Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Dean J. Bell

Dean is the CEO of Sixscape Communications and is responsible for driving growth and all strategic initiatives of the company. Prior to joining Sixscape Dean spent the last 24 years in the region setting up and growing the international presence for a number of US and European Cybersecurity companies and focusing on enterprise, government and service provider markets. His background includes stints in the UK, Middle East, Australia and Singapore in general management and senior executive roles for both direct sales and channel based go-to-market security vendors. Dean holds a Masters in International Business from Bradford University, UK and is a regular contributor to industry events.

Founder/Chief Scientist

Lawrence Hughes 

Lawrence is the Co-founder/Chief Scientist of Sixscape Communications. Prior to co-founding Sixscape, he was the co-founder and CTO of Cipher Trust in 2000, and the inventor of the technology there that did a USD273 million exit in 2006. He is also the inventor of Identity Registration Protocol (IRP) and SixChat protocol which were submitted to the Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA) and both awarded TCP port numbers on the Internet. Lawrence is the co-chair of IPv6 Forum Singapore and he is world class in both cryptographic and IPv6 technologies. Lawrence graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Science (Pure Math) from Florida State University, USA. Lawrence keeps us ahead of the curve research and new product development to ensure we deliver best of breed cryptography products to our customers.


Core Team

Office Manager

Valerie James

Valerie posses extensive talents in the working field (Teaching, Marketing, Admin, Managerial, Sales, Accounts, Script Writer) and studied English Literature. Valerie is family oriented, perhaps introverted in the beginning and once you get to know her, an extreme extrovert. She loves music and cannot work without music. Always passionate and eager to learn she works extremely well under pressure. Valerie holds Sixscape together and keeps us all in-line to enable us all to contribute in our own areas of expertise. Her interests include reading, writing, sports and an avid Liverpool supporter.

Quality Analyst

Deepika Thiru

As a Quality Analyst in Sixscape, Deepika’s overall responsibility span across product testing strategy, test plans and executions. She is also responsible for Agile scrum activities, facilitating sprints planning, daily scrums and retrospective meetings. Prior to joining Sixscape, she had worked on various roles across multifarious domains in Kewill Asia, Fujitsu, and Domex E-Data. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from Anna University, India and is a NICF certified IPV6 security gold member. Deepika ensures that quality products are delivered to our customers and partners after rigorous testing and validation.

PKI Specialist

Ram Kishore

Ram is the PKI Specialist/Senior Application developer in Sixscape with more than 8 years of experience, having extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in PKI. Previously Ram had worked as PKI Specialist for major public CA’s and security software product companies. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical And Electronics Engineering from Anna University, India. Ram wears a number of hats in Sixscape and has been an influential enabler within the team as we have grown to where we are today. In his free time, Ram loves to play video games, listen to music and spend time with family and friends.


Mobile Application Consultant

Suresh Chidambaram

Suresh is a technology lead, experienced in building mobile products and solutions for various domains and clients. He has extensive experience working on full stack technologies and actively contributing to internal and external developer communities. Suresh brings a new and fresh approach to Sixscape where he constantly challenges the norm and helps to drive the company’s thought process forward. He loves being creative and challenging ideas. Outside of work, he loves movies and going on road trips.



Senior Product Specialist

Ran Li

Ran is the Senior Product Specialist in Sixscape. She has more than 7 years of experience in designing and developing software in different languages. Before joining Sixscape, she worked in USA as a Senior Software Engineer. Ran Li is a true team player and brings a fresh approach to everything we do, leveraging her international experience and exposure. She holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Suffolk University, USA. She loves to travel and spend time with family.


Consulting Engineer

Rommel Laranjo

Rommel Laranjo is a Computer Engineer with varied experience from academia to network and software engineering. While working with Infoweapons, he was highly involved in research, planning, designing, development, testing and maintenance of an advance and secure network appliance that can be managed primarily using graphical WebUI and command line interface. Over the years, he has acquired advance skills in PHP and Perl programming, PostgreSQL and MySQL database administration and Unix/Linux administration. In his free time, he loves to go mountain biking or playing with his 5 year old son.

Consulting Infrastructure & Systems Engineer

Mars Miro

Mars is a seasoned Technical Generalist in the IT industry with over 2 decades of demonstrable experience in various systems architectures and implementations, Operating Systems, Systems and Network Engineering, TCP/IP, Open source software, and Information Security. Mars is currently consulting for Sixscape Communications for Infrastructure, Virtualization, Network Ops and SixDNS and keeps our systems running and ahead of the curve on new technology adoption that allows us to be responsive to development and customer needs.