Management

Sam King, Chief Strategy Officer

Sam King, SVP and General Manager

Sam King is the General Manager of Veracode, a business unit of CA Technologies, as well as a member of CA Technologies’ senior leadership team. Ms. King is a recognized expert in application security and the emerging practice of DevSecOps.

She is a sought-after speaker at industry events including RSA Conference, Gartner Security Summit and InfoSecurity and has been profiled in business publications such as the Huffington Post, CNNMoney, Financial Times, InfoSecurity Magazine and the Boston Business Journal.

In her current role as General Manager of the Veracode business Unit at CA Technologies Ms. King has oversight of all functions with full P&L responsibility, and is chartered with leading its continued growth globally through digital, direct and channel sales.

As a founding member of the Veracode team, she led the establishment and growth of the application security category, working with industry analysts and experts while helping grow the company at double the market average year-over-year.  In her previous role as the Chief Strategy Officer at Veracode Inc. Ms. King, was responsible for company strategy, product management, marketing, corporate development and the company’s customer-facing solution architects.

She joined Veracode from VeriSign (Guardent), where she led the development of one of the first and most prominent security-as-a-service offerings. While at VeriSign, Ms. King 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 earned 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 is active in community and mentorship programs, working with organizations such as the Boston Product Management Association, Working Mother’s Association and has provided mentorship for women and young professionals inside and outside the organizations in which she has held positions. She is also a member of the board of directors of Progress Software. Outside of work, Ms. King loves to travel and spend time outdoors, skiing, climbing and hiking 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 is Vice President of Research at CA Veracode. A founding member of the Veracode team, he currently leads all security research initiatives including applied research, product security, and Veracode Labs. Chris has led projects breaking, building, and defending software in a career spanning nearly two decades. In addition to research, he consults frequently with stakeholders to advance application security initiatives.

Chris is a frequent speaker and occasional review board member at premier industry conferences. Bloomberg, Fox Business, CBS, and other prominent media outlets have featured Chris in their coverage.

Prior to Veracode, Chris was technical director at Symantec (formerly @stake) and an engineer at the National Security Agency.

Chris holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California. He 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 CA Veracode

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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Paiman Nodoushani, SVP Engineering

Paiman Nodoushani, SVP, Engineering

Paiman Nodoushani has more than 25 years of experience leading complex and diverse engineering teams in both small and large companies. Paiman has spent the last seven years building cohesive teams that deliver Cloud/SaaS based solutions. He has depth of experience successfully integrating acquisitions and fully realizing the potential of acquired technologies.

Prior to joining CA Veracode, Paiman was the VP of engineering at Monotype, a $1 billion market cap company where he led a large geographically dispersed engineering team in building enterprise class products with focus on SaaS and Cloud. Previously, he was the VP of engineering at Layer3TV, and CTO and VP engineering and data center operations at Continuum Managed Service.

Paiman has BS and MS from University of Connecticut. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Mass Technology Council, the Habitat for Humanity, and the Mass Network Communications Council. Paiman is an avid runner and passionate about soccer. He plays both outdoor and indoor throughout the year.

 

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Sonali Shah, VP Product Management and Product Marketing

Sonali Shah, VP Product Management and Product Marketing

Sonali Shah is vice president, product management, at CA Veracode. Sonali provides leadership and strategic direction across the company’s application security products and go to market activities. Sonali joined CA Technologies through the acquisition of Veracode in 2017. She has more than 20 years of experience in product management, marketing, strategy, and corporate development, and has held leadership positions at BitSight Technologies, VeriSign, Syniverse, and McAfee.

Sonali also spent some time in the finance field, both as an investment banker and as a VC. She holds a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an MBA from The Wharton School.

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