SecureNet Technologies announced that Mike O’Neal has been appointed new CEO of the company. O’Neil assumed responsibility on Nov. 22, 2021.

O’Neal has experience in the security, IoT and consumer electronics industries, including senior executive roles with Nortek Control, Gibson Guitar, Philips Consumer Electronics and Gemini Industries. He has a track record in leading technology companies through transitions that include acquisitions, strategic partnerships, licensing, and integrations of complementary businesses.

“SecureNet values leadership with the ability to enhance the company’s strong foundation and help realize its full potential,” said Board Chairman, James Cumming. “We’re genuinely excited Mike is willing to take on this opportunity. He has the experience and has always been an ardent supporter of SecureNet. Now, it’s great to have his amazing support from within.” 

Immediately prior to joining SecureNet, O’Neal worked with Essence, a leading International technology provider in the security and healthcare markets. Mike also served for years as the president of Nortek Control, one of the foremost companies in the security, control and audio/video markets.

“SecureNet has a long history of challenging the status quo in the security market, as well as the essential assets to be at the forefront of one of the most exciting new market opportunities in today’s business landscape,” said O’Neal. “Thanks to the efforts of the entire team at SecureNet, I’m joining a company with a rich, innovative history serving thousands of customers with hundreds of thousands of end users. No company is better positioned to support innovation in the exciting interactive security and smart home market. I look forward to working with the team and our partners to build on the foundation that has been laid, to develop offerings that strongly resonate with our partners, and to capture the market opportunity before us. Together we will drive sustainable, industry-leading growth that benefits employees, shareholders and the communities in which we operate.”

O’Neal has a masters and bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University.