Management

Meet The SSL Store™ Management Team


John Tuncher

Meet John Tuncer, CEO and Founder

Don't let the fact that John Tuncer heads up one of the largest global providers of security certificates fool you. He's never played it safe. From two years spent in the Turkish army, growing sales for a manufacturing company from $100K to $2M, building a chain of jewelry stores and starting a jewelry import business, turning ideas into gold is just a day at the office for this trailblazer... read more

Bill Grueninger

Meet Bill Grueninger, General Manager

If you are dealing with SSL, Bill Grueninger is your new best friend. Whether you need pep talks, product knowledge, details on how to position SSL certificates or ideas to leverage them to grow your business…he's on it. He knows the ins and outs of the SSL landscape and navigates our team, partners and customers throughout their dealings with our web security solutions. The entrepreneurial spirit will forever flow through Bill's blood... read more

Kim Barnard

Meet Kim Barnard, Director of Brand and Affiliate Channel Marketing

Kim Barnard has the honor of coordinating efforts between the website designers and programmers, plus making sure the Retail, Enterprise and Partner divisions keep marching to the tune of our strategic plan and she doesn’t even break a sweat. She’s one of those rare deep thinkers with an artistic flair. After completing programs at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts and St. Petersburg College Graphic Design Technology ... read more

Parag Mehta

Meet Parag Mehta, Chief Technology Officer

Parag Mehta is a gadget freak – and proud of it. After 14 years, programming still gives him goose pimples and puts his adrenalin into overdrive. Parag has been with theSSLstore since day one and is thrilled to be part of such a passionate, committed team. In addition to designing theSSLstore's industry leading infrastructure, managing the back office and proofing... read more

Gaurav Maniyar

Meet Gaurav Maniar, Director of IT

Gaurav Maniar is a rare breed – a techie with real heart. Manuals and technology blogs that would have the average Joe snoring in nanoseconds are like oxygen to Gaurav. As a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, a Microsoft Certified IT Professional and an ITILv3 Practitioner Gaurav knows his way around technology and how to keep it in humming on all cylinders. But he's just... read more

Jim Armstrong

Meet Jim Armstrong, Southern Territory Retail Director

Jim directs the US Southern and International Territories so if you're looking at overcoming the challenge of safely securing your website with latest SSL certificate technology, Jim is the Go To Guy. Jim brings a breath of knowledge and creative ideas from both sales leadership and management positions in the manufacturing software, insurance, and medical... read more

Kevin Johnson

Meet Kevin Johnson, Channel Manager

As The SSL Store’s Channel Manager, Kevin Johnson is the catalyst behind making sure new and existing global resellers have the marketing support, campaigns, tools and resources they need to knock it out of the park with SSL. Growing up, his passion for writing was channeled mainly through fiction and essays, but it ultimately morphed into effective marketing copy for...read more

Robert Walters

Meet Robert Walters, Director of Finance

Some people paint by the numbers. Robert Walters is utterly fascinated with success by the numbers. His affection for analysis most likely started when he was a cryptologic technician for the U.S. Navy and he got paid to figure out puzzles. So it’s not at all puzzling that today Robert is a whiz at making sure the ‘i’s are dotted and that, at the end of the day, everything adds up...read more

Kalepsh Patel

Meet Kalpesh Patel, Internet Marketing Manager

Creating web sites that work as well for users as they do for search engines is no easy task, Kalpesh Patel just makes it look easy. He's been a huge fan of the Internet and new technology since – forever. It didn't take him long after becoming a webmaster to realize that creating a web site is just the first step in building a brand and executing marketing... read more

Kaushal Patel

Meet Kaushal Patel, Development Manager

For most of us, making software do astounding things is just something we dream about. Kaushal Patel does it in his sleep. His favorite book is 'Making Ideas Happen' by Scott Belsky – go figure. With more than seven years experience in commercial software development, backed by a certification list a mile long, few things get Kaushal's blood pumping... read more

James Labonte

Meet James Labonte, Northern Territory Retail Director

James Labonte is in charge of managing the Northern Territory, which consists of half the United States and half of the International countries around the world. James takes this challenge head on; making sure every business is satisfied, recommending and customizing SSL Security packages to ensure that every company gets the most out of their investment. From the beginning... read more

Kyle Grueninger

Meet Kyle Grueninger, Technical Support

Kyle Grueninger has been a problem solver his entire life, so it’s no surprise our customers love his gift for getting them out of a jam. Whether you need a refund, cancellation, certificate generation, help with validating or installing a certificate, or just want to check the status of your order—Kyle shifts his can-do attitude into high gear. After stints in customer service and healthcare... read more

Vincent Lynch

Meet Vincent Lynch, Technical Support

Since childhood, Vince has had a lifelong crush on computers. His current passion is helping The SSL Store™ customers through the generation and validation process and making sure SSL implementations go smoothly. Vincent’s obsession for the web spills over into graphic design, web development, user experience and game studies.... read more

Niels Kuhnen

Meet Niels Kuhnen, President Europe

Niels developed a keen curiosity for how things worked at a young age when he dismantled the toaster and TV. While his parents didn’t share his same level of enthusiasm, these early projects evolved into a true passion for technology and problem solving that comes in handy.... read more

Le Quan Truong

Meet Le Quan Truong, Marketing Europe

Le Quan has a sixth sense when it comes to combining the best of B2C marketing strategies to B2B. Whether she’s improving the way we support customers throughout the lifecycle, creating multi-channel campaigns, boosting TheSSLStore’s European brand or empowering resellers .... read more

Harald Schoonbeek

Meet Harald Schoonbeek, Sales Manager Europe

Harald's education and early days in the insurance, hardware and trade industries lit a fire under him to look for ways to improve efficiency through automation. Consultancy was a perfect fit to harness his love of travel and experiencing different cultures.... read more