Cybertonica announces that Former Cisco Global CTO Jane Butler to chair the Advisory Board

17 October 2018
Press Release

Dr Jane Butler appointed to chair Cybertonica board

Cybertonica, an award-winning fraud prevention and payment risk management company, has appointed Jane Butler, former Cisco Global CTO and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at University College London, to the role of Chair of the Advisory Board.

The news came after Cybertonica won the Best Use of Payments Data Award at the prestigious #EPAwards2018, held at The Hilton Park Lane on October 10th  and underscores Cybertonica’s diversity policy and the Company’s participation at the European Women in Payments Network conference in Amsterdam.

Jane Butler spent 30 years in the Internet industry, initially working on early global networks in the oil industry for Shell and Exxon. She then went on to help grow Cisco from a small startup to the global company it is today, working on the design and deployment of leading corporate networks as well as establishing the pubic Internet. Whilst based in Silicon Valley, Jane actively supported several small companies to grow and exit alongside running a Foundation looking at Internet access in parts of the world lacking infrastructure. Jane is the author of used as a standard text worldwide.

In her new role at Cybertonica, Jane Butler will be responsible for building out the organisation’s top level partnerships and managing team growth with the CEO, Joshua Bower-Saul, as the Company enters a phase of fast growth. Jane and Joshua are committed to diversity and seek to improve the gender parity at the Company.

Jane is currently Vice Dean of University College London overseeing the industrial work of the Faculty of Engineering working in fields as diverse as Artificial Intelligence, Cyber, Virtual Reality and IoT. She is passionate about attracting and supporting young people to study Engineering and eager to assist many who choose to start and grow new companies. Jane is a Fellow of the IET and the BCS and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Jane Butler, Cybertonica’s new Chair of the Advisory Board, said:

“It is a great pleasure and privilege to join Cybertonica as Chair of the Advisory Board. The team are exceptionally talented and the product suite in an area of need at a time of significant challenge in online fraudulent activity and cyber crime. Cybertonica already serves an important role in solving many of the issues as well as increasing profitability in several sectors, banking, gaming, retail and many more. My role in supporting the team with advice from the Advisors will I hope have a transformational effect on the growth of the business, ensuring major players in all sectors see the Cybertonica products as key to their business success. I am very much looking forward to the journey to success with the Cybertonica team.”

Joshua Bower-Saul, CEO and Co-Founder of Cybertonica, commented:

“Jane’s confidence in our technology and our team is a key sign that we have achieved something of note. A technologist of her calibre and experience does not choose lightly and as many have pointed out – projects she joins never fail to reach their goals. Jane also brings her special network with universities and professional bodies to help us recruit a more diverse tech team as we grow. We believe that our relationship with Jane and the support, knowledge and networks she brings as an active Advisory Chairperson with oversight of operations, will be a turning point and scale up the business.”

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