Announcing New Chief Operating Officer

Posted by Ignyte Team

July 15, 2021

Ignyte Assurance Platform Names Aaron McCray Chief Operation Officer

Dayton, OH – Ignyte Assurance Platform™ is a risk management software and solutions firm designed to streamline risk, compliance, vulnerability, and audit management powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to enhance the organizations’ cybersecurity posture. Today, it is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron McCray as Ignyte’s Chief Operating Officer.

We are proud to have another veteran joining Ignyte as a part of our leadership team. Aaron’s proven experience, and certified expertise in cybersecurity made this hiring decision the easiest and most obvious choice,” shares Max Aulakh, President and CEO at Ignyte Assurance Platform. “We grow as a company, and Aaron is taking on a huge responsibility of delivering our innovative technology to the Federal Supply Chain and to protect local businesses from increasing cyber threats.”

As an accomplished leader, Aaron brings over 28 years of experience in business and risk management operations. He has extensive expertise across multiple industry sectors, including healthcare, finance, manufacturing, defense, and federal government. Aaron has guided companies in defining their organizational strategies, leading strategic initiatives, and improving overall operations and corporate risk practices.

“I’ll be transitioning into this role as the entire US market matures into a more demanding cybersecurity space in the light of new legislation that’s becoming a new norm. This is the most exciting time to join the industry leader and help them bring their strategy to life, especially considering their newly announced 5-year initiative with the US Air Force,” commented Aaron.

Aaron McCray serves as a Commander in the United States Navy, with nearly 25 years of experience executing strategic initiatives, organizational management, intelligence, research, and analysis. His leadership and subject matter expertise were vital in providing direct support to US Navy technology transformation projects, integrating critical military operations, and training the next generation of Naval warfighters.

Aaron holds a master’s degree in strategic management from Oakland City University and a Bachelor’s degree in operational management from Wilberforce University. In addition, Aaron holds various industry certifications in cybersecurity.

About Ignyte

Ignyte Assurance Platform™ is a leader in collaborative security and integrated cyber risk management solutions for global corporations. For corporate risk and compliance officers who depend heavily on protecting their resources, Ignyte is the ultimate translation engine that assists with data collection, analysis and helps streamline processes across multiple security frameworks at once. Leading corporations use the Ignyte Assurance Platform™ in diverse industries, such as Healthcare, Defense, and Technology. Ignyte is headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, and can be reached at or call 1.833.IGNYTE1 or (937) 789-4216.