BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bob Reny, Global Principal Engineer and CTO
Bob Reny, a 25-year Information Technology industry veteran who always has something to say on cybersecurity. Bob has a broad base of experience covering IT asset management, firewall perimeter, intrusion protection, compliance, cryptography, large authentication infrastructure, incident response, and network access control. As a Global Principal Engineer and CTO at Forescout, Bob has worked with some of the world’s largest organizations across verticals to provide guidance in solving complex security and network challenges. He is currently focusing on current trends including IoT, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and the evolving threats to enterprise infrastructure including Core Datacenter, Cloud and Operational Technology.
Ashok Madanahalli, Chief Product Officer
Ashok Madanahalli brings over 25 years of diverse global product management experience to LOCH Technologies with a mandate to drive vision, strategy and direction of current and future solutions. His tenure as an industry leader spans companies such as Riverbed, Check Point, Extreme Networks and FORE Systems, where he built and led high-performing teams delivering product and market share leadership over multiple years.
At Riverbed Technology, Ashok served as the Vice President of Product Management (WAN Optimization & SD-WAN), where he played an instrumental role in leading the business transformation to Cloud and SaaS.
Prior to that, at Check Point & Nokia, he was responsible for Firewall/VPN/UTM & IDS/IPS solutions as Director of Product Management.
Ashok holds a Master’s Degree in engineering from The University of Oklahoma. He has an avid interest in radio and holds an amateur license.
Bob Tinker, Founding CEO of MobileIron
Bob was founding CEO of MobileIron from 2008 to 2016, leading MobileIron from initial idea to become the leading publicly traded provider of mobile security for enterprise customers. Under his leadership, MobileIron’s team of over 900 global employees delivered market leading products, won over 10,000 enterprise customers (including over 500 of the Global 200), built a channel of over 350 resellers and 30 mobile operators, and drove over $150M/year in trailing 4Q billings. During the five-year period from 2010-2014 MobileIron was named the fastest growing technology company in the world and ranked #1 in Deloitte’s Fast 500 Index. Over 8 years as CEO, Bob led venture capital fundraising of over $150M through multiple rounds culminating in a successful $100M public offering in June of 2014, and 7 quarters as a public company CEO.
Prior to MobileIron, Bob led the Business Development team for Cisco’s wireless business unit, a combined $1B business. Before Cisco, Bob was the first business executive at enterprise wireless pioneer Airespace, where he was Vice President of Business Development. Cisco acquired Airespace in 2005 for $450M. Bob’s previous roles include Director of Marketing at Vertical Networks and Vice President at NationsBank, with roles in IT, sales, product management, and operations.
Inspired by the question, “What do you wish you could tell yourself 15 years ago as a newbie entrepreneur?”, Bob recently co-authored the book series, Survival to Thrival: The Enterprise Startup Guide, that is available on Amazon and www.survivaltothrival.com.
Since 2002, Bob has served as a Trustee and Foundation Board Member for the recently opened University of California at Merced, the first major university built in the U.S. in the last 30 years. He lives in Menlo Park, CA with his wife and two teenage children. He has a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Stanford.
Jeff Manning, Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Manning is a Co-founder of LOCH and an experienced go-to-market Executive with a career that spans over 25 years with numerous leadership roles in sales, business development, and marketing, in the Technology Industry. Prior to taking the reigns as the COO for LOCH, Jeff was the EVP of sales and business development at Cybera, a Private Equity-backed cloud SDWAN service platform company, where he led their transformation and growth into new verticals and geographies.
Prior to Cybera, Jeff was a VP of Sales at a Cradlepoint, a 4G/5G networking technology company where he was instrumental in scaling the business and doubling company revenue. At Motorola Solutions, Jeff started and led the North America sales organization for Wireless, Security, and Managed Services, growing the business to over $100M of recurring revenue. Motorola acquired AirDefense, the award-winning network security firm where Mr. Manning ran Business Development. Jeff remains an active Alumni Advisor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he studied Law and Psychology and conducted his postgraduate professional studies at Cornell and Columbia University. Jeff lives in the greater Boston area.
Chet Hosmer, Founder of Python Forensics & Professor at Utica College
Founder of Python Forensics, Inc. a non-profit organization focused on the collaborative development of open-source investigative technologies using the Python programming language. Chet is also the founder of WetStone Technologies, Inc. and has been researching and developing technology and training surrounding forensics, digital investigation and steganography for over two decades. He is the author of three recent Elsevier/Syngress Books: Python Passive Network Mapping, Python Forensics, and Data Hiding. Chet serves as a visiting professor at Utica College where he teaches in the Cybersecurity Graduate program. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at Champlain College in the Masters of Science in Digital Forensic Science Program.
He has made numerous appearances to discuss emerging cyber threats including National Public Radio’s Kojo Nnamdi show, ABC’s Primetime Thursday, NHK Japan, CrimeCrime TechTV and ABC News Australia. He has also been a frequent contributor to technical and news stories relating to cyber security and forensics and has been interviewed and quoted by IEEE, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Government Computer News, Salon.com and Wired Magazine.
Garry Drummond, CEO & Founder LOCH Technologies, Inc.
Garry Drummond, CISSP, CWNA, CWSP is a 20-year veteran in the Information Security industry. Mr. Drummond attended Business School in Scotland where he studied Sales and Marketing. His diverse background uniquely combines cross-functional Sales, Marketing and Product Development. He is responsible for driving the company’s vision for addressing the problem space of Wireless IoT Security for 5G and Cyber-Physical Systems Security. Mr. Drummond has been awarded Patents for his innovations as it relates to Wireless IoT Security.
Mr. Drummond boot-strapped LOCH Inc. From his garage, his team has been developing new signal intelligence for securing the Internet of Things and is a Leading Technology Provider in WiFi 6 and 5G Wireless Threat Monitoring and Surveillance. LOCH’s rapid success has led to Silicon Valley Start-up of the Year in April 2015, Silicon Valley Company of the Year in May 2016.
In 2017, Mr. Drummond received Most Innovated CEO of the Year at the Annual 2017 Global Excellence Awards, hosted by Info Security Products Guide. He previously held Snr. Sales Leadership roles at nCircle Network Security (acquired by TripWire in 2013) and AirDefense (acquired by Motorola Solutions 2008). In November of 2016, LOCH received venture capital funding which was used to build a world-class sales and marketing team and a 'patent awarded' solution, AirShield(SM).
Jeff Kushner, Director of Marketing
Jeff Kushner leads marketing at LOCH as the Director of Marketing. As the Director of Marketing, he is responsible for the global marketing strategy, branding, positioning, market communications and lead generation. Jeff brings over 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership roles in technology, technology marketing and business development. He has held positions that increased revenue and market penetration with market leaders, including Allgress, BindView (now Symantec), BMC Software, Sun Microsystems (now Oracle) and consulting to many organizations. His efforts have been instrumental in advancing the development and adoption of application, cybersecurity and compliance & risk management.
Karl Hutter, Global Solutions Providers at FireEye
An accomplished operating executive focused in the information technology industry, the last 15 years emphasizing Internet security software & services. Most recently leading Business Development for iSIGHT Partners, acquired by FireEye January 2016. Previously led worldwide corporate and business development efforts for nCircle (sold to Tripwire) & Recourse Technologies (sold to SYMC). Earlier held corporate development, sales/market/business development, and technology consulting positions with industry leaders 3Com, Wang & Xerox. Specicalties include software and services strategy for OEM, Licensing, Reselling, M&A, and Ecosystem partnering with an expertise aligning sales & marketing execution with business corporate development/M&A. Graduate of Stanford University.
Kurt Grutzmacher, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder
Kurt Grutzmacher brings to LOCH lasting accomplishments in technical and thought leadership in the security and networking industry. Prior to LOCH, Kurt Grutzmacher was a Technical Director at Cylance delivering a wide-range of offensive security assessments to its customers with a strong focus on medical devices and embedded systems that make up the “Internet of Things.” At Cisco Systems, he was a Solutions Architect for the Security Services group, speaking at the largest user conference in the world, Cisco Live, educating attendees on successful hacker methods.
Kurt was a lead architect of the OpenSOC project (now known as Apache Metron), primary developer of the Kvasir Penetration Testing Data Management system. He delivered a wide range of offensive security consulting services to Cisco’s international customers as a senior member of the Security Posture Assessment team.
Mark O’Hagan, VP, Corporate Controller, FitBit
Mark is a seasoned Finance executive, having spent the past 14 years in VP, Corporate Controller positions working for both consumer and B2B tech companies. Mark is currently at the wearables company, Fitbit, which he joined in 2014 to help take the company public and did the same with his prior company, Vocera Communications. Mark spent 7 years with Omnicell, a provider of medication management solutions, where he also headed up both Accounting and FP&A functions and teamed closely with their M&A group to work on many acquisitions. Prior to this, Mark worked for 13 years in the networking industry in various senior finance roles at 3Com Corporation.
Michael Raggo, CSO
Michael T. Raggo has over 20 years of security research experience. His current focus are wireless IoT threats impacting the enterprise. Michael is the author of “Mobile Data Loss: Threats & Countermeasures” and “Data Hiding: Exposing Concealed Data in Multimedia, Operating Systems, Mobile Devices and Network Protocols” for Syngress Books, and contributing author for “Information Security the Complete Reference 2nd Edition”. His Data Hiding book is also included at the NSA’s National Cryptologic Museum at Ft. Meade.
His research has been highlighted on television’s CNN Tech, and numerous media publications including TIME, Forbes, Bloomberg, Dark Reading, TechCrunch, TechTarget, The Register, and countless others. A former security trainer, Michael has briefed international defense agencies including the FBI, Pentagon, and Queensland Police; is a former participating member of FSISAC/BITS and PCI Council, and is a frequent presenter at security conferences, including Black Hat, DEF CON, Gartner, RSA, DoD Cyber Crime, OWASP, HackCon Norway, and SANS. He was also awarded the Pentagon’s Certificate of Appreciation.
Richard Rushing, Chief Information Security Officer at Motorola Mobility, LLC
Richard participates in several corporate, community, private, and government security council’s and working groups setting standards, policies, and solutions to current and emerging security issues. As Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility he has lead the security effort by developing an international team to tackle the emerging threats of mobile devices, targeted attacks, and cyber-crime. He organized, developed and deployed practices, tools and techniques to protect the intellectual property across the world-wide enterprise. A much-in-demand international speaker on information security Richard has presented at many leading security conferences and seminars around the world.
Rick Orloff, VP and Chief Security Officer at Kaseya
Rick has developed and led critical security programs at one of the largest Fortune 5 companies in the world, Apple Inc. and was the Chief Information Security Officer at eBay Inc. Currently, Rick is the Vice President, Chief Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer at Addepar and serves as a Board Advisor to several technology companies.
Tamara Casey, Technology Strategy Visionary, former CTO at Ligado Networks and former SVP of Strategy at Nextel
C-Level professional with more than 30 years of wireless telecommunications management experience in engineering, operations and technology development. While much of Tamara’s career was spent with national wireless providers she also has had successful stints consulting for Fortune 500 companies and leading technology start-ups.
Tim “TK” Keanini, Product Line CTO for Analytics for Cisco
An executive with a reputation for driving technical innovation, the identification and protection of intellectual properties, and the leadership required to acquire talent and assemble productive teams. Tim’s blend of talents are unique as he incorporates game development with his passion for information security accounting for both the social and technical aspects of a design.
Specialties: Identifying talent & building Interdisciplinary teams, capturing invention for strategic intellectual property, game strategy, public speaking, competitive strategy, IT Operations, IT Architecture.
Todd Nightingale, SVP, GM Enterprise Networking & Cloud at Cisco
Todd Nightingale is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco Meraki. Nightingale joined Cisco with the Meraki acquisition in 2012 and took over as GM in 2013. He has led Meraki to deepen its focus on simplicity and initiatives pulling powerful Cisco technologies into the Meraki platform.
Nightingale has led the expansion of the Meraki team’s scope from cloud-managed wireless to cloud-managed networking to cloud-managed IT. In the process, the team has added enterprise mobility management, telephony, and video technology to the platform. This expansion has been driven by Meraki’s mission of simplicity and enabled by using cloud, open source, and a nimble engineering-led development model. In addition to product expansion, Nightingale and the team have globalized the Meraki portfolio, bringing simplified IT to more than 145 countries around the world.
Before assuming the GM role, Nightingale led architecture, service provider, and strategy teams at Meraki and Cisco. Before joining Meraki, he was the VP of Engineering at AirDefense, where he was responsible for all product line development and led the group through a successful acquisition by Motorola, where he assumed General Manager responsibilities.
In the past, Nightingale has worked in silicon development, academic research groups, network security, software services, and network protocol development. He’s led teams to high growth through complicated transitions and difficult turnarounds.
Nightingale holds his BS and MEng degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.