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

NightDragon Advisors

Jim Alkove headshot

Jim Alkove

Chief Trust Officer, Salesforce

Grant Bourzikas

CISO, Silicon Valley Bank
Dan Burns headshot

Dan Burns

Former CEO, Optiv
Mark Carney headshot

Mark Carney

Chief Operating Officer, Coalfire
Krishnan Chellakarai headshot

Krishnan Chellakarai

CISO, Gilead Sciences
Susan Chiang NightDragon advisor

Susan Chiang

Deputy CISO, Cloudflare
Demetrius Comes headshot

Demetrius Comes

Chief Cloud & Security Officer, GoDaddy
edna Conway NightDragon advisor

Edna Conway

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

Dean Coza

CPO, RiskIQ (a Microsoft company)
Julie Cullivan headshot

Julie Cullivan

Board Director
Chris Deverell headshot

Gen. Sir Chris Deverell

Former Commander, UK’s Joint Forces Command
Michael Elmore headshot

Michael Elmore

CISO, GlaxoSmithKline
Jason fruge nightdragon advisor

Jason Fruge

CISO, Upbound
Sebastian Goodwin nightdragon advisor

Sebastian Goodwin

Chief Trust Officer, Autodesk
Renee Guttmann headshot

Renee Guttmann

Former CISO, Campbell Soup Company
Matthew Gyde headshot

Matthew Gyde

CEO of Foresite, former CEO of NTT Security

Lynne Halbrooks

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

Gary Hayslip

Global CISO, Softbank Investment Advisors, Vision Fund
Marshall Heilman headshot

Marshall Heilman

EVP and CTO, Mandiant
John Hibbs headshot

John Hibbs

Managing Director, Global Cybersecurity, Manulife
Ramy Houssaini NightDragon advisor

Ramy Houssaini

Digital Trust Executive, BNP Paribas
Scott Howitt headshot

Scott Howitt

CIO, McAfee
Katie Jenkins headshot

Katie Jenkins

EVP and CISO, Liberty Mutual
Kurt John headshot

Kurt John

CISO, Siemens
Brad Jones headshot

Brad Jones

CISO, Seagate
Vijaya Kaza headshot

Vijaya Kaza

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

John Kindervag

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

Alissa Knight

Partner, Knight Group
Dr. Ron Layton headshot

Dr. Ron Layton

Deputy CISO, Sallie Mae
Jason Lish headshot

Jason Lish

CISO, Lumen
Jason Martin headshot

Jason Martin

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

Paul Martini

CEO, iboss
Barbara Massa headshot

Barbara Massa

EVP, Chief of Business Operations, Mandiant
Eric McAlpine headshot

Eric McAlpine

Founder, Momentum Cyber
Shamim Mohammad headshot

Shamim Mohammad

EVP and CITO, Carmax
Michael Montoya headshot

Michael Montoya

CISO, Equinix
David Olzak headshot

David Olzak

SVP, Stratascale, SHI Company
Raja Patel headshot

Raja Patel

SVP, Products, Sophos
Thomas Pompidou headshot

Thomas Pompidou

Marker LLC, Partner and Founder
Mike Rogers headshot

Admiral Mike Rogers

Former Director, NSA
Dave Ruedger headshot

Dave Ruedger

CISO, Invitae
Christopher Russell headshot

Christopher Russell

CISO, tZero Group
Eric Sanchez headshot

Eric Sanchez

CISO, Kyowa Kirin
Jimmy Sanders headshot

Jimmy Sanders

VP, Information Security, Netflix DVD
Rinki Sethi headshot

Rinki Sethi

VP and CISO,
Nick Shevelyov headshot

Nick Shevelyov

Chief Security Officer, Silicon Valley Bank
Seth Summersett headshot

Seth Summersett

Former Chief Scientist, FireEye
Kevin Torres headshot

Kevin Torres

CTSO, MemorialCare
Maarten Van Horenbeeck headshot

Maarten Van Horenbeeck

Senior Vice President, Chief Trust Officer & CISO, Zendesk
Troy Wilkinson headshot

Troy Wilkinson

CISO, Interpublic Group
Kara Wilson headshot

Kara Wilson

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

Elwin Wong

SVP and CISO, Ross Stores
Nadav Zafrir headshot

Nadav Zafrir

Managing Partner, Team8 & Former Commander of Unit 8200
Jeff Zygmunt headshot

Jeff Zygmunt

Cybersecurity Director, CSAA Insurance Group