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Amit Yoran

Amit Yoran

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Amit Yoran, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), leads Tenable in its vision to empower organizations to understand and reduce their cybersecurity risk. Amit brings a unique blend of leadership in the private and public sectors to Tenable. He previously served as RSA’s president, spearheading its transformation into one of the most successful global security companies. Amit joined RSA through its acquisition of NetWitness, the network forensics company he founded and led as CEO. Prior to NetWitness, Amit served as founding director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) program in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He was also founder and CEO of Riptech, one of the first managed security service providers (MSSP), which Symantec acquired in 2002. Amit is a board member and advisor to several security startups. He is also recognized as a security industry thought-leader and influencer, and is often sought out for industry events and in the media to provide expert commentary on his vision for cybersecurity’s future.

Renaud Deraison

Renaud Deraison

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Renaud Deraison is a Tenable co-founder and its chief technology officer (CTO). Renaud is the original author of Nessus, the most widely deployed vulnerability scanner and one of the most ubiquitous security tools on the planet. Nessus has received numerous awards, including recognition by SC Media as one of the Most Critical Products of the Last 30 Years. Nessus also won SANS Institute’s Best of 2015 Award for vulnerability assessment and Network World Asia’s 2015 award for best vulnerability assessment and management product. Renaud continues to contribute to the global security community, including participating as a guest speaker in cybersecurity sessions during the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2019 and 2020, authoring several patents related to network scanning and security, and publishing his work in a variety of respected books and magazines. In 2019, SC Media recognized Renaud as a Visionary of the Last 30 Years.

Steve Vintz

Steve Vintz

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Vintz is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of financial, operational and strategic planning experience working with growth companies in the technology industry. As Tenable’s chief financial officer (CFO), he oversees finance worldwide. In 2015, Steve led Tenable through its Series B funding round which was, at the time, the largest capital raise for a private cybersecurity company. He then helped take the company public in 2018 in one of the largest raises for a U.S.-listed security company since 2013. Previously, from 2001 until its sale in June 2014, Steve served as executive vice president and CFO of Vocus. During his tenure, he positioned the company for 40 consecutive quarters of revenue growth and rapid expansion, including an IPO, a follow-on offering and several acquisitions. Prior to Vocus, Steve was Snyder Communications’ vice president of strategic planning and analysis, where he played a lead role in more than 45 acquisitions and oversaw its growth from $86 million to nearly $1 billion in revenue. He also worked for Ernst & Young’s entrepreneurial services/middle market group in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Steve has received numerous awards and distinctions during his career, including Northern Virginia Technology Council's Public Company CFO of the Year. He is a certified public accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Loyola College Sellinger School of Business.

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Chief Marketing Officer

Jennifer Johnson, Tenable’s chief marketing officer (CMO), is one of the most notable enterprise software marketers and category designers in the industry. Jennifer is the primary architect of the fast-growing Cyber Exposure category, which Tenable is pioneering. In her role as CMO, Jennifer is responsible for market creation and education, and leads the global communications, corporate marketing, product marketing, market intelligence and customer experience organizations. Prior to joining Tenable, she served as the first-ever CMO at Tanium, creating one of the most innovative and disruptive brands in the endpoint security and IT operations markets. Prior to Tanium, Jennifer was a partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, where she worked closely with its enterprise portfolio companies on go-to-market strategy. She also served as CMO at Coverity, where she re-positioned the company by creating the Development Testing category and scaled the company up through Synopsys’ acquisition. Additionally, she served in product marketing and marketing leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard Company (now HP Enterprise), Mercury Interactive, Symantec and Veritas Software.

Mark Thurmond

Mark Thurmond

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Thurmond is an accomplished technology industry veteran with deep go-to-market experience leading global sales and operations for prominent IT and cloud technology companies. He serves as Tenable’s chief operating officer (COO), responsible for the company’s global field operations, including sales, professional services, technical support and demand generation. Previously, he served as COO of Turbonomic, where he was responsible for aligning the company’s global operations to help customers on their journey to hybrid cloud. Prior to this role, he was executive vice president at Qlik Technologies, where he led worldwide sales and services. Mark also served in multiple global sales and operations leadership positions for divisions of Dell EMC, including senior vice president of worldwide sales at VCE and RSA.

