Our Leadership Team

MEET OUR EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Executive Management Team

President & Chief Executive Officer

John Czupak

As the President and CEO of ThreatQuotient, John Czupak drives the company’s global expansion and manages financial growth. John has played a critical role in multiple companies that resulted in successful liquidity events. Prior to ThreatQuotient he served as General Manager for Cisco Systems’ Advanced Malware Protection (“FireAMP”) product line following its $2.7 billion acquisition of Sourcefire, Inc. John served in a number of additional roles during his 12-year career at Sourcefire, including Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, General Manager FireAMP and Senior Vice President, International & Business Development. Before Sourcefire, John was the SVP of Worldwide Sales for Mountain Wave, Inc., which was acquired by Symantec Corporation in July of 2002. Prior to Mountain Wave, John was the Vice President of Worldwide Channels for Riverbed Technologies, a leader in mobile and wireless computing. Earlier in his career, John was an original member of the management team and Vice President of Asia Pacific and Latin America for AXENT Technologies. John also serves as an Advisor and Board member to a number of technology companies, including Sonatype, PFP CyberSecurity and Cybrary.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Chief Financial Officer

Leonard Kurtzman

As the CFO of ThreatQuotient, Leonard Kurtzman utilizes his 25+ year career in financial and operational leadership to guide the company’s financial operations. His venture-backed software company experience includes multiple rounds of equity and debt financings, M&A activity, and building financial infrastructure and processes to support an organization through periods of significant growth. He began his career in public accounting with Deloitte, before transitioning to the corporate technology sector with Reston, VA-based Systems Center ($130M company) where he served as VP and Controller. After Systems Center was acquired by Sterling Software, he served as CFO of Sterling’s $100M International Group based in London, England and then as CFO of a $120M operating group based in Reston, VA. Prior to joining ThreatQuotient, Lenn was the CFO of Approva Corporation (sold to Infor in 2011) and newBrandAnalytics (sold to Sprinklr in 2015). Lenn also serves as a Board member to a number of technology companies, including Avizia Inc. and Co-Brain Inc.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Senior Vice President of World Wide Sales

Gigi Schumm

As SVP of Worldwide Sales of ThreatQuotient, Gigi Schumm is responsible for the revenue growth and driving global channel strategy. Gigi brings over two decades of experience leading high-performing sales and services organizations, spanning commercial sales, services, channels, alliances, business development and operations. Prior to ThreatQuotient, Gigi served as VP and General Manager Public Sector at Symantec. During her 15-year Symantec tenure, her roles included VP Eastern Area and VP Services. Gigi has also held leadership roles at various technology companies, including Oracle, NeXT Software and Sun Microsystems, and has a proven track record of leading change, optimizing sales organizations and exceeding revenue and margin goals. Additionally, Gigi co-hosts the long-running weekly radio show on WFED, Women of Washington,  where she interviews the most accomplished female executives from the area to share their life lessons and secrets to success.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Chief Marketing Officer

Marc Solomon

As the CMO of ThreatQuotient, Marc Solomon leads all aspects of the company’s global marketing strategies, initiatives and programs. He has a strong track record driving growth and building teams for fast growing security companies, resulting in several successful liquidity events. Prior to ThreatQuotient he served as Vice President of Security Marketing for Cisco Systems’ following its $2.7 billion acquisition of Sourcefire, Inc. While at Sourcefire, Marc served as Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Products. He has also held leadership positions at Fiberlink MaaS360 (acquired by IBM), McAfee (acquired by Intel), Everdream (acquired by Dell), Deloitte Consulting and HP. Marc also serves as an Advisor to a number of technology companies, including Phantom Cyber.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Tom Ashoff

As the SVP of Engineering of ThreatQuotient, Tom Ashoff leverages his 20+ years of experience building cybersecurity products to drive engineering and infrastructure capabilities. Prior to joining ThreatQuotient, Tom held senior executive engineering roles at Cisco and Sourcefire. Tom was responsible for achieving the successful integration of Sourcefire’s Engineering and Product Development team with Cisco’s Security Business Group. While at Cisco he successfully drove a Software & Hardware strategy for an integrated Network Security product portfolio covering Next Generation Firewall, VPN, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, and Threat Management. Prior to Cisco, he served as the SVP of Engineering for Sourcefire. For over a decade Tom led the building and execution of Sourcefire’s Engineering organization, delivering market leading Network Security and Enterprise Threat Detection – culminating in the $2.7 billion acquisition and successful integration by Cisco.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Senior Vice President, Strategy

Jonathan Couch

As SVP of Strategy of ThreatQuotient, Jonathan Couch utilizes his 20+ years of experience in information security, information warfare and intelligence collection to focus on the development of people, process, and technology within client organizations to assist in the consumption, use, and communication of cyber threat intelligence. Jonathan’s expertise is in leading advanced cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information operations, and intelligence technologies research. Prior to ThreatQuotient, Jonathan was a Co-Founder and VP of Threat Intelligence Services for iSIGHT Partners. There he created and managed a threat fusion center to help clients transition to intelligence-led security programs. Jonathan also has previously served in the Air Force at the NSA, Air Force Information Warfare Center, and in Saudi Arabia as the regional network engineer for the Joint Task Force (SW Asia). After leaving the military, Jonathan led a 25-member research and development team at Sytex Inc., later acquired by Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Technology Labs in 2005.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Ryan Trost

