Josh Datko, Founder

EDGEmagJosh is an experienced engineer with a solid leadership background.  While at the U.S. Naval Academy, Josh started his career in security and cryptography as a Trident Scholar, a select group of researchers.  After graduation, he served ten years in the Navy, active and reserve, as a submarine officer where he lead a communications division and managed his submarine’s cryptographic program on an around the world deployment.  After a deployment to Afghanistan in 2011 where he helped provide combat support to a counter improvised explosive device task force, he finished his military career as the Chief Staff Officer for Submarine Squadron 20, the largest submarine squadron on the East Coast.

Josh has extensive experience building embedded, secure systems deployed in the defense and commercial markets.  He also has focused on security, privacy, and artificial intelligence research for his graduate degree at Drexel University.