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TokenEx is an Oklahoma-based data security company. Our Cloud Security Platform protects sensitive data to strengthen our clients' security postures while future-proofing their operations.
Founded in 2010 by two former Qualified Security Assessors, TokenEx was built to be a resilient and adaptable security solution that supports improved business outcomes.
It is our mission to serve the security and business needs of our clients while fostering the success and growth of our employees and our community. The individuals who comprise our leadership team are collectively committed to meeting our goals and objectives as they guide us toward the future.
In 2010, Alex Pezold founded TokenEx with a vision of creating the most secure and flexible data-security solution on the market. Prior to founding TokenEx, Alex earned a master’s degree in computer science and information security through the CyberCorps program at the University of Tulsa. While working as a QSA with the PCI SSC, Alex first recognized the potential of cloud tokenization. This inspired him to use it as a scope- and risk-reducing technology to protect data in an increasingly privacy-focused world.
John Noltensmeyer is a privacy and data security professional with more than 20 years of industry experience. He holds multiple certifications and maintains extensive knowledge of industry regulations and security standards. At TokenEx, John leads our team of talented developers, spearheads new product launches, and oversees the ongoing operation of our platform. Prior to joining TokenEx, John held technical lead roles at the ITA and U.S. Department of Commerce.
A Tulsa native and TU superfan, Jeffrey Rudd joined TokenEx as vice president of finance in 2015. Before heading TokenEx’s finance and HR departments, Jeffrey earned a BSBA in finance from Tulsa and an MBA from Oklahoma State. His previous experience includes seven-year stints as vice president of Gregory W Group and associate director of alumni relations for the University of Tulsa.
Ward Holloway brings more than 20 years of experience in information security to TokenEx. As vice president of alliances and channels, Ward is responsible for growing business through innovative technology alliances and channel partnerships in international markets. Prior to joining TokenEx, Ward held executive leadership roles at companies including Forescout, Fireglass (now Symantec), FireMon, Crossbeam, and Check Point Software Technologies.