Our Leadership

We’re driven by our values and our passion for security and customer success. It starts with our leaders.

Executive Leadership

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Corey E. Thomas

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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Corey E. Thomas

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Corey Thomas is the CEO of Rapid7, as well as the chairman of its board of directors. In 2021, Corey became a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was appointed class-C director and deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He also serves on the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts board of directors, LPL Financial board of directors, and Vanderbilt University board of trust. He is an active angel investor to technology companies, advisor to organizations undergoing technology transformation, and sought-after speaker and panelist. He previously served on the US Commerce Department's Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Corey has extensive experience leading technology companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. Prior to joining Rapid7, Corey spent time at Parallels, Inc., Microsoft, Deloitte Consulting, and AT&T. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Andrew Burton

President & Chief Operating Officer

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Andrew Burton

President & Chief Operating Officer

Andrew leads Rapid7’s go-to-market initiatives including global sales, marketing, customer engagement, consulting, and IT functions. Previously, he was the CEO of Logentries, a leading provider of scalable, real-time machine data search and analytics technology, acquired by Rapid7 in October 2015. Prior to Logentries, Andrew was SVP of products and engineering at LogMeIn, Inc., where he played an instrumental role in leading the company from venture-backed startup through a successful IPO and on to a high-growth public company. Andrew also held senior product and go-to-market roles at Symantec Corporation, IMLogic, Inc. and Groove Networks. Andrew earned a B.S. from Oregon State University, a MSc Information Systems from University College Dublin, and a MBA from Boston College.

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Tas Giakouminakis

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

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Tas Giakouminakis

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Tas leads the development and integration of Rapid7’s award-winning solutions, driving the technical direction to enable customers through quality, simplicity, and innovation. Prior to founding Rapid7, Tas helped form Percussion Software, where he led the development of Percussion's first product. He has also developed software in the security and risk areas for CitiCorp.

Tim Adams

Tim Adams

Chief Financial Officer

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Tim Adams

Chief Financial Officer

Tim is the Chief Financial Officer at Rapid7. Working in concert with the other members of the leadership team, his extensive experience is instrumental in fortifying and scaling the company in its mission to provide the best in security operations.

Tim brings more than a decade of financial leadership experience in the technology industry, most recently serving as CFO of BitSight Technologies. He previously served as CFO of ObsEva SA, Demandware, Inc., and athenahealth, Inc. Tim began his career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, formerly Price Waterhouse. He holds a B.S. in accounting from Murray State University and an MBA from Boston University.

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Christina Luconi

Chief People Officer

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Christina Luconi

Chief People Officer

Christina leads Rapid7's strategic people initiatives, focusing on the entire employee lifecycle. She has a leading approach to human resources and a strong commitment to recruiting stellar talent, corporate culture, and acquisition integration. Prior to joining Rapid7, Christina was the founder of People Innovations, a consulting firm focused on the creation of innovative people strategies. Her other previous positions include chief people officer at @stake (a professional services security firm she helped build that was eventually acquired by Symantec), and VP of people strategy at Sapient Corporation. She holds a B.A. in psychology from George Washington University and a M.S. in organizational administration from Boston University.

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Lee Weiner

Chief Innovation Officer

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Lee Weiner

Chief Innovation Officer

Lee brings a wealth of security and product leadership experience to Rapid7, where he is responsible for leading the direction and delivery of Rapid7’s entire product portfolio. Before becoming chief product officer he was VP of products at LogMeIn, Inc., a provider of cloud-based remote connectivity solutions. He has also held leadership roles at several software security firms, including Netegrity, Inc., IMlogic, Inc., and Symantec Corporation. Lee received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts.

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Andre Cuenin

Chief Revenue Officer

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Andre Cuenin

Chief Revenue Officer

Andre is Rapid7’s Chief Revenue Officer. He is a seasoned sales leader with proven experience delivering sustainable customer outcomes and creating an organizational culture based on trust, candor, and teamwork.  

Andre’s background includes several distinguished operations and revenue-leadership roles. He most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer at Cherwell Software. While there, he grew the company’s market share in the enterprise- and IT-service-management sectors. Prior to that, Andre served as President of the Americas and Europe at software firm IR. He holds a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, as well as an MBA from the University of Strathclyde.

Kathy Klingler

Kathy Klingler

Chief Marketing Officer

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Kathy Klingler

Chief Marketing Officer

Kathy is the Chief Marketing Officer at Rapid7. She drives the company’s global marketing strategy and integrated marketing programs for its portfolio of leading products and services spanning brand, corporate communications, demand generation, digital marketing, events, and customer experience.

Kathy brings more than 25 years of experience across brand management, product marketing, lead generation, digital and artificial-intelligence (AI) transformation, customer experience, communications, public relations, and community relations.

