LockDown Announces Addition of Annie Cute, Director of Business Development

Columbus, Ohio, December 18, 2018 – LockDown, a disruptive company that is pioneering a new standard for data control and digital ownership, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Annie Cute as Director of Business Development. In this role, Annie will be responsible for new business development, relationship building and new account acquisition.
“Annie’s expertise in building client relations is impressive, and we look forward to the impact she will have on LockDown’s growth,” said AJ Auld, CEO of LockDown. “She has a passion for solving business challenges by bringing people and solutions together. As a results-oriented team builder, we are very pleased to have her on board.”
A top performing technology sales leader and business development professional with over 11 years of experience in B2B software, hardware and service sales, she has a demonstratable track record. Previously she was an award-winning major account manager with Xerox, routinely exceeding her sales quotas. And as Director of Sales for OnGuard Systems, she was instrumental in negotiating partner contracts, managing all direct sales, reseller channels and distribution, and increased company revenues significantly.
“I am very happy to be joining LockDown,” said Annie. “Choosing the right data protection in this era of cyber risks is one of the most important decisions a company can face. LockDown’s patented approach to data security offers unparalleled options for businesses. And I am very excited about the company’s potential.”


About LockDown
LockDown is pioneering a new standard for digital privacy, identity and data control. The first product available to the public, LockDown, is a secure communications app that enables surgical control and leading-edge security of digital information. Built upon patented 8,192-bit Atomization™ encryption and proprietary key handling technologies, LockDown delivers a zero-knowledge, zero-trust, password-less environment where messages and files can be shared safely with internal colleagues or external partners. LockDown ensures that security, privacy, permissions and access controls persist at all times, so you no longer have to choose between protecting your data and sharing it. For additional information, visit
For press and interview requests, please email or call 1-833-LOCKDOWN (1-833-562-5369).

A.J. Auld, CEO of LockDown, is a versatile entrepreneur, experienced in turning complex technologies into successful businesses. At LockDown, A.J. is bringing revolutionary encryption technology to market in the form of an intuitive, easy-to-use communication platform for sharing confidential information with more control and security than ever before. Prior to LockDown, A.J. founded several successful companies including Distributed Alpha, a Blockchain/cryptocurrency investment firm; Bright Discounts, a fundraising company; and Titanium Lacrosse, a sports management company, which was acquired in 2015. A.J is a Columbus Business First “Forty under 40” awardee and received a degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Miami University.

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