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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 Thomas is the CEO and president of Rapid7, focusing on leading the company into the next stage of its growth and innovation. His 16 years of experience growing technology businesses includes leading consumer sales, marketing and business development as vice president at Parallels, a global leader in virtualization and automation solutions. Corey also held a number of leadership positions in the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft's data platform and storage strategy. Prior to that, he was a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University (magna cum laude) and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar).

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    Steven Gatoff

    Chief Financial Officer

    Steven is the chief financial officer (CFO) of Rapid7, leading the global financial operations of the company. He 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 senior vice president and CFO at iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), where he was instrumental in driving a more than 3x growth in stockholder value during his tenure. Steven has also held financial executive leadership roles at United Online (NASDAQ: UNTD), Sterling Commerce and VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN), and spent nearly a decade in investment banking with Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston and Bear Stearns. Steven is a CPA and received an MBA, with honors, from Columbia University.

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    Lee Weiner

    Senior Vice President of Products & Engineering

    Lee is responsible for leading the direction and delivery of Rapid7's entire product portfolio, including its award-winning solution Nexpose. In this role, he also identifies new opportunities to help Rapid7's customers solve the complex security challenges they face. Lee has over 15 years of experience in high-technology, most recently leading the customer care products group at LogMeIn, driving engineering, product management and product marketing. He has also held leadership roles at software security firms including Netegrity, IMlogic, and Symantec Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts.

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    Tas Giakouminakis

    Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer

    Tas has been part of the Matthews and Devine team since 1990. He helped form Percussion Software in 1994 where he led the server development of Notrix, Percussion's first product. In addition, he led the server development team for Rhythmyx, Percussion's Enterprise Content Management system. Tas left Percussion to launch Rapid7 in 1998. Prior to his recent experiences, he worked in the financial services sector, developing software in the security and risk areas for CitiCorp.

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    Richard Moseley

    Senior Vice President, Global Sales

    Richard Moseley is the senior vice president of global sales at Rapid7. Before joining Rapid7 in 2013, he was the vice president and GM for EMEA and Asia Pacific at Quest Software, an enterprise application management solutions provider. Richard has 25 years of experience developing global sales strategies and rapidly growing business in start-up environments. He holds a BSc. double degree in Law and Accounting with Honors from Oxford Brookes University, England.

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    Christina Luconi

    Chief People Officer

    Christina leads Rapid7's strategic people initiatives. She is responsible for the entire employee lifecycle, with critical focus on recruiting stellar talent, corporate culture and acquisition integration expertise. Prior to joining Rapid7, Christina was the owner of People Innovations, an independent consulting firm focused on the creation of innovative people strategies for start-ups and high growth companies, primarily in the high technology and internet industry. Christina also served as chief people officer at @stake, a professional services security firm (acquired by Symantec), which she helped build from launch through its acquisition to Symantec and vice president of people strategy at Sapient Corporation. Christina has been featured in several articles regarding her visionary approach to human resources. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from George Washington University and Master of Science in Organizational Administration from Boston University.

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    Mike McKee

    Senior Vice President, Services & Customer Success

    Worried about cybersecurity? Mike leads the Rapid7 Services and Customer Success organization that is dedicated to assisting companies understand and assess their security risk, build and manage security programs and successfully deploy and utilize Rapid7's solutions to mitigate that risk. Prior to Rapid7, Mike is the senior vice president of services and support at Rapid7, driving global services strategy and execution, and ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer support. Prior to Rapid7, Mike was at Parametric Technology (PTC), where he held finance, sales and services positions and worked in North America, Europe and Asia throughout his 11-year tenure. Most recently, he served as SVP of Business Operations and Strategy for PTC's $600 million computer-aided design (CAD) software business. Mike has also worked at HighWired.com, Broadview Associates, McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Before entering the real world, Mike played professional hockey for three years in the Quebec Nordiques (now the Colorado Avalanche) organization. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University (cum laude) and MBA from Harvard Business School (with honors).

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    Carol Meyers

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Carol joined Rapid7 in December 2011 to lead the marketing team and help drive Rapid7 into the next phase of its development. Carol brings extensive marketing and sales expertise and proven success in driving technology companies to growth, including delivering more than $1.5 billion in market value for investors through three IPOs. Her 20 years of experience in marketing and sales includes the CMO role at LogMeIn (Nasdaq: LOGM) and Unica Corporation (IPO in 2005; acquired by IBM in 2010), where she played a pivotal role in growing the company's revenue to over $100M and establishing the new category of marketing automation software. Carol currently serves on the advisory boards of SocialRep, Unitrends and WordStream.

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    HD Moore

    Chief Research Officer

    HD Moore is the chief research officer at Rapid7, responsible for leading Rapid7 Labs research into real world threats and providing guidance on how to address them. In addition, HD 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. HD is the creator and chief architect of Metasploit, the world's leading open source penetration testing framework, and remains deeply involved in Metasploit's evolution at the architectural level. HD is a frequent speaker on the topics of security and the threat landscape at the most prestigious IT conferences. 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 in 2012.

