Horizon Corp team
Ketan Karia is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with over three decades of experience in the technology sector where he has a history of advising management teams and accelerate shareholder returns through organic growth, expansion in new markets, acquisitions, mergers or divestments.
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director at Baltic Technology Ventures and Non-Executive Chairman of Horizon Corporation among others. He is a business mentor at the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub and at UCL’s Conception X programme who both have a goal of funding and nurturing innovative research into the next wave of enterprises for UK plc.
Formerly Ketan has served in executive positions at large corporates like Sybase/SAP; Cognos/IBM, Ascential/Informix, ICL/Fujitsu and in several technology start-ups in the Information Management and Analytics.
More recently as a board advisor Ketan has helped a range of client companies fund their ventures, pivot into new markets, scale through acquisitions and exit through mergers with larger corporates.
TOBI HENRY OGUNJIMI
FOUNDER AND CEO
Tobi Henry Ogunjimi is the Founding Principal and CEO at Horizon Corp Limited. He is a sales/marketing specialist currently consolidating the cyber security industry. His main strengths are his leadership skills , ability to locate potential deals which fit within our criteria and also having initial conversations and maintaining investment relations.
Although he is young, he has the ability to put together a very strong team with the necessary expertise complete acquisitions. His drive and tenacity has been crucial to the success of Horizon Corp Limited in terms of team work ,consistency and morale.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Simon is a 30 year veteran of the Cyber Security industry. Having spent the majority of his time working with some of the most cutting edge security Vendors, rather than broad line technologies, Simon has developed a strong understanding of the marketplace as it is today but also where the next threats vectors are coming from and how to address them.
Simon’s has experience of working on M&A’s from the Sellers perspective having been involved in several successful flotation and acquisitions.
Simon is also public speaker on the subject of Cyber Security and spends time helping to educate on the latest threats and business challenges at Boardroom level.
Drawing on over 30 years’ experience counsel, leadership and advisory positions, John McGuinness supported the successful delivery of complex international transactions, business units and teams.
He is adept at overcoming the cultural, political and risk barriers presented in global, high-profile matters by facilitating efficient communication and driving negotiations to achieve optimal results for the clients and companies that he works alongside.
He has collaborated with the executive teams of banks, investors, corporate clients and government agencies to successfully deliver shipping and LNG financings, syndicated and secured loans and the resolution of bond and note issues. He has both set up profitable departments in new territories and led the sales and restructuring of distressed operations. Household name clients he has supported in legal and transaction matters include HSBC, Bank of America, ICBC, Bank of China and Sumitono and airlines include Cathay Pacific, Emirates, QANTAS, Korean and most Chinese airlines.
Mr. Salam is a Chartered Accountant with 23 years of experience in profession and industry starting his career with PwC followed by an exciting career within Oilfield and Technology sectors.
He worked with Schlumberger for 17 years enjoying a unique experience of managing 12 positions in multiple leadership roles in 7 countries including the Middle East, North America and Capsian Regions. He has managed global finance roles supporting multi billion dollars portfolios for the oilfield giant.
Currently, he is working with Horizon Corp in a Financial Director role overseeing the groups acquisitions, broader portfolio and financial analysis. Also supporting Best way Group leading its finance Transformation.
Cyber Security Entrepreneur
Adam Philpott is an energetic business leader with a focus on helping companies/clients accelerate their digital business transformation whilst managing associated risks, bridging the gap between business and technology. He believes in authentic, collaborative leadership and diversity in all dimensions. Both creative and structured, he thrives through engaging in customer interactions, high-performing teams, and significant challenges.
He has lead the McAfee team through Private Equity ownership under TPG, to an IPO as a public company and more recently, standing up a dedicated multi-billion dollar Enterprise Cyber Security company in Private Equity ownership under STG.
DR DIDAR SOHI
CYBER SECURITY EXPERT
Cyber security strategist with 7+ years of experience delivering strategies for finance, healthcare, industry, entertainment and academia.
Result-oriented, creative information security specialist with a successful record of accomplishments in cyber security project management and entrepreneurship. Specialized in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy design, training, and security.
Cyber security consultant (13+ year) with a broad knowledge of cyber security expertise. Beginning with a technical background having obtained GSEC, GCIH, and GAWN professional certifications (SANS Institute), then transitioning into senior management roles.
Experienced with industry standards such as ISO 27001, ISO 27002 and NIST 800-25, HIPAA and FFIEC.
In 2013 he moved to London and began working as an independent Information Security consultant and BYOD trainer. In 2014, he co-founded Imagine Cyber Security (ICS), an IT security and training company.