Company Leadership

Management Team

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Leadership

Trent Blanchard

Vice President, People & Culture

Trent Blanchard leads the company’s people and culture function and is responsible for human resources, recruiting, and creating a culture of positivity and innovation in the company. Trent has helped start-up and high-growth companies create organizational strategies that achieve excellence at well-known companies including DoubleClick (now part of Google), Gilt Groupe, Tribune Media, Omaha Steaks, New York Public Radio, dStillery, and 50onRed. Blanchard received his undergraduate degree in human resources management from the University of Massachusetts and a masters degree in psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

Jasson Casey

CTO & SVP, Engineering

Jasson Casey serves as chief technology officer and leads the company’s engineering efforts. Casey is an 18-year veteran of the telecom and computer networking industry. Most recently he managed the engineering team for IronNet CyberSecurity, a security startup founded by Gen. (ret) Keith Alexander. He has held executive leadership positions in engineering and product management in startups as well as S&P 500 companies. Casey is a industry-recognized expert in Software-Defined Networking and helped define key technologies in carrier VoIP security and Wireless mobility. He is also a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a member of the Software Leadership Council,  and a research associate with the Open Networking Foundation. Casey holds a BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin and is a  Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University.

Susanne Gurman

VP, Revenue Marketing

Susanne Gurman is the VP of Revenue Marketing at SecurityScorecard and is responsible for  driving revenue growth for the company across markets and for creating a scalable marketing strategy and driving the successful execution of the plan across the customer lifecycle to achieve revenue targets. With more than eighteen years developing and driving field marketing and marketing programs for high-tech companies, Susanne is a results-oriented, global leader in executing projects with strategy and vision. Prior to joining SecurityScorecard, she spent ten years at Digital Guardian, a network security leader in helping data-rich organizations protect endpoints. She has a proven record for assisting in the development, restructuring, and launch of partner programs and online partner portals as well as generating sales pipeline revenue.

Alexander Heid

Chief Research & Development Officer

Alexander Heid serves as Chief Research & Development Officer at SecurityScorecard. Heid joined the company in June 2014 and has been instrumental in developing the company’s threat reconnaissance capabilities and building its security-centric platform. A recognized expert in the field, he frequently presents at industry conferences and is sought out by the media and analysts to discuss cybersecurity issues. Prior to joining the company, Heid held senior security roles within the financial industry, and was a senior analyst at Prolexic Technologies during the #OpAbabil DDoS campaigns. In addition, he is co­-founder and President/CEO of HackMiami and served as chapter chair for South Florida OWASP.

Bill Hogan

Chief Revenue Officer

Bill Hogan serves as chief revenue officer and brings over 28 years of sales and business development management experience to SecurityScorecard. Prior to joining the company, Bill was vice president of Fortinet, a global cybersecurity products company. While at Fortinet, Bill oversaw sales, systems engineering, channel, and business development for the northeast of the United States as well as global financial accounts. Prior to that, Bill served as president of Webhouse where he enabled customer success through the effective use of IT and business solutions. From 2003 to 2014, Hogan led NetApp’s americas east and America's Enterprise Sales and Business Operations. He started his career at EMC where he spent 10 years in various sales and leadership roles.

Sam Kassoumeh

COO and co­-founder

Sam Kassoumeh is co-founder and chief operating officer and is responsible for driving the company’s product portfolio. With extensive experience as both a cybersecurity practitioner and leader, Kassoumeh’s experience has been pivotal in the growth and development of the company as well as establishing the ecosystem risk management space. Kassoumeh’s passion for internet security started in his teens and propelled him into key cybersecurity roles including as head of security and compliance at Gilt Groupe and worldwide InfoSec lead at Federal-Mogul. Sam holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Fouad Khalil

VP of Compliance

Fouad Khalil is the VP of Compliance at SecurityScorecard and is responsible for internal and external compliance programs, auditor education, alignment with industry best practices and global sales support. Fouad has extensive experience in the technology space and brings more than 25 years of experience spanning disciplines in software development, IT support, program and project management and, most recently, IT security and compliance management. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from Marquette University and CISA and ITIL Foundations certifications.

Dolly J. Krishnaswamy

Chief of Staff

Dolly J. Krishnaswamy is the Chief of Staff at SecurityScorecard and is responsible for supporting the COO in executing innovation projects and other key strategic endeavors. Prior to SecurityScorecard, she was founder of Scrybersecurity, a cybersecurity consulting company focused on helping financial services clients better communicate on and understand cybersecurity requirements. Previously, she worked as Global IP Strategist of a NYC-based managed service provider,-serving as the primary point of contact for a new client-facing security offering and helping the company secure their SOC certification.

