2010

UniKey is founded by Phil Dumas in Orlando, FL.

2012

Phil is featured on ABC's Shark Tank and receives offers from all five investors.

 

2012

UniKey receives $1.1M seed round investment lead by ff Venture Capital.

2013

UniKey enters a licensing deal with Kwikset. The Kwikset Kevo product launches in 12 months.

2014

UniKey lands second partnership with ERA and expands internationally.

2015

UniKey raises Series A round: $13 Million.

2016

UniKey expands into the commercial market - signs first two partners. Kwikset Kevo 2nd generation launches.

2017

UniKey establishes several strategic partnerships, expands senior management team, and closes next venture capital round.

2018

UniKey expands into the automotive industry and launches several new mobile key products.

Now

Expanding into the commercial, automotive industry, and beyond. 40+ team members, 20+ major partnerships (7 of which are #1 in their market and geography), 200M+ global doors locked and unlocked in 65 countries worldwide, 500,000 locks powered by UniKey, 1 million users, 15+ patents, raised more than $20mm in venture capital.

Meet our Executive Team


Phil Dumas

Founder and CEO |

An Engineer by degree, but an entrepreneur by practice, Phil Dumas has played key roles in several startup companies. Most recently, Phil founded Unikey Technologies, a secure mobile key platform and experience company. With extensive product development, large customer management, turn-around, and M&A experience, Phil has helped UniKey land over 20 partnerships with several industry-leading security manufacturers. He’s also known for his appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank where he was the first contestant to receive offers from all five sharks.


Tam Hulusi

Executive Vice President |

Dr. Hulusi’s distinguished international career spans both the Security and IT systems industries. He was most recently the Senior Vice President responsible for corporate strategy, technology innovation, and intellectual property at HID Global, the leading global ID and access control company. He was also responsible for managing a portfolio of over 900 patents and establishing the corporate strategy and acquisition initiatives. Today, Dr. Hulusi is a senior executive and consultant for UniKey Technologies; providing invaluable insight and industry knowledge.