A 3-Dimensional Approach
to Content Security

As the recognized leader in software-based security solutions for premier service providers, Verimatrix has pioneered the 3-Dimensional Security approach that offers flexible layers of protection techniques to address evolving business needs and revenue threats.



The success of Verimatrix is very much a function of the quality and diversity of the team that has been assembled to address this fast paced global market. The balance of strengths in technology, video service and security applications, finance and operations creates a team that brings a holistic perspective to managing the company's rapid growth while increasing its strategic value.

Tom Munro, Chief Executive Officer

Tom Munro has served as CEO of Verimatrix since April 2005. Earlier, he was President of Wireless Facilities, Inc. (WFI) a global leader in the design, deployment, and management of wireless mobility and broadband wireless networks. He served WFI as CFO from 1997 to 2000, through the company's successful IPO, and as President from September of 2000 until his retirement in January, 2003. Prior to joining WFI, Tom was founder and CEO of @Market, an online sporting goods retailer. Earlier, he was CFO of Precision Digital Images, an image processing technology firm in Redmond, Washington, after leaving MetLife Capital Corporation, a leading commercial finance company. At MCC from 1981 to 1994, Tom held a series of analytical, financial, and sales responsibilities including CFO of the company. Tom holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and an MBA from the University of Washington. Tom sits on the boards of Airgain Technologies, the Digital Watermarking Alliance and BandwidthX. View Tom's LinkedIn Profile

Steve Oetegenn, President

Steve Oetegenn joined Verimatrix in 2004 as the  Senior Vice President of Global Operations. In this role, he was responsible for defining and implementing the company's go to market strategy and operational success factors. In 2005 he was named Executive Vice President, global sales and in 2008, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Steve has a wide range of experience in international business, having launched numerous high tech products to the global marketplace. Steve has specialized in Digital Security and Anti-Piracy since 1998, working with Government agencies, Global Banks, Fortune 500 companies and Major Hollywood studios. Prior to joining Verimatrix, he was COO of MediaSec Technologies LLC, a pioneer and leader in the field of digital watermarking, COO of Argus Systems Group, a leading provider of Internet server security software. Mr. Oetegenn is a featured speaker at global digital security conferences.
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Mike Kleiman, Chief Operating Officer

Mike Kleiman has extensive operational, financial and leadership experience in cloud-based content delivery, security and IT infrastructure. Mike joined Verimatrix from Verizon Digital Media Services, where he served as COO of the New Products Division. In December 2013 Verizon acquired EdgeCast Networks, of which Kleiman served as both COO and CFO, overseeing its stellar growth as the company became a leading global content delivery network (CDN). Prior to EdgeCast, Mike was CFO/GM at HostPro (a division of Micron Electronics), where he led its M&A, datacenter build-out, and growth initiatives. He also served as CFO and then president of SolutionPro (a spinout of HostPro), leading the company to profitability through a business restructuring and development of advanced hosting and FTTH services. Prior to HostPro, Mike was VP of Finance and Operations of Scott Sports Group in Switzerland, helping lead the company's funding, growth, M&A, and business and IT restructuring. Mike also spent seven years in "Big 6" public accounting and financial consulting as a CPA for Arthur Andersen LLP. Mike has a BS in accounting from Montana State and an executive MBA from Tulane. He has served on the boards of several technology startups and enjoys outdoor adventure sports. View Mike's LinkedIn Profile

Charles Padgett, Chief Financial Officer

Charles Padgett has extensive financial and operational leadership experience in the telecommunications, wireless, and software sectors. Prior to Verimatrix, Padgett served as founder and CEO of Cascadia Technology Group, and led the sale of Cascadia Project Management in 2014. He has also previously served in senior management positions at Kofax, EMC, and Captiva Software. As a member of Kofax’s executive management team, he was responsible for developing and executing the company’s inorganic growth strategies including the integration of acquired companies and the divesture of the legacy hardware business in 2011. In addition, he served as CFO of Aviarc, WFI (EMEA), an Entrepreneur in Residence at Boeing Technology Ventures and managing director of The Walter Group. Padgett also spent fours year in public accounting as a CPA for KPMG. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Alaska, with degrees in history, finance and accounting. Padgett serves on the board of directors for several technology startups. View Charles' LinkedIn Profile

Petr Peterka, Chief Technology Officer


Petr Peterka has served as CTO of Verimatrix since 2010. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s overall revenue security strategy and anti-piracy efforts as well as its advanced technology research and intellectual property development. He has more than 25 years of experience in the multimedia industry, and has extensive familiarity with content protection techniques for IPTV, DVB and OTT streaming, as well as forensic watermarking technology. Petr joined Verimatrix in 2010 from Motorola’s Home and Networks Mobility Team. In this role, he led teams working on digital rights management (DRM) for multimedia streaming over IP networks, content sharing within home networks, and other related products. Petr also played a lead software architect role in the development of satellite, cable and IPTV conditional access systems (CAS) for pay TV. He earned an MSEE degree from Czech Technical University in Prague and a MSCS degree from University of California in San Diego. Petr also holds 26 US patents and numerous patent applications. View Petr's LinkedIn Profile


Angelina Hendricks, Senior Vice President, Engineering

Angelina Hendricks brings a diverse background in software development to Verimatrix. Prior to Verimatrix, she led delivery of the emergency response management product suite at TriTech Software Systems directing development, quality assurance, documentation, and GIS as the Vice President, Engineering. Before joining TriTech, Angelina worked in financial regulation at NASD‑R (now FINRA) creating and supporting WebCRD particularly in release management, external interfaces, continuing education, and renewals. During the dotcom era, she designed a business intelligence application for small to medium‑sized business at a short‑lived start‑up, Barranca Software. Angelina earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her masters from the University of Texas at Austin. She is active in CONNECT, CommNexus, and sits on the board of the San Diego .NET User Group. View Angelina's LinkedIn Profile

Steve Christian, Senior Vice President, Marketing

Steve Christian has a wealth of experience in the digital media and Internet technology space and is a speaker on media technology and business trends at industry events around the globe At Verimatrix he is responsible for product strategy, marketing programs and management of brand equity. Prior to joining Verimatrix Mr. Christian was VP Marketing at streaming media specialist Nine Systems and has also run his own "virtual VP" technology marketing consultancy, helping the growth of a variety of software, wireless and Internet security ventures. His background includes product and services management at Wind River, ST Microelectronics and Raytheon. Mr. Christian has a 1st class degree in Physics from the University of Bristol and an MBA from the Open University in the UK. View Steve's LinkedIn Profile

Bronwyn Savary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

As Vice President & General Counsel, Ms. Savary advises the Company on a variety of legal issues associated with the global development, marketing, licensing and sale of technology and professional services. From 1996 until the company's acquisition in 2007, Ms. Savary served as legal counsel to Acucorp, Inc. (acquired by UK-based Micro Focus), a software company in the legacy extension market. In this position, she gained extensive U.S. and international experience in intellectual property licensing, corporate matters, and employment law. Ms. Savary received her bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies, with a concentration in Japanese language and culture, from the University of Illinois. She received a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and is licensed to practice in California and New York.
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