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  • Our Leadership

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

    Executive Leadership

    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    In addition to being President and CEO, Corey is also a member of the Rapid7 board of directors. He has more than 15 years of experience in leading companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. His previous positions include VP of Marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company, Group Project Manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform, and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

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    Steven Gatoff

    Chief Financial Officer

    Steven Gatoff

    Chief Financial Officer

    Steven brings more than 20 years of leadership experience and an accomplished track record of success in building organizations, driving change, and increasing stockholder value for technology companies. Prior to joining Rapid7, Steven was CFO at iPass, Inc., a cloud-based mobility management company. Prior to that, Steven held financial executive roles at United Online, Inc., Sterling Commerce, and VeriSign, Inc., and spent nearly a decade in investment banking with Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston and Bear Stearns. He is a CPA and received a B.S. in business administration and accounting from the University of Vermont and a MBA from Columbia University.

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    Lee Weiner

    Chief Product Officer

    Lee Weiner

    Chief Product 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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    Tas Giakouminakis

    Co-Founder &
    Chief Technology Officer

    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.

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    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    In addition to being President and CEO, Corey is also a member of the Rapid7 board of directors. He has more than 15 years of experience in leading companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. His previous positions include VP of Marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company, Group Project Manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform, and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

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    Steven Gatoff

    Chief Financial Officer

    Steven brings more than 20 years of leadership experience and an accomplished track record of success in building organizations, driving change, and increasing stockholder value for technology companies. Prior to joining Rapid7, Steven was CFO at iPass, Inc., a cloud-based mobility management company. Prior to that, Steven held financial executive roles at United Online, Inc., Sterling Commerce, and VeriSign, Inc., and spent nearly a decade in investment banking with Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston and Bear Stearns. He is a CPA and received a B.S. in business administration and accounting from the University of Vermont and a MBA from Columbia University.

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    Lee Weiner

    Chief Product 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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    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.

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    Andrew Burton

    Andrew Burton

    Senior Vice President, IT Search

    Andrew Burton

    Senior Vice President, IT Search

    Andrew leads Rapid7’s IT Search initiative. 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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    Peter Kaes

    Peter Kaes

    General Counsel & Secretary

    Peter Kaes

    General Counsel & Secretary

    Peter leads our legal team and has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of Rapid7’s legal activities worldwide. Prior to joining Rapid7 in 2014 as Vice President of Legal, Peter was the Associate General Counsel at Rocket Software, where he spent 10 years helping grow the business over 800% in revenue and to over 1,000 employees, and earlier was at Wind River Systems, later acquired by Intel. Peter received a B.A. in both Legal Studies and Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his law degree with distinction from McGill University.

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    Todd Lefkowitz

    Todd Lefkowitz

    Vice President, Global Services

    Todd Lefkowitz

    Vice President, Global Services

    Todd leads our team of industry experts who use data-driven analysis to advise customers on how to mitigate and respond to threats, test incident response preparedness and advance their cyber security programs. Todd has nearly 15 years of experience in IT security and services developed through his work at RSA, Symantec, @stake, and the Sapient Corporation where he held leadership positions in program management, engineering, training and consulting services. Todd earned a B.S. in biology from Vanderbilt University

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    Christina Luconi

    Chief People Officer

    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 an M.S. in organizational administration from Boston University.

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    Andrew Burton

    Senior Vice President, IT Search

    Andrew leads Rapid7’s IT Search initiative. 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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    Peter Kaes

    General Counsel & Secretary

    Peter leads our legal team and has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of Rapid7’s legal activities worldwide. Prior to joining Rapid7 in 2014 as Vice President of Legal, Peter was the Associate General Counsel at Rocket Software, where he spent 10 years helping grow the business over 800% in revenue and to over 1,000 employees, and earlier was at Wind River Systems, later acquired by Intel. Peter received a B.A. in both Legal Studies and Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his law degree with distinction from McGill University.

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    Todd Lefkowitz

    Vice President, Global Services

    Todd leads our team of industry experts who use data-driven analysis to advise customers on how to mitigate and respond to threats, test incident response preparedness and advance their cyber security programs. Todd has nearly 15 years of experience in IT security and services developed through his work at RSA, Symantec, @stake, and the Sapient Corporation where he held leadership positions in program management, engineering, training and consulting services. Todd earned a B.S. in biology from Vanderbilt University

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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 an M.S. in organizational administration from Boston University.

