ZeroFOX Company and Vision

ZeroFOX, the market leader in social media & digital protection, safeguards modern organizations from dynamic security, brand and physical risks across social, mobile, web and collaboration platforms. Using diverse data sources and artificial intelligence-based analysis, the ZeroFOX Platform identifies and remediates targeted phishing attacks, credential compromise, data exfiltration, brand hijacking, executive and location threats and more. The patented ZeroFOX SaaS technology processes and protects millions of posts, messages and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Twitter, Instagram, Pastebin, YouTube, mobile app stores, the deep & dark web, domains and more.

Led by a team of information security and high-growth company veterans, ZeroFOX has raised over $100M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, Redline Capital and others, and has collected top industry awards such as Red Herring Top 100 North America, the SINET16 Champion, Dark Reading’s Top Security Startups to Watch, Tech Council of Maryland’s Technology Company of the Year and the Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year. To find out more information about ZeroFOX or to join our team, please visit: https://www.zerofox.com/.

Leadership Team

Our leadership is comprised of experts in the areas of cyber security, high-growth start-ups, and business strategy.

  • James C. Foster
    James C. Foster
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Mike Price
    Mike Price
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Tim Bender
    Tim Bender
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Hillary Herlehy
    Hillary Herlehy
    Chief People Officer
  • Dr. Sam Small
    Dr. Sam Small
    Chief Security Officer
  • Patrick McBride
    Patrick McBride
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Jen Meyer
    Jen Meyer
    Vice President, Customer Success
  • Scott O'Rourke
    Scott O'Rourke
    Chief Revenue Officer
  • Evan Blair
    Evan Blair
    Vice President, Channel Sales
  • Chris Cullison
    Chris Cullison
    Vice President, Emerging Technologies

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is responsible for enforcing strong corporate governance, as well as ensuring that ZeroFOX operates with accountability, integrity and diligence. The Board oversees and regulates all activities around strategy, financial performance, executive performance, and operating procedure.

  • James C. Foster
    James C. Foster
    Chairman, ZeroFOX
  • Lane Bess
    Lane Bess
    Former CEO of Palo Alto Networks
  • John Mike McConnell
    John Mike McConnell
    Former Director of National Intelligence
  • Todd Headley
    Todd Headley
    Former CFO of Sourcefire
  • Peter Barris
    Peter Barris
    Managing General Partner at NEA
  • Corey Mulloy
    Corey Mulloy
    General Partner at Highland Capital
  • Alastair Cookson
    Alastair Cookson
    General Partner at Redline

Board of Advisors

We’ve enlisted the best and brightest thought leaders in the field of cyber security to serve on our world-class Advisory Board.

  • Gil Beyda
    Gil Beyda
    Founder of Genacast Ventures
  • Mark Levine
    Mark Levine
    Managing Director at Core Capital
  • Dr. Fred Schneider
    Dr. Fred Schneider
    Chairman, Professor at Cornell University
  • Dr. Aviel Rubin
    Dr. Aviel Rubin
    Professor at Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. Richard Schroth
    Dr. Richard Schroth
    Chairman and Founder of Executive Insights
  • Dr. Kenneth Geers
    Dr. Kenneth Geers
    Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council
  • Dr. Stefan Savage
    Dr. Stefan Savage
    Professor at UCSD
  • Dr. Paul Royal
    Dr. Paul Royal
    Tech Ops/R&D at Luma
  • Andrew Eye
    Andrew Eye
    VP of Strategy at VMware
  • Dr. Peter Feaver
    Dr. Peter Feaver
    Professor at Duke University
  • Robert Rodriguez
    Robert Rodriguez
    Chairman and Founder of SINET
  • Dr. Richard Kremmerer
    Dr. Richard Kremmerer
    Professor at UCSB
  • Dr. Aravind Srinivasan
    Dr. Aravind Srinivasan
    Professor at University of Maryland

Investors

ZeroFOX’s Investors are renowned for enjoying immense success in providing strategic guidance and financial funding to high profile technology ventures.

