We care that the big machines stay safe.

Our mission is to connect people to their industrial control systems, wherever they are.

And we believe that the only way to enforce security is through delight. That’s what drives us at Dispel – developing security products so fast and simple that they are a joy to use.

That way, industrial control systems can stay securely offline, and you can sleep better at night knowing your networks are safe. What we’re doing isn’t special, it’s just how security is supposed to be made.

Our Values at Dispel

What we're built on

Our technology makes us unique. Our values make us worth your time.


We’ve automated away the busy work, not the support. Working with Dispel means a team that understands your unique deployment.


At Dispel, we’re open about all pricing, practice, and purpose. If you can’t find something you’d like to know, please call us at +1 917-268-4029.


Our Operations Center has priority access to our engineering teams. If you have a problem, we stop everything to fix it.

No Nonsense

Ever had the misfortune to buy from a vendor who constantly upsold or charged you fees on fees? We don’t do that here at Dispel.

Who's behind Dispel?


Ethan Schmertzler


Previously lead engineer and financial analyst working on early-stage and growth equity tech. B.A. Middlebury.

Ian Schmertzler

President and CFO

Previously Associate at BlackRock focused on banking system bailouts. MS.c. Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech; B.A. Yale.

Ben Burke

Director of Operations

Previously helped build Dispel's platform as an engineer. B.A. Yale, Chemical Engineering.

Chris DiLorenzo


Previously software for the JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet and CTO at Triplemint. M.Sc Uppsala University.