Scott Aken joined Axellio as Chief Executive Officer in 2022. Scott brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for securing and defending against cyber threats with more than 20 years in cybersecurity and mobile technologies.
Prior to joining Axellio, Scott was president of Charon Technologies, a subsidiary of CACI International, where he more than doubled profit and significantly increased revenue in less than two years. During his nine-year tenure at Charon Technologies, his team added 20 unique security technology products to the company’s portfolio, with immediate impact to government and commercial customers.
Earlier in his career, Aken held key leadership roles in L-3 Communications and SAIC, developing corporate-wide cyber strategies and cyber product and solution offerings and determining key cyber investments. He built his cyber expertise as a former Special Agent with the FBI through numerous cyber counterintelligence computer intrusion investigations and was a member of their elite Cyber Action Team. Prior to his career at the FBI, Aken spent nine years working in the software and Internet industry, holding leadership positions at VeriSign/Network Solutions, GE Information Services, and Manuguistics, Inc, a JDA Software company. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University and is a graduate of GE’s Technical Leadership Program.