Leadership

Brian Abbe: Founder of Mentis Technologies.  He started the company while on the Entrepreneurial Opportunity Program offered by the Air Force Research Labs.  He has worked at AFRL since January of 2013 holding positions as Program Manager, Branch Chief, and Head of the Technology Transfer Office. Prior to AFRL,Vice President and General Manager of Ephesus Lighting.  A nano-technology start-up that engineered and manufactured a new generation of high performance LED lighting. Ephesus Lighting was purchased by Eaton Corporation in October 2015. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Brian held positions at Lockheed Martin and Syracuse Research Corp as a Functional Manager, Program Manager, and Technical Lead. Brian received his MSEE from Syracuse University in 1998.  Recently awarded patent US 9,481,459 while working for AFRL.

Frank Born: Program manager at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome NY for 31 years, retired in 2016. Holds four patents addressing aircraft wiring prognostics and web browser security with additional patents pending for deep page malware detection, browser security enhancements, and software access control technology. Technical degrees are in both Mechanical Engineering a Physics.  Frank was the inventor of the Air Force technologies that Mentis has exclusively licensed and which form the basis of our Web Isolation Technology.

 

Joe Stanton: Software Development Leader: Joe is a seasoned developer with many years of experience in full stack web development, agile processes, and many areas of software development particularly well suited for creating innovative solutions.  His skills give a unique and needed talent to the team and leads our products into production, and sustainment.  Joe is a skilled leader of our software development team.