Our team

Along with our cybersecurity technology partners, our expertise derives from our specialist executive team and our specialist advisers. Meet the team…

Executive Team

Jean-Francois (JF) Tixeront

John Barton

Richard Marsden

JF is the CEO of Hoplon Cyber Security & tech entrepreneur, with experience in science & technology. JF has been responsible for the development and implementation of new platforms & distribution models in many industries. As a family man, JF understands the threats that households face every day, and what is at risk. Together with his team JF looks to diligently secure the virtual lives of all households & businesses

A veteran director in the wealth management space, John began his journey into cyber security when looking for a solution for his clients. Failing to find any suitable companies, a stroke of genius lead John and his colleagues to create Hoplon Cyber - to protect not only his clients, but all vulnerable households and SMEs

A well experience wealth management advisor & fiduciary - Richard has gained the trust and accolades of his peers & clients through his many years in the industry. The trust Richard's clients bestowed upon him lead him down the rabbit hole of cyber vulnerability, what his clients & their families could be susceptible too. This lead to a healthy partnership & creation of Hoplon Cyber to secure his clients & family.


James (Jimmy) Darwin

A world class cyber security expert with 30+ years of experience - Jimmy has generated much thought in the industry, and within Hoplon Cyber using his time at IBM and Okta to assist our operations team with bringing the correct solutions to households and SMEs.



Dr. Jacqueline Drew

Dr. Jacueline Drew is a psychologist, lecturer, director & world renowned expert. No one understands social engineering and the mind of a hacker like Dr. Jacueline.



Adam McCarthy

As a special forces veteran, cyber security expert & CEO of ParaFlare, Adam has partnered with Hoplon Cyber to provide insight on detection and response of global cyber security threats.


Glen Nolan

Glen Nolan

A cycling enthusiast & 20+ year veteran in the cyber security industry. Glenn is dedicated to using his experience at Energy Queensland to assist Hoplon Cyber in securing SMEs & Households.

Our Expert Industry Advisors

Our board of industry veterans bring a wealth of experience in the Information Technology & Cyber Security space. With many years of acquired wisdom, these individuals provide oversight & perspective to our Operation Team.


Meet Our Operations Team

Our Operations Team is a mix of young inspired minds and industry veterans, with the necessary qualifications and skills to defend any network from cyber attacks. Our team of experts look to implement not only security solutions, but peace of mind so you can continue your daily operations without pause.

Our mission is to stay ahead of the curve on all things cyber security, providing the most up to date and industry leading solutions to you.



Jarrod McNicholl

A martial artist & big nerd - Jarrod has experience with managing communities, servers and websites long term. Jarrod looks to bring his keen eye and love of automation to Hoplon Cyber & our clients.



Sebastien Latouche

Head of Product Management - Seb is a hands-on tinkerer with a strong mind for hardware security and coding.



Dominic Bryant

A hungry, young, aspiring cyber security specialist with an intimate knowledge of the current risk climate in IT, forged by the technology of his generation.


Mehamood Hussain

A veteran of security, cryptography, policies & compliance. Mehamood brings the experience of large enterprise solutions to Hoplon Cyber.


Eric Rodriguez

Eric is our resident research, planning & execution expert. A music enthusiast who is eager to teach others the ways of cyber security.



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