Onapsis Recognized Among the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine

Onapsis is led by a group of executives characterized by their deep experience in cybersecurity, technology, thought leadership, team-building abilities and a proven record of successfully crafting and executing on enterprise business strategy.

Mariano Nunez
Chief Executive Officer

Mariano Nunez

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Mariano drives the strategic direction of the company. Under his leadership, Onapsis has become one of the fastest-growing technology and cybersecurity companies in the world. 

Starting his career as a cybersecurity researcher, Mariano was the first to publicly present on cybersecurity risks affecting SAP platforms and how to mitigate them at major conferences such as RSA, Black Hat and SANS. He was the developer of the first open source ERP penetration testing framework and has discovered critical security vulnerabilities in SAP, Oracle, IBM and Microsoft applications. 

Mariano has been interviewed and featured in mainstream media such as CNN, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, Forbes and The New York Times. He has been distinguished by EY as "Entrepreneur of The Year 2018" and by MIT as a "Top 35 Innovator under the age of 35", as well as having been selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has completed executive training programs at Harvard Business School and Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Debi Dowling
Chief of Staff & VP of Strategic Programs

Debi Dowling

Chief of Staff & VP of Strategic Programs

As Chief of Staff & VP of Strategic Programs, Debi is responsible for ensuring streamlined results-oriented activities within the organization based on key company objectives, as well as leading Onapsis’s Program Execution Office. Prior to joining Onapsis, Debi served as Chief of Staff and oversaw business enablement for Global Services and Sales Engineering for several years at Juniper Networks, where she also held other leadership roles across multiple functional areas including Customer Success, Professional Services, Program Management Office and Business Operations. She has vast hands-on experience working directly with Services, Sales, Engineering, HR and Marketing.

Throughout her career, Debi has also held management roles at a number of organizations, including Vodafone, Siemens and Acision. She attended the Newbury Institute of Higher Education and Henley Business School in the United Kingdom.

Catherine Gassé
Chief People Officer

Catherine Gassé

Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer Catherine is responsible for scaling the company’s people strategy and operations for sustained hypergrowth while supporting and evolving the thriving, compassionate culture at Onapsis. With nearly 20 years of human resources and recruiting experience, Catherine brings a genuine understanding of how a thriving company culture can positively impact business performance, a solid track record in hiring and retaining top talent for global organizations and a strong philosophy behind driving company philanthropic efforts.

Previously, she served as the head of HR for global functions at Vistaprint where she was responsible for HR initiatives including talent acquisition, experience and engagement, compensation, performance management and HR Operations. Prior to that, Catherine joined Dell Technologies as part of the Secureworks acquisition where she spent six years as the HR leader for a large global business unit. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Boston College.

Rick Hanson
Chief Operating Officer

Rick Hanson

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Rick is responsible for leading and scaling global go-to-market functions including sales, marketing and customer success. A seasoned executive with nearly 30 years of experience developing high-performing teams and a CISSP for almost 20 years, Rick has a unique understanding of the challenges today’s security and IT teams face.

Most recently, Rick served as the Chief Revenue Officer at Brightcove, where he oversaw global sales, professional services, channel, customer success, tech support and field operations. Previously, Hanson held several executive go-to-market leadership roles at CA Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, Symantec and RSA. Rick began his career in the U.S. Air Force and served as an IT Director for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Annabel Lewis
Chief Legal & Administrative Officer

Annabel Lewis

Chief Legal & Administrative Officer

As Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Annabel leads our legal and compliance activities with a focus on expanding our global operations to support Onapsis’s continued growth. She brings deep expertise in growing and scaling cybersecurity and software companies. Managing through empowerment, teamwork and positivity are the hallmarks of Annabel’s leadership.

Annabel’s 15 years of tech industry experience include multiple mergers, acquisitions, IPO initiatives, and international expansion.  Prior to Onapsis, Annabel held executive positions responsible for several functions including legal, corporate information security, audit, strategic partnerships and business development.  Annabel served as General Counsel and Secretary for Singtel’s cybersecurity organization, where she helped lead key growth initiatives, including integrating its various security units into one organization, with over 2,000 employees and 200,000 customers.  While at Trustwave, through both organic growth and 15 acquisitions, Annabel helped transform this startup into one of the world's largest cybersecurity firms, culminating in its $850M-valued sale. 

Annabel holds a biology degree from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated cum laude with honors from St. Mary's University School of Law.