  • NEA
  • Highland Capital Partners
  • SilverLake
  • Redline Capital Management
  • Genacast Ventures
  • Core Capital Partners

Most Recognized. Most Awarded.

  • The Atlantic
  • Forbes
  • BBC
  • NBC
  • CNN
  • Bloomberg
  • Fox News
  • Daily Record
  • Cybersecurity
  • Sinet
  • Forrester Wave
  • Red Herring
  • Dark Reading
  • CIO
  • Daily Mail
  • Fortune
  • USA Today
  • Huffington Post
  • AARP
  • PC Magazine
  • NightLine

James C. Foster

Chief Executive Officer

James C. Foster is the Founder and CEO of ZeroFOX. Foster is an industry veteran and a world-renowned thought leader on cyber security. He’s published over a dozen books, holds patents, has spoken on Capitol Hill about the increase in international cyber threats, and is a recognized keynote speaker. In 2006, Foster founded the cyber security firm, Ciphent. Ciphent grew to almost 100 employees with 1000 customers by 2010 when it was acquired by Accuvant. With a three year growth rate of 8900+%, Ciphent was recognized as the #16th Fastest Growing Private Company in the US and #1 in Maryland by Inc. Magazine. As Chairman of the Advisory Board and SVP while at Accuvant, Foster led the successful acquisition of V3rity while the company achieved 50% year-over-year growth in 2011 with revenues in excess of $325M. Additionally, Foster has had the privilege of working with several other high growth cyber security organizations such as Booz Allen and Hamilton and Computer Sciences Corporation, and executing on exit strategies for Foundstone (acquired by McAfee for $86M), Guardent (acquired by Verisign $135M), and Information Security Magazine (acquired by Tech Target Media for an unpublicized amount). Foster started his career as a civilian in the United States Navy in Annapolis, Maryland. In 2005, Foster became a Fellow from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from Capitol College.

Mike Price

Chief Technology Officer

Mike Price is the CTO of ZeroFOX. He is responsible for leading and setting the vision for our technology. He oversees all aspects of engineering, research, development, and all other technology operations. Before ZeroFOX, he founded the mobile security company Vulnr. Prior to Vulnr, Mike was Vice President of Engineering at Appthority. In this role, Mike collaborated with the engineering team to build industry-leading products, with a focus on mobile operating system and application security. Previously, Mike was Senior Operations Manager for McAfee Labs.

Tim Bender

Chief Financial Officer

Tim brings over 15 years of strategic, financial and operational planning experience with early-stage, technology-based growth companies. Most recently, Tim served as CFO of Motionsoft from 2012 through 2015. While at Motionsoft, Tim led all finance, legal and human resource activities. Tim led multiple equity and debt funding rounds that positioned the company to launch and grow the first SaaS offering to the health club fitness industry. Prior to Motionsoft, Tim was the VP, Accounting and Corporate Controller of Vocus, a leader in public relations automation. From 2001 to 2011, Tim played a key role in building the finance organization that supported rapid expansion from $4M to $110M and included an IPO, a follow-on offering and several acquisitions. Prior to Vocus, Tim was the Corporate Controller for Concept Five Technologies and held audit positions at Grant Thornton and Clifton Gunderson. Tim graduated from Geneva College with a BSBA in Accounting.

Hillary Herlehy

Chief People Officer

Hillary Herlehy is a Co-Founder and the Chief People Officer at ZeroFOX, where she aligns their workforce plan with its mission, goals and performance objectives. As CPO, Hillary is responsible for all aspects of attraction, retention, engagement, reward, benefits, compliance, culture, team building, and performance management. She has worked in the cyber security industry for over 15 years, previously having led Human Capital teams at two rapid growth cyber security firms as the Director of Talent Acquisition and Chief Human Capital Officer. She specializes in establishing and maturing high caliber Talent Acquisition programs, creating cultures of engagement, and building close-knit, highly effective teams. Hillary graduated from Sweet Briar College with a double major in Spanish for Business and Philosophy.

