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a professional logistician, with 3 tours of combat in Vietnam, retiring with the rank of Captain. He spent approximately 20 years as a financial professional, and for the past 20 years serving in a number of elected and appointed civic positions, including Mayor of Alameda, California. He is currently serving as the regionally elected President of the Governing Board of The Peralta Colleges, an institution consisting of 2,000 faculty and staff and approximately 30,000 students. Mr. Withrow earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard University and a BA in Business, from the University of Colorado. Mr. Withrow lives in Alameda, California.
Mr. Rocke is a retired insurance executive, investor and entrepreneur with a strong background in mergers and acquisition as well as accounting, insurance and reinsurance. Between 1996 and 2017, Mr. Rocke served with Enstar Group Limited, and worked almost exclusively in mergers and acquisitions, responsible for the whole of Enstar’s acquisition process. During Mr. Rocke’s tenure, Enstar grew its annual revenues from approximately $10 million to $343.8 million, with $13.6 billion in assets. Mr. Rocke is a chartered accountant in the UK and received his MA in Mathematics at Merton College, Oxford in the United Kingdom. He lives in Bermuda.
Dr. Blake is an internationally recognized thought leader and strategist, with specialist expertise in board direction, governance and futuring. He has been awarded two adjunct professorships and holds a working portfolio of board directorships, advisory roles and keynote speaking engagements throughout the USA, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. He is highly valued for his innovative business strategies, which save money, save energy and support businesses to add value to the triple bottom line: people, profit and planet. Dr. Blake lives in Singapore.
Mr. Ogden has more than 30 years’ experience in corporate finance, international negotiations, corporate and asset acquisition, business development and company management. Since 1995 he has been a principal and managing director of a corporate financial advisory firm, focused on the energy industry, based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Ogden graduated from the University of Leeds, England, with a Bachelor of Laws (honors) and is qualified as a Barrister-at-Law in England. Mr. Ogden lives in Santa Barbara, California.
Mr. Nesbitt started a car rental company in New York City called Olin’s Rent A Car, which moved to Florida and changed its name to Alamo Rent A Car. He developed a capacity planning system to help predict the numbers of reservations, pricing potential and no show expectations. This allowed the company to achieve fleet utilization far above the competition. He later led the expansion of Alamo across the country and into foreign markets. Mr. Nesbitt was instrumental in its growth from $5 million in annual revenue to over $1 billion. He left Alamo after it was sold in 1996 for $625 Million. Since leaving Alamo, Mr. Nesbitt has launched two successful roll ups of businesses with national footprints and continues to be involved in venture capital as an early stage investor. Mr. Nesbitt is licensed private investigator in the State of Florida and has worked with the Department of Homeland Defense and the Coast Guard on various initiatives relating to coastal security. Mr. Nesbitt graduated from Cornell University with a BS degree, and lives in St. Augustine Florida.
Mr. Woolas is a principal and co-founder of Wellington Street Partners, Ltd., a political and business consultancy firm headquartered in London, England. Prior to his position with Wellington, Mr. Woolas has held major elected and appointed positions serving the government of the United Kingdom and its citizens. Mr. Woolas was a leading member of the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown Governments. Mr. Woolas has held positions of Minister of State for Immigration and Customs, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Transport, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons, Minister of State for Environment, Minister of State for Local Government and Regeneration, Minister of State for Civil Contingency, and also served as Minister for the North West of England. Additionally, Mr. Woolas was a Member of Parliament for 13 years, holding the seat of Oldham East & Saddleworth and lives in Manchester, United Kingdom.