Victor Hugo Montero
Chief Information Officer

Victor Hugo Montero

Chief Information Officer

An Onapsis co-founder, Victor oversees the development, implementation and alignment of IT and infosec programs with business objectives. During his time at Onapsis, Victor has held a number of executive roles, including COO and CPO. These roles, together with his 20+ years of experience in IT and InfoSec, have provided him a deep knowledge of company needs, structure and internal processes, enabling him to drive enterprise value. His vision and capabilities earned him recognition as “Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2012” by the Endeavor organization. Victor holds a graduate degree in organizational leadership from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree in computer science from the University of Buenos Aires. He also completed the Entrepreneurial Ventures Program at Harvard Business School.

Biju Muduli
Chief Marketing Officer

Biju Muduli

Chief Marketing Officer

As CMO, Biju is responsible for overseeing end-to-end marketing initiatives that include demand generation, product marketing and marketing communications to drive rapid growth. Biju is a global marketing executive who brings 15 years of experience working at high growth technology companies. She is recognized for her leadership skills aligning product, sales and marketing teams together to achieve increased bookings, customer retention and overall revenue growth.

Most recently, Biju led the global demand generation and field marketing teams at Brightcove. Prior to Brightcove, she has held marketing leadership roles at Carbonite and Dassault Systemes. In 2017, she received the Women of the Future award by WEST - Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology and currently serves as a board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass and MetroWest.

Biju holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India and has completed Strategic Marketing and Management courses at Harvard Extension school.

Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen
Chief Technology Officer

Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen

Chief Technology Officer

As CTO, JP leads the innovation team that keeps Onapsis on the cutting edge of the Business-Critical Application Security market, addressing some of the most complex problems that organizations are currently facing while managing and securing their ERP landscapes. JP helps manage the development of new products as well as support the ERP cybersecurity research efforts that have garnered critical acclaim for the Onapsis Research Labs.

JP is regularly invited to speak and host trainings at global industry conferences, including Black Hat, HackInTheBox, AppSec, Troopers, Oracle OpenWorld and SAP TechEd, and is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cloud ERP Working Group. Over his professional career, JP has led many Information Security consultancy projects for some of the world's biggest companies around the globe in the fields of penetration and web application testing, vulnerability research, cybersecurity infosec auditing/standards, vulnerability research and more.

Selena Proctor
Chief Customer Officer

Selena Proctor

Chief Customer Officer

With more than a decade of experience in cybersecurity marketing and a strong background in demand generation, Selena directs the execution of strategic objectives to increase Onapsis’ global and brand awareness in the market. In her previous role at Core Security, Selena was responsible for fueling the global sales pipeline, overseeing marketing programs and customer events and maintaining the marketing budget. Selena holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Onapsis is guided by a group of cybersecurity leaders, investment professionals and business leaders with the proven ability to grow companies in dynamic markets.

Mariano Nunez
Chief Executive Officer, Onapsis

Board of Directors

Mariano Nunez

Chief Executive Officer, Onapsis

As CEO and Co-founder, Mariano manages the strategic direction of Onapsis. A respected authority in the business-critical application security/SAP cybersecurity field, he was the first to publicly present on cybersecurity risks affecting SAP platforms and how to mitigate them. He is frequently invited to lecture at major security conferences such as RSA, Black Hat, SANS, SAP GRC and SAP TechEd, as well as at Fortune 100 companies, security agencies and military organizations. As an industry thought-leader, he was also the developer of the first open source SAP and ERP penetration testing frameworks. Mariano has been interviewed and featured in mainstream media such as CNN, Reuters, WSJ and The New York Times and was distinguished by MIT in its list of 35 innovators under the age of 35. Mariano holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has completed executive training programs at Harvard Business School and Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Maria Cirino
Co-founder and Managing Director, .406 Ventures

