Democratizing Software Security – Eric Allard – ASW #191
Eric Allard is on a mission to make software safer for everyone. As Chief Technology Officer at SOOS, Eric and his team are breaking down barriers and making it easy and affordable to identify and remediate software vulnerabilities early in the software development life-cycle. In a field crowded with convoluted pricing and cumbersome solutions, SOOS offers a straightforward pricing model and easy workflow integration.
Eric brings more than fifteen years of tech and entrepreneurial leadership to the SOOS team. Trained as a software engineer, he soon realized his true passion is anticipating customer needs and bringing solutions to market. He loves building and leading teams, and is known for both his big-picture strategic skills and his eye for detail. Eric’s previous roles include start-up founder, V.P. of Research and Development for MyWebGrocer, and stay-at-home dad.
Eric is Champlain College alumnus and a lifelong Vermonter. He is married and has two young children. In his freetime, he enjoys hiking, jack jumping, and photographing Vermont’s landscape.