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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

    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

    Senior Vice President, Products & Engineering

    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 SVP of Products & Engineering 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 Technical 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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    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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    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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    Mike McKee

    Senior Vice President, Services & Customer Success

    In his current role Mike helps companies understand security risk, build strong security programs, and successfully deploy Rapid7 solutions. He brings a broad business background to Rapid7, through his previous experience as Senior Vice President, CAD Operations & Strategy at PTC, Inc., and his roles at HighWired.com, Broadview Associates, Ltd., McKinsey & Company, and Goldman Sachs. Mike also played professional hockey for the Quebec Nordiques (now the Colorado Avalanche). Mike received a B.A. in economics and politics from Princeton University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

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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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    HD Moore

    Chief Research Officer

    HD is responsible for leading Rapid7 research into real-world threats and providing guidance on how to address them. In addition, he drives technical innovation across Rapid7's products and services, applying technology to the challenge of identifying and defending against current and emerging threats, as well as heading the development of experimental prototypes and free tools. He is the creator of Metasploit, the world's leading open source penetration testing framework, and remains deeply involved in Metasploit's evolution. With more than 15 years of professional security experience and a breadth of technical knowledge, he was named one of the 50 most powerful people in technology.

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    Richard Perkett

    Vice President, Product Management & Engineering

    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 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.

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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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    Michael J. Berry

    Chief Financial Officer, Informatica

    Mike has served on the board of directors since 2012. He is EVP and 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.

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    Ben Holzman

    Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

    Ben has served as a member of the board of directors since 2008. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Ben held leadership positions with a wide range of technology companies. His previous roles include VP of Sales Operations at Iron Mountain Incorporated, venture investor with Fidelity Ventures, and consultant at McKinsey and Company. He received a B.S. in biomedical and electrical engineering from Duke University and a MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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    Tim McAdam

    General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)

    Tim has served as a member of the board of directors since 2011. He 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.

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    Ben Nye

    Managing Director, Bain Capital Venutures

    Ben has served as a member of the board of directors since 2008. He 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.

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    Jack Sweeney

    Chief Executive Officer, Sevone

    Jack has been a member of the board of directors since 2010. 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.

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    Chris Young

    Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel Security

    Chris has served as a member of the board of directors since 2011. 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.

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