Bridgett Paradise

Bridgett Paradise

Chief People Officer

Bridgett Paradise, Tenable’s chief people officer, brings more than 20 years of experience to her role. She leads the company’s human resources strategy and policies, global recruitment efforts and organizational development programs, all of which drive the company’s next phase of growth and international expansion. Bridgett is an accomplished and results-oriented human resources executive with a strong track record of building high-performing teams. Prior to joining Tenable, she served as chief people officer for Citadel Securities, a global financial institution in Chicago. She also served as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s senior vice president and chief people officer, where her responsibilities spanned global talent management and recruitment, as well as organizational design and employee benefits. Bridgett also spent more than 20 years at Microsoft Corporation, where she last served as human resources’ general manager for the worldwide services division. Bridgett has a master’s degree in human resources management from Marymount University and a bachelor’s degree in business communications from Catawba College.

Ofer Ben-David

Ofer Ben-David

Chief Product Officer

Ofer Ben-David, Tenable’s chief product officer, brings more than 20 years of experience leading and scaling engineering teams and global operations to his role. He is responsible for accelerating the company’s product strategy and scaling it to drive the next phase of Cyber Exposure solutions. Prior to Tenable, Ofer was head of engineering at Elementum SCM and executive vice president of products and engineering at Jive Software, where he led global software development and product strategy. Prior to Jive Software, Ofer led an organization of more than 1,000 people as VMware’s vice president of central engineering. He also served in leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard Company (now HP Enterprise), Mercury Interactive and Check Point Software Technologies. Ofer graduated from Bar-Ilan University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and from Heriot-Watt University with a master’s degree.

Stephen Riddick

Stephen Riddick

General Counsel

Stephen Riddick, general counsel, leads Tenable’s global legal, government affairs and real estate departments. He applies his experience with high-growth and multinational companies to help Tenable meet expanding market opportunities through accelerated growth, international expansion and technology innovation. Before joining Tenable, Stephen was global associate general counsel at Praxair. Prior to joining Praxair, he was a partner at two top-tier global law firms, where he advised C-suite executives and boards of directors at high-growth public and private companies in technology and other industries on public and private securities offerings, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and various regulatory compliance matters. Stephen has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia.

Dave Feringa

Dave Feringa

Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Dave Feringa, senior vice president of Tenable’s worldwide sales, develops and manages strategies for accelerating and scaling global revenue. An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience leading enterprise sales teams, Dave has worked at a number of notable leading tech sector companies. Prior to joining Tenable, Dave was executive vice president of F5’s worldwide sales, where he helped drive the company’s growth from $300 million to a multi-billion dollar provider of application delivery, networking and security solutions. Prior to F5, Dave spent nearly two decades in senior sales leadership roles at technology companies including Lucent, Cisco and Honeywell. Dave has a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University.

Brad Pollard

Brad Pollard

Chief Information Officer

Brad Pollard, chief information officer (CIO), manages Tenable’s global information technology organization, overseeing critical technology systems that support the company’s worldwide sales, marketing and service efforts, as well as enterprise systems and applications for all corporate processes. With more than 23 years of information technology experience, Brad has led organizational transformation through strategic adoption and management of IT solutions, and navigated and resolved enterprise-level governance issues. Brad has more than 15 years of security experience, with previous management positions at Cisco and Sourcefire. He has a master’s degree in technology management from the University of Maryland University College.

Robert Huber

Robert Huber

Chief Security Officer

Robert Huber, Tenable’s chief security officer, oversees the company's global security teams, working cross-functionally to reduce risk to the organization and its customers. He has more than 20 years of information security experience across the financial, defense, and critical infrastructure sectors. Prior to joining Tenable, Robert was a chief security and strategy officer at Eastwind Networks, where he focused on growing the company’s business and delivering omni-environment security solutions. He was previously co-founder and president of Critical Intelligence, an OT threat intelligence and solutions provider, which cyber threat intelligence leader iSIGHT Partners acquired in 2015. He also served as a member of the Lockheed Martin CIRT, an OT security researcher at Idaho National Laboratory and was a chief security architect for JP Morgan Chase. Robert is a board member and advisor to several security startups and is an active member of the Air National Guard, serving in a cyber operations squadron supporting federal and state missions.

Terry Dolce

Terry Dolce

Senior Vice President, Operations, Global Business Development and Channels

Terry Dolce, senior vice president, operations, global business development and channels, is responsible for accelerating and strengthening Tenable's global partner ecosystem. With nearly 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Terry brings a strong background and diverse skill set to Tenable's sales leadership team. Prior to Tenable, Terry was a principal at Crowe LLP, a top-10 advisory firm, where he led the company's governance, risk and compliance go-to-market strategy. Previously, Terry served as TRU8 Solutions’ chief executive officer. He was RSA's vice president of North American sales and its global sales chief of staff. Terry joined RSA when it acquired Archer Technologies, where he was the company’s first vice president of sales.

