William J. Fallon, Chairman
A retired four-star Admiral with a distinguished 40-year career of military and strategic leadership, Admiral Fallon led U.S. and Allied forces in eight separate commands and played a leadership role in military and diplomatic matters at the highest levels of U.S. government. Former head of both U.S. Central Command and U.S. Pacific Command, he has worldwide experience in international security, political and commercial affairs. Through his military service, Admiral Fallon gained insight into the role of cyber security in protecting our nation’s most sensitive communications and critical assets. This experience helped shape his unique perspective and ongoing commitment to ensuring that government and enterprise can actively respond to today’s ever-evolving cyber threats.
Admiral Fallon currently owns his own consulting and advisory business, William J. Fallon & Associates, LLC, and is a partner at Tilwell Petroleum, LLC. Admiral Fallon was a Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies, and serves as chair of the center’s advisory board. He is a Director at the American Security Project, and Cylance, Inc., a cyber security services company.
Admiral Fallon is a distinguished Fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses and is a member of the U.S. Secretary of Defense Science Board. Admiral Fallon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an Honorary Doctorate degree from Villanova University as well as a Master of Arts degree in international studies from Old Dominion University. He is a graduate of the Naval War College and the National War College.
Watch Chairman Admiral William Fallon discuss who is most vulnerable to cyber attacks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."
Neal Creighton, Chief Executive Officer
Creighton has more than a decade of experience in IT system security, identity verification, Web authentication markets, and network security protection. As co-founder, president and CEO of GeoTrust, Creighton was responsible for providing the leadership, strategic direction and management for the company. [Read the full bio]
Mark Hatfield, Fairhaven Capital
Hatfield is a partner at Fairhaven Capital. He has served on the boards of Trust Digital and Xtranormal. Prior to joining the Fairhaven team, he was a managing director for Motorola Ventures where he led their West Coast operations. He was an investor and board representative of Amberpoint, BDNA, Danger (acquired by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Foundstone (acquired by McAfee NYSE: MFE), Lumidigm, Mesh Networks (acquired by Motorola NYSE: MOT) and Skybitz.
Before Motorola Ventures, Mark spent three years in Chicago, where he headed up Motorola's Strategy & Business Development for the CIO and the IT organization. He has also held various corporate business development and IT roles at Bell Canada Enterprises and the Bank of Montreal. Mark holds a bachelor's degree from McMaster University and a master’s degree from York University.
Christopher Boies, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Boies is partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, where he leads the firm's corporate practice, which he developed, and also serves as a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
Since joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in 1998, Boies has represented a multitude of prominent corporate and individual clients including: several major energy companies, numerous international financial and investment groups, a variety of manufacturing and industrial concerns and public and private company boards of directors in a number of important transactional matters involving mergers and acquisitions advisory work, project and corporate finance matters, corporate governance advice and contract interpretation, construction and amendment issues.
Prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Boies was an investment banking associate in the Project Finance group at Credit Suisse First Boston and an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City.
Alen Capalik, Founder and Chief Architect
Capalik believes that information security is an evolutionary arms race and that the key to victory is adaptability. While serving as network and security architect for banks, financial institutions and national exchanges, he realized that designing security systems to predict human behavior for network defense was a losing proposition. Capalik’s passion for meeting unconventional threats with unconventional technology led him to found NeuralIQ, a company dedicated to creating real-time systems that turn the collective intelligence of attackers into a resource that can be used against them. [Read the full bio]
Stuart McClure, Cylance, Inc.
An acclaimed security visionary, Stuart McClure has more than 22 years of technology and executive leadership experience with profound technical, operational and financial expertise. Currently, McClure is the president and CEO of stealth security company Cylance, Inc. McClure most recently served as global chief technology officer at McAfee. Previously, he held positions as executive director of security services for Kaiser Permanente, served as senior vice president of global threats and research at McAfee Labs where he led an elite global security threats team, and was founder, president and chief technology officer of Foundstone (acquired by McAfee in 2004).
Widely recognized for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of security, McClure is one of the industry's leading authorities in information security. His first book, Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions has been translated into more than 30 languages and is the definitive best-selling computer security book. McClure holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder and holds numerous certifications including CISSP, CNE, and CCSE.
Alex Doll, Board Member
Alex Doll is an established entrepreneur/investor in the security, software and finance industries with experience at OneID, PGP Corp., PeopleSoft, Embark, Khosla Ventures and Robertson Stephens.
With significant private equity, venture, growth investment banking and M&A experience, he's participated in over 100 venture fund investments in his career. In addition to his board position with CounterTack, he also sits on the board of directors for Alpha Card Systems and Cylance. Doll spent a year at Khosla Ventures as an EIR, where he continued making personal investments in security and co-invested with Khosla, leading to funding for OneID.
Co-founder of PGP Corporation in 2002 - that combined the vision for a successful new security company with the secure email standard OpenPGP. Architect of the hybrid buyout and innovation led startup that was formed from the simultaneous purchase of assets of Network Associcates (McAfee) and a Series A founding led by Venrock and DCM. Served as founding CFO/VP Business development, promoted twice formally ending as COO of PGP Corp. in 2010, when it was sold to Symantec.
Doll also worked at Embark (CollegeEdge, purchased by The Princeton Review) and PeopleSoft in broad functional roles including sales, business development, marketing, strategy and finance.
Doll is a graduate of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology program.