A Year in Interviews and a Break: Nick’s Newsletter No. 51

Originally published on my newsletter on 2/14.

I start working at JMI Equity on Friday and we’ve decided to hold off on publishing the newsletter for a few weeks to give us time to figure out the best way to make it work in a fund that’s subject to various regulations with regards to its marketing practices.
Thus, for the 51st issue, I wanted to recap the 38 interviews that I was lucky enough to hold over the past 50 weeks.

I also wanted to note that after running last week’s interview, Hexadite CEO Eran Barak sent me some revised answers to my questions about his product roadmap and Hexadite’s functionality. I’ve updated our interview here.

Thanks for reading and hopefully I’ll be back in a few weeks!

Endpoint Security:
SentinelOne Cofounder and CEO, Tomer Weingarten
CrowdStrike Cofounder Dmitri Alperovitch
Bromium Cofounder Gaurav Banga
MalwareBytes Founder Marcin Kleczynski
Cylance Cofounder and CEO Stuart McClure

CISOs:
Aetna CSO Jim Routh: Nick’s Newsletter 
Lockheed Martin CISO Jim Connelly
Fortune 500 CISO: Nick’s Newsletter No. 38
Cory Scott and David Cintz of LinkedIn’s House Security Team

Security Investors:
Legendary Cyber Investor and RedSeal CEO Ray Rothrock
General Catalyst Principal Deepak Jeevankumar 
Intel Capital Managing Director Ken Elefant
Kleiner Perkins Investor Ted Schlein 

CASBs:
Former Perspecsys CEO David Canellos
Bitglass CEO Nat Kausik
CloudLock CoFounder and VP of Business Development, Tsahy Shapsa

Incident Response:
Hexadite Cofounder and CEO Eran Barak
Resilient Systems Cofounder and CEO John Bruce

Mobile/IoT:
Ang Cui of Red Balloon Security
Bluebox Security Founder Caleb Sima
Lookout Cofounder/CTO Kevin Mahaffey

Internet Security:
RiskIQ Cofounder and CEO Lou Manousos
Distil Networks Founder and CEO, Rami Essaid
ZeroFox CEO James Foster

Network Security:
Drawbridge Networks CTO Tom Cross
Shadow Networks Founder and CEO Eric Winsborrow 

Encryption:
Kryptnostic CEO, Matthew Tamayo
Vormetric VP of Cloud C.J. Radford

Security Experts:
Bob Klein, Machine Learning Expert at BluVector (Acuity Solutions)
Bob Austin and Rob King of KoreLogic
Immunant Founder and UC Irvine PhD Andrei Homescu
Novetta’s Director of Applied Data Science, Zachary Hanif
Sophia D’Antoine of Trail of Bits

Other:
TruSTAR Cofounder and CEO, Paul Kurtz
PhishMe Co-Founder & CEO Rohyt Belani
Jay Kaplan, Cofounder and CEO of Synack
Rapid7 Cofounder Alan Matthews
BitSight Founder and CTO Stephen Boyer

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