About Rampart

Our Vision

Rampart’s vision is to revolutionize the science of wireless communications and make fundamental advances in digital security for individuals, businesses, and governments.

Our Story

Rampart Communications Inc. is based in Hanover, MD. The founders are physicists, mathematicians, RF engineers, and computer scientists with deep experience building, defending, and attacking wireless communication systems. Our core technology, Unitary Braid Division Multiplexing, is the result of years of multi-disciplinary collaboration. UBDM revolutionizes digital communications security via fundamental advances in the science of information theory.  Since 2016, we have developed new science, secured patents, achieved independent validation, and created a prototype network that demonstrates our solution’s effectiveness. Today, we partner with innovators across a host of industries to build the next generation of secure wireless systems.

Our Mission

Our mission is to make the connected world more safe and more secure.

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RAMPART TEAM

Our Team

Rampart technology is the result of interdisciplinary research in wireless communications, mathematics, and physical sciences. Meet the physicists, RF engineers, computer scientists and business experts behind this exciting and paradigm-shifting technology.

Management Team

Matt Robinson, Ph.D.

TECHNICAL FOUNDER/
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Matt Robinson worked for nearly a decade for the Department of Defense, developing and deploying the next generation of advanced information security measures for the DoD, DHS, DoJ, and the Intelligence Community.

Keith Palmisano

TECHNICAL FOUNDER/
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

As Rampart’s Technical Founder and CTO, Keith has 16 years of information security expertise in multiple US executive branch agencies.

Anthony Diekemper

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Before joining Rampart, Tony spent 9 years at Allegis Group, rising to the position of Chief Administrative Officer, followed by 7 years of independent consulting and 12 years at Skyline Technology Solutions as CEO.

Sam Bemiss

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Sam Bemiss has over three decades’ experience in investment banking at Goldman Sachs & Co., Shearson Lehman Hutton, Inc., and Ewing Bemiss & Co., and extensive experience in financial consulting and entrepreneurship.

Advisory Board Members

Gerald Cleaver, Ph.D.

Gerald Cleaver is a Professor of Physics and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Physics at Baylor University, and is a member of the High Energy Physics group and head of the Early Universe Cosmology and String Theory (EUCOS) division of Baylor’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics, and Engineering Research.

Rob Denious

Rob Denious holds 30 years of experience growing, improving and restructuring companies and has extensive experience as an advisor, investor and senior executive. Previously, Rob served as Managing Director at Questor Management Company, President and CEO of Polar Corporation, and more.

Rick Wagoner

Rick Wagoner had a 32-year career with General Motors, serving as CFO for GM do Brasil, GM of Canada, and GM Europe, and President of GM do Brasil. Since retiring in 2009, Rick has been an active board member and advisor to businesses and educational institutions.

Jeffrey Harris

Jeff Harris is the former Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and former President of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space Company. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Open Geospatial Consortium.

Greg Lane

Greg Lane recently retired after a 30-year career at the CIA, where he had multiple foreign assignments as Chief of Station. He has extensive experience working with US and foreign military and law enforcement officials against high priority national security threats.

Technical Founders

Kregg Arms, Ph.D.

Scott Frazier

Brian Kelley, Ph.D.

Core Values

At Rampart, we put our values into action each day to solve the worlds most complex communications challenges. These are the values that drive us.

We believe that privacy
is a right.

We believe that every individual and every organization has a fundamental right to communicate privately. We are dedicated to building foundational tools and technologies to make digital privacy simpler and more available.

We endeavor to advance
the boundaries of science.

Our innovation is motivated by the fundamental advancement of human knowledge. We value a better today, and a better future, for everyone. We are relentlessly curious, we make bold claims, and we back them with rigorous logic, based on the scientific method. Hypothesize, test, analyze, repeat.

We value integrity
above all else.

Integrity, ethical behavior, and trust are paramount.  We will not compromise our integrity for expediency, profit, or other personal or corporate gain. Rampart strives to be respectful, fair, and inclusive, and to improve the culture in which we work and the world in which we live.

Learn More About Our Technology

The Rampart solution is transforming wireless security as we know it. Discover the benefits for your organization by exploring a demo with a member of the Rampart team.