Inspired by his father’s unfortunate run-in with a phishing scam, our founder Miko Tan formed TeamRed to help combat the growing cybersecurity threats around the world.
Modern technology should be a tool of empowerment, not an added cause of worry. Our mission is to empower you through tools that will protect your data and privacy. This will give you peace of mind, enabling you to spend more time on what is important to you.
We want to create safe environments within homes and businesses, where everyone can enjoy all the advantages of technology without worrying about their data and network security.
We are a passionate team of white-hats, engineers, and researches that have banded together to help you defend yourself from malicious hackers. Our team members hail from a wide variety of countries, including the USA, the Philippines, and Taiwan.
Click on each team member to learn more about them.
David brings big business experience at Fortune 500 companies in both the technology and biotech sectors. He has worked in diverse fields including corporate strategy, finance, and commercial excellence. Most of his working career has been spent in Japan, where he has developed a deep understanding of the language, customs, and consumers.
He has a passion for all things related to technology, personal data security and privacy, and design. Believing in Team Red’s vision of providing a more secure digital space for all to enjoy, he came on board to manage aspects of the company’s strategy related to finance and sales & marketing (particularly in Japan).
Payton received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore in 2017. He’s passionate about computer science, mathematics, and software engineering. In his college days, he used to participate in algorithmic programming competitions like the ACM ICPC and the Google Code Jam and now he helps organize the Philippines’ National Olympiad in Informatics.
At his core, Carlo is a storyteller. He also happens to be a geek who loves games, gadgets, and gear. During his career, he’s worked with some of the world’s most technologically advanced brands including Microsoft, Samsung, and Audi.
He strongly believes in one’s right to keep their data safe and joined Team Red to help people become more aware of the increasing need for security and data privacy thanks to today’s ‘always-online’ culture. He is responsible for Team Red’s digital marketing.
John is a jack-of-all trades with a wide breadth of experiences dealing with software development, network engineering, and information security. He served under Hewlett-Packard’s Fortify-on-Demand project as a Security Researcher before moving on to become a co-founder of TeamRed Security Inc. John has a history of building security tools for OSINT, web, and mobile; and now, he plans to add IoT to his ever-growing list of security experience.
He is responsible for designing and developing Pangolin’s safeguard modules – which directly protect users and their devices.
Miko is a serial entrepreneur who loves all things related to technology. He has previously co-founded a cloud storage startup, which was acquired in 2008. He has since been part of other businesses ranging from commodities trading to financial management.
A strong proponent of internet security, he is one of the co-founders of DC2324 – a DefCon group based in Manila, the Philippines.
After realising that there isn’t an existing comprehensive data privacy and security solution easily available to the people of Southeast Asia, he decided that someone’s got to do it. This is why he formed Team Red, a team built toward that singular purpose.
Dr. William Chiu received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2012 and his research interests were Distributed Computing and Network Security. He is the founder of IdealBT tech. corp. which is a network storage and internet of things (IoT) solution provider that has been active since 2007. He has helped bring more than 50 products to consumer markets like NAS, multimedia players, WiFi storage, smart home, and IoT devices.
He is one of the co-founders of Team Red. Leveraging his experience and connections in Asia Pacific, his major responsibility is engaging high-quality and trustworthy vendors for hardware, software, and manufacturing. This ensures that Team Red produces reliable and easy-to-use security products.
TeamRed founder Miko Tan shares where the idea for Pangolin came from.
A few big questions had to be answered before TeamRed could be started. Read on to learn what they were.
Planning is a crucial stage for any business, and it was no different for TeamRed and Pangolin.