We believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the benefits of the Internet without
the fear of risk or compromise. So, we founded Menlo Security to eliminate the threat of malware from the web and email.
Amir Ben-Efraim is co-founder and CEO of Menlo Security. Previously, Amir was VP of cloud security at Juniper Networks where he helped define the company’s strategy to secure the virtualized data center, public and private clouds. He joined Juniper via its acquisition of Altor Networks, which he led as founder and CEO. Prior to Altor, Amir was an executive at Check Point Software, a pioneer in Internet security. He holds an MBA from UCLA, an MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from UC Berkeley.
Stefan Dyckerhoff is managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures. He is also the founding investor and CEO of Skyport Systems. Stefan joined Sutter Hill from Juniper Networks where he was a member of the founding engineering team (employee number 33) and rose to become Executive Vice President of the Platform Systems Division. Prior to Juniper, Stefan worked at Cisco Systems leading the enterprise routing and security business. In addition to Menlo Security, Stefan's directorships include Benu Networks, OpenDNS and ThousandEyes. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in electrical engineering from Duke University and a Master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Tom Gillis is cofounder and CEO of Bracket Computing. Prior to Bracket, Tom was VP and GM of Cisco's Security Technology Group, leading business units responsible for Cisco's entire Network and Content Security product portfolio. Prior to Cisco, Tom was VP marketing and part of the founding team at IronPort Systems, acquired by Cisco in 2007 for $830M. He has held leadership roles at IBEAM Broadcasting, Silicon Graphics, the Boston Consulting Group, and Raytheon Corporation. Tom holds a BSEE from Tufts, an MSEE from Northwestern, and an MBA from Harvard.
Dr. Steve Herrod is managing director at General Catalyst Partners where he invests in enterprise infrastructure startups. Prior to General Catalyst, Steve was CTO and Sr. VP of research and development at VMware. During his tenure, Steve helped build a world-class engineering organization that delivered numerous industry changing products. Steve holds a PhD in computer science from Stanford University, and a BA in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin.