A 30-year technology industry veteran, Rob was named by Ernst & Young as its Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002. He started his career as a Formula 1 test car driver, which inspired his passion for building high potential companies at a rapid pace. Rob launched his first start-up at age 25 and has since helped grow seven start-up companies and lead two corporate restarts in his career in leadership roles.
Rob has steered the helm of several technology companies as President and CEO. Recently, he served as CEO of Bradford Networks, a network security company acquired by Fortinet. Previously he was CEO of Clique Intelligence, a software platform for data sharing and collaboration technologies. In 2008, Rob was appointed Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at HP ProCurve Networking through its 2008 acquisition of Colubris Networks, where he helped the company ascend to a prominent position in the wireless LAN industry as President and CEO.
In addition to being an active participant in the investment community, Rob is a member of the Board of Directors of Avidbank, a business bank providing innovative products and services, and is an advisory board member for two cyber security and data protection companies, Hexadite and Trilio Data.
Christina M. Lattuca
Christina joined Cygilant in 2009 as Corporate Controller. She has more than 15 years of financial management expertise developing and implementing financial planning, controls, and reporting for high-tech companies. Previously, she served at Ecora Software Corporation (acquired by Versata, Inc.) as Director of Finance. She played an instrumental role in the company’s acquisition, actively contributing to investor meetings, and preparing financial due diligence documents.
She has held positions as Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis for Cedar Point Communications, Segue Software (acquired by Borland Software) and Network Plus Corporation (acquired by Broadview Networks), responsible for the development of company forecasts, long-range planning, annual operating plans, and management reporting.
As Vice President of Products and Solutions at Cygilant, Mike Cote brings more than twenty years of high tech engineering and product development as well as a proven track record of building high performance teams. Most recently as Vice President of Engineering at both Veracode and Cigital, Mike led teams that defined and delivered security products as SaaS offerings. Mike has more than 10 years of experience in security offerings that include security information event management, network security, and static and binary analysis.
As Vice President of Sales at Cygilant, TJ brings more than 16 years of technology sales leadership in go-to-market roles at a number of fast growing software companies. Most recently as Vice President of Sales at Cryptzone, he managed offices in London and Boston for the Cybersecurity firm and helped lead a successful acquisition to Cyxtera in 2017. Prior to that, he built and managed sales programs, operations and strategy for top performing sales teams at Rapid7, Citrix and Cisco Systems.