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Executive Management Team
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.
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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. (sold to AmWell), and Precise Target.
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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.
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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 Valtix.
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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.
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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.
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).
As Vice President of international sales 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.
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.
Yann Le Borgne
Yann Le Borgne is a specialist in Cyber Security with 15 years + of experience. Before, Yann was in charge of a technical team of 12 people across Southern Europe at Sourcefire which have been acquired by Cisco. He joined ThreatQuotient in January 2016 and is the Technical Vice President for International.