Jill Ward, Chair
Jill Ward has served on our Board since September 2019 . From October 2018 to February 2020, Ms. Ward served as an operating partner of Lead Edge Capital, a growth equity investment firm. Ms. Ward has served as a member of the board of directors of HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) since October 2017. Ms. Ward served as a member of the board of directors of Carbon Black, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBLK) from December 2018 until its acquisition by VMware, Inc. in October 2019 and she served as president and chief operating officer of Fleetmatics from 2015 until its acquisition by Verizon Communications in 2016. Prior to Fleetmatics, from 2001 to 2014, Ms. Ward served as vice president and then senior vice president and general manager at Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU). Ms. Ward's experience also includes leadership roles at Telespectrum, Fidelity Investments, and Bain & Company. Ms. Ward holds an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College and a B.A. from Wellesley College.
Seth Boro has served on our Board since January 2015. Mr. Boro has served as a Managing Partner at Thoma Bravo since 2013. He joined Thoma Bravo in 2005 and became a Partner in 2010, serving in that capacity until becoming a Managing Partner in 2013. Mr. Boro was previously an associate with the private equity firm Summit Partners from July 2000 to May 2003 and an analyst with Credit Suisse from July 1999 to July 2000. Mr. Boro currently serves on the board of directors of SolarWinds Corporation (NYSE: SWI) and previously served on the board of directors of SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SAIL) until November 2018. He currently serves as a director of several software and technology service companies in which certain private equity funds advised by Thoma Bravo hold an investment. Example companies include Barracuda Networks, Inc., Calabrio, Inc.. ConnectWise, Inc., Flexera Software, LLC, Hyland Software, Inc., Imperva, Inc., Kofax, Ltd., LogRhythm, Inc., McAfee, LLC, Qlik Technologies, Inc., Riverbed Technology, Sophos Limited and Veracode, Inc. Mr. Boro also serves or has previously served on the board of directors of other cyber security companies. Examples include Blue Coat Systems, Inc., Entrust, Inc., SonicWALL, Inc. and Tripwire, Inc. Mr. Boro received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a graduate of Queen’s University School of Business (Canada), where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Michael Capone has served on our Board since July 2019. Mr. Capone has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Qlik Technologies, Inc., which is owned by affiliates of Thoma Bravo, since January 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Capone served as the Chief Operating Officer of Medidata Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDSO) from October 2014 to December 2017. Prior to joining Medidata, Mr. Capone worked in various executive positions at Automatic Data Processing, Inc., or ADP (Nasdaq: ADP), serving as Corporate Vice President of Product Development and Chief Information Officer from July 2008 to September 2014, and Senior Vice President and General Manager of ADP’s Global HR/Payroll Outsourcing Business from July 2005 to June 2008. He has also served on the board of directors of Ellie Mae, which is owned by private equity funds advised by Thoma Bravo, since May 2019. Mr. Capone holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Dickinson College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University.
Ambika Kapur (Gadre) has served on our board since February 2022. In addition, she has served as VP of product marketing for the Network and Advanced Security Business Group at VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) since November 2018. From September 2016 to November 2018, she served as President of Xplicable LLC, a strategic consulting group with a focus on cybersecurity. Her responsibilities in this role including serving as Chief Product Officer at DataTribe, a startup foundry that invests in and co-builds world-class startups focused on generational leaps in cybersecurity and data science. From November 2011 to September 2016, she served as VP of product management at Bracket Computing, a cloud security provider acquired by VMware in 2018. From July 2007 to November 2011, she served as head of product and marketing for Cisco System’s Security Technology Business Unit (NASDAQ: CSCO). Ms. Kapur holds an M.A. degree in economics from the Delhi School of Economics at the University of Delhi.
Stephen Lifshatz has served on our Board since July 2019. Mr. Lifshatz has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Lytx, a private video telematics company, from May 2018 through October 2021. Prior to joining Lytx, from January 2017 through May 2018, Mr. Lifshatz was engaged as an independent consultant by several private equity firms to assist in the development and expansion of certain of their portfolio companies. Prior to that, Mr. Lifshatz served as Chief Financial Officer of Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX) from December 2010 to December 2016. Mr. Lifshatz had also served as CFO of four additional private and public companies during his career. Mr. Lifshatz served on the board of directors of Amicas, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCS) from June 2007 until June 2010, as well as on the Board or Advisory Board of several companies. Mr. Lifshatz holds a B.S. in Accounting and Marketing from Skidmore College.