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    Richard Perkett

    Vice President of Product Management & Engineering

    Richard leads the world class product development teams for both Nexpose and Metasploit with a focus on continuing the evolution of the Company's current product lines, as well as introducing new products into the marketplace. Richard joined Rapid7 in 2012, bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in engineering, including most recently a senior engineering role at RSA. In this position, Richard was responsible for leading the global engineering organization for its Authentication and Identity Protection and Verification products. Prior to joining RSA, he was CTO and co-founder of Salesnet, Inc., a leading company in customer relationship management software.

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    Board of Directors

    Alan Matthews

    Co-Founder & Chairman

    Alan and partner John Devine, with whom he launched many other successful start-ups, founded Rapid7 to address the need he saw in the market for network security. Prior to his business partnerships with Devine, he was a consultant to the investment banking group at Merrill Lynch, developed mortgage-backed securities software at First Boston, coordinated and operated computer graphics lab at HBO/Time Warner and in the late 1970s served as a programmer and designer for the VM operating system at IBM.

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    Corey E. Thomas

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Corey Thomas is the CEO and President of Rapid7, focusing on leading the Company into the next stage of its growth and innovation. His 16 years of experience growing technology businesses includes leading consumer sales, marketing and business development as vice president at Parallels, a global leader in virtualization and automation solutions. Corey also held a number of leadership positions in the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft's data platform and storage strategy. Prior to that, he was a Consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University (magna cum laude) and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar).

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    Michael J. Berry

    Chief Financial Officer, Informatica

    Mike is the chairman of the audit committee of the board of directors for Rapid7, charged with oversight of financial reporting and disclosure. He is also the CFO of Informatica, the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Prior to Informatica, Mike served as the chief financial officer of IO, the EVP and CFO of SolarWinds Inc., and EVP of finance and accounting and CFO of i2 Technologies, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mike held executive operating roles at The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, Inc., a provider of software and services to the retail automotive industry, Comdata Corporation, a provider of payment cards and related services to the transportation and retail industries, and Travelers Express Co., Inc. (now MoneyGram International), a provider of payment services to the retail industry.

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    Ben Holzman

    Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

    Ben joined Bain Capital in 2007. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Ben was vice president of sales operations from Iron Mountain, the global leader in information protection and storage services. At Iron Mountain, Ben had responsibility for sales strategy, compensation and the sales-oriented CRM and business intelligence systems. Prior to Iron Mountain, he was a venture investor with Fidelity Ventures, where he focused on systems and storage management firms. Earlier in his career, Ben was a consultant at McKinsey and Company, where he advised a wide variety of firms on strategic, operational and organizational issues. Ben received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering(magna cum laude) in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University and his Master of Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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    Tim McAdam

    General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)

    Tim joined TCV in 2010 and has been in the venture capital industry since 1991. Tim's primary investment focus is in the software, services and internet industries. Prior to joining TCV, Tim spent 10 years at Trinity Ventures, a leading venture capital firm focused on the technology industry. At Trinity, Tim focused on innovative software and Internet service models and worked closely with many Trinity investments including: Focus, Likewise Software, RadiumONE, SciQuest, ServiceMax, TrustID, Cyclone Commerce, IntruVert and Sygate. Prior to joining Trinity, Tim was a vice president at GTCR where he made numerous information technology investments. Previously, Tim was with TA Associates where he focused on investing in enterprise software companies. Tim received his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and his Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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    Ben Nye

    Managing Director, Bain Capital Venutures

    Ben joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2004. Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, he was a SVP at Veritas Software. Prior to Veritas, he was COO and CFO of Precise Software Solutions, where he helped build Precise from a $10MM revenue private company to a $100MM revenue public company prior to its sale to Veritas for $600MM. Earlier in his career Ben was a principal at Allied Capital, a public investment company, and he also worked in the U.S. Treasury Department for treasury secretaries Lloyd Bentsen and Robert Rubin, and as a consultant for Mercer Management Consulting. He attended Harvard College and Harvard Business School, where he graduated with honors.

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    Jack Sweeney

    Chief Executive Officer, Sevone

    Jack is the CEO of SevOne, managing director of Bain Capital Ventures and chairman of VMTurbo. Previously, Jack was the CEO of Axeda and Executive Chairman at Appneta, assuming the role following a three-year tenure as chairman, president and CEO of the company. He has extensive experience as a technology entrepreneur and investor, with more than 20 years in leading fast-growth technology companies. Jack was vice president, mergers & acquisitions at EMC. Prior to EMC, he was president and CEO of Network Intelligence, Inc. where he led the organization to the successful acquisition by EMC in July 2006. Before this, Jack was general partner at Prism Venture Partners, where he made significant investments in data security markets including GeoTrust, Ingrian Networks and Silverback Technologies. Previously, he served as CEO at EPiCON Inc., Stargus, and Bell Atlantic Network Integration. He also served as the vice president of sales at Bell Atlantic and was instrumental in building the division's business initiative and development.

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    Chris Young

    Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel Security

    Chris is currently the senior vice president and general manager of the Intel Security Group at Intel Corporation. Chris joined Intel from Cisco, where he was senior vice president of the Security and Government Group responsible for strategy, engineering and product development for the company's global security business. Prior to Cisco, he held executive roles in end user computing at VMware, cybersecurity at RSA, and Safety and Security Premium Services for America Online, Inc. Earlier in his career, Chris was founder and president of Cyveillance, Inc. and also spent several years in various advisory positions with Mercer Management Consulting. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration with distinction from Harvard Business School.

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