The Shift5 Team

Shift5, Inc. was founded in 2019 by Michael Weigand, James Correnti, and Josh Lospinoso. All three founders previously served in the US Army and the intelligence community’s elite cyber units, where they led technology teams, operations, and policies to secure our nation’s most critical systems.

Realizing the impact and scale of their expertise, Mike, James, and Josh decided to build an exceptional team to focus on securing operational technology by building best-in-class, dual-use products serving military and commercial entities. Shift5, Inc. is a Veteran Owned Business with offices and labs in Arlington, Virginia employing US citizens and cleared personnel.

Mike Weigand

President & Co-founder

James Correnti

CTO & Co-founder

Josh Lospinoso

CEO & Co-founder

Jenny Kim

Head of Product

Brian McCord

Head of Labs

Mitchell Plonski

Head of Operations

Kara Kramer

Senior Director

Mike Detwiler

Senior Engineer

Jim McColl

Senior Engineer

Jeramy Lochner


Phil Weigand


Olivia Puleo


Austin Hancock


Chris Swekel


Alex Tairbekov


Matt Rogers