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Our Team

BitSight is led by a successful team with experience in internet security, networking, and risk management at companies such as IBM Security Systems, Q1 Labs, Cisco, Sun, OKENA, Brix, RSA and Raptor Systems. BitSight was founded in 2011 by Nagarjuna Venna and Stephen Boyer.

Executive Team

Tom Turner

Tom Turner

CEO & President
Prior to becoming CEO, Tom was President and COO of BitSight. Before BitSight, he was VP of Marketing and Channels for IBM Security Systems. He is an experienced leader in the security industry, and has previously led market strategy, product management, channel execution and business development at Q1 Labs, Cisco/OKENA and Pentasafe/BrainTree Security Software.
Prior to becoming CEO, Tom was President and COO of BitSight. Before BitSight, he was VP of Marketing and Channels for IBM Security Systems. He is an experienced leader in the security industry, and has previously led market strategy, product management, channel execution and business development at Q1 Labs, Cisco/OKENA and Pentasafe/BrainTree Security Software.
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Stephen Boyer

Stephen Boyer

Co-founder & CTO

Prior to BitSight, Stephen was President and Cofounder of Saperix (acquired by Firemon), a company spun out of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory focused on vulnerability and network topology risk analysis. At MIT he led R&D programs solving large-scale national cybersecurity problems.

Prior to BitSight, Stephen was President and Cofounder of Saperix (acquired by Firemon), a company spun out of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory focused on vulnerability and network topology risk analysis. At MIT he led R&D programs solving large-scale national cybersecurity problems.

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Nagarjuna Venna

Nagarjuna Venna

Co-founder, CPO & SVP of Strategic Alliances

Nagarjuna has held leadership positions in product management and engineering at EXFO, Brix and Lucent. He also co-founded Saperix, which was sold to Firemon in 2011.

Nagarjuna has held leadership positions in product management and engineering at EXFO, Brix and Lucent. He also co-founded Saperix, which was sold to Firemon in 2011.

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Shaun McConnon

Shaun McConnon

Executive Chairman

Shaun is an industry veteran who brings extensive executive management experience in operations, sales, and marketing to the company. During his career, Shaun has successfully guided technology companies as CEO through IPOs and acquisition (e.g. Q1 Labs/IBM, Okena/Cisco) and has built over a billion dollars of shareholder value.

Shaun is an industry veteran who brings extensive executive management experience in operations, sales, and marketing to the company. During his career, Shaun has successfully guided technology companies as CEO through IPOs and acquisition (e.g. Q1 Labs/IBM, Okena/Cisco) and has built over a billion dollars of shareholder value.

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Mary-Jo Porcello

Mary-Jo Porcello

VP of People and Talent

Mary-Jo is responsible for leading the strategic people initiatives within BitSight. Her focus is on the entire employee lifecycle with a strong commitment to identifying and developing great talent and building strong teams within a engaging company culture. Mary-Jo has more than 25 years of HR experience in high growth technology companies and has held leadership positions at Mendix, Arbor Networks, L1/Viisage and eRoom.

Mary-Jo is responsible for leading the strategic people initiatives within BitSight. Her focus is on the entire employee lifecycle with a strong commitment to identifying and developing great talent and building strong teams within a engaging company culture. Mary-Jo has more than 25 years of HR experience in high growth technology companies and has held leadership positions at Mendix, Arbor Networks, L1/Viisage and eRoom.

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Brian Cohen

Brian Cohen

CFO

Brian has over 30 years of experience as a finance executive in publicly traded and privately held venture backed companies. He has led many equity and debt financings and has a proven track record of creating significant shareholder value including the acquisition of Jumptap by Millennial Media, DynamicOps by VMware, Q1 Labs by IBM and others.

Brian has over 30 years of experience as a finance executive in publicly traded and privately held venture backed companies. He has led many equity and debt financings and has a proven track record of creating significant shareholder value including the acquisition of Jumptap by Millennial Media, DynamicOps by VMware, Q1 Labs by IBM and others.

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Eric Fischer

Eric Fischer

SVP of Sales

Eric is passionate about building businesses, strong teams and long term customer relationships. As a sales leader he has driven high growth go-to-market strategies in companies like eRoom, dynaTrace and Turbonomic. Eric lived in Europe for many years and is fluent in German.

Eric is passionate about building businesses, strong teams and long term customer relationships. As a sales leader he has driven high growth go-to-market strategies in companies like eRoom, dynaTrace and Turbonomic. Eric lived in Europe for many years and is fluent in German.

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Debbie Umbach

Debbie Umbach

VP of Marketing

Debbie brings 20 years of high tech marketing and management experience to the company in her position as a marketing leader. Over her career, she has worked in various roles with market creators including VCE, RSA, SAP and Akamai. Debbie has a BS in Systems Engineering from UVA and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Debbie brings 20 years of high tech marketing and management experience to the company in her position as a marketing leader. Over her career, she has worked in various roles with market creators including VCE, RSA, SAP and Akamai. Debbie has a BS in Systems Engineering from UVA and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Elizabeth Fischer

Elizabeth Fischer

General Counsel

Elizabeth serves as our General Counsel and is responsible for all legal matters. She joins us from Constant Contact, a leading provider of email marketing SaaS solutions. She was previously a member of the Tech Companies and M&A groups at Goodwin Procter. She has a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.

Elizabeth serves as our General Counsel and is responsible for all legal matters. She joins us from Constant Contact, a leading provider of email marketing SaaS solutions. She was previously a member of the Tech Companies and M&A groups at Goodwin Procter. She has a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.

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Dave Fachetti

Dave Fachetti

CMO & EVP of Strategy

Dave has an extensive background as both a senior executive and venture capitalist. Dave has led Sales, Marketing, Finance and Business Development functions and has Board of Director level experience at over 20 companies including BitSight, Q1 Labs, Turbonomic, and OpenPages. In addition to his role at BitSight, Dave is a Managing Director at Globespan Capital Partners.

Dave has an extensive background as both a senior executive and venture capitalist. Dave has led Sales, Marketing, Finance and Business Development functions and has Board of Director level experience at over 20 companies including BitSight, Q1 Labs, Turbonomic, and OpenPages. In addition to his role at BitSight, Dave is a Managing Director at Globespan Capital Partners.

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Philip Gladstone

Philip Gladstone

Chief Architect

Philip is a distinguished engineer helping BitSight find the "gold" in all our data. In his career, he has helped build and develop products at several successful companies including Cisco, Okena and Raptor.

Philip is a distinguished engineer helping BitSight find the "gold" in all our data. In his career, he has helped build and develop products at several successful companies including Cisco, Okena and Raptor.

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Vineet Seth

VP of Product Management

Vineet has built and led high growth products and businesses for over 20 years in areas of cybersecurity, analytics and SCM at market leading companies like SAP, RSA and i2. He heads product management and design at BitSight and is a graduate of IIT Delhi and Boston University.

Vineet has built and led high growth products and businesses for over 20 years in areas of cybersecurity, analytics and SCM at market leading companies like SAP, RSA and i2. He heads product management and design at BitSight and is a graduate of IIT Delhi and Boston University.

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Dave McCann

VP of Customer Success & Support

Dave brings over 10 years of experience helping customers implement and optimize value in various product solutions. Prior to joining BitSight, he built Customer Success teams at Constant Contact and Google.

Dave brings over 10 years of experience helping customers implement and optimize value in various product solutions. Prior to joining BitSight, he built Customer Success teams at Constant Contact and Google.

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Board of Directors

David Aronoff

General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners

Stephen Boyer

CTO & Co-founder, BitSight

Cary Davis

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Dave Fachetti

CMO & EVP of Strategy, BitSight

Venky Ganesan

Managing Director, Menlo Ventures

Brendan Hannigan

Technology Entrepreneur, Former General Manager of IBM Security

Shaun McConnon

Executive Chairman of the Board

Glenn Solomon

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Tom Turner

CEO & President, BitSight

Investors

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