Louis Marascio

Chief Architect in Technology

Louis Marascio is an expert in high performance computing and distributed systems engineering. As the Chief Architect in Technology at SecurityScorecard, he is responsible for architecture, design and technology standards across the organization. He is also the Founder and CEO of Trometis, a managed IT services firm in Houston. Prior to Trometis, Louis was the President and COO of YETI Custom Shop, the exclusive provider of customized YETI Ramblers. Prior to YETI Custom Shop, Louis was the Founder and CEO of Tariten Trading, an automated proprietary trading firm that uses machine learning and scientific computing to trade the financial markets. Previously, Louis was the Founder and CEO of LugIron Software where he helped to build the first Social Marketing Intelligence Platform to help companies gain cause and effect insight into social media to understand the business value created with their social marketing campaigns. Prior to LugIron, Louis was the Founder and CTO of Metreos Corporation where he lead the team responsible for designing one of the first easy-to-use integrated development and run time platforms for IP telephony applications. Metreos was acquired by Cisco where Louis went on to become the Director of Engineering responsible for the Cisco Unified Application Environment, the development platform for the Cisco Unified Communications System.

Marc Moesse

Vice President, Product Management

Marc Moesse serves as vice president, product management and leads the company’s product team. Moesse has an extensive background in delivering high-impact cybersecurity products to market and brings more than 15 years of experience working in the cybersecurity and technology space. 

Prior to joining SecurityScorecard, Moesse led the secure development product team at Veracode. Prior to that, he served in a number of product management and technology roles at Courion Corporation. Marc has an engineering background and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned a BS in electrical engineering and computer science.

Carl Morris

Vice President, Field Sales

Carl Morris is vice president, field sales and brings 15 years of experience selling cybersecurity solutions into the enterprise. Prior to joining SecurityScorecard, Carl was the regional sales manager for Cylane and, prior to that, he held sales executive roles at several leading cybersecurity companies including Bromium, ForeScout Technologies, and Sophos. Carl holds a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Virginia.

Laurie Potratz

Vice President, Global Channels & Alliances

As the Vice President, Global Channels & Alliances at SecurityScorecard, Laurie is an experienced sales and marketing leader in cybersecurity, networking, virtualization, and storage. Her focus is expanding the business into new markets, and building partner and distribution channels for existing and acquisition solutions globally. Her field and Channel experience includes partnering with MSSPs, Solution Providers, Systems Integrators, OEMs, Alliances and 2-tier distribution.  She has held leadership roles at Symantec, VMware, Brocade Communications, Veritas and BMC Software, and has been named six times to the “Power 100 Women in the Channel” by Computer Reseller News, as well as one of the industry’s “Channel Chiefs,” by the Channel Company.

Aleksandr Yampolskiy

CEO & co-founder

Aleksandr Yampolskiy is a globally recognized cybersecurity innovator, leader,  and expert. As co-founder and chief executive officer, Yampolskiy has led the company since its beginnings in 2013 to become one of the world’s most trusted cybersecurity brands. His vision is to create a new language for cybersecurity by enabling people to work collaboratively across the enterprise and with external parties to build a more secure ecosystem. Prior to founding the company, Yampolskiy was a hands-on CTO at Cinchcast and BlogTalkRadio, the largest online talk radio and podcast hosting platform. Prior to that, he led security and compliance at Gilt Groupe, where he  managed all aspects of IT infrastructure security, secure application development, and PCI compliance. Yampolskiy has a B.A. in mathematics and computer science from New York University and a Ph.D. in Cryptography from Yale University.

Drew Wilkinson

VP, Services and Customer Success

Drew Wilkinson is the VP of Services and Customer Success at SecurityScorecard and is responsible for the company’s professional services and ensuring elite customer support. With more than seventeen years experience, he has deep experience in vendor risk management, procurement, process improvement, and cost reduction across the pharmaceutical, financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing verticals. After beginning his career as a chief mechanical designer for General Electric, he pivoted to vendor management where he worked for Booz & Company, MetroHealth Medical Center, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Prevalent, Inc., aligning operating performance with corporate business objectives.

Board of Directors

Upal Basu

General Partner, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)

Michael Bryzek

Former CTO, Gilt Groupe

Karim Faris

General Partner, GV

Tom Mendoza

Vice Chairman, Net App; Sequoia Capital

Richard Seewald

Managing Partner, Evolution Equity Partners

Advisors

Martin Gedalin

Partner at Lumia Capital

Carl Sparks

Former CEO, Travelocity BOD Vonage

Peter Y. Lee

CTO, President, and CEO Rapidminer

Alfred Berkeley

Former President, NASDAQ

Joan Feigenbaum

Dept. Chair and Professor, Yale University

Karen Donoghue

Principal, HumanLogic

Nick Donofrio

IBM Fellow Emeritus

Ray Mabus

75th Secretary of the Navy under Obama administration, and former Governor of Mississippi

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