Dr. Sam Small

Chief Security Officer

Dr. Sam Small serves as the Chief Security Officer of ZeroFOX, helping its customers implement world class social-media protection programs and supporting ZeroFOX to continuously advance its role as the innovation leader of social-media and collaborative-technology security solutions. After earning his doctorate in computer science from Johns Hopkins University, Sam was a lecturer, led an academic security research lab, and launched two security-industry startups, including Fast Orientation where he most recently served as CEO and continues to maintain a non-operational role as Chairman. In addition to his technical and entrepreneurial pursuits, Dr. Small has provided expert technology and security assessments of dozens of organizations and vendor products and conducted due diligence assessments for more than a dozen software-industry investments, mergers, and acquisitions. He has also served as an expert witness in several high-profile security, software, and network-related lawsuits. His work and research have been covered in publications including Wired, The New York Times, The Washington Post, New Scientist, CNET, ZDNet, and slashdot.

Patrick McBride

Chief Marketing Officer

Patrick McBride is Chief Marketing Officer at ZeroFOX. With more than two decades of cybersecurity experience, he leads the company’s marketing and brand development efforts. Patrick is passionate about helping marketing professionals protect their brands and mitigate risks inherent in the social marketing and digital commerce era.

Prior to joining the ZeroFOX, he was Chief Marketing Officer at Claroty, where he helped launch the company and create the category leader. As Vice President of Marketing and Communications at iSIGHT Partners (now FireEye), Mr. McBride was responsible for defining the global threat intelligence market and was a key advocate for security professionals shifting from attack response to proactive preparation. Before iSIGHT Partners, Patrick led global marketing at privileged identity management company, Xceedium Inc (now CA). Previously, he co-founded and served as the CEO of META Security Group, a security and compliance software and consulting company, and was a Senior Vice President of META Group (now Gartner), where he led the Global Research Team’s network security and IT operations practice. Mr. McBride is a frequent speaker at industry events. He holds a BS in Management and an AS in Computer Programming from Keene State College.

Jen Meyer

Vice President, Customer Success

Jen Meyer brings over 18 years of experience in the technology and financial industries, with a focus on leadership, operations, customer success and system building. Jen most recently was the CEO of Betamore, and under her leadership, Betamore was home to 100+ technology companies that collectively raised more than $130M in venture capital. Prior to this, she held roles as COO at both the Economic Alliance and GBTC where she drove institutional change, led the build and run of customer support efforts and helped both organizations expand and scale their operations. Jen has been an adjunct professor in the Loyola University MBA program, serves on the boards of United Way of Central Maryland, Downtown Partnership, GBC Leadership, Volo City Foundation, Stevenson University's President’s Advisory Council, and was a previous board member for the Emerging Technology Center and Loyola Graduate Alumni. Jen holds an undergraduate degree in Business from Frostburg State University and holds an Executive MBA from Loyola University. For her work she has been recognized with the following awards: Top 100 Women, Innovator of the Year, Most Admired CEOs, Baltimore Business Journal Tech 10 and 40 Under 40 and Leading Women.

Scott O'Rourke

Chief Revenue Officer

Scott O’Rourke is ZeroFOX's Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining ZeroFOX, Scott was the VP of Enterprise Sales at Trustwave, a Chicago-based security firm. Scott was integral in driving Trustwave’s impressive growth over the past 7 years in the various roles he held. Scott’s 17-year-long career also includes Interactions Corporation, Verizon and AT&T. Scott received an MBA in finance from Johns Hopkins University & BS from Virginia Tech and lives in Baltimore, MD.

Evan Blair

Vice President, Channel Sales

Evan Blair is the co-founder of ZeroFOX and Global Vice President of Channel Sales & Partnerships. Holding previous leadership roles across Marketing, Operations, and Sales, he is currently responsible for driving the corporate vision through execution-focused initiatives and a partner-centric go-to-market strategy. Evan spends his time with customers, industry analysts and partners solving the security challenges and risks that social media presents to the modern business. As an experienced global speaker, he has presented at conferences including RSA Conference, Digital Copenhagen, McAfee FOCUS, SINET and has been featured by the New York Times, The Atlantic, Forbes and other major publications. Evan leverages a diverse background in economics and cyber security to shape value-based programs to help empower organizations in a digital age. Prior to founding ZeroFOX, Evan was a member of the Accuvant Leadership Team where he led the Partner Solution Practice and prior to that held both financial and business development leadership roles within the security industry at Ciphent and Application Security. He studied International Economics at Cambridge University and holds a BA in Economics from Wake Forest University.

