Orca Security
Advisory CISO 2021 - current
  • Establish Voice of the Customer services to internal stakeholders
  • Drive public brand activities through various media channels

Duha, Inc.

CEO & Principal 2021 – current
  • Designed, developed, and delivered scalable leadership training

YL Ventures
Operating Partner 2021 - present | Venture Advisor 2017 – 2021
  • Investigated and advised Partners on viability of seed-stage startups
  • Supported startups through executive coaching, marketing, product design
  • (Direct advisor/investor to italicized companies)
    • YLV3 companies: Axonius (exited, 11x MOIC), Orca, Hunters, RideVision, Vulcan, Medigate, Cycode.
    • YLV4 companies: build.security, Enso, Satori, Grip.

Akamai Technologies
Chief Security Officer 2011-2021 | Sr Director 2005-2011 | Director, InfoSec 2002-2005
  • Led and developed the Information Security Team from 3 People to 95 (40+% women).
  • Governed the Technical Incident Management process across the company.
  • Developed the Severe Vulnerability Management process, to mitigate risks from complex process and architectural vulnerabilities.
  • Drove adoption for global compliance standarCI-DSS, FedRAMP (first COTS certification), SAS70, IRAP, HIPAA, ISO 27002.
  • Guided Akamai's IT transformation to a distributed, zero-trust enterprise based on strong authentication.
Chief Security Architect 2000-2011
  • Designed, implemented, and operated ESSL, Akamai’s TLS content delivery network. (Patent:EP1533970B1)
  • Designed, built, and brought to market Site Shield, Akamai’s first pure security product. (Patent: US7260639B2)
  • Product manager and architect for many security products: DDoS Defense, WAF, EdgeTokenization, et al.
  • Established Akamai’s Architecture Reviews, a twice-weekly review of technologies under development.
  • Build numerous workflow management tools, including the company’s vacation tracker. Oversaw the migration from accrued Vacation to non-accrued Time Off.
  • Designed the DDoS resilience architectures across Akamai’s platforms, including DNS, HTTP, and HTTPS.

Federal Advisory Committees
CSRIC, Representative Member, 2011-2017
NSTAC, member staff to Paul Sagan, 2011-2014
NIAC, member staff to George Conrades, 2002 – 2009
  • Principal author of Hardening the Internet report, October 2004 https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/niac-hardening-internet-final-report-10-12-04-508.pdf

Temple Shalom of Medford / William and Charlotte Bloomberg Jewish Community Center
Finance Committee Chair 2017-present
Security Committee Chair 2015-present
  • Managed the budget for a $1M non-profit, including a synagogue, nursery school, and summer camp.
  • Established the safety and security plans. Raised funds for modern doors, access control system, and cameras.