The Team


Gregory Hrncir - Co-Founder, Chairman, & Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Hrncir is Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of ORock Technologies. For the past 23 years, he has served in executive, board and counsel capacities for a broad range of emerging growth technology companies in the cybersecurity, software and clean tech sectors. Hrncir commenced his career in private law practice in Los Angeles focused on complex securities and corporate transactional matters including IPOs, M&A transactions, and private placements. Hrncir currently serves as a member of the board of directors of several privately held entities. He received a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University and a Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School. Mr. Hrncir is a member of the Arizona and California State Bars and numerous philanthropic and industry associations.

John Leon - Co-Founder, President, CTO

John Leon is the chief architect, designer, and CTO for ORock Technologies, building the company from the ground up with security as its main focus. ORock Technologies data centers reside on the government’s core Internet Backbone that Mr. Leon was involved in implementing in the early 1990’s from OC-3 “Ring of pearl network” to the current WDM backbone network. Previously, Mr. Leon handled high-speed cyber developments and security, and was Vice President overseeing the development of 3D stacked devices and embedded systems. He has developed various anti-tamper and reverse engineering capabilities and techniques and has been awarded over 25 Small Business and Innovative Research (SBIR) awards. Mr. Leon has devoted his career to solving problems for various U.S. government agencies and military focused in the areas of INFOSEC and COMSEC. He has had multiple successes in utilizing government-funded research and development concepts and building prototypes that eventually lead to commercial products. Mr. Leon holds a Master’s of Science degree and Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Cal State Fullerton.

John Conniff - Chief Operating Officer

John serves as the Chief Operating Officer of ORock Technologies. In this role, he oversees Technical Operations and Customer Success. Prior to joining ORock Technologies, John completed a distinguished 25-year career as a Colonel in the United States Army. In John’s last assignment, he served in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Chief Information Officer office where he was responsible for merging the multiple IT service providers within the Pentagon into one organization to achieve efficiencies while providing improved secure service to the DoD’s senior leadership. Prior to that assignment, John was the Deputy Director to the Joint Staff J6 and was responsible for IT Transformation to the Joint Staff by means of optimizing IT service delivery through new capabilities and efficient solutions. Before his role as the Deputy Director, John was the G6 (senior communications officer) for the 82nd Airborne Division where he was responsible all IT-related services to personal under its command, including a rotation in Afghanistan. Prior to that, John served as the Chief of Current Operations for the Joint Task Force for Global Network Operations where he was responsible for directing the 24X7 operations and defense for the DoD’s global IT enterprise. John’s diverse career includes leadership positions involving combat, peace-keeping, and humanitarian assistance operations. John is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where he received a degree in Business Administration.

Greg Lagman - SVP, Federal Sales

Greg Lagman serves as ORock Technologies Senior Vice President for Federal Sales. He has specialized in delivering enterprise level systems/network engineering services and IT program management for Federal and Department of Defense agencies for over 18 years. Prior to joining ORock he worked for 12 years at CACI Inc., where he engaged in Business Development and delivered innovative strategic and tactical technical solutions for multiple federal programs supporting the US Air Force, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), multiple commands for the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy’s Sea Systems Command, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). He has also served as the Senior Program Manager on major contracts in support of DISA, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the National Guard Bureau with annual revenues of over $200M with 300+ geographically dispersed personnel. He is a member of ACT-IAC, AFCEA International, the National Defense Industrial Association, the Association of the U.S. Army, and the Navy League of the United States. Greg is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he received dual degrees in Computer Science and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.