IBM Resilient Executive Team
Leading the Decade of Incident Response
Prior to becoming General Manager, Gene served as IBM Resilient’s VP of Sales and Customer Success for five years and helped grow the company into the industry leader in incident response orchestration. Before IBM Resilient, Gene founded FVF Partners, a firm that helped CEOs and senior managers at early-stage high-tech companies to refine their sales and marketing strategies to boost revenue. Before starting FVF Partners, Gene was president of Nine Technology, and has also served as VP of worldwide sales and global alliances for the security information and event management business unit of RSA, the security division of EMC.
Chief Technology Officer, IBM Resilient; and Special Advisor, IBM Security
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the author of 14 books – including the New York Times best-seller “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” – as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people.
VP of Product Management & Co-Founder
Ted is a well-known, highly regarded figure in the security and compliance markets. Over the last 12 years, he has conceived and launched multiple successful security start-ups across software, hardware, and professional services. He served as the founding VP of Marketing at Application Security, the leading provider of database security solutions.
Chief Marketing Officer
Maria is a seasoned marketing leader and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience driving strategic branding, marketing, business development, and communications for technology, media, and venture companies. She previously co-founded ThriveHive.com, a SaaS-based marketing platform, and has held various executive marketing roles at Monster.com, Polaris Venture Partners, Cambridge Technology Partners, and (GE) NBC Universal.
VP of Engineering
Allen is a well-known, highly regarded engineering leader in the security market. He adds more than 20 years of software engineering expertise and entrepreneurial experience to the executive team at Resilient. Most recently Allen served as Director of Engineering at EMC Corporation, where he managed engineering activities for several of the company’s enterprise content management and compliance product lines.
General Manager, EMEA
Paul Ayers is an executive with a proven track record of bringing success to security companies in EMEA. Prior to Resilient Systems, Paul was VP EMEA for Vormetric, and has also held senior positions for PGP Europe, PGP Corporation, and Symantec. Paul is also the Manager of Enterprise Memberships EMEA for the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing.
Program Director, Cyber Security and Privacy
Gant has worked at security software companies for the past nineteen years, most recently at IBM’s Security Division. He ran internal GDPR compliance for IBM Security and currently manages the legal logic in the IBM Resilient Incident Response Platform. Prior to IBM, Gant was the general counsel at several security startups that went on to be acquired. In 1997, he was appointed membership on the President Clinton’s Export Council Subcommittee on Encryption (PECSENC).