Our Mission

Swift Sensors was founded in Austin, TX in 2015 to empower business leaders to support healthy, safe, secure, and energy efficient working environments. Swift Sensors wireless technology monitors critical equipment and operations in real time. The secure portal displays insightful analytics and mobile alerts enable decisive action. We believe healthy buildings, equipment, and people are the foundation for profitable business operations.

Why is Swift Sensors Different?

Swift Sensors employs an innovative approach to building user-friendly sensor systems. Our monitoring system combines plug-and-play sensors, wireless connectivity, and a real-time cloud analytics platform, tightly-integrated for easy deployment and scalability.

Meet Our Founder

Dean Drako Swift Sensors founder

Dean Drako

Executive Chairman and Founder
Dean Drako has founded and run several successful companies. He is best known as former president and CEO of Barracuda Networks, which he founded to solve the spam and email security problem, growing the company from a concept to become a cloud and IT security industry leader with more than $200 million in annual sales, 1000 employees, and 150,000 customers. Drako is currently founder and CEO of Eagle Eye Networks, where he is replacing video recording systems for businesses with cloud video surveillance. He recently acquired cloud physical security company Brivo, where he serves as chairman. Drako received his BSEE from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and MSEE from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds 27 patents.


Ray Almgren

President and CEO
Ray Almgren joined Swift Sensors in July 2016 as Chief Marketing Officer to lead the launch of the company and products into the market in December 2016. In April 2019 Almgren took on the role of Chief Operating Officer, leading engineering, operations, and marketing. In August 2020 Almgren was named Chief Executive Officer. Almgren has more than 30 years of experience in the electronic measurement, control, and embedded software industries. Prior to joining Swift Sensors, Almgren was the VP of Marketing at NI in Austin, TX–a leading technology provider for test, measurement, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Almgren received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Marek Rychlik

Principal Engineer and Founder
Marek Rychlik has more than 25 years of experience as principal engineer, architect, project manager, technical lead, senior software developer, and award-winning user interface designer at consulting and software companies such as Dell, RWD Technologies, Virtual Bridges, and Cloudtools. With an absolute focus on the end user, Marek’s highly analytical and detail-oriented approach results in best-in-class user experiences that make interacting with complex information simple. His projects include solutions for cloud management, virtual desktop infrastructure management, elastic computing, disaster recovery, as well as rich web applications with real-time dashboards, reusable interface components, training modules, and custom applications. Marek received his B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in Music from Goucher College, MD.
Jason Moyer VP of Sales

Jason Moyer

Vice President of Sales
Jason Moyer joined Swift Sensors in January of 2023 as the Vice President of Sales. Jason has more than 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, customer service, acquisition, retainment, and leadership. Prior to joining Swift Sensors, Jason worked as VP of Sales and Marketing for companies in Network Management, IT Services, and Database Management. Jason is a proven leader in solution-based selling, SaaS, software and hardware sales, channel development, relationship management, and enablement. His passion is working with people to help them enhance their lives and careers.
Kevin Keithley Head of Marketing

Kevin Keithley

Head of Marketing
Kevin Keithley joined Swift Sensors in September of 2023 as the Head of Marketing. Kevin has more than 25 years of experience leading growth marketing teams in the medical device and tech industries. Kevin has a history of implementing transformative marketing strategies that streamline business operations and escalate revenue for B2B and B2C startups. Prior to Swift Sensors, Kevin was Head of Marketing for a medical device and tech startup, and Director, Digital Marketing for several medical and dental laboratories.

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