Chris Cullison

Vice President, Emerging Technologies

Christopher B. Cullison, Co-founder and Vice President of Emerging Technologies, has over 16 years of experience in the software industry. Christopher has worked with and managed large scale applications for Fortune 50 corporations, specializing in advanced enterprise architecture solutions. His expertise includes reverse engineering, code inspection, dynamic integrations, and cyber-security. Chris has worked as a consulting expert in patent litigation, specializing in patent and prior art analysis. Besides holding multiple coding and security certifications, he speaks regularly about innovative coding at security conferences. Chris has a Bachelors in Business Information Systems from Stevenson University.

James C. Foster

Chairman, ZeroFOX

James C. Foster is the Founder and CEO of ZeroFOX, the Social Risk Management company. Foster is an industry veteran and a world-renowned thought leader on cyber security. He’s published over a dozen books, holds patents, has spoken on Capitol Hill about the increase in international cyber threats, and is a recognized keynote speaker. In 2006, Foster founded the cyber security firm, Ciphent. Ciphent grew to almost 100 employees with 1000 customers by 2010 when it was acquired by Accuvant. With a three year growth rate of 8900+%, Ciphent was recognized as the #16th Fastest Growing Private Company in the US and #1 in Maryland by Inc. Magazine. As Chairman of the Advisory Board and SVP while at Accuvant, Foster led the successful acquisition of V3rity while the company achieved 50% year-over-year growth in 2011 with revenues in excess of $325M. Additionally, Foster has had the privilege of working with several other high growth cyber security organizations such as Booz Allen and Hamilton and Computer Sciences Corporation, and executing on exit strategies for Foundstone (acquired by McAfee for $86M), Guardent (acquired by Verisign $135M), and Information Security Magazine (acquired by Tech Target Media for an unpublicized amount). Foster started his career as a civilian in the United States Navy in Annapolis, Maryland. In 2005, Foster became a Fellow from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from Capitol College.

Lane Bess

Former CEO of Palo Alto Networks

Lane Bess has more than 25 years of experience and a proven track record in sales, marketing and executive management of rapidly growing, publicly traded and privately held companies serving the enterprise and consumer market. He was formerly the Chief Operating Office of Zscaler, an innovator and leader in cloud-based Internet security services. Before Zscaler, Lane was the CEO of Palo Alto Networks, where he was responsible for late fundraising and grew the company to over $200 million in revenue on the path to its IPO. He additionally served as EVP of Worldwide Sales and general manager for Trend Micro, which exceeded $1 billion in annual revenue. Lane also serves as Advisor at PernixData, Inc. and Nutanix, Inc

John Mike McConnell

Former Director of National Intelligence

Mike McConnell is Vice Chairman of Booz Allen Hamilton, where his primary roles include serving on the firm’s Leadership Team and leading Booz Allen’s rapidly expanding cyber business. After retiring from the Navy in 1996 as a Vice Admiral, Mr. McConnell joined Booz Allen, and led the development of the firm’s Information Assurance business and the firm’s Intelligence business focused on policy, transformation, homeland security, and intelligence analytics, rising to the position of senior vice president.

Upon being asked by President George W. Bush in 2007 to become the second Director of National Intelligence, he left Booz Allen and served as the DNI for two years under Presidents Bush and Obama. As the DNI he managed the expansive National Intelligence Community – an organization of over 100,000 people, and an annual global enterprise budget of over $47B – and had extensive interactions with the White House, the President’s Cabinet, Congress, international leaders, and the US business community. In 2009, Mr. McConnell returned to Booz Allen as an executive vice president to lead the firm’s Intelligence business. In 2011 he was elevated to his current position as Vice Chairman of the firm.

