Technical Advisory Board
Dr. Roger Billings
Founder and Chairman
Dr. Roger Billings is the founder and chairman of WideBand Corporation and the co-inventor of Gold Security, a revolutionary next-generation security technology which incorporates his co-patented Hierarchical Security Protocol (HSP) technology and Gold Identity, the world’s first secure federated identity system.
Dr. Billings has a 40 year history of technology innovation and has distinguished himself as a serial entrepreneur having created a series of successful high-tech startups.
Early in his career, Billings was best known for his pioneering work in hydrogen energy. His Billings Energy Corporation converted 23 vehicles to operate on hydrogen, including two buses put into commercial service and a delivery vehicle used by the US Postal Service. His research work was funded by the Ford Motor Company and Mercedes Benz.
Billings also founded the Billings Computer Corporation, an early manufacturer of personal computers. The company experienced explosive growth and in 1977 was recognized as the 33rd fastest growing company in America by Inc. Magazine.
In 1994 Dr. Billings established WideBand Corporation, a U.S. manufacturer of high-performance and ultra-low, nano-latency computer networking products. While President and CEO at WideBand, he was invited to be a member of the Steering Committee of the Gigabit Ethernet Alliance and was also a presenter in the IEEE 802.3ab committee that developed the Gigabit Ethernet standard.
Dr. Billings has also been very active in online education as the creator of the Acellus Learning System. This computer-based teaching system has proven very effective in helping students master lesson material and excel on year-end exams. Developed in conjunction with the International Academy of Science, the Acellus Learning System now offers courses in all core areas K-12 providing instruction to over 1,000,000 students.
Dr. John Billings
Vice President of Research
Dr. John Billings is the co-inventor of the patented Hierarchical Security Protocol (HSP) technology. As the Vice President of Research at WideBand Corporation, he leads the technology development team working on advanced authentication and security projects. John is also the chief developer of the hardware and firmware utilized in GoldKey security tokens and GoldKey security vaults.
Dr. John Billings began his career as Vice President of Research at WideBand Corporation in 2003, where he was responsible for the development of the WideBand Professional family of high performance networking equipment. WideBand networking switches are best known for their ability to signal at gigabit data rates over conventional category-5 cable. John has also had an important development roll in the WideBand patented nano-latency networking technology.