The co-owners of Athena Security have worked together for over 10 years. They co-founded Revel Systems POS, a developer of point-of-sale systems made for Apple iPad, which raised over $115 million in venture capital funding and now is estimated to be worth more than $500 million.

Lisa Falzone

Lisa Falzone, Co-founder of Athena Security Inc

CEO AND CO-FOUNDER


Lisa Falzone is CEO and co-founder of Athena Security. Lisa is a successful serial entrepreneur. She has grown her previous startup company Revel Systems to over 700 employees, while raising more than $115 million in funding. Following a successful exit from Revel Systems, she is now taking this expertise to help save people’s lives.

Awards:

2017: Made it on Business Insider’s “21 Hottest Women-Founded Startups to Watch in 2017” list.

2016: Made it on Tech Crunch’s “40 Female Founders Who Crushed it in 2016” list.

2015: Part of Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women program; made it on Business Journal’s Upstart 100 list and on Fortune Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list; honoured by Forbes as one of “Women to Watch – Eight Rising Stars."

2014: Made it on Business Insider’s “30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech” list.

2012 & 2013: Made it on Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list.



  • Chris Ciabarra 

    Chris Ciabarra, Co-founder of Athena Security Inc

CTO AND CO-FOUNDER

Chris Ciabarra is CTO and co-founder of Athena Security. Chris is an expert in product development, technology, data security and corporate management. He is also an anti-hacking expert and the founder of Network Intercept, a security software firm. In his former role as co-founder and CTO of Revel Systems, Chris developed the technology behind Revel’s award-winning iPad Point-of-Sale system. He partnered with Lisa to grow the company to one of the leaders in the point-of-sale space with a valuation of more than $500 million and a clientele that includes Royal Dutch Shell, Goodwill, Cinnabon, and Tully’s Coffee. Chris is now utilizing his technology and security expertise to transform the video surveillance and alarm system space. 

Honors:


Member of the Forbes Technology Council, an “invitation only organization for world-class professionals who influence industries throughout the world.”

Member of the International Frozen Yogurt Association, Frozen yogurt industry expert.

Author of a number of publications for technology and marketing media outlets, including Payments Source, Tech Crunch, Forbes and others.