Chief Executive Officer of Encryption Security Solutions and Pure Entropy Technologies in Orion. Lasser has 25 years of experience in finance, IT security, and business building. As CEO and overseeing both operations and sales and marketing, he leads efforts to position his companies as world-class providers of encryption solutions to commercial concerns and government/military installations. In 2008, the companies were nominated for Automation Alley’s emerging IT company of the year award. Lasser was previously president and founder of Sage Financial Corp. which raised more than $220 million for businesses and was consistently ranked among the “Top 10 Money Finders Group” by organizations such as GE Capital, Pitney Bowes Financial, and Maryland National Financial. Lasser cofounded his first business, Lease U.S., Inc., an equipment leasing brokerage house, after positions with what is now National City Bank and Dana Commercial Credit. He is secretary of the Michigan Homeland Security Consortium and chairs the group’s IT subcommittee. He also serves as director of the security group for Automation Alley and the Information Systems Security Association-Motor City. He received his bachelor’s in finance with high honors from the University of Michigan School of Business.