John Prisco established a track record of success in the high-tech field first in telecommunications by founding Penn Access, a competitive local access carrier operating in Pittsburgh.
John also served as president and CEO of 2nd Century Communications, the nation’s first packet-based CLEC operating in 33 of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas. In 2001, he became CEO of eLink Communications, a BLEC with over 300 multi-tenant buildings operating in New York City.
In 2003, he became president and CEO of Ridgeway Systems & Software, a U.K.-based software company specializing in secure firewall traversal and acquired by Tandberg Incorporated in 2004.
Prisco served as president and CEO of GeoVantage Inc., a location-based services aerial imaging company sold to John Deere at the end of 2005.
Most recently prior to joining Quantum Xchange, Prisco was CEO of Triumfant for 11 years. Triumfant was the first cybersecurity company to perfect anomaly detection techniques to detect and remediate advanced threats such as file-less attacks in memory.
Prisco holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and a Master of Science in the field of Quantum Optics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.