Prior to joining Rapid7, Kathy was the Chief Consumer Experience and Marketing Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), driving the execution of brand positioning, digital and AI transformation, product marketing, and consumer experience. Before that, she served as SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Kaplan Higher Education. She also previously served as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer for Santander Bank, leading the U.S. rebrand and business transformation from Sovereign Bank to Santander.

Kathy also serves on the executive board of Horizons for Homeless Children, the board of National Public Radio in Boston (WGBH), and the Ad Club of Massachusetts.

Raisa Litmanovich

Raisa Litmanovich

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

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Raisa Litmanovich

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Raisa leads our legal team and is responsible for the strategic direction and coordination of Rapid7’s legal affairs worldwide, including contracting, licensing, strategic intellectual property creation and protection, employment law, data privacy, compliance and corporate governance. Raisa joined Rapid7 as Associate General Counsel in 2015 and established Rapid7’s compliance and capital markets internal capabilities after guiding the company through a successful IPO. Prior to joining Rapid7, Raisa was a corporate and securities attorney at the Boston offices of the law firm Cooley LLP where she represented and counseled public and private technology companies in securities and capital markets transactions, securities compliance, venture capital financings, M&A, and corporate governance. She received a B.A. in women’s studies from University of Wisconsin - Madison and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

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Karen Devine

Senior Vice President, Customer Success & Services

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Karen Devine

Senior Vice President, Customer Success & Services

Karen leads global customer success for Rapid7, including support, customer experience, and consulting services, with a commitment to deliver exceptional value and results for Rapid7's customers. Her​ more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and customer success leadership roles include most recently​ leading​ sales and marketing at Quickbase, Inc., where Karen​ was instrumental in delivering sustained high growth for the platform as a service business. Prior to QuickBase, she held senior roles at Intuit and RSA. Karen holds a MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Middlebury College.  

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Richard Moseley

Senior Vice President, International Growth

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Richard Moseley

Senior Vice President, International Growth

Richard brings a strong background in global sales leadership and experience in high-growth environments to his current role at Rapid7. Previously, he worked at Quest Software, an enterprise application management solutions provider, as VP, data protection, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. He received a B.Sc. double degree in law and accounting from Oxford Brookes University in England.

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Richard Perkett

Senior Vice President, Detection & Response

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Richard Perkett

Senior Vice President, Detection & Response

Rich leads global product development for Rapid7– encompassing Nexpose, Metasploit, AppSpider and InsightIDR – and also oversees the introduction of new products into the marketplace. He has more than 20 years of experience in product development. He was previously at RSA, where he was responsible for leading the global engineering organization for its Authentication and Identity Protection and Verification products. Prior to joining RSA, Rich was CTO and co-founder of Salesnet, Inc.

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Conan Reidy

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances

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Conan Reidy

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances

Conan drives Rapid7's technology partnership strategy, including customer-value-driven integrations and acquisitions. Prior to joining Rapid7, he held similar positions at Zendesk and LogMeIn, where he helped both companies reach the public markets and subsequently grow through acquisition to achieve multi-billion dollar valuations. Earlier in his career, he managed alliances for IMlogic and then for Symantec, which acquired IMlogic in 2006. Conan got his start in software at Plumtree Software, running the business development function from pre-revenue through IPO in 2002. He holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business.

Cynthia Stanton

Cynthia Stanton

Senior Vice President, Vulnerability Risk Management

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Cynthia Stanton

Cynthia Stanton

Senior Vice President, Vulnerability Risk Management

Cindy Stanton leads the VRM Practice at Rapid7, which includes product, engineering, and go-to-customer, in support of the vulnerability management, application security, and offensive security solutions. Prior to Practice Leader for VRM, she led Product Marketing.

Before joining Rapid7, Cindy developed the Public Cloud and Federal Government business at Qualys. She also led Commercial Product Management at Alert Logic, developing SaaS and managed services to secure public cloud and hybrid workloads. Prior to Alert Logic, she spent 10 years in global product management at Verizon Business building out the Security Services portfolio. She began her career in security as the Operations Director at a boutique security firm in London providing application assessment and managed security services to financial services, oil and gas, and retail organizations.

Cindy has an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College in Biology and a Masters of Engineering degree from the Engineering Systems Division at MIT. Cindy lives in Washington, DC with her husband, two daughters and her stepson.

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Pete Rubio

Senior Vice President, Platform Practice

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Pete Rubio

Senior Vice President, Platform Practice

Pete leads the Platform Practice at Rapid7, driving new avenues of growth for the Insight platform.  Pete brings a passion for developing people and technology alongside a track record of running high trust, high energy teams that are driven by empowering customer success.  He possesses more than 20 years of leadership in software development spanning product development, design, product management, operations and security. 

