Skip Glass and Eric McAlpine Bring Deep Operations and Growth Management Expertise to Company
SUNNYVALE , Calif. – Dec. 3, 2018 – RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced the addition of two high-profile growth builders to its Board of Directors. Skip Glass, Former Operating Partner at Foundation Capital and Eric McAlpine, Managing Partner of Momentum Cyber bring decades of operations, growth and software industry management expertise to the newly created board seats.
“RiskSense is experiencing rapid growth as a result of accelerating market demand and emerging business opportunities,” said Srinivas Mukkamala, CEO of RiskSense. “The addition of Skip and Eric to our Board will help us navigate new operational and corporate development opportunities, and their vast industry network will play a pivotal role in our continued expansion.”
Skip Glass, Former Operating Partner at Foundation Capital, is a serial software entrepreneur, investor and mentor. He served as CEO and President of URoam (acquired by F5), COO of Kiva (acquired by Netscape), VP of Field Operations at Illustra (acquired by Informix) and VP of Marketing at Sybase. Skip has also served on and advised a number of security focused boards including Venafi, Guardian Analytics, Forgerock, MobileIron, Elastic Beam (acquired by Ping Identity) and Cloudshield (acquired by SAIC).
Eric McAlpine is a Managing Partner at Momentum Cyber, the industry’s first and only strategic advisory firm exclusively focused on cyber security, which he founded with Dave DeWalt and Michael Tedesco. Eric is one of the top strategic advisors in the cyber security industry with a prolific track record of advising on and orchestrating strategic transactions with industry leaders such as Symantec, McAfee, Proofpoint, Mimecast, Juniper Networks, Hewlett-Packard, ADT, Acer, Amazon, CenturyLink, Google, IBM, Oracle, Intel and many more.
“RiskSense is entering a high growth phase, which requires putting the right operational processes in place,” said Skip Glass. “I am pleased to join the company’s board and provide the right measure of strategic advice to ensure we capture as much of the large addressable market as possible.”
“RiskSense is addressing one of the biggest challenges in cyber security at the moment, vulnerability prioritization and providing an integrated enterprise-wide view of risk, both internally and externally,” said Eric McAlpine. “I look forward to working with Srinivas and the Board to help capitalize on RiskSense’s unique market positioning, tremendous IP and help scale the business.”
Skip and Eric join existing RiskSense Board of members Mourad Yesayan, Principal, Paladin Capital Group, Raymond Wong, Managing Director at Spring Mountain Capital, Cleve McDaniel, Ph.D., VP of Administration and Finance at New Mexico Tech, and Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D., RiskSense CEO and Co-Founder.