Management

Sam King, Chief Strategy Officer

Sam King, General Manager

Sam King is the General Manager of CA Veracode, a part of CA Technologies, with responsibility for all functions within the CA Veracode business unit. With more than 17 years of experience in InfoSec, Ms. King is a recognized expert in application security and the emerging practice of DevSecOps. She is a frequent speaker at industry events including RSA, Gartner Security Summit and InfoSecurity. She was recognized by Mass High Tech as a Woman to Watch, an award that honors contributions of women in technology and life sciences.

Previously, Ms. King held the role of CA Veracode’s Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for product management, marketing, corporate development and the company’s customer-facing solution architects. She joined CA Veracode from VeriSign and Guardent, where she led the development of security-as-a-service offerings and held product management, product marketing, professional services and customer relationship management responsibilities.

Ms. King received her Masters of Science and Engineering in Computer and Information Science from University of Pennsylvania. She received her BS in Computer Science from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, where she earned the prestigious Charles Babbage Award, awarded to the student with the highest academic achievement in the graduating class.

Ms. King loves to travel and spend time outdoors with her family.

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Chris Wysopal, Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer

Chris Wysopal, CTO

Chris Wysopal is Chief Technology Officer at CA Veracode. He oversees technology strategy and information security. Prior to co-founding CA Veracode in 2006 CA Veracode, Chris was vice president of research and development at security consultancy @stake, which was acquired by Symantec.

In the 1990’s, Chris was one of the original vulnerability researchers at The L0pht, a hacker think tank, where he was one of the first to publicize the risks of insecure software. He has testified to the US Congress on the subjects of government security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software.

Chris received a BS in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the author of The Art of Software Security Testing.

Chris is often called upon to download the latest Minecraft mods for his 6-year-old son. An avid photographer and nature-lover, Chris spends his free time hiking the many conservation trails near his home outside Boston.

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Chris Eng, VP Security Research

Chris Eng, VP Security Research

Chris Eng has over 15 years of application security experience. As Vice President of Research at CA Veracode, he leads the team responsible for integrating security expertise into CA Veracode’s technology. Throughout his career, he has led projects breaking, building, and defending web applications and commercial software for some of the world’s largest companies.

Chris is a frequent speaker at premier industry conferences, such as BlackHat, RSA, OWASP, and CanSecWest, where he has presented on a diverse range of application security topics, including cryptographic attacks, agile security, mobile application security, and security metrics. Chris has been interviewed by Bloomberg, Fox Business, CBS, and other media outlets regarding security trends and noteworthy events. Additionally, he has served on the advisory board of the SOURCE Boston conference since its inception.

Chris holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California. Chris is an unabashed supporter of the Oxford comma and hates when you use the word “ask” as a noun.

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Ellen Nussbaum, SVP Services

Ellen Nussbaum, SVP Services

Ellen Nussbaum is Senior Vice President of Services at CA Veracode, where she is responsible for the successful adoption of CA Veracode’s solutions by its customers. This includes program management, application security consulting, manual penetration testing and customer support.

Ellen has spent the majority of her career in the area of services management and delivery. Most recently she was vice president of client services, marketing and sales consulting at Fidelity Information Services (acquirer of Memento, Inc.), where she led the team responsible for the delivery of FIS’ Risk, Fraud and Compliance solutions. Prior to FIS/Memento, Ellen led the account management team at M-Factor (acquired by DemandTec, and subsequently IBM). She also led the professional services team at Oracle Retail, after its acquisition of ProfitLogic.

Ellen holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ellen enjoys tennis, piano and horseback riding, and cheering for her boys at their soccer, basketball and baseball games.

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Mike McGuinness, EVP Sales

Mike McGuinness, Executive Vice President, Sales

Mike serves as Executive Vice President of Sales for CA Veracode and is responsible for global sales growth including both the direct and channel sales teams. 

A seasoned veteran of the software industry, Mike has spent more than two decades establishing rapid growth programs for a wide range of companies, most recently serving in senior vice president of sales roles for software quality solutions company SmartBear, and cybersecurity providers Bromium and Sophos. Earlier in his career, Mike also served as PTC’s head of sales, helping the company to triple its revenue in four years. His executive experience also includes stints as CEO of technology companies NuGenesis and PanGo Networks.

Mike is a graduate of Fairfield University where he served on the board of trustees from 2000 to 2012. In his spare time he is an avid cyclist and snowboarder.

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leslie bois

Leslie Bois, VP, Global Channel & Alliances

Leslie Bois is responsible for developing and executing CA Veracode’s global strategy to build a strong partner network that will play a more significant role in the company’s go-to-market efforts. Bois will work cross functionally to align all aspects of the business to support channel partners to grow their businesses with CA Veracode’s leading application security solutions.

Before joining CA Veracode, Bois most recently served as vice president channel sales, North America, at Kaspersky Lab where she was responsible for managing VAR, LAR, Distribution and MSP partnerships as well as the creation and execution of a comprehensive strategy to increase market share in North America. In her role, Bois will help CA Veracode foster a thriving partner community, enabling them to take advantage of application security experts to help design programs that fit into the realities of today’s software and development-driven world.

Bois has a BS in Marketing from Plymouth State University.

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