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    Carol Meyers

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Carol Meyers

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Carol brings extensive marketing and sales expertise to her role at Rapid7, along with proven success driving technology companies to growth. Previously, she served as CMO at LogMeIn, Inc. and Unica Corporation (acquired by IBM), and VP of Sales for Shiva Corporation (acquired by Intel), and has held roles in sales, marketing and finance at Lotus (acquired by IBM) and GE. In addition to Carol’s role as a marketing executive, she also serves on the advisory boards of DUO Security, SocialRep, and WordStream, and is on the board of directors for MineralTree.

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    Richard Moseley

    Senior Vice President, Global Sales

    Richard Moseley

    Senior Vice President, Global Sales

    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 Vice President, 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

    Richard Perkett

    Senior Vice President,
    Product Delivery

    Richard Perkett

    Senior Vice President, Product Delivery

    Rich leads global product development for Rapid7– encompassing Nexpose, Metasploit, AppSpider and UserInsight – 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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    Carol Meyers

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Carol brings extensive marketing and sales expertise to her role at Rapid7, along with proven success driving technology companies to growth. Previously, she served as CMO at LogMeIn, Inc. and Unica Corporation (acquired by IBM), and VP of Sales for Shiva Corporation (acquired by Intel), and has held roles in sales, marketing and finance at Lotus (acquired by IBM) and GE. In addition to Carol’s role as a marketing executive, she also serves on the advisory boards of DUO Security, SocialRep, and WordStream, and is on the board of directors for MineralTree.

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    Richard Moseley

    Senior Vice President, Global Sales

    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 Vice President, 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, Product Delivery

    Rich leads global product development for Rapid7– encompassing Nexpose, Metasploit, AppSpider and UserInsight – 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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    Board of Directors

    Alan Matthews

    Co-Founder & Chairman

    Alan Matthews

    Co-Founder & Chairman

    Alan co-founded Rapid7 in 2000 and served as CEO from 2004 to 2009. Previously, Alan was a consultant to the investment banking group at Merrill Lynch. He has also developed mortgage-backed securities software at First Boston, coordinated and operated a computer graphics lab at HBO/Time Warner, and served as a programmer and designer for the VM operating system at IBM in the United Kingdom.

    Alan Matthews has served as the chairman of our board of directors since July 2008.

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    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    In addition to being President and CEO, Corey is also a member of the Rapid7 board of directors. He has more than 15 years of experience in leading companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. His previous positions include VP of Marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company, Group Project Manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform, and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Corey Thomas has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since October 2012.

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    Michael J. Berry

    Chief Financial Officer, FireEye

    Michael J. Berry

    Chief Financial Officer, FireEye

    Mike was formerly CFO of Informatica Corporation, a provider of data integration software, and has previously held financial leadership positions at IO Data Centers, SolarWinds, Inc., and i2 Technologies, Inc. Mike received a B.A. in finance from Augsburg College and a MBA in finance from the University of St. Thomas.

    Michael Berry has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2012.

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    Marc Brown

    Director

    Marc Brown

    Venture Investor & Board Member

    Marc is currently the managing director of corporate development at Microsoft Corporation. Marc has nearly 22 years of business and legal experience, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and equity investments. Marc holds an A.B. 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 our board of directors since July 2016.

    Alan Matthews

    Co-Founder & Chairman

    Alan co-founded Rapid7 in 2000 and served as CEO from 2004 to 2009. Previously, Alan was a consultant to the investment banking group at Merrill Lynch. He has also developed mortgage-backed securities software at First Boston, coordinated and operated a computer graphics lab at HBO/Time Warner, and served as a programmer and designer for the VM operating system at IBM in the United Kingdom.

    Alan Matthews has served as the chairman of our board of directors since July 2008.

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    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    In addition to being President and CEO, Corey is also a member of the Rapid7 board of directors. He has more than 15 years of experience in leading companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. His previous positions include VP of Marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company, Group Project Manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform, and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Corey Thomas has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since October 2012.

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    Michael J. Berry

    Chief Financial Officer, FireEye

    Mike was formerly CFO of Informatica Corporation, a provider of data integration software, and has previously held financial leadership positions at IO Data Centers, SolarWinds, Inc., and i2 Technologies, Inc. Mike received a B.A. in finance from Augsburg College and a MBA in finance from the University of St. Thomas.

    Michael Berry has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2012.

