Our Mission

Protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions.

Our company

Liberty Defense provides multi-technology security solutions for concealed weapons detection in high volume foot traffic areas and locations requiring enhanced security such as airports, stadiums, schools, and more. Liberty’s HEXWAVE product, for which the company has secured an exclusive license from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as well as a technology transfer agreement for patents related to active 3D radar imaging technology, provides discrete, modular, and scalable protection to provide layered, stand-off detection capability of metallic and non-metallic weapons. Liberty has also recently licensed the millimeter wave-based, High Definition Advanced Imaging Technology (HD-AIT) body scanner and shoe scanner technologies. Liberty is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions.

We are Liberty Defense.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY
DRIVEN BY EXPERTISE

Liberty Defense has licensed the technology from MIT Lincoln Lab to develop a concealed weapon detection device.

5 years

spent developing the technology prior to license agreement

Highly Qualified Team

comprised of leaders in the security industry, product development, government, technology and manufacturing

Our Team

Leadership

Drawing expertise from successful ventures in a range of fields, the management team at Liberty Defense Technologies has the experience needed to drive the next generation of security products.

Management Team

CEO, Director

Bill Frain

Bill was the former Senior Vice President for L-3 Security & Detection Systems (NYSE – LHX), the world’s leading supplier of security inspection systems. In this role Bill led global sales, business development and key account management. Prior, Bill was the CFO at Vivid Technologies prior to its acquisition by PerkinElmer which led to the eventual sale of the security and detection systems division to L-3 Technologies.

President / CTO

Mike Lanzaro

Mike was the former Vice President of Engineering and Technology at L-3 Security & Detection Systems (NYSE – LHX), the world’s leading supplier of security inspection systems. During his 15+ years at L-3, he was responsible for all aspects of technology, R&D, and engineering, leading the development and introduction of a number of industry-leading TSA and European-approved aviation security

solutions, including the ProVision passenger screener and the CT-based ClearScan for passenger carry-on baggage. Prior to L-3, Mike was Vice President of Mobile Computing Systems for Symbol Technologies Inc., a world leader in mobile hand-held computing and wireless 802.11 data communication networks. See News Release for more information.

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COO

Aman Bhardwaj

Product Development Executive with 20+ years of experience in building and leading global teams for large multi-national and startup companies such as Panasonic, Flextronics/Imerj, Educo and Hisense.

CFO

Omar Garcia

Omar brings to Liberty Defense over 20 years of progressive international accounting experience within the public and private markets and was most recently holding the CFO position of a TSX.V listed company.

SVP of Capital Markets

Jay Adelaar

Jay Adelaar has over 10 years of capital market experience and has been instrumental in taking companies from start-up through to eventual acquisition.

Vice President, External Affairs

David G. Albert

Mr. Albert brings more than 25 years’ experience in Public Affairs and Government Relations at State and Federal levels.

Co-Founder and Managing Director of Wellington Dupont Public Affairs and The Waverly Group. Focused on enabling collaboration with thought leaders in aerospace, defense, and infrastructure policy.

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Board of Directors

Executive Chairman

Daryl Rebeck

Daryl has over 20 years of capital market and senior leadership experience. He was formerly co-founder and president of LexaGene, a publicly listed diagnostic company. Previously, Daryl was SVP of Corporate Finance of TSX /NYSE listed Auryn Resources and VP/Senior Investment Advisor with Canaccord Genuity.

CEO, Director

Bill Frain

Bill was the former Senior Vice President for L-3 Security & Detection Systems (NYSE – LHX), the world’s leading supplier of security inspection systems. In this role Bill led global sales, business development and key account management. Prior, Bill was the CFO at Vivid Technologies prior to its acquisition by PerkinElmer which led to the eventual sale of the security and detection systems division to L-3 Technologies.

linda Jacksta
Independent Director

Linda Jacksta

Linda Jacksta has 35 years of experience with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), the largest law enforcement agency in the federal government, managing threats to border security and resolving operational challenges. Jacksta is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential

Rank Award, Meritorious Executive, for her leadership contributions to the U.S. federal government. She is currently the President of the J2 Consulting Group.

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Independent Director

Arjun Grewal

Arjun Grewal is a Program Lead for IBM Cloud. A 19-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, Arjun served 12 years of his career with the Canadian Special Operations Forces and has been deployed on numerous operations globally. Arjun’s leadership as a frontline soldier and defense technologies end-user will provide unique insights to Liberty Defense in military and tactical applications.

Advisors

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Craig J. Callens

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Management

John May

Live Nation Canada

Commissioner

Charles H. Ramsey

Major city police departments

Management

Hubert Richard

Ad agency sales for sports and events

Law Enforcement

Rick Stanley

Former police chief

Law Enforcement

John Frain

FBI; Security, NFL

Management

Craig Peters

CBRE Real Estate

Management

Victor Montagliani

FIFA football

Hospitality Industry

Mit Shah

Part-owner, NBA; Investments

Management

Anthony T. Sleiman

Real estate development

Advisory

Al Grasso

The MITRE Corporation