SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation (d/b/a Vadium) (the “Company”), the leading provider of digital privacy, security and trust solutions, today announced it has appointed Mr. Mike Kichline to the Board of Directors. Mr. Kichline brings 20 years of integrated content strategy, customer engagement, business intelligence, and marketing operations solutions for technology brands and currently serves as Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Projectline Services, Inc., a global marketing consulting agency. Mr. Kichline’s intimate business and marketing knowledge and experiences in working with numerous technology companies such as Avenue A, Check Point Software, and Wall Data will help guide Vadium as the company builds robust and comprehensive sales and marketing programs to enable privacy, security and trust solutions to meet global customers’ increasing business demands.
“Mr. Kichline brings vast marketing leadership experience and we look forward to leveraging that knowledge as we expand our product portfolio and our geographic and market reach,” said Rod Nicholls, Vadium President and CEO. “I look forward to working closely with Mr. Kichline as the company moves forward in delivering the disruptive technology platform needed to secure our customers’ digital content.”
“Experts trust the Vadium brand and I am pleased to support Vadium’s team as they expand the brand’s reach with new products and customers,” said Mr. Kichline. “Substandard digital privacy and security solutions have lost trust with experts and have been hugely detrimental and costly to customers. The timing for Vadium’s trusted and permanent solutions could not be better.”
“The Board knows how important trust is in our industry. Mr. Kichline’s global marketing experience will play a key role as Vadium introduces new products and approach new markets,” added José Antonio Ríos, Vadium Chairman of the Board of Directors.
About Mike Kichline
Mr. Mike Kichline is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Projectline Services, Inc., and the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Yesler. Projectline Services is a global marketing consulting agency headquartered in Seattle, WA (http://projectlineinc.com) with offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto and London. Projectline delivers marketing strategy and operations solutions for technology brands worldwide. As CEO and co-founder, Mr. Kichline has helped to build Projectline into a global marketing institution that has been recognized with 9 national growth and excellence awards plus 17 Best Workplace Awards (including multiple #1 rankings and recognition by Inc. Magazine as one of the 50 best small companies in the US to work for). In 2012, Projectline launched Yesler, (http://yesler.com) a full-service B2B marketing agency dedicated to modern, transformative marketing. Yesler helps organizations maximize their marketing efforts and initiatives by developing and enriching their content, engaging interactively with their customers, providing marketing campaign accountability and ROI, and extracting powerful and actionable insights from their data. At both Projectline and Yesler, Mr. Kichline manages an exceptional team of almost 300 people, with a current client list that includes high-growth start-ups as well as established technology leaders including Microsoft, SAP, Intel, Google, Amazon, Citrix, and Salesforce. Prior to founding both Yesler and Projectline, Mr. Kichline held numerous positions with marketing and technology companies such as Avenue A, Check Point Software, and Wall Data. Mr. Kichline holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Portland, with concentrations in Marketing, Finance and Management.
About AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation
AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation (d/b/a Vadium) is a growth stage company that will be delivering trusted, easy to use and high value solutions to the digital privacy, security and trust challenges that are compromising communication and information networks daily caused by hackers, cyber-criminals and economic espionage experts. The Company is a privately held firm with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. For more information, please visit http://vadium.com/