Mr. McConnell’s career has spanned over 40 years focused on international development and foreign intelligence issues. His 29-year distinguished career as a US Navy intelligence officer included significant assignments that impacted national security issues. During Desert Shield/Storm and the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Mr. McConnell served as the Intelligence Officer for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell, and the Secretary of Defense, Dick Cheney. From 1992 to 1996 he served as the Director of the National Security Agency (DIRNSA) under Presidents George H.W. Bush and William J. Clinton. As DIRNSA, he led the agency during a critical period as it adapted to the multi-polar threats brought about by the end of the Cold War, providing global intelligence and information security services to the White House, Cabinet officials, Congress, and a broad array of military and civil intelligence customers. During the same period, he also served as a member of the Director of Central Intelligence’s senior national intelligence leadership team, which addressed major programmatic and substantive foreign intelligence issues.

In addition to having been awarded many of the nation's highest military awards for meritorious service, Mr. McConnell has twice received the nation's highest award for service in the Intelligence Community, once by President Clinton and once by President George W. Bush. He has also served as the Chairman and CEO of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). He is the 2011 recipient of INSA’s William Oliver Baker Award, which is awarded annually for sustained and excellent service in intelligence and national security.

Mr. McConnell holds an M.P.A. degree from George Washington University, is a graduate of the National Defense University (Global Telecom), the National Defense Intelligence College (Strategic Intelligence), and holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Furman University. In addition to being a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Mr. McConnell has also been awarded three Honorary Doctorate degrees – the most recent from George Washington University in 2008.

Todd Headley

Former CFO of Sourcefire

Todd was the Chief Financial Officer of Sourcefire, a Columbia, Maryland based cyber security firm (NASDAQ: FIRE) from 2003 until it’s acquisition by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) in October of 2013. Todd joined Sourcefire in 2003 when it had 35 employees and about $2M in annual revenue. Over the course of the next 10 years, Todd was instrumental in helping grow the business to over 700 people with nearly $300M in annual revenues. Sourcefire raised a total of $55M in venture financing, completed a $94M IPO in 2007, made two technology acquisitions and was ultimately sold to Cisco for $2.7B. From 1992-2003 Todd held key financial management positions in 4 local area venture-backed technology start-ups, each of which was acquired – Riverbed Technologies, Roadshow, BioNetrix and POMS. Todd has helped build and guide companies from their early stages through significant growth periods, and he has handled several M&A transactions, negotiated significant technology partnership arrangements and spear-headed international expansion. Todd began his career in 1985 as a public accounting with Arthur Andersen. He is a CPA and holds a BS degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech.

Peter Barris

Managing General Partner at NEA

Peter joined New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in 1992 and was named Managing General Partner in 1999. Since that time NEA's assets under management have grown from $1B to over $13B and the firm has expanded its operations to India and China. Under Peter's leadership, NEA has invested in industry-transforming technology companies like CareerBuilder, Tableau, Diapers.com, Groupon, Juniper Networks, Macromedia, Salesforce.com, TiVo, and Workday. Peter has been named several times to the Forbes Midas List of top technology investors, to Crain’s Chicago 50 Top Tech Stars, and to Washington Tech Council’s Hall of Fame. Peter has personally led investments in over two dozen technology companies that have successfully completed public offerings or mergers. He serves on the board of public company Groupon (GRPN) and is currently a director of several private companies including BenchPrep, Data-Tamer, Goji Food Solutions, MediaOcean, SnagFilms, and Sprout Social. Prior to joining NEA, Peter was President and Chief Operating Officer of Legent Corporation (LGNT) and Senior Vice President of the Systems Software Division of UCCEL Corporation (UCE). Both companies were ultimately acquired at valuations that were record breaking for their time. Earlier, Peter spent almost a decade at General Electric Company in a variety of management positions, including Vice President and General Manager at GE Information Services. Outside interests include serving on the Northwestern Board of Trustees and the Board of the Tuck School Private Equity and Entrepreneur Center. Peter previously served on the Executive Committee of the Board of the National Venture Capital Association and was also a founding member of Venture Philanthropy Partners, a philanthropic organization in the Washington D.C. area. He has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern and an MBA from Dartmouth.

