Serial entrepreneur and technology executive with a passion for launching and building high-growth businesses. Launched 14 of ventures, successfully exiting 9, currently operating 3 and helped launch 89+ companies. Raised $357M+ in venture capital, led 17 acquisitions of venture-backed or public companies and 2 IPOs.
I'm an advocate for diversity and equality in tech. I coach female founders and funders as well as underserved founders in tech. Published author, keynote speaker on female and minority leadership, diversity, entrepreneurship, and cybersecurity. A thought leader and cybersecurity evangelist, frequent industry speaker including RSA, BlackHat, and SANS among others, frequently quoted in SC Magazine, Wired, Red Herring, CSO, Information Week and other publications.
Technology executive with Fortune 50 and entrepreneurial expertise covering all aspects of business and serving in multiple CXO roles focused on the enterprise with clients from SMB to the Global 5000.
Auditing, Assessment, Incident Response, Risk Management, Security Architecture. A member of the founding OASIS Provisioning Services Technical Committee (PTSC) formed to define an XML-based framework resulting in the unified standard of SPML. Certifications: CISM, GSLC, CIPP, CWSP, GLEG
Business & Corporate Development:
Adept at re-engineering processes, creating and driving strategy, developing innovative methodologies to bring products to market. Recruiting and motivating teams to exceed goals. Skilled negotiator, strong leader, effective presenter with proven success influencing and selling concepts to executive teams internally and in client organizations.