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Brian M. Ahern
Board of Directors
Brian M. Ahern
Chairman & CEO
Scale Venture Partners
Board of Advisors
EVP Product Development
Director, Cloud Security Integration Services
Customer Advisory Board
Head of Information Security & Compliance
Head of Infrastructure Security
Director of Engineering
Head of Security
As Threat Stack's Chairman & CEO, Brian is passionate about building disruptive technology companies, fueled by innovation and high-performing teams. A seasoned technology executive with over two decades of experience, Brian joined Threat Stack in 2015 from Industrial Defender where he was Founder and CEO, and which he saw through a successful acquisition by Lockheed Martin in April 2014.
Outside of work Brian enjoys spending time with his two children, attending their sporting events, traveling, skiing, and boating. Brian holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Vermont.
As Threat Stack’s Chief Security Officer, Sam is responsible for leading the company's strategic security roadmap for its continuous monitoring service, purpose-built for cloud environments. Sam brings highly relevant experience in distributed systems in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments, as well as proven success scaling SaaS startups. Sam was most recently the CXO at Cloudant (acquired by IBM in February 2014).
As the Chief Financial Officer at Threat Stack, Kevin is responsible for leading Finance and Administration. Kevin brings more than 20 years of financial and operational experience at high-growth technology start ups. Prior to joining Threat Stack, Kevin was the CFO of DataGravity and CFO of Azuki Systems (acquired by Ericsson). A CPA, Kevin started his finance career at Deloitte and gained valuable experience working at notable companies such as RSA, Cisco Systems, and Salary.com.
Jonaki Egenolf is responsible for driving Threat Stack’s marketing strategy and draws on her global and channel experience to expand the company’s business worldwide. She joined Threat Stack from Veracode, where she spent nearly a decade in senior leadership positions, most recently as Vice President of Global Marketing. Prior to that, she held sales and marketing positions at a number of innovative technology companies, including TIAX, Veritas Medicine, and Kenan Systems.
As Senior Vice President of Sales, Matt Knutsen is responsible for all sales activities. Prior to joining ThreatStack, Matt worked most recently as EVP & GM at Avecto (acquired by BeyondTrust) a leading provider of cyber security software. Previously, Matt spent 8 years in progressive sales leadership roles for AppSense (acquired by Ivanti). Matt has more than 15 years leading consistently high performing B2B technology sales teams. He holds a BA in finance from Michigan State University.
Chris is the Vice President of Product at Threat Stack, where he is responsible for Product Management and User Experience. He brings more than 20 years of experience leading product teams and building innovative security solutions, including Data Loss Prevention, Enterprise Mobility Management, and Secure Cloud Collaboration. Prior to joining Threat Stack, Chris was Chief Product Officer at Blue Cedar Networks and Senior Vice President of Product Management at Intralinks, a secure cloud collaboration platform.
Aditya Joshi is responsible for overseeing Threat Stack’s Product Management, Engineering, Operations, Test, and Support organizations. Prior to joining Threat Stack, Joshi served as EVP of Products at Intralinks. In this role, he was responsible for product management, architecture, engineering, operations, and support. Joshi also held senior roles at Avid Technology as VP of Products and General Manager of Media Enterprise and Cloud Solutions, as well as senior leadership positions at Novell Inc. He started his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) where he worked with some of the firm’s largest customers in the US, Europe, and Asia.
VP, Customer Experience
For nearly a decade, David has built and led world class Customer Experience organizations. Spanning multiple markets, David has succeeded through the challenges of scaling post-sale organizations at every stage of growth; from pre-revenue to IPO. This cross section of experience has given him a unique perspective in driving end value to customers at every stage of product maturity. He most recently built and scaled the post-sales organization through IPO at Everquote. Prior to Everquote David held key leadership positions at Localytics, a mobile engagement platform, Upserve, restaurant POS and management software, and JazzHR, an applicant tracking system. David is a proud graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
VP, Business Development
As Vice President of Business Development at Threat Stack Hayley is responsible for building Threat Stack’s Strategic Partnerships, Integrations, and Channel. Before joining Threat Stack, Hayley has had the opportunity to work with many successful startups and high growth companies to develop their Business Development areas. She focuses on key areas to drive exponential revenue and market growth for companies through strategic partnerships and alliances. These efforts take the shape of Channel and distribution selling, system integrators, technical integrations, and strategic alliances.
Most recently Hayley was the head of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances for Cisco’s Cloud Security Business Group where she led the businesses Channel growth initiatives, product integrations and go-to-market strategy, and key strategic partnerships and alliances with large cloud platform providers. Prior to Cisco’s acquisition of Cloudlock Hayley built Cloudlock’s Channel Program and Partnership strategy with integration partners. Prior to that she built Backupify’s Channel and Strategic Partnerships from the ground up, which later was acquired by Datto. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from The University of Vermont. Hayley loves skiing with friends, traveling abroad, and being around her family.
Kevin Baughman is the Vice President of Engineering at Threat Stack where he is responsible for providing strategic guidance across all of Threat Stack’s engineering teams as they continue to optimize the delivery of the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform. Prior to joining Threat Stack Kevin was the Vice President of Engineering at Applause and Founding Engineer at Nasuni. He also has experience across several engineering organizations including Hitachi Vantara and EMC Technology Ventures Group. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.