Management Team

CakeBoxx is the Next Generation of Shipping Containers

The CakeBoxx Technologies management team includes experts in the engineering and technical domains as well as global trade, transportation, security and business operations.

Daine Eisold, CEO

Daine Eisold is an expert in cargo security operations with a deep history of management success in both the private and public sectors. Before founding CakeBoxx Technologies, LLC, he was the President and CEO of Cotecna, Inc., where he managed the global supply chain security line of business for the Cotecna Group, a trade facilitation industry leader based in Geneva, Switzerland. His significant public sector experience includes serving as General Manager of Cargo Security and Director of Maritime Security for the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the US Department of Homeland Security, where he was the senior executive responsible for development and implementation of air cargo, intermodal, hazmat and maritime security programs. He represented the TSA on multiple forums for transportation, supply chain and cargo security including IMO and the Technical Advisory Group to ISO working groupsTC8 N988- (ISO 28000 – Security Management Systems for the Supply Chain) and TC8 N987- (Best practices for custody in Supply chain security).

Daine is a veteran with more than 20 years of active duty service in the US Navy, where he commanded three US Navy warships, served as the Chief of Staff for the Navy International Programs Office and was a Senior Executive Fellow at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Salve Regina University, and is a graduate of the US Army War College and Joint Warfighting School.

Deak Childress, COO

Deak Childress is a subject matter expert in US Department of Defense (DOD), US Navy and US Department of Homeland Security operations and technology programs. Prior to joining CakeBoxx, he served as the Program Manager for the US Undersecretary of Defense (Intelligence) Tagging, Tracking and Locating (TTL) program. He served for more than 30 years as a Naval Aviator and commanded the US Navy’s largest Tactical Naval Air Station in Lemoore, California. Among other distinguished assignments Deak served as the US Naval Attaché to France and several overseas assignments on US Navy and Joint staffs.

Following the completion of his naval service Deak served in several challenging positions in the transportation security domains. He served in a Senior Executive Service position as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Aviation Programs and Deputy Director of International Affairs for the Transportation Security Administration in the US Department of Homeland Security where he provided daily oversight and management of federal aviation security programs at all US airports and operational support and programmatic direction of TSA’s operational staff, Federal Security Directors, regional Area Directors and HQ staff. He also coordinated the agency’s anti-terrorism and aviation policies with international partners worldwide. Deak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from William and Mary College and is a graduate of the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) in Miramar, California.

Chris Clark, Director of European Sales and Marketing

Chris Clark is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of international trade, customs and maritime security operations in high-risk environments. His decades of experience include both front-line work and senior-level management of a broad range of programs including anti-smuggling, drug enforcement, cargo inspection, customs risk management, customs modernisation and customs capacity building projects for HM Customs & Excise for the British government and in the private sector. Chris served on HM Customs & Excise patrol boats for more than 12 years supporting maritime interdiction and enforcement missions. He has more than 17 years of direct experience working directly with international organisations such as the United Nations, Euro Customs, DFID, the World Bank and the IMF, providing Customs capacity building training to Customs Administrations in Kenya, Georgia, Ukraine, Macedonia, Belize, Lebanon, South Africa and Angola. For four years he was seconded to the British Ministry of Defense in Cyprus where he supported international counter-drug efforts in Turkey, Egypt and Israel.

In the private sector Chris worked as a regional vice president for the Cotecna Group, an international trade facilitation and inspection company where he served in multiple roles, including Senior Liaison Officer to the Pakistan Customs authority for implementation of their pre-shipment inspection program, manager of the company’s Eastern & Southern African operations and as head of the company’s Customs Support Unit where he was responsible for the global implementation of customs modernization, capacity building and risk management programs.

Chris is the co-founder of the UK-based AEON Customs Consultancy Limited, providing capacity building, modernization, risk management, trade security and asset tracking services to governments globally.