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Reboot Leadership Awards 2018

Top Management – Julien Bellanger

Category: Top Management Name: Julien Bellanger Title: CEO Company: Prevoty Why nominated: The desire to innovate quickly comes with a cost in the form of code vulnerabilities – to counter this Prevoty co-founder and CEO Julien Bellanger and fellow co-founder Kunal Anand nurtured and developed an autonomous runtime application self-protection (RASP) solution that enables applications to monitor themselves and…

Top Management – Stu Sjouwerman

Category: Top Management Name: Stu Sjouwerman Title: CEO Company: KnowBe4  Why nominated: Convinced that the human element of security was being sorely neglected while organizations overly relied on technology to save them, Stu Sjouwerman created KnowBe4, a provider of new-school security awareness training that helps employees recognize cybercrime and social engineering tactics before they can fall for them. Profile:…

Top Management – Matt Dircks

Category: Top Management Name: Matt Dircks Title: CEO  Company: Bomgar   Why nominated: Joining the secure remote access company Bomgar in 2014, CEO Matt Dircks quickly expanded the firm’s offerings from a single software product to three, while advancing into the emerging security product space known as privileged access management.  Profile: With 25 years of experience in the security software…

Top Management – Dug Song

Category: Top Management Name: Dug Song        Title: Co-founder and CEO  Company: Duo Security   Why nominated: Dug Song co-founded Duo Security in 2010 with a mission to “democratize security” by making cyber technology accessible for the masses, not just the top one percent of companies that boast enormous budgets, culminating in Duo’s exponential growth and acquisition by Cisco Systems…

Top Management – Rohyt Belani

Category: Top Management Name: Rohyt Belani Title: CEO  Company: Cofense Why nominated: Now with over 500 employees, including some based in a new European Phishing Defense Center, Cofense – created as PhishMe by Rohyt Belani and his business partner Aaron Higbee and acquired in 2018 by a private equity consortium where it was rebranded – under Belani’s tutelage plans…

Top Management – Stina Ehrensvard

Category: Top Management Name: Stina Ehrensvard Title: CEO and founder Company: Yubico Why nominated: Stina Ehrensvard founded the two-factor authentication company Yubico with a vision to make the internet secure for everyone – then pursued this objective further by successfully advocating for new open authentication standards — FIDO U2F and FIDO2 — that have changed the game for online…

Top Management – Roy Katmor

Category: Top Management Name: Roy Katmor Title: Co-founder and CEO Company: enSilo  Why nominated: Known as a do-it-yourself master who enjoys fixing everything from cars to homes, enSilo CEO Roy Katmor is now trying to fix endpoint security. Profile: Katmor co-founded enSilo three years ago with a vision to secure data at the most fundamental level in order to…

Threat Seeker – Mark Nicholls

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Mark Nicholls Title: Director of Cyber Security Company: Redscan Why Nominated: Mark Nicholls knows how hackers think and operate – a clear asset for a threat hunter. It’s that insight that’s led organizations across industry sectors to seek his help in improving their cybersecurity postures and battling threats, particularly those that…

Threat Seeker – Marc Laliberte

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Marc Laliberte Title: Senior Security Analyst Company: WatchGuard Technologies Why Nominated: For someone who just seven years ago was a level-1 technician at WatchGuard Technologies, Marc Laliberte has moved quickly through the ranks to become a valued senior security analyst on WatchGuard’s Threat Research Team who serves as manager and mentor…

Threat Seeker – Udi Yavo

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Udi Yavo Title: Co-founder and CTO Company: enSilo Why nominated: Udi Yavo is always on the hunt for vulnerabilities and works tirelessly to improve awareness of unknown flaws to better secure the internet, with notable discoveries including AtomBombing and ProcessDoppelganging. Profile: When WannaCry hit on the heels of the ShadowBrokers’ release…

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