As CTO and Co-Founder of ThreatQuotient, Ryan Trost utilizes his 15+ years of security experience focusing on intrusion detection and cyber intelligence to help drive thought leadership as well as innovative product discussion. As a recognized leader in the cyber industry, Ryan frequently speaks at industry conferences including BlackHat, DEFCON, SANS, HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association) and ISACA ISRM. Ryan is the author of Practical Intrusion Analysis and has also developed one of the first geospatial intrusion detection algorithms used to identify geolocation attack patterns. Prior to ThreatQuotient, Ryan managed several USG and Commercial Security Operations Centers (SOC) and was the Sr. Director of Security and Privacy Officer for a medium-size healthcare company in Northern Virginia. Ryan also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Northern Virginia Community College cyber degree program.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Chief Architect And Co-Founder

Wayne Chiang

As the Chief Architect and Co-Founder of ThreatQuotient, Wayne Chiang utilizes his 10+ years of cross-functional industry experience in software engineering and cybersecurity to help drive engineering and product initiatives. Wayne has a passion for developing innovative solutions to complex problems and managing execution strategies, and will harness that passion to drive the company’s innovative technology and cybersecurity research efforts. Prior to co-founding ThreatQuotient Wayne held key positions with IBM Global Business Services to deliver technical implementations under the Air Force Financial Management Transformation contract to save the USAF more than $200 million over 10 years. Additionally, Wayne has first hand tactical operations experience during his time with the General Dynamics Security Operations Center where he designed strategies to enhance network security operations. His deep experience in delivering technology operations has spanned many different areas including Federal government, healthcare, and the Defense Industrial Base. Wayne also serves as an Advisor for the Virginia Tech Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Phone:+1 703 574-9885

Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development

Matt McCormick

As the SVP of Corporate and Business Development of ThreatQuotient, Matt McCormick focuses primarily on developing relationships that drive revenue for ThreatQuotient as well as partners. Matt has worked in the cybersecurity industry for over 20 years with experience as a programmer, cybersecurity consultant and sales engineer. Prior to joining ThreatQuotient, Matt was the VP of Business Development at Sourcefire, Inc. for 11 years prior to its $2.7 billion acquisition by Cisco Systems. At Cisco he was responsible for Strategic Alliances and running Cisco’s global security channel. Prior to Sourcefire, Matt led strategic alliances at Axent Technologies, which was purchased by Symantec in 2000. Matt has a B.S. in Engineering Science from Loyola University and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University.

Email:matt.mccormick@threatq.com

Phone: +1 703 574-6214

Vice President, Product Management

Leon Ward

As VP of Product Management, Leon Ward leverages his 15+ years of experience in information and network security to lead product aspects of ThreatQuotient’s innovative threat intelligence platform, ThreatQ. In this role, Leon drives the ThreatQ product roadmap aimed at improving the efficiency of analysts, security teams and threat operations. Prior to ThreatQuotient, Leon was Cisco’s Group Product Manager of Security Innovation, contributing to a number of exciting product launches that were aimed to change the infosecurity world. Leon was previously a Director of Product Management at Sourcefire, where he managed the detection capabilities in the company’s line of network products (SNORT).

Vice President, Europe

Cyrille Badeau

As Vice President for Europe at ThreatQuotient, Cyrille Badeau steers the vendor development strategy throughout the region. Prior to joining ThreatQuotient, Cyrille was instrumental in the commercial success of several cybersecurity vendors. Cyrille launched Sourcefire’s French office in 2006, and as the Director for Southern Europe, managed the vendor’s IDS-IPS solutions for six years. Following Cisco’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Sourcefire, Inc. in 2013, Cyrille was appointed Cisco’s Cybersecurity Director for Southern Europe. Prior to joining Sourcefire, Cyrille participated in the opening of Webwasher’s French subsidiary in 2002, and served as Regional Director for Southern Europe, and continued to serve for another year after the Cyberguard acquisition. Cyrille started his career in 2001 as a sales representative for large accounts at Passgo, which was acquired by Axent, which in turn was acquired by Symantec France, before joining Secure Computing as Sales Director.

Vice President, International

Anthony Perridge

As VP, International for ThreatQuotient, Anthony Perridge leads all aspects of international sales, business development and marketing. Anthony leverages significant experience for sales growth and new business development – accelerated through the implementation of strategic partner programs. Anthony is strategically focused on customer success, building long term customer and partner relationships and loyalty. Prior to joining ThreatQuotient, Anthony served as Sales Director for Cisco Security following its acquisition of Sourcefire, Inc. At Sourcefire, Anthony served as the EMEA Sales and Channel Director and previously held senior leadership roles at AirDefense and McAfee.

Vice President, Threat Intelligence Engineering

Chris Jacob

As VP of Threat Intelligence Engineering, Chris Jacob leads a global team of engineers in working with prospects and customers to assess their current approach to intelligence, understand their needs, and provide them with a product driven solution. Chris has over 15 years of experience in  Information Security, beginning with serving as Battalion Information Systems Coordinator during his time in the Marine Corps, and including leadership positions at Sourcefire, Fidelis Cybersecurity and Webroot. 

Board of Directors

John Czupak

John Czupak

President & Chief Executive Officer
Peter Barris

Peter Barris

Managing General Partner, NEA
Fred Wang

Fred Wang

Partner, Adams Street Partners
Aaron Higbee

Aaron Higbee

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Cofense
Martin Roesch

Martin Roesch

Vice President and Chief Architect, Cisco
Wayne Chiang

Wayne Chiang

Chief Architect And Co-Founder