5 episodes

Marc van Zadelhoff, CEO of Devo, hosts CEO-to-CEO conversations with leaders from established security giants, to up and coming disruptors, getting the inside track on what makes cyber CEOs tick. Marc and his guests will share lessons learned from building cyber companies, delivering value to customers, creating enduring cultures, and sharing stories of success and failure in an ever-evolving technology landscape.

Cyber CEOs Decoded Devo, Inc.

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Marc van Zadelhoff, CEO of Devo, hosts CEO-to-CEO conversations with leaders from established security giants, to up and coming disruptors, getting the inside track on what makes cyber CEOs tick. Marc and his guests will share lessons learned from building cyber companies, delivering value to customers, creating enduring cultures, and sharing stories of success and failure in an ever-evolving technology landscape.

    Wendy Thomas: Secureworks President and CEO

    Wendy Thomas: Secureworks President and CEO

    In this episode, Marc and Wendy Thomas, Secureworks President and CEO, discuss her non-traditional path to cyber security leadership, including her time as a commodities trader and a telecom CFO. Wendy shares stories of how her path from finance to cyber ignited her passion for showing others that cyber is a viable and fulfilling career, regardless of where you may have started.
    You’ll also learn about:

    How experiencing the early 2000s IPO market held valuable lessons for today's landscape

    Why sharing your ideas, even if they fall outside your "purview" can lead to incredible opportunities

    The criticality of effective change management when transitioning from services to products

    • 43 min
    Mariano Nuñez: Onapsis CEO & Co-founder

    Mariano Nuñez: Onapsis CEO & Co-founder

    In this episode, Marc and Mariano Nuñez, CEO and Co-founder of Onapsis, dive deep into Mariano’s story of starting a company in his home of Argentina and bringing it to the U.S. where he created the category for business application security. Mariano shares stories of developing his passion for technology and business early on, including building a community news website at 15 and bringing his laptop to local shops to sell advertising space.
    You’ll also learn about:

    The surprising first customer for the Argentinian startup

    Why not having competition is both an advantage and a challenge

    How having “the hacker mindset” can drive success for a cyber company

    • 37 min
    Patrick Morley: Former Carbon Black CEO

    Patrick Morley: Former Carbon Black CEO

    In this episode, Marc and Patrick Morley, former CEO of Carbon Black, get nostalgic as they discuss Patrick's journey of coming up through the start up scene in the 90s—from working with VCs to taking companies public—and compare it to running cyber companies today. Along with the early career experience that helped form Patrick's leadership philosophy, he shares his experience of becoming CEO of Bit9, seeing the company through a breach, acquiring Carbon Black, bring the company public and later getting acquired by VMWare—this episode is filled to the brim.
    You'll also learn about:

    How build a criteria for joining a start up

    Why cyber is the most mission-driven area of tech

    What it's like to call 600 customers in 2 days after a breach and not lose a single one

    Seven philosophies for running a cyber company

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Brendan Hannigan: Sonrai Security CEO

    Brendan Hannigan: Sonrai Security CEO

    In this episode, Marc talks with Sonrai Security's Brendan Hannigan, on how he went from security guard on a Jack Nicolson movie set, to cybersecurity CEO. Trained as a coder, learn how his early days at Forrester Research honed Brendan's skills in understanding marketplace fit and fueled his passion to go out and start building things. Brendan went on to lead Q1 Labs until they were acquired by IBM, where he joined as the GM of the newly formed IBM Security. That journey lead him to his current role, CEO of Sonrai Security, where he and his team are changing the way organizations secure the cloud.
    You'll also learn about:

    Why the complexities of being a Cyber CEO haven't changed in decades

    The origins of the term security intelligence

    The fulfillment of saying "OK sure, I'll try that"

    Why CISOs may not need to "shift left" but they have to shift somewhere

    • 40 min
    Cyber CEOs Decoded - Trailer

    Cyber CEOs Decoded - Trailer

    Marc van Zadelhoff, CEO of Devo, hosts CEO-to-CEO conversations with leaders from established security giants, to up and coming disruptors, getting the inside track on what makes cyber CEOs tick. Marc and his guests will share lessons learned from building cyber companies, delivering value to customers, creating enduring cultures, and sharing stories of success and failure in an ever-evolving technology landscape.

    • 56 sec

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