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Cybersecurity Advisory Council

ForgePoint’s Cybersecurity Advisory Council is unmatched in the industry. Built and carefully maintained for decades, the council provides a unique source of investment and company-building opportunities for our portfolio. With regular formal and informal strategic discussions, the Advisory Council informs entrepreneurs to the CISO/CIO/CTO/customer’s priorities and provides rare insights to help guide business and product strategy, while opening doors to partnerships, customers, and potential acquirers.

Entrepreneurs

Craig Abod

Founder & CEO Carahsoft

Julio Casal

Founder AlienVault and 4iQ

Philippe Courtot

CEO Qualys; former CEO Signio & cc:Mail

John De Santis

CEO HyTrust; former SVP Cloud Svcs VMware; CEO TriCipher and Sygate

Peter Dixon

CEO, SecondFront Systems

Tim Eades

CEO vArmour; former CEO Silver Tail Systems

Pedro Galatas

EVP Global Services Solutions, Westcon-Comstor; EVP Afina

Scott Hammack

Executive Chairman NetSPI, former CTO Security Business Akamai, CEO Prolexic

Niloofar Razi Howe

Technology executive, former Chief Strategy Officer, RSA

Michael Hyatt

Co-Founder; former CEO BlueCat

Richard Hyatt

Co-Founder; former CTO BlueCat

Chad Kinzelberg

SVP of Business and Corporate Development at Palo Alto Networks

Sathvik Krishnamurthy

Former VP, Security Growth Markets HP, CEO Voltage; Entrust Board

Joe Levy

CTO Sophos; former CTO Blue Coat Systems; former CTO Solera

Kevin Mandia

CEO FireEye; former CEO Mandiant

Barmak Meftah

CEO AlienVault; former SVP and GM HP Security; SVP Products Fortify

James Mobley

VP & GM Emerging Technology & Innovation Cisco; former CEO Neohapsis

Wael Mohamed

President TrendMicro, former CEO Third Brigade; SVP Entrust

Hemma Prafullchandra

CTO and SVP Products Hytrust; Verisign; NIST

Brian Robins

CFO Cylance; former CFO AlienVault, CSC Global and Verisign

Grady Summers

EVP & Global CTO FireEye; Mandiant; former Global CISO GE

Roger Thornton

CTO AlienVault; Founder and former CTO Fortify

Ken Xie

CEO Fortinet; former CEO NetScreen

Executives

W. Geoff Beattie

CEO Generation Capital; Board Member and Chair of Risk Committee GE and Royal Bank of Canada

Sandra Bergeron

Board Member Qualys, Sophos and F5 Networks; former Head of M&A McAfee

Patrick S. Finn

Principal Finn Advisors; former VP for public sector at Cisco

Jody Gessow

Investor DivcoWest; former Managing Director JPMorgan One Equity Partners

Ken Goldman

Former CFO Yahoo and Board Member AlienVault; former CFO Fortinet, Siebel, Sybase

Brett May

COO & GM IoT Practice, McKinsey & Co, former Business Development Executive, GE

Stan Meresman

Board Member at Palo Alto Networks, LinkedIn, HyTrust, Medallia and Saama Technologies

Javier Monzón

Board Member Grupo Santander, Ferroglobe, Lagardere; former Chairman and CEO Indra

Jeff Rich

Managing Director, PlumTree Partners; Operating Partner, Sunstone Partners

Kristi Rogers

Principal to Principal; former CEO Aspen Healthcare; CEO Aegis; Board Member

Rita Selvaggi

CMO, AlienVault; former SVP Marketing SolarWinds; VP Corporate and Business Development. C Blue Coat Systems

Evangelos Simoudis

Founder and Managing Director Synapse Partners; former Managing Director Trident Capital

Customers

Ed Amoroso

Founder & CEO of TAG Cyber; former SVP & CISO of AT&T

Anthony Belfiore

SVP & CSO AON; former SVP & CISO, First Data Corporation; JPMorgan Chase

Anthony Dagostino

Head of Global Cyber Risk, Willis Towers Watson; former VP Cyber Risk, Chubb

Santiago Moral

CEO Blue Boyant Spain; former Chief Information Security Officer, BBVA

Richard Puckett

VP Security Ops, Strategy, Architecture, Thomson Reuters; VP Product & Commercial Security, GE

Ramin Safai

Managing Director, CISO and CTO Jefferies; former Barclays, Lehman

Nick Shevelyov

Chief Security and Privacy Officer, Silicon Valley Bank

James Shira

Global CISO PwC; former CISO Zurich Insurance and CISO AIG

Justin Somaini

CISO SAP; former Chief Trust Officer Box, CISO Yahoo

Government

General Keith Alexander (ret.)

CEO IronNET; former Director of NSA and Commander US Cyber Command

Rod Beckstrom

Former President ICANN and former Director of the National Cybersecurity Center, US DHS

Vice Admiral Mike McConnell (ret.)

Vice Chairman Booz Allen Hamilton; former Director of National Intelligence and Director of NSA

General Peter Pace (ret.)

Board Member AlienVault, Qualys; former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Honorable Mike Rogers

Former Chairman US House Intelligence Committee

Nadav Zafrir

Co-Founder CEO Team8; former Commander IDF’s Technology and Intelligence Unit 8200


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