AILYN WHALEN
President and Co-Founder

Ailyn is a co-founder of SUMURI LLC and is responsible for directing the company and it’s affairs and is responsible for ensuring that SUMURI’s goals and objectives are met. Ailyn is also responsible for implementation of policies and procedures. Ailyn is known for assisting and supporting SUMURI team members and our customers at every level. Ailyn, who is originally from the Philippines, leads by example and encourages SUMURI team members to adopt Filipino values such as hard work, the importance of family and being selfless.

MANOJ KUMAR
Director of Software Development

Manoj is the Director of Software Development. He is responsible for SUMURI’s software products implementation and development. Manoj works closely with the CPO, Steve Whalen on these processes and is responsible for adding new features to SUMURI’s software products. Manoj leads a team of programmers and is also a SUMURI Senior Training Instructor. 

Manoj is also the founder of ForensoDigital which is the Official Software Development Team for SUMURI’s RECON, PALADIN and CARBON software. 

DAVE MELVIN
Director of Training & Services

Dave joined the SUMURI team in 2021. Mr. Melvin was a US federal law enforcement officer for over 22 years and worked in digital forensics for over 18 years. Prior to his federal law enforcement career, Mr. Melvin was a US Army officer in combat arms and military intelligence serving in Europe, Central America, and the United States.

He is also involved with the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists where he is a member of the Board of Directors. He holds the IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), Apple Certified Macintosh Technician, and Apple Certified Support Professional accreditations.

 

SAM DECKOFF
Senior Manager – TALINO

Sam joined the team in July 2018. Prior to SUMURI, Sam worked as a Math instructor and tutor at Delaware Tech in Dover. He has degrees in Computer Network Engineering and Information Systems Management and is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner. He has a solid 20 years of experience in building and fixing computers, making him a strong team leader for the TALINO Division as its Senior Manager. He’s an avid gamer and is a passionate fan of fighting games, speedrunning, and their communities.

JOHN DAY
Senior Manager – Software Division

John joined the team in June 2020 after graduating from Chestnut Hill College studying digital forensics. He is currently working in the software division to help ensure the quality of new software features and customer support. In his free time, he collects comics that he doesn’t have enough free time to read.

MEGAN STORIE
Office Manager

Megan joined the SUMURI team in 2021, she is responsible for office operations and implementing policies and procedures. She is currently studying office administration at Delaware Technical Community College. Outside the office, she enjoys reading, target shooting, fishing, and camping as well as raising chickens with her family. She is also a Sunday school teacher at her local church.

STEVE WHALEN
Co-Founder
Steve is a co-founder of SUMURI LLC and is the creator of many of SUMURI’s world-known products and training such as PALADIN, RECON, CARBON, TALINO, and the Macintosh Forensic Survival Courses. Steve was responsible for the design and creation of the majority of SUMURI’s software and hardware products and also the development of SUMURI’s forensic training. Steve, like other members of the SUMURI team, is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner and retired Law Enforcement. Steve is known for his expertise in Mac forensics, his unique teaching style, and his support of law enforcement. Steve is currently working on his humanitarian project through his non-profit Red Stapler Inc. and a new venture – Salty Gnome LLC.
AILYN WHALEN
President and Co-Founder

Ailyn is a co-founder of SUMURI LLC and is responsible for directing the company and it’s affairs and is responsible for ensuring that SUMURI’s goals and objectives are met. Ailyn is also responsible for implementation of policies and procedures. Ailyn is known for assisting and supporting SUMURI team members and our customers at every level. Ailyn, who is originally from the Philippines, leads by example and encourages SUMURI team members to adopt Filipino values such as hard work, the importance of family and being selfless.

JASON ROSLEWICZ
Chief Executive Officer

Jason joined the SUMURI team in 2014 as a Senior Engineer for SUMURI’s TALINO Division. Jason’s 17+ years of experience in managing multimillion dollar companies along with his proven dedication and commitment to a greater good has led to his position as SUMURI CEO. Jason is also a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner, which allows him to craft each TALINO with the needs of today’s forensic practitioners in mind. Jason graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Information Security from Delaware Technical Community College.

MANOJ KUMAR
Director of Software Development

Manoj is the Director of Software Development. He is responsible for SUMURI’s software products implementation and development. Manoj works closely with the CPO, Steve Whalen on these processes and is responsible for adding new features to SUMURI’s software products. Manoj leads a team of programmers and is also a SUMURI Senior Training Instructor. 

Manoj is also the founder of ForensoDigital which is the Official Software Development Team for SUMURI’s RECON, PALADIN and CARBON software. 

DAVE MELVIN
Director of Training & Services

Dave joined the SUMURI team in 2021. Mr. Melvin was a US federal law enforcement officer for over 22 years and worked in digital forensics for over 18 years. Prior to his federal law enforcement career, Mr. Melvin was a US Army officer in combat arms and military intelligence serving in Europe, Central America, and the United States.

He is also involved with the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists where he is a member of the Board of Directors. He holds the IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), Apple Certified Macintosh Technician, and Apple Certified Support Professional accreditations.

SAM DECKOFF
Senior Manager – TALINO

Sam joined the team in July 2018. Prior to SUMURI, Sam worked as a Math instructor and tutor at Delaware Tech in Dover. He has degrees in Computer Network Engineering and Information Systems Management and is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner. He has a solid 20 years of experience in building and fixing computers, making him a strong team leader for the TALINO Division as its Senior Manager. He’s an avid gamer and is a passionate fan of fighting games, speedrunning, and their communities.

JOHN DAY
Senior Manager – Software Division

John joined the team in June 2020 after graduating from Chestnut Hill College studying digital forensics. He is currently working in the software division to help ensure the quality of new software features and customer support. In his free time, he collects comics that he doesn’t have enough free time to read.

MEGAN STORIE
Office Manager

Megan joined the SUMURI team in 2021, she is responsible for office operations and implementing policies and procedures. She is currently studying office administration at Delaware Technical Community College. Outside the office, she enjoys reading, target shooting, fishing, and camping as well as raising chickens with her family. She is also a Sunday school teacher at her local church.

STEVE WHALEN
Co-Founder
Steve is a co-founder of SUMURI LLC and is the creator of many of SUMURI’s world-known products and training such as PALADIN, RECON, CARBON, TALINO, and the Macintosh Forensic Survival Courses. Steve was responsible for the design and creation of the majority of SUMURI’s software and hardware products and also the development of SUMURI’s forensic training. Steve, like other members of the SUMURI team, is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner and retired Law Enforcement. Steve is known for his expertise in Mac forensics, his unique teaching style, and his support of law enforcement. Steve is currently working on his humanitarian project through his non-profit Red Stapler Inc. and a new venture – Salty Gnome LLC.