The NightDragon Team

An Experienced Team of Strategic Operating Investors


Team Members and Advisors


Collective Years of Experience


Years of Investing Experience

Meet the team

Founder, Managing Director, CEO
Partner, Business Development
Partner, Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer, Head of Engineering
Principal, Investor Relations
Principal, Head of EMEA
Head of Government Services
VP Corporate Development & Partnerships

NightDragon Advisors

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Jim Alkove

Chief Trust Officer, Salesforce

Neil Boland

Senior Vice President of Technology, CISO, Major League Baseball (MLB)
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Vijay Bolina

Chief Information Security Officer, Google DeepMind
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Grant Bourzikas

CISO, Cloudflare

Tim Brown

Chief Information Security Officer, SolarWinds
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Dan Burns

Former CEO, Optiv
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Mark Carney

Chief Operating Officer, Coalfire
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Krishnan Chellakarai

CISO, Gilead Sciences
Susan Chiang NightDragon advisor

Susan Chiang

Deputy CISO, Cloudflare

Brian Cincera

SVP, CISO and Head of Infrastructure and Operations, Pfizer

Dr. Bilyana Lilly, PhD

CISSP, Chair, Resilience Track, Warsaw Security Forum
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Demetrius Comes

Chief Cloud & Security Officer, GoDaddy
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Edna Conway

VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Cloud Infrastructure
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Dean Coza

CPO, RiskIQ (a Microsoft company)
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Julie Cullivan

Board Director

Kirsten Davies

CISO, Unilever
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Gen. Sir Chris Deverell

Former Commander, UK’s Joint Forces Command
George Eapen Nightdragon Advisor

George Eapen

Group CIO, Petrofac
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Michael Elmore

CISO, GlaxoSmithKline
Gerhard Eschelbeck NightDragon Advisor

Gerhard Eschelbeck

Former CISO Google
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Jason Fruge

CISO, Upbound

Adam Gladsden

SVP, Cyber Risk Product, Marsh
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Sebastian Goodwin

Chief Trust Officer, Autodesk
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Ron Greenberg

Senior Advisor,, Brown & Weinraub
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Renee Guttmann

Former CISO, Coca-Cola
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Matthew Gyde

CEO of vArmour, former CEO of NTT Security
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Lynne Halbrooks

Partner, Nichols Liu LLP; Former Chief Compliance Officer, Acuity International
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Gary Hayslip

Global CISO, Softbank Investment Advisors, Vision Fund
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Marshall Heilman

EVP and CTO, Mandiant
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John Hibbs

Managing Director, Global Cybersecurity, Manulife
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Ramy Houssaini

Digital Trust Executive, BNP Paribas
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Scott Howitt

CIO, McAfee
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Katie Jenkins

EVP and CISO, Liberty Mutual
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Kurt John

CISO, Siemens
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Brad Jones

CISO and VP of Information Security, Snowflake
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Prabhath Karanth

Global Head of Security & Trust, Navan
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Vijaya Kaza

Chief Security Officer, Head of Engineering & Data Science for Trust & Safety, Airbnb
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John Kindervag

Creator of Zero Trust, SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy at ON2IT
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Alissa Knight

Partner, Knight Group
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Dr. Ron Layton

Deputy CISO, Sallie Mae

Yaron Levi

CISO, Dolby Labratories
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Jason Lish

CISO, Lumen

Christopher Lukas

CISO, Chevron

Jake Martens

SVP and CISO, Aristocrat
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Jason Martin

co-CEO, Permiso Security; Former Executive Vice President, FireEye
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Paul Martini

CEO, iboss
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Dr. Adrian M. Mayers

Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Premera Blue Cross
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Eric McAlpine

Founder, Momentum Cyber

Heather McMahon

Former Defense Intelligence Senior Executive & Veteran, Counterintelligence Officer, Board Member
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Shamim Mohammad

EVP and CITO, Carmax
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Michael Montoya

CISO, Equinix
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Michael Morgan

Chief Information Security Officer, Phillips 66

John Petrie

SVP and Counsellor to the NTT CISO
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David Olzak

SVP, Stratascale, SHI Company

Jairo Orea

Global Chief Information Security Officer, Royal Caribbean Group
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Fotis Papazafeiropoulos

Group Chief Information Security Officer / Group Cyber Security & Privacy Director, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
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Raja Patel

SVP, Products, Sophos
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Dr. Christoph Peylo

Chief Cyber Security Officer, Bosch
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Thomas Pompidou

Marker LLC, Partner and Founder

Steve Pugh

Chief Information Security Officer, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)
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Thomas Quinn

VP and CISO, T. Rowe Price

Christopher D. Roberti

Senior Vice President, Cyber, Space, and National Security Policy
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Tim Roemer

President and GM, Public Sector, ThriveDX; Former Director of Homeland Security and CISO for the State of Arizona
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Admiral Mike Rogers

Former Director, NSA

Mike Rosen

Strategic Advisor
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Dave Ruedger

CISO, Invitae
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Christopher Russell

CISO, tZero Group
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Eric Sanchez

CISO, Kyowa Kirin
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Jimmy Sanders

VP, Information Security, Netflix DVD

Bradley J. Schaufenbuel

Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Paychex, Inc.

Sharon Schusheim

CIO & VP Technical Services, Check Point Software Technologies
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Rinki Sethi

VP and CISO,
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Nick Shevelyov

Chief Security Officer, Silicon Valley Bank

Skip Sorrels

Director of Cybersecurity, Ascension Healthcare
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Paul Stapleton

Chief Product Security Officer, Dexcom
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Seth Summersett

Former Chief Scientist, FireEye

Hanan Szwarcbord

VP, Chief Security Officer, Micron Technology
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Kevin Torres

CTSO, MemorialCare

Rishi Tripathi

VP & Chief Information Security Office, Mount Sinai Health System
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Almon Tse

Chief Information Security Officer, Saks Fifth Avenue
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Maarten Van Horenbeeck

Senior Vice President, Chief Trust Officer & CISO, Zendesk
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Jen Vasquez

Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Cigna US Medical
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Troy Wilkinson

CISO, Interpublic Group
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Gregory Wilson

CISO, Putnam Investments
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Kara Wilson

Senior Advisor, KKR; Former CMO, FireEye, Rubrik, Okta
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Elwin Wong

SVP and CISO, Ross Stores
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Nadav Zafrir

Managing Partner, Team8 & Former Commander of Unit 8200

Adam Zoller

Chief Information Security Officer, Providence
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Jeff Zygmunt

Head of IT Cybersecurity, Enstar Group