Matt Olton

Matt Olton

Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy

Matt Olton, senior vice president of corporate development and strategy, leads Tenable’s global strategy and corporate development, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and related activity. Matt joined Tenable in 2019 from Symantec Corporation, where he led corporate development and Symantec Ventures. Prior to Symantec, Matt led global corporate development and related activity for Dell Technologies Capital and EMC Corporation. Matt began his career as an M&A lawyer at Skadden Arps.

Amit Yoran

Amit Yoran

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Amit Yoran, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), leads Tenable in its vision to empower organizations to understand and reduce their cybersecurity risk. Amit brings a unique blend of leadership in the private and public sectors to Tenable. He previously served as RSA’s president, spearheading its transformation into one of the most successful global security companies. Amit joined RSA through its acquisition of NetWitness, the network forensics company he founded and led as CEO. Prior to NetWitness, Amit served as founding director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) program in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He was also founder and CEO of Riptech, one of the first managed security service providers (MSSP), which Symantec acquired in 2002. Amit is a board member and advisor to several security startups. He is also recognized as a security industry thought-leader and influencer, and is often sought out for industry events and in the media to provide expert commentary on his vision for cybersecurity’s future.

Jack Huffard

Jack Huffard

Director and Co-founder of Tenable

Jack Huffard, Tenable co-founder, is an accomplished start-up and growth software executive with more than 20 years of global go-to-market, operational and strategic planning experience. Jack has the rare perspective of taking a company from founding through IPO and beyond as a public company. Jack co-founded Tenable in 2002 and has served on the company’s board of directors from the beginning. From founding until 2018, Jack served as president and chief operating officer (COO), where he was responsible for driving Tenable’s global corporate strategy and business operations. From 2018 to 2019, Jack focused exclusively on business operations. He was also instrumental in Tenable’s venture funding process. In 2012, Jack led Tenable’s Series A raise of $50 million from Accel Partners. In 2015, he led Tenable’s Series B raise of $230 million from Accel and Insight Partners, which was the largest private cyber-funding round in the country at the time.

Jack was a major contributor to the IPO process and IPO of 2018, one of the largest raises for a U.S.-listed security company since 2013. Before co-founding Tenable in 2002, Jack was a director of corporate development for Enterasys Networks. Prior to Enterasys, Jack served in various management and sales positions at John Hancock and Marriott Corporation. He received the 2013 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for defense and security. Jack has a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University and a master’s degree from Babson College. He serves on a variety of corporate and nonprofit advisory boards.

Ping Li

Ping Li

General Partner, Accel

Ping Li joined Accel in 2004 and focuses on enterprise software application and infrastructure investments. He is the lead investor and board member at Blue Jeans, Cloudera (public), Code 42, Plays.tv, Sysdig and Trifacta. Ping is also active in the security space as an investor at Illumio, Lookout Mobile Security, Tenable and, previously, Imperva. He was also responsible for numerous past investments with notable exits, including Arista (public), Nimble Storage (public), Reactivity (acquired by Cisco) and RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce). Prior to Accel, Ping served as product line manager and director of corporate development at Juniper Networks. He started his technology career in Asia working for Singapore Telecom and Goldman Sachs Asia's technology practice. Ping advises Stanford University’s Accel Innovation Scholars program, where he works with doctorate students learning about entrepreneurship. He is also an advisor to Heavybit, a community for developer- and operations-focused entrepreneurs. Ping is from New Jersey and graduated from Harvard and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Richard Wells

Richard Wells

Managing Director, Insight

Richard Wells has more than 20 years of experience in investing and advising managers of high-growth software and internet companies. At Insight, he focuses on investments in application software, infrastructure management, DevOps and cybersecurity. Richard has sponsored more than 24 investments at Insight and has realized 14 acquisitions and two IPOs. He has sponsored investments across the United States, Europe and Israel. He serves on the boards of directors of CentralReach, Checkmarx, Commercetools, Jama Software, OneTrust, Sonarsource, Storable and Tenable. He is also active with the boards of AMCS and Sysdig. Richard previously led investments in AirWatch (acquired by VMware), Beyondtrust (acquired by Veritas Capital), BMC (acquired by KKR), Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce), Cherwell (recapitalized by KKR), HealthcareSource (acquired by Francisco Partners), Kinnser Software (acquired by Mediware), Metalogix (acquired by Permira), Netsmart Technologies (acquired by Genstar Capital), PrecisionLender (acquired by Q2), Primavera (acquired by Oracle), Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), SmartBear Software (acquired by Francisco Partners), and TriTech (acquired by Bain Capital). He also served on the board of Anaqua (acquired by Astorg). Richard joined Insight in 2005 from Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), where he was an investment professional with a focus on software, online media and e-commerce. He has also worked in product management for enterprise data protection products at Veritas Software (now part of Symantec) and in field sales for Paciolan Systems (now part of Ticketmaster). He began his career as a management consultant with Mercer Management Consulting, where he advised global technology companies on their marketing and business strategies. Richard has a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude) and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.

