Meet our team

We are a passionate team of white-hats, engineers, and researchers with over 35 years of total experience in cybersecurity. Our mission is to provide everyone with the freedom to enjoy all the offerings and benefits of a hyper-connected future without compromising their safety and privacy.

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).

David Charvat
Number Bro / Co-Founder

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.

Payton Yao
Senior Master of the Code

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.

Carlo Coloma
Silver-tongued Devil

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.

John Penafiel
Galactic Viceroy of Research Excellence

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.

Miko Tan
Founder / Chief Troublemaker

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.

William Chiu
Co-Founder