Board of Directors

Maria Cirino

Co-founder and Managing Director, .406 Ventures

Maria has been building and founding technology businesses for over 20 years. Her operational, entrepreneurial and senior management experience in venture-backed technology companies includes two Massachusetts IPOs of the Year and the founding of two successful companies and a venture capital firm. Prior to co-founding .406 Ventures, Maria served as an SVP of VeriSign following its 2005 acquisition of Guardent, the market leading Managed Security Services provider, for $142 million. Guardent was a Sequoia, Charles River Ventures and NEA-backed IT security company that Maria co-founded and led as CEO. In this role, Maria received industry recognition as "Massachusetts CEO of the Year" and "Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year," among others. Prior to Guardent, Maria was Senior Vice President responsible for sales and marketing at Razorfish, an IT services company that acquired her previous company, i-Cube, for $1.8 billion in 1999, where Maria led sales and marketing. Prior to i-Cube, from 1993 to 1997 Maria was responsible for North American sales at Shiva, the category-creating remote access leader. Prior to Shiva, Maria held sales and marketing roles at Lotus Development Corporation and Software City Inc. Maria holds an AB in English Literature from Mount Holyoke College where she has served as a Trustee and as a member of the college's investment committee. At .406 Ventures, in addition to her investment activities, Maria manages brand building and deal flow strategy. She currently serves on the boards of other .406 portfolio companies Attend.com, AuthAir, Bit9, Kaltura, Mineral Tree, Pwnie Express, Threat Stack, Vaultive and Veracode. She is a former board member of Adtuitive, Digitalsmiths and Memento until their respective acquisitions by Etsy, TiVO and FIS.

Dave DeWalt
Former CEO, FireEye, McAfee, Documentum, Founder & CEO of NightDragon Security

Board of Directors

Dave DeWalt

Former CEO, FireEye, McAfee, Documentum
Founder & CEO of NightDragon Security

David DeWalt is a veteran CEO, advisor and investor who has led companies, from startups to the Fortune 500, on a transformational journey of success. Focused on technology and cybersecurity, he has helped to create more than $20 billion of shareholder value during his 15 plus years as President and CEO of three major companies. This includes driving the most successful Cybersecurity IPO ever in 2013 and leading the largest all-cash deal in technology history in 2010. Today, he serves as the CEO and Founder of NightDragon Security, a dedicated Cybersecurity investment and advisor firm. In addition, he serves as a Managing Director in Allegis Cyber and Momentum Cyber as well as an investor and board member in the world’s most innovative companies such as Delta Airlines, Five9, ForeScout, Claroty, iboss, Team8, DataTribe, Illusive Networks and Optiv. He has substantial expertise in the information technology security industry and with his strategic and operational experience. DeWalt was named one of the 25 most influential executives in high technology by the readers of the industry publication CRN. He has spoken at the World Economic Forum on the issue of cybersecurity and keynoted at several technology industry conferences including Interop and Software 2008 and RSA.

Gerhard Eschelbeck
Former VP Security & Privacy Engineering (CISO), Google

Board of Directors

Gerhard Eschelbeck

Former VP Security & Privacy Engineering (CISO), Google

Eschelbeck brings strong experience in transforming traditional security solutions and delivering them through the cloud, which will help Onapsis guide customers to the cloud with confidence. A proven information technology executive with strong operational and strategic experience, Eschelbeck has launched innovative and successful companies and has built high-performance multi-national teams in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on network and system security, Eschelbeck was invited to present his research in information security to the U.S. Congress, and is a frequent speaker at major industry conferences. Eschelbeck is also a highly regarded author and is well-known for publishing the "Laws of Vulnerabilities." He is one of the inventors of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and holds numerous patents in the field of managed network security. Eschelbeck previously held CTO positions at Sophos, Webroot and Qualys.

Marcos Galperin
Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, MercadoLibre

Board of Directors

Marcos Galperin

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, MercadoLibre

Marcos Galperin is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MercadoLibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI). He is co-founder of the company and has been a Board Member since October 1999. He is also a board member of Endeavor, a non-profit organization that selects, mentors and accelerates high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. He is also a board member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to working with the company, Mr. Galperin worked in the fixed income department of J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. in New York from June to August 1998 and at YPF S.A., an integrated oil company, in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Galperin received an MBA from Stanford University and graduated with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Sebastien LEHNHERR
Chief Information Officer, Schlumberger

Board Observer

Sebastien LEHNHERR

Chief Information Officer | Schlumberger

Sebastien Lehnherr is Chief Information Officer of Schlumberger, a position he assumed in December 2019. Lehnherr is responsible for leading the Information Technology (IT) strategy and deploying differentiated technologies and digital practices to support Schlumberger's performance and digital ambitions.

He has held previous global management roles, including most recently vice president of Cyber Security and Global Information Technology Director. He joined Schlumberger in 2001 as an IT Project Engineer and spent his early career in Information Technology and Software Products across multiple countries including the United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and France.