Prior to joining Rapid7, Pete most recently served as the Vice President of Cloud Platform Development at IBM, leading the global team responsible for developing and operating the services at the core of the IBM Cloud. Across his prior executive leadership roles, Pete has driven innovation and growth to provide deep integration, seamless user experience, scale and resiliency.  Pete holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Florida.

Natalia Flano

Natalia Flano

Senior Vice President, Business Operations

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Natalia Flano

Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Natalia Flano leads the Business Operations and Go-to-Customer Planning teams, supporting and activating high customer achievement and revenue growth. She brings more than 18 years of leadership experience in technology, focusing on finance, analytics, operations, and strategic planning. Joining Rapid7 in 2013 as Vice President of Finance, Natalia led planning, analytics, and sales operations to drive scale and predictability, which all led to high growth and a successful IPO. 

In 2016 Natalia took a new leadership role to build and evolve global business and revenue operations, partnering across the organization to proactively manage and guide our go-to-customer strategy. Natalia earned her MBA in International Business and Finance from The University of Memphis. She also holds an MS in Economics from Universidad Complutense (Madrid).

Julian Waits

Julian Waits

Senior Vice President & Executive in Residence, Operations

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Julian Waits

Senior Vice President & Executive in Residence, Operations

Julian is a Senior Vice President and Executive in Residence at Rapid7. He brings more than 30 years of experience in advising companies on rapid market expansion, building enterprise SaaS companies, cybersecurity initiatives, mergers and acquisitions. Julian collaborates with the Rapid7 leadership team in the opening and growth phases of the company’s new Tampa, Florida office. He also is instrumental in promoting open-source software initiatives as well as Rapid7’s overall efforts to foster a more open security ecosystem.

Julian recently led Cyber Solutions and Public Sector for Devo, spearheading a $9.5MM award for the company to act as the global SIEM technology provider for the United States Air Force. As an active industry leader and mentor, his professional roles include Chairman of Cyversity, formerly the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) and Board Director to Lynx Technology Partners. Julian is passionate about building diverse and inclusive teams to tackle the greatest cybersecurity challenges.

Jen Renna

Jen Renna

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

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Jen Renna

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Jen leads global customer achievement for Rapid7, including Customer Success Management, technical customer success and our customer advisors organizations with the mission to deliver on our customers security outcomes. Jen brings more than 20 years of experience to Rapid7 in sales, account management and customer success. Prior to Rapid 7, Jen built scalable global teams to support and service Fortune 500 customers in her prior leadership roles at eBay, Acquia & Zeta Global. Jen holds a B.A. in Psychology from Smith College.

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David Boffa

Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales

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David Boffa

Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales

Dave leads the commercial sales organization at Rapid7 where he is responsible for leading the go-to-market and growth of the commercial sales business. He began his career at Rapid7 ten years ago as the Director of East Coast Sales before quickly being promoted to Vice President of the Americas where he helped lead the company to $100M in sales and bring the company public in 2015. He also played an important role in Rapid7's newly-formed IDR organization in 2017 and helped it quickly become a significant contributor to the company’s overall success. Prior to joining Rapid7, he spent eight years at Oracle in various sales roles. Dave is a graduate of Boston College.

Raj Samani

Raj Samani

Senior Vice President & Chief Scientist

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Raj Samani

Senior Vice President & Chief Scientist

Raj Samani is a computer security expert responsible for extending the scope and reach of Rapid7’s research initiatives. Raj joins Rapid7 from McAfee where he served as McAfee Fellow and Chief Scientist after serving as VP and Chief Technical Officer in EMEA. Raj has assisted multiple law enforcement agencies in cybercrime cases, and is special advisor to the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) in The Hague.

Raj has been recognized for his contribution to the computer security industry through numerous awards, including the Infosecurity Europe hall of Fame, Peter Szor award, Intel Achievement Award, among others. Raj is also the co-author of the book 'Applied Cyber Security and the Smart Grid', CSA Guide to Cloud computing, as well as technical editor for numerous other publications.

Board of Directors

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Corey E. Thomas

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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Corey E. Thomas

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Corey Thomas is the CEO of Rapid7, as well as the chairman of its board of directors. In 2021, Corey became a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was appointed class-C director and deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He also serves on the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts board of directors, LPL Financial board of directors, and Vanderbilt University board of trust. He is an active angel investor to technology companies, advisor to organizations undergoing technology transformation, and sought-after speaker and panelist. He previously served on the US Commerce Department's Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Corey has extensive experience leading technology companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. Prior to joining Rapid7, Corey spent time at Parallels, Inc., Microsoft, Deloitte Consulting, and AT&T. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Michael J. Berry

Director

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Michael J. Berry

Director

Mike Berry is currently the executive vice president and chief financial officer for cloud data services provider NetApp®. He has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for McAfee, LLC, and held similar C-suite positions at FireEye and Informatica before that. Mike has also held financial leadership positions at IO Data Centers, SolarWinds, Inc., and i2 Technologies, Inc.