Brooke Seawell

Brooke Seawell

Audit Chair

Brooke Seawell is the chairman of the audit committee on Tenable's board of directors. Brooke brings more than 35 years of industry experience in finance, accounting, governance and business operations to Tenable, including previous executive roles as chief financial officer at leading technology companies such as Synopsys and Weitek. Brooke serves on the board of directors of a number of category-leading public technology companies, including Tableau Software and NVIDIA. During his career, he has been involved in 10 IPOs and numerous acquisitions. Brooke is a venture partner at NEA, where he focuses on software, systems and internet investments. He was previously a partner with Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) from 2000-2004. Brooke has a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He previously served on Stanford Business School’s management board and athletic board.

Arthur W. Coviello, Jr.

Arthur W. Coviello, Jr.

Director

Since his retirement as RSA’s chief executive officer, Art Coviello has remained active in the security industry, investing in and advising a number of security startups as a private investor, and in his roles as a venture partner at Rally Ventures (an early-stage investor in business technologies) and as an advisor to ClearSky Security Fund. A senior advisor to McKinsey’s Cybersecurity Practice, Art also works with companies, industries and governments to inform and shape the evolution of security strategy to meet challenges organizations face today and tomorrow. His decades of expertise and influence make him a recognized leader in the field and he is a regular speaker at conferences and forums around the world. Prior to RSA, Art developed extensive operating and financial management expertise in several technology companies. He started his career as a certified public accountant at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (Deloitte). Art serves on the boards of directors at Synchrony Financial, Cylance, Bugcrowd, Tenable and Capsule8. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1975 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting.

Linda Zecher

Linda Zecher

Director

Linda Zecher is the chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director of the Barkley Group, a boutique consulting firm focused on the digital transformation of enterprise organizations. Prior to founding the Barkley Group, Linda retired as president, CEO and director of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), a global education and learning company. Previously, Linda was corporate vice president of Microsoft’s worldwide public sector organization, leading a global team of more than 1,900 sales and marketing professionals serving government, education, defense, intelligence and non-privatized healthcare customers in more than 100 countries. Linda is a member of the Hasbro Corporation Board, where she serves on its audit committee and chairs its cybersecurity committee. She is on the John F. Kennedy Foundation Board, where she serves on the finance committee and chairs the technology committee. She also serves on the Chesapeake Maritime Museum Board. Linda has a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and an honorary doctorate from Bentley University.

Jerry M. Kennelly

Jerry M. Kennelly

Director

Jerry M. Kennelly is the chairman and CEO of Scandic Capital, a private equity firm that invests in technology companies, commercial real estate and varied investment categories. Jerry co-founded Riverbed in 2002 and served as its executive chairman, chief executive officer and president for 16 years. He presided over Riverbed’s growth from a two-person startup to a network technology company with $1 billion in revenue and offices in 41 countries. Prior to Riverbed, from 1996-2002, Jerry served as an executive vice president, chief financial officer and secretary at Inktomi Corporation. From 1990-1996, he served in a number of senior financial and operational positions, including vice president of corporate finance at Sybase. He was a director of Nimble Storage between 2013-2017, where he served as the lead independent director until HPE acquired the company. He is a member of the technology industry advisory committee at Pelion Venture Partners. Jerry has a master’s degree in accounting from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Williams College.

Kimberly L. Hammonds

Kimberly L. Hammonds

Director

Kimberly L. Hammonds most recently served as Deutsche Bank AG’s group chief operating officer, where she was the third female in the company’s 148-year history to serve on the management board. Throughout her career, Kimberly worked in the automotive, technology, aerospace and defense industries, and most recently, financial services. She served as Boeing Company’s group chief information officer and in executive positions at Dell Corporation and Ford Motor Company. Kimberly’s global leadership experience extends across product engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, purchasing, operations and information technology. Kimberly is a member of the Society of Women Engineers. She is the founder and president of The Zoe Foundation, which provides art programs for cancer patients. She actively supports the American Cancer Society, raising more than $5 million for the organization. Crain’s Business recognized her in 2011 in “Women to Watch.” In addition to Tenable, Kimberly serves on the boards of directors of Red Hat and Cloudera.

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