Rick McConnell, CEO
Rick McConnell has served as our Chief Executive Officer and on our Board since December 2021. He has over 30 years of experience scaling multi-billion-dollar organizations, developing winning cultures, building broad-based product portfolios and establishing go-to-market strategies and execution plans to drive category leadership. Mr. McConnell worked at Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) from 2011 to 2021, where he held multiple positions, including President and General Manager of the Security Technology Group since March 2021, and President and General Manager of Akamai’s Web Division from May 2016 through February 2021. From 2004 to 2011, he worked at Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) in various senior executive roles. He joined Cisco when the company acquired Latitude Communications, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McConnell holds a BA in Quantitative Economics and an MBA, both from Stanford University.
Steve Rowland has served on our Board since July 2021. In addition, he has served as Chief Revenue Officer of Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ: OKTA) since March 2021, and as Executive Advisor and Limited Partner at the Atlanta-based VC firm, Forté Ventures LP since May 2019. Prior to these roles, from August 2019 to March 2021, he served as Vice President, Americas at Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK). From October 2015 to August 2019, he served as President at DataStax, Inc. He has also held executive leadership roles at other technology companies including Apigee Corp., Blue Coat Systems LLC and BMC Software Inc. Mr. Rowland holds a BS in engineering from Texas A&M University.
Kenneth “Chip” Virnig
Kenneth “Chip” Virnig has served on our Board since January 2015. Since September 2018, he has served as Partner at Thoma Bravo, and from July 2015 to September 2018 he served as Principal at Thoma Bravo. Mr. Virnig joined Thoma Bravo in 2008 and served as Vice President prior to his promotion to Principal. Prior to that Mr. Virnig worked as an analyst in the investment banking group at Merrill Lynch & Co. from July 2006 to July 2008. He previously served on the board of directors of SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SAIL) until March 2019 and currently serves as a director of several software and technology service companies in which certain private equity funds advised by Thoma Bravo hold an investment. Examples include Barracuda Networks, Inc., Flexera Software, LLC, Hyland Software, Inc., Imperva, Inc., Imprivata, Inc., Kofax, Ltd., LogRhythm, Inc., Qlik Technologies, Inc., Sophos Limited and Veracode, Inc. Mr. Virnig received a B.A. in Business Economics, Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship from Brown University.
Kirsten O. Wolberg
Kirsten O. Wolberg has served on our board of directors since March 2021. From November 2017 to February 2021, Ms. Wolberg served as the Chief Technology and Operations Officer for DocuSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOCU). From January 2012 to October 2017, Ms. Wolberg was a Vice President at PayPal, Inc., a subsidiary of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL), where she served in various executive roles including as Vice President, Technology from 2012 to 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Wolberg was Chief Information Officer for Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) from May 2008 to September 2011. In addition, Ms. Wolberg serves on the board of directors of lender Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM), enterprise technology company CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), insurance technology company, Pie Insurance Holdings, Inc., AI and natural language processing technology company Pryon Inc., and music platform company Epidemic Sound AB. Ms. Wolberg holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Paul Zuber has served on our Board since January 2015 . Mr. Zuber has been an Operating Partner with Thoma Bravo since 2010. Previously he served as founding Chief Executive Officer of Dilithium Networks Inc. from July 2001 to July 2010 and as Chief Executive Officer of Bluegum Group from 1995 to 2000. Mr. Zuber also served in senior positions at Ready Systems Inc. from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Zuber currently serves on the board of directors of several software and technology service companies in which certain private equity funds advised by Thoma Bravo hold an investment, including ABC Fitness Solutions, LLC, Barracuda Networks, Inc., Cority Software Inc., Frontline Education Technologies, LLC, Imprivata, Inc., Kofax, Ltd., LogRhythm, Inc., MeridianLink, Inc., Syntellis Holdings, LP, Pathwire, Inc., and Sophos Limited. Mr. Zuber also serves on the board of directors of Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI). Mr. Zuber has an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and B.A. degrees in International Relations and Economics from Stanford University.