Corey Mulloy

General Partner at Highland Capital

Corey had his first exposure to fast-growing companies at Robertson Stephens. He joined Highland in 1997 and hasn’t looked back.

As a former captain of his college basketball team, Corey is all about "team" and loves being part of a great one. He has invested across a number of sectors and stages over the years. Corey is currently chairman of the board of Gigamon (IPO in 2013) and serves on the boards of Datiphy, Entourage, Malwarebytes, OneSpace, Pharmaca, vArmour Networks, and ZeroFOX. He is a former director of AccentCare (acquired by Oak Hill in 2010), BAROnova, ConcertoHealth, Hyperion (IPO in 2012; acquired by Horizon for $1.1 billion in 2015), OpGen (IPO in 2015), and YogaWorks (acquired by Great Hill in 2014). He has also been involved with BÂRRX (acquired by Covidien for $413 million in 2012), Conor (IPO in 2006; acquired by J&J for $1.4 billion in 2007), GoodRX, Helicos (IPO in 2007), NextCard (IPO in 1999), NuGenesis (acquired by Waters in 2004), Pervasis (acquired by Shire in 2012), Talaria (acquired by Google in 2013), Telcobuy.com (merged with World Wide Technology), Turbine (acquired by Warner Bros. in 2010), and US Labs (acquired by LabCorp in 2005).

Corey has also worked at The Whitman Group and ONI Systems (IPO in 2000; acquired by Ciena for $1.2 billion in 2002).

He holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Corey has been a member of the Swarthmore College Investment Committee since 2007.

Most important role a venture partner can play?
“Recruiting, recruiting, recruiting because the best teams always win in the end.”

Alastair Cookson

General Partner at Redline

Alastair Cookson is a Partner at Redline based in London. He is also a member of the Investment Committee. Alastair was previously a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management in London, where he had responsibility for various projects in alternative investments.

Prior to CSAM he was a Managing Director at Renaissance Capital in Moscow for 5 years, responsible for all structured finance across debt and equity and including a period as Group Treasurer. Alastair worked in Emerging Markets for several years at CS First Boston and Barclays Capital, based in London, Singapore and Istanbul. He started his career in fixed income derivatives at Bankers Trust. Alastair holds an MA in Mathematics from Oxford University.

Gil Beyda

Founder of Genacast Ventures

Gil is a seasoned entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. Gil launched his first company Mind Games in 1982 to develop games for the original Apple II. Gil then started a software consulting firm with Fortune 100 clients in the U.S., Asia and Europe. In 1995, Gil helped pioneer Internet advertising by founding Real Media, the first online ad network and ad server company. After Real Media was acquired in 2001, Gil pioneered the next wave of online advertising as CTO of TACODA, the first behavioral targeting, ad network. Following AOL’s acquisition of TACODA in 2007, Gil founded Genacast Ventures in partnership with Comcast Ventures.

Mark Levine

Managing Director at Core Capital

Mark Levine is a Managing Director of Core Capital Partners, a venture capital investment fund with $350 million under management. Core Capital's portfolio companies are focused on Internet/telecommunications infrastructure technology, software and data analytics modeling. He serves or has served on the Boards of Directors of ZeroFOX, Staq, Medventive, buySAFE, Valen, Univa, UpdateLogic, FreedomPay, Roundbox, InPhonic, Vizbee and VocalData. His other activities include serving on the Boards of Trustees (Chair) of the Mid- Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), the Board of Advisors of The George Washington University Business School and the Dingman Entrepreneur Center (University of Maryland). Mark received his M.B.A. from The George Washington University.

