Our Team

Christopher Cecere

Christopher Cecere, Founder, CEO and President of Advanced Platform Solutions LLC. Cecere had a successful 25-year career developing sales and marketing strategies for IKON Office Solution, formerly Alco Standard, a global distributor of printing solution. In 2003, Cecere founded his own consulting firm and worked with Mark Golino of MScript to build out a voice to CRM (customer relationship management) platform. Cecere also served as Senior Vice President of business development for a biometrics start up. With more than 14 years of experience working with biometrics, he developed and filed patents for using biometrics as secondary authentication, which APS currently represents. Cecere also has several additional pending patent filings that are represented by McHale & Slavin PA (patent attorneys).

To promote the financial and social benefits that APS’ patented technology can provide, Cecere spent nearly 10 years working closely with the late Herbert M. Baum, a four time fortune 500 CEO, to position APS within the marketplace and strategize the company’s future.

Leonard Gialanella

Lenny Gialanella, COO of APS, 32-year career has been in the office technology industry, including 30 years with Ricoh USA, formerly IKON Office Solution and Alco Standard, a global distributor of printing solutions. During his tenure, Gialanella held the positions of major accounts manager, branch manager, and global and enterprise accounts manager. He was responsible for managing accounts in North America, South America and Europe, providing Ricoh’s full portfolio of hardware, services and solutions that delivered the highest levels of security for management, distribution and storage of critical information.

For the past 10 years, Gialanella has worked with Cecere at APS studying competitors, the APS market differential, the IP advantage and marketing strategies.

Robert Siciliano

Robert Siciliano, Security Consultant to APS, Identity Theft Expert, Author and Television News Correspondent. Mr. Siciliano is an expert on personal security and identity theft. He has been surrounded by fraud throughout his entire life, with 25 years of experience in self-defense, security work, white collar crimes, and observing the human condition. An American television news correspondent, security analyst, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist, and author of “The Safety Minute: Living on high alert; A sampling of his work includes appearances on the Today Show, CBS Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, FOX, CNBC, USA Today, Forbes, Good Housekeeping, Readers Digest, Consumer Digest, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, ABC News.com, Tec Republic, Search Security, AP, UPI, Reuters, and Entrepreneur.

Daniel DeFazio

Mr. DeFazio, CFO Consultant of APS, presently owns and operates Richards Capital & Associates L.L.C., founded in 1993. Provides business planning and development services to startup, as well as established companies. Richards Capital has over 75 years of business experience encompassing Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Business Finance and Accounting. Richards Capital & Associates has assisted businesses in Biotechnology, Broadband Technology, Manufacturing Professional, Services, Publishing, Software Development, Technology Infrastructure, Transportation, Telecommunications, and Unified Communications.

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