Stephen Gillett is the CEO and Co-Founder of Chronicle. Stephen joined Chronicle from Google, where he was an executive-in-residence at Google Ventures and remains an adviser. His leadership experience spans across enterprise software, retail, and consumer technology. Prior to joining Google, Stephen served as Chief Operating Officer of Symantec, and as a member of its board of directors. Previously, he held executive positions at Best Buy as President of Digital, Marketing and Operations, and at Starbucks as Chief Information Officer and GM of Digital Ventures. Stephen holds a BS degree from the University of Oregon and an MBA from San Francisco State University.
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Ansh Patnaik is responsible for product management at Chronicle. Previously, he was VP of Product Management at Oracle where he defined and launched their Security Analytics Cloud service. Over the last 20 years, Ansh has held product management, marketing and sales engineering roles at several cybersecurity and data segment market leaders including Delphix, ArcSight (acquired by HP), and BindView (acquired by Symantec). He holds an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ben Heben has over 15 years of financial leadership and capital markets experience. Prior to joining Chronicle, Ben led finance for Makani Power, a sister project within X. He originally joined Google in 2014 as the Global Finance Lead for Google's digital branding incentive program. Previously, Ben was VP of Equity Research at Mutual of America, and on the investment teams at Intrepid Capital and GAMCO Investors. Ben earned his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, is a CFA charterholder, and currently serves on the board of directors for the First Tee of Silicon Valley.
In 2004 Bernardo Quintero created VirusTotal, one of the world’s largest malware intelligence services. Google acquired VirusTotal in 2012, and Bernardo continues to run the service, now part of Chronicle. Bernardo leads the VirusTotal team in Malaga, Spain, where he directs product development and roadmaps as well as partner activities within the VT community.
Carey Nachenberg is Chronicle’s Chief Scientist and a founding member of the Chronicle team. Prior to joining Chronicle, Carey served as Fellow and Chief Engineer at Symantec. During his 22-year tenure in the cybersecurity industry, Carey pioneered numerous cybersecurity detection and protection technologies, collectively protecting hundreds of millions of users and garnering over 95 United States patents. Carey holds an MS degree in Computer Science from UCLA, where he continues to serve as an adjunct professor instructing undergraduate Computer Science courses. He is a published author of 3 books, including the cybersecurity thriller “The Florentine Deception.”
Jan Kang oversees Chronicle’s legal affairs and compliance. She was most recently General Counsel for Bromium, a leader in the malware prevention and application isolation market. Jan founded the Women’s General Counsel Network (WGCN), and in 2014 was named a winner of the SF Business Times/SV Business Journal Corporate Counsel Awards. She was named one of the Top 100 Women of Influence in Silicon Valley by the Business Journal and one of the 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law by the Recorder. Jan was also named as Legal Professional of the Year by KABANC. Jan has a BA degree from Stanford University and a JD from the University of Michigan School of Law.
John Turner is responsible for leading the go-to-market strategy and global execution for Chronicle. John has 25 years of experience building championship teams at innovative companies including TriNet, VERITAS Software, Symantec EMEA, Gartner, and others. He is an investor in early stage companies and has participated in a successful IPO (NYSE: TNET) and one of the largest enterprise software mergers in history. John received a BS degree from Santa Clara University and an MBA from San Jose State University and has completed a certificate program from the Stanford Business School.
Laura Hamady leads Chronicle’s privacy and data protection program. Prior to joining Chronicle, Laura served as Head of Legal Global Privacy at PayPal, and brings extensive commercial and privacy experience developed in legal leadership positions at Levi Strauss, Groupon, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and in private practice. Laura earned her B.A., from Yale University, and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.
Mike Wiacek joined Google in 2006 as an Information Security Engineer, and later co-founded and managed Google’s Threat Analysis Group. As part of that team, he helped create groundbreaking achievements in the fields of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) research and tool development. Mike co-founded Chronicle as a way to bring many of these techniques and capabilities to enterprise customers. Prior to Google, Mike worked for Internet Service Providers and with the U.S. Department of Defense as a Network Exploitation and Vulnerability Analyst. He has an MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Rick Caccia has over 20 years of experience marketing enterprise security and data management products. Most recently he was the CMO at Exabeam, a leading vendor in the user behavior analytics and SIEM market. Rick also served as VP of Product and Channel Marketing at ArcSight, the market share leader in SIEM and log management (acquired by HP for more than $1.5 billion in 2010), with product management leadership roles at Symantec and Oracle. He has an MBA in Technology Marketing from the University of California, Berkeley.
Prior to joining Chronicle, Romina Peccia spent 10 years at Hewlett-Packard. There, she led initiatives in organizational design, workforce transformation, change