Dr. Fred Schneider

Chairman, Professor at Cornell University

Dr. Fred Schneider is the Samuel B. Eckert Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. Dr. Schneider is currently the Co-Chair for the Trustworthy Computer Advisory Board at Microsoft. Previously he served on the board at IBM, HP (Fortify Software), and was the Chairman of the Study on Robust Cyber Defense at DARPA. Additionally, Dr. Schneider currently serves as the Chief Scientist for the NSF-funded TRUST Science and Technology Center, which brings together researchers at U.C. Berkeley, Carnegie-Mellon University, Cornell University, Stanford University, and Vanderbilt University. He was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1992), the Association of Computing Machinery (1995), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2008). He was named Professor-at-Large at the University of Tromso (Norway) in 1996 and was awarded a Doctor of Science honoris causa by the University of NewCastle-upon-Tyne in 2003 for his work in computer dependability and security. He received the 2012 IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award for “contributions to trustworthy computing through novel approaches to security, fault-tolerance and formal methods for concurrent and distributed systems”. The U.S. National Academy of Engineering elected Schneider to membership in 2011, and the Norges Tekniske Vitenskapsakademi (Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences) named him a foreign member in 2010.

Dr. Aviel Rubin

Professor at Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Aviel D. Rubin is Professor of Computer Science and Technical Director of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Rubin was a research scientist at AT&T Labs. Rubin has testified before the U.S. House and Senate on multiple occasions, and he is author of several books including Brave New Ballot (Random House, 2006) Firewalls and Internet Security, second edition (with Bill Cheswick and Steve Bellovin, Addison Wesley, 2003), White-Hat Security Arsenal (Addison Wesley, 2001), and Web Security Sourcebook (with Dan Geer and Marcus Ranum, John Wiley & Sons, 1997). He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Associate Editor of Communications of the ACM (CACM), and an Advisory Board member of Springer’s Information Security and Cryptography Book Series. Dr. Rubin spent the 2010-2011 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at Tel Aviv University. In January, 2004 Baltimore Magazine named Rubin a Baltimorean of the Year for his work in safeguarding the integrity of our election process, and he is also the recipient of the 2004 Electronic Frontiers Foundation Pioneer Award. Rubin has a B.S, (’89), M.S.E (’91), and Ph.D. (’94) from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Richard Schroth

Chairman and Founder of Executive Insights

Dr. Richard Schroth is a member of the United States National Cybersecurity Council and is considered by many to be one of the most highly respected and sought after advisors on corporate technology and security in the world. During his career, Richard was named to the prestigious list of the Top 25 Consultants in the World by Consulting Magazine, became the US. Senior Fulbright Scholar in Information Sciences from the U.S. State Department, was the Senior Advisor for Technology Strategy to the World Bank, was the Innovation Advisor to the Chairman of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, and is the first Executive-Scholar- In-Residence at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School. Additionally, Richard served as the CTO for Marriott Corporation and as CTO of Perot Systems. Richard was named a Literary Fellow at Aspatore after the great success of his recent book, The Board of the 21st Centry.

Dr. Kenneth Geers

Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council

Kenneth Geers (PhD, CISSP) is an Ambassador for the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), a Senior Security Research Analyst at ZeroFOX, and a Professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Dr. Geers spent twenty years in the U.S. Government, with lengthy tours at NSA, NCIS, and NATO. In the private sector, he was a Senior Global Threat Analyst at FireEye. He is the author of “Strategic Cyber Security”, Editor of “The Virtual Battlefield: Perspectives on Cyber Warfare”, Technical Expert for the “Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare”, and author of more than twenty articles and chapters on cyber conflict. Currently, he is editing a NATO CCDCOE book on cyber conflict during the Ukraine crisis. Follow him on Twitter @KennethGeers.

Dr. Stefan Savage

Professor at UCSD

Dr. Stefan Savage joined the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Computer Science and Engineering in 2001 and specializes in computer security issues (especially worms, viruses, botnets, intrusion detection and denial-of-service attacks), wireless networking, and operating system kernel design. He also serves as director of the Collaborative Center for Internet Epidemiology and Defenses (CCIED), a collaboration between UCSD and the International Computer Science Institute, one of four federally funded NSF CyberTrust Research Centers. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, where he focused both on network protocol design and operating system structuring. Savage was a co-founder of Seattle-based startup Asta Networks, which specialized in denial-of-service defenses, and of San Diego-based NetSift Inc, which developed high-speed network-based worm defenses (recently acquired by Cisco Systems). His current research interests include automated network monitoring and defenses and a variety of problems related to 802.11-based wireless network design.

