Management Team

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John Bruce CEO & Co-Founder

John is a seasoned executive with a successful track record of building companies that deliver innovative customer solutions, particularly in security products and services. Previously Chairman and CEO of Quickcomm, an Inc. 500 international company headquartered in New York with offices around the world, acquired by Vodafone; President and CEO of Authentica, a leader in file security and management, acquired by EMC; an original member of the executive team at Counterpane, a pioneer company in managed security services, acquired by British Telecom.

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Bruce Schneier Chief Technology Officer

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the author of 13 books—including Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive and Carry On—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.

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Ted Julian 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.

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Maria Battaglia VP of Marketing

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, a SaaS-based marketing platform, and has held various executive marketing roles at, Polaris Venture Partners, Cambridge Technology Partners, and (GE) NBC Universal.

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Gene Fay VP of Sales

Prior to joining Resilient, Gene founded FVF Partners, a firm which 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, an online backup and recovery developer, with responsibilities spanning sales, marketing, business development and partner relationships. Gene 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.

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Gant Redmon, Esq. General Counsel & VP of Business Development

Gant has practiced law for nineteen years; fifteen of those years as in-house counsel for security software companies. Prior to joining Resilient Systems, Gant was General Counsel of Arbor Networks, now part of the Danaher Corporation. Gant has also been Counsel at Authentica (sold to RSA/EMC) and AXENT Technologies (sold to Symantec). In 1997, Gant was appointed membership on the President Clinton’s Export Counsel Subcommittee on Encryption (PECSENC).

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Allen Rogers 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.

Karen Higgins
Karen Higgins Chief Financial Officer

Karen is a veteran Chief Financial Officer with more than 20 years of financial leadership experience providing strategic, operational, and analytical insights for high-growth technology companies. She was previously VP of Finance at Veracode, a leading application security company. Prior to that, she held similar leadership positions at healthcare security company, SupplyScape and email security company Zix Corporation. Earlier in her career, Karen worked at PwC where she earned her CPA license.

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Paul Ayers 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.

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