Lehnherr earned a degree in Computer Engineering from the Ecole Centrale Marseille, France.

Yvon Roy
Managing Director - Investments, VC & Technologies at CDPQ

Board of Directors

Yvon Roy

Managing Director - Investments, VC & Technologies at CDPQ

Yvon Roy is senior director of investment, VC & technology at Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of the largest private equity fund manager and investor in Canada. Mr. Roy has over twenty years of financial management experience. Prior to joining Caisse, Mr. Roy held various management positions at Lumenpulse, an architectural LED lighting manufacturing company, including senior vice president, M&A | Investor Relations and Executive Vice President, Finance. He has, among other things, participated in the initial public offering of the company. Prior to joining Lumenpulse, he was Vice President, Finance of ProDrive Systems for nearly six years. Previously, Mr. Roy was Corporate Controller for Actional Corporation (now Progress Software - NASDAQ: PRGS) a Silicon Valley-funded venture capital software company. He also held positions with KPMG LP / LP in the corporate tax Department and at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LP/LP, where he provided financial advisory services.

Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from HEC Montréal. Mr. Roy is a member of Quebec CPA Order. He has served,and continues to serve on numerous boards of private corporations as well as those of philanthropic organizations, including the Fondation du centre jeunesse de Montréal, an organization that helps disadvantaged children and the Montreal General Hospital Foundation.

J.R. Smith
Partner, Evolution Equity Partners

Board of Directors

J.R. Smith

Partner, Evolution Equity Partners

J.R. Smith is a partner at Evolution Equity Partners focused on growth stage technology investments in information security, enterprise software and consumer. Prior to joining Evolution, he was Chief Executive Officer of AVG Technologies where he was responsible for strategy and operations and leading the company to an IPO in 2012 on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Smith is considered to be a thought leader in the areas of security, privacy and data protection and has authored several books on these subjects. Prior to AVG he was CEO of several software companies including Telecom Solutions Group, a pan-European network deployment and telecommunications software development company he founded in 1997 whose clients included Vodafone, Nextel, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Nokia and Ericsson. Mr. Smith began his career in Seattle, Washington with PNC, which evolved to become the publicly listed VoiceStream, later acquired by T-Mobile.

David Stienes
Partner at LLR Partners

Board of Directors

David Stienes

Partner at LLR Partners

David Stienes is a Partner at LLR Partners, a growth equity firm founded in 1999 with more than $3.5 billion of capital raised across five funds. David has been with LLR for 20 years and focuses on technology and technology-enabled services investments with an emphasis on information security, business resiliency and risk management. Along with Onapsis, Mr. Stienes has led investments and serves on the on the board of the following information and cybersecurity companies: Digital Guardian, Phishlabs, BluVector, and Cigital Inc. David received a B.B.A. degree in Accounting, summa cum laude, from James Madison University. He has been Director at Onapsis since 2018.

Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen
Chief Technology Officer, Onapsis

Board of Directors

Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen

Chief Technology Officer, Onapsis

As CTO, JP leads the research & development team that keeps Onapsis on the cutting-edge of the Business-Critical Application Security market. He is responsible for the design, research and development of Onapsis’s innovative software solutions and helps manage the development of new products as well as the SAP cybersecurity research that has garnered critical acclaim for the Onapsis Research Labs. He is regularly invited to speak and host trainings at global industry conferences including Blackhat, HackInTheBox, Troopers, and SAP TechEd/DCODE.

Prior to joining Onapsis, Juan Pablo led many Information Security consultancy projects for companies in Latin America, EE.UU. and Europe. His strongest experience is in the fields of Penetration Testing, Web Application Testing, Vulnerabilities Research and Information Security Auditing and Standards.

Victor Hugo Montero
Chief Information Officer, Onapsis

Board of Directors

Victor Hugo Montero

Chief Information Officer, Onapsis

As CIO and co-founder, Victor is responsible for developing, implementing and aligning IT and infosec programs with business objectives. During his time at Onapsis, Victor has held a number of executive roles, including COO and CPO. These roles, together with his 20+ years experience in the IT and InfoSec fields, have provided him a deep knowledge of the company needs, structure and internal processes, enabling him to drive enterprise value. His vision and capabilities earned him recognition as “Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2012” by the Endeavor organization. Victor holds a graduate degree in organizational leadership from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree in computer science from the University of Buenos Aires. He also completed the Entrepreneurial Ventures Program at Harvard Business School.