Dr. Paul Royal

Tech Ops/R&D at Luma

Paul Royal is a world-renowned Research Scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he engages in collaborative research on various facets of the online criminal ecosystem. Prior to joining the team at Georgia Tech, Mr. Royal served as a Principal Researcher at Purewire, Inc., where he worked with other researchers to identify threats and design methods that enhanced the company’s web security service. Mr. Royal often focuses on research topics interesting to both academics and industry practitioners. He has published his research countless times, has been quoted in Forbes, The Washington Post, USA Today and was a distinguished speaker at all of the BlackHat conferences in 2012.

Andrew Eye

VP of Strategy at VMware

Andrew Eye is a serial technology and solutions entrepreneur. Currently, Andrew is the Chairman and CEO of Taskbox, a mobile software productivity company located in Austin, TX. Prior to launching Taskbox, Andrew was the Senior Vice President of Services at Accuvant where he lead a global team of nearly 200 information security experts in the areas of Risk & Compliance Management, Enterprise & Federal Cyber Security, Technology Solution Services, Malware and Vulnerability R&D, and Managed Solutions. Andrew joined Accuvant with the acquisition of Ciphent, successfully merging the two companies and developing a cohesive global services strategy. Prior to Ciphent, Mr. Eye was the CEO of Bodkin Consulting Group, a high-end software development firm that specialized in complex application development. Andrew has also held key positions with Ernst & Young, NASA, i2 Technologies and Corning and graduated summa cum-laude from Virginia Tech University.

Dr. Peter Feaver

Professor at Duke University

Dr. Peter Feaver is the Director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS) and is the Director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy (AGS.) Feaver has served as a special Advisor for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reform on the National Security Council Staff at the White House in addition to his role as the Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council at the White House where his responsibilities included the national security strategy review, counterproliferation policy, and other defense policy issues. Feaver is the author of Armed Servents: Agency, Oversight, and Civil-Military Relations and he received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Robert Rodriguez

Chairman and Founder of SINET

Robert Rodriguez is the Chairman and Founder of the Security Innovation Network (SINET), an advisor to TRUST and the Gartner Information Security Summit, and is the serving Chairman for the IT Security Entrepreneurs’ Forum at Stanford University. SINET aims to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats. Prior to founding SINET, Rodriguez, spent 22 years with the U.S. Secret Service where his executive experience at the White House served Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. In his final two years of service, he spearheaded the development of the Secret Service’s first public-private cyber initiative partnership.

Dr. Richard Kremmerer

Professor at UCSB

Dr. Richard Kemmerer, a renowned professor of computer science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the first scholar appointed to the Leadership Endowed Chair in Computer Science. Dr. Kemmerer is a principal investigator on many government and private sector projects and leads the Computer Security Group at UCSB. He is a Fellow and past vice president of the IEEE Computer Society and is on the board of governors of Transactions on Software Engineering. Dr. Kemmerer is an Advisor for Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Board, Computer Security in the Department of Energy, and the Committee on the Review of Programs for Command and Control Systems. Dr. Kemmerer is a multi-published author to include Formal Specification and Verification of an Operating System Kernel, Realizing the Potential of C4I, and Computers at Risk: Safe Computing in the Information Age.

Dr. Aravind Srinivasan

Professor at University of Maryland

Dr. Aravind Srinivasan is a Professor within the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and at DIMACS and has also worked at Bell Labs. Dr. Srinivasan’s research interests are in randomized algorithms, networking, social networks, and combinatorial optimization, as well as in the growing confluence of algorithms, networks, and randomness, in fields including the social Web, public health, biology, and energy. He has published 90+ papers in these areas, in journals including Nature, Journal of the ACM, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, and theSIAM Journal on Computing. His papers have been (co-)recipients of the Best Paper/Best Student Paper Awards at ACM STOC 1992, HiPC 2007, IEEE Socialcom 2011, and the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2012. He received an IBM Graduate Fellowship during his doctoral studies and is a AAAS Fellow and an IEEE Fellow.

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