Seasoned Defense Executive to Help Guide Success of Innovative Colorado Springs Company
Colorado Springs, CO, October 13, 2020 — Axellio, a leading innovator in high-performance network packet capture, storage, and analysis solutions, announced today that Jay Jesse has joined Axellio’s board of directors. Jesse joins to help drive the growth and position of Axellio in the defense and commercial enterprise markets.
Jesse, currently the founding partner of High Stakes Partners, has a proven track record of successfully starting and building mid-sized defense companies with a full spectrum of knowledge about what drives enterprise value. As the founder and CEO of Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS) in Colorado Springs, he grew the company from four employees initially to over 800. With help from a private equity group, he brought ISS together with several other specialized companies, to form Polaris Alpha, where he served as President. Polaris Alpha flourished and was ultimately acquired by the Parsons company in a blockbuster deal in 2018.
“Axellio is a very innovative company with a strong leadership team and a diverse set of experience,” said Jesse. “Its initial success in the defense market combined with promising activities in the commercial space provides a great foundation for future growth.”
“We are thrilled to have Jay providing his advice and sharing his tremendous insight,” said Bill Miller, CEO, Axellio. “The defense market is a very complicated sector, as companies have to navigate an intricate maze of government security and compliance requirements. His experience with successfully starting and growing companies in that sector will serve Axellio well.”
Axellio Inc. is a leading innovator in high-performance network packet capture, storage, and analysis solutions. Located in Colorado Springs, CO, Axellio was spun-out in 2018 from an earlier company with a twenty-year legacy of innovation in enterprise IT high-performance storage solutions for commercial enterprise as well as aerospace and defense agencies. Axellio developed a unique solution for the most challenging problem in network and security operations: how to capture packets both economically and reliably for detailed analysis while providing efficient access to the data.