His education includes earning a B.A. in finance from Augsburg College and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of St. Thomas. Mike Berry has served as a member of the Rapid7 board of directors since November 2012. He currently holds the position of Audit Committee Chairman.

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Marc Brown

Director

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Marc Brown

Director

Marc is currently partner and global head of EQT Growth at EQT Group, where his technology experience informs strategic decision-making at the investment organization. Previously, he was corporate vice president of corporate development at Microsoft Corporation. While there, Marc led acquisitions that included LinkedIn, GitHub, and Minecraft. He also made notable strategic investments into companies such as Flipkart, Databricks, and Graphcore.

He holds an A.B. in economics from Colgate University, an MBA from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Marc Brown has served as a member of the Rapid7 board of directors since July 2016 and holds the position of Strategic Committee Chairman.

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Judy Bruner

Director

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Judy Bruner

Director

Judy served as the executive vice president, administration and chief financial officer of SanDisk Corp, a supplier of flash storage products, from June 2004 until its acquisition by Western Digital Corporation in mid-2016. She currently serves on the board of directors of Applied Materials, Inc., a publicly traded semiconductor manufacturer and as chair of its corporate governance and nominating committee and as a member of its audit committee. Judy also serves on the board of directors of Varian Medical Systems, Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of medical devices and software, and as chair of its audit committee and a member of its ethics and compliance committee. In addition, Judy serves on the board of directors of Seagate Technology plc, a publicly traded provider of storage solutions, and as a chair of its audit committee and a member of its nominating and governance committee. Previously, Judy served on the board of directors of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a publicly traded data and storage networking products company, and as chair of its audit committee, from January 2009 to November 2017. Judy holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a MBA from the University of Santa Clara.

Judy Bruner has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2016.

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Ben Holzman

Director

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Ben Holzman

Director

Ben previously served as the CFO of Artemis Health, COO at MX Technologies and as a managing director at Bain Capital Venture Partners, LLC, where he also served on the boards of several technology companies. Ben received a B.S.E. in biomedical and electrical engineering from Duke University and a MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ben Holzman has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2008 and holds the position of Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

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Christina Kosmowski

Director

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Christina Kosmowski

Director

Christina is CEO of LogicMonitor, where she also previously served as President. Prior to joining LogicMonitor, she was VP, Global Head of Customer Success and Services of Slack Technologies, Inc. for four years. From May 2002 to February 2017, Christina was employed by Salesforce.com, Inc., where she served most recently as SVP, Revenue Lifecycle Management and Customer Success. Christina received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Northwestern University.

 

Christina Kosmowski has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2019.

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Ben Nye

Lead Independent Director

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Ben Nye

Lead Independent Director

Ben is the CEO of Turbonomic, and also leads the technology and infrastructure investing efforts for Bain Capital Venture Partners. His previous positions include SVP at Veritas Software Corporation, COO and CFO of Precise Software Solutions, Ltd., and director of SolarWinds. He serves on the boards of directors of several private companies, including AppNeta and Turbonomic. Ben received a B.A. in government from Harvard College and a MBA from Harvard Business School.


J. Benjamin Nye has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2008 and holds the position of Chairman, Compensation Committee.

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Tom Schodorf

Director

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Tom Schodorf

Director

Tom is the founder of View Consulting, an advisory firm for technology companies, and an author. Previously, Tom served as SVP, field operations of Splunk, Inc., a provider of log management and analytic systems software. Prior to that, Tom served as VP and general manager of BMC Software, Inc.’s Identity Business Unit. He currently serves on the board of directors of Tufin and is a member of the audit committee. In addition, Tom serves on the boards of directors for Egnyte, Inc., Outsystems, and Kaseya. Tom holds a B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University and a MBA from the University of Dayton.

 

Tom Schodorf has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2016.

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Reeny Sondhi

Director

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Reeny Sondhi

Director

Reeny has served as the Chief Security Officer of Autodesk, Inc. since July 2018. Previously, she was Autodesk’s Vice President, Chief of Product and Cloud Security from August 2015 to July 2018. Prior to joining Autodesk, she was at EMC Corporation for over 10 years, serving most recently as Senior Director Security Engineering and Assurance. Reeny holds a B.S. in electronics engineering from Government Engineering College, Bhopal and a post graduate diploma in management from Institute of Management Development and Research.

Reeny Sondhi has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2020.