Chris Hawkinson is a co-founder of Covax Data and currently serves as our Chief Technology Officer. He has over 30 years’ experience in the data security, data protection, intrusion detection and IT infrastructure spaces. Prior to joining Covax Data, Mr. Hawkinson was a Principal Senior Software Engineer at Dell Technologies focused on virtual/cloud-centric data security and protection appliance products. Chris joined Dell through their acquisition of EMC where he held a similar role. Chris was the primary developer for legacy components of the Covax Data platform, including our patented form of blockchain dating back to 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hawkinson served in senior positions in several Fortune 500 companies primarily focusing in the areas of data and network security. He has a master’s degree in Computer Science and a bachelor’s in Engineering Management.