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    Marc Brown

    Director

    Marc is currently the managing director of corporate development at Microsoft Corporation. Marc has nearly 22 years of business and legal experience, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and equity investments. Marc holds an A.B. 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 our board of directors since July 2016.

    Ben Holzman

    Venture Investor & Board Member

    Ben Holzman

    Venture Investor & Board Member

    Ben served as a Managing Director at Bain Capital Venture Partners, LLC. Prior to joining Bain Capital Venture Partners, he was Vice President of Sales Operations at Iron Mountain, a provider of storage and information management. Prior to Iron Mountain, Ben was an investor with Fidelity Ventures and a consultant with McKinsey & Company. 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.

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    Tim McAdam

    General Partner
    Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)

    Tim McAdam

    General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)

    Tim has spent more than 20 years in the venture capital industry and has extensive experience in technology investing. Before joining Technology Crossover Ventures he spent 10 years at Trinity Ventures. He received a B.A. in classics from Dartmouth College and a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

    Timothy McAdam has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2011.

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    Ben Nye

    Managing Director
    Bain Capital Ventures

    Ben Nye

    Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

    Ben leads the technology and infrastructure investing efforts for Bain Capital Venture Partners, and is the CEO of VMTurbo. 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, AppAssure and VMTurbo. 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.

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    Tom Schodorf

    Director

    Tom Schodorf

    Director

    Tom previously served as the senior vice president, field operations of Splunk Inc., a provider of log-management and analytic-systems software. Prior to that, Tom served as Vice President and General Manager of BMC Software, Inc.’s Identity Business Unit. Tom holds a B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton.

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

    Ben Holzman

    Venture Investor & Board Member

    Ben served as a Managing Director at Bain Capital Venture Partners, LLC. Prior to joining Bain Capital Venture Partners, he was Vice President of Sales Operations at Iron Mountain, a provider of storage and information management. Prior to Iron Mountain, Ben was an investor with Fidelity Ventures and a consultant with McKinsey & Company. 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.

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    Tim McAdam

    General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)

    Tim has spent more than 20 years in the venture capital industry and has extensive experience in technology investing. Before joining Technology Crossover Ventures he spent 10 years at Trinity Ventures. He received a B.A. in classics from Dartmouth College and a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

    Timothy McAdam has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2011.

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    Ben Nye

    Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

    Ben leads the technology and infrastructure investing efforts for Bain Capital Venture Partners, and is the CEO of VMTurbo. 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, AppAssure and VMTurbo. 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.

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    Tom Schodorf

    Director

    Tom previously served as the senior vice president, field operations of Splunk Inc., a provider of log-management and analytic-systems software. Prior to that, Tom served as Vice President and General Manager of BMC Software, Inc.’s Identity Business Unit. Tom holds a B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton.

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

    Jack Sweeney

    Chief Executive Officer, Sevone

    Jack Sweeney

    Chief Executive Officer, Sevone

    In addition to serving as CEO of SevOne, Jack is an Operating Partner at Bain Capital Venture Partners, LLC. His previous roles include CEO at Axeda Corporation and CEO at Apparent Networks. He attended the Stanford University Executive Program and received a B.S. in management from Bridgewater State College.

    John Sweeney has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2010.

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    Chris Young

    Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel Security

    Chris Young

    Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel Security

    Chris joined Intel from Cisco Systems, Inc., where he was SVP of the Security and Government Group. Prior to that, he held executive roles at VMware, Inc., RSA, and America Online, Inc. Earlier in his career he founded Cyveillance, Inc., an internet monitoring and threat intelligence company, and also spent several years in various advisory positions with Mercer Management Consulting. He received a B.A. from Princeton University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Christopher Young has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2011.

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    Jack Sweeney

    Chief Executive Officer, Sevone

    In addition to serving as CEO of SevOne, Jack is an Operating Partner at Bain Capital Venture Partners, LLC. His previous roles include CEO at Axeda Corporation and CEO at Apparent Networks. He attended the Stanford University Executive Program and received a B.S. in management from Bridgewater State College.

    John Sweeney has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2010.

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    Chris Young

    Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel Security

    Chris joined Intel from Cisco Systems, Inc., where he was SVP of the Security and Government Group. Prior to that, he held executive roles at VMware, Inc., RSA, and America Online, Inc. Earlier in his career he founded Cyveillance, Inc., an internet monitoring and threat intelligence company, and also spent several years in various advisory positions with Mercer Management Consulting. He received a B.A. from Princeton University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Christopher Young has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2011.

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