The Cygilant Team
We are seasoned cybersecurity executives, technologists and investors on a mission to make ‘enterprise-class’ security accessible to everyone.
Chief Executive Officer
A 30-year technology industry veteran, Rob started his career as a Formula 1 race car driver, which fueled his passion for building high-potential companies rapidly. He launched his first start-up at age 25, has helped grow seven start-ups and lead two corporate restarts and was Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002.
Previously Rob was 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. Rob was VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at HP ProCurve Networking through its acquisition of Colubris Networks, where he helped the company ascend to a prominent position in the wireless LAN industry.
Chief Revenue Officer
Jim is a proven Executive leader with an exceptionally strong track record in global sales management, channel development and go-to-market strategies in IT, Cyber Security, AI, SaaS, cloud, network and unified communications with Hewlett Packard, Polycom, Sennheiser, Yamaha UC, Vidyo, Inc., and others. Have exceeded sales goals in the Americas, APAC & EMEA by building high performance teams, creating success cultures, establishing key partnerships and strategic alliances and leading bold marketing initiatives.
Christina M. Lattuca
Chief Financial Officer
Christina Lattuca is responsible for the finance and administrative functions at Cygilant. Christina has over 25 years of professional experience in accounting, finance and operations for high-tech companies. As part of the management team, she is responsible for balancing strong financial controls with operational efficiency to support the company’s growth strategy. In addition to her responsibilities for all financial matters including accounting, tax, treasury, planning & analysis and internal controls, she also oversees all human resource and information technology functions and contract reviews.
Previously, she was Director of Finance at Ecora Software Corporation (acquired by Versata, Inc.). Christina has held positions as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Segue Software (Acq. Borland Software) and Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis for Cedar Point Communications and Network Plus Corporation (Acq. Broadview Networks) and Senior Financial Analyst at Coca-Cola Enterprises.
VP of Product
Kevin has 18 years of experience designing, delivering and marketing solutions to help IT teams manage incidents and compliance. Prior to leading the Cygilant product team, Kevin was Director of Product Management at OpsGenie (acquired by Atlassian), Marketing & Business Development Manager at Kanguru Solutions, and Product Applications Engineer at Intel.
VP of Marketing
Steve is a technology marketing veteran who brings more than 25 years of expertise to Cygilant. Steve is charged with increasing the awareness of Cygilant’s unique ability to provide SMB organizations access to enterprise-class security in a simple and affordable way.
Prior to Cygilant, Steve was vice president of global marketing at Extreme Networks where he grew and managed the global marketing team. Prior to Extreme Networks, Steve was vice president of global marketing for Enterasys Networks. Steve has held a variety of marketing roles at technology companies including ModusLink, Double-Take Software, as well as several start-up organizations.
Dr. Ben Harrison
VP & Site Lead, Global Security Operations, Belfast
“Ben is a passionate and experienced Cyber Security evangelist, with 25 years experience in the IT industry. He joined Cygilant as Belfast Site lead, to build and run our new Security Operations Centre in the UK. Now Vice President of Global Security Operations and Security Services, he’s responsible for all of our customer security operations, with a focus on delivering demonstrable customer security value.
His career has taken him through academia, with a PhD. from Queen’s University Belfast in advanced networks; on to working in the defense industry with a focus on wireless sensor networks for security applications; and then into the secure Set-Top box industry, working for global leaders Arris Global Ltd. and Pace PLC, running SoC & Security Teams to deliver the very best in secure media platforms. Most recently he worked with Alert Logic, leading the Security Content efforts to build Threat Intelligence functions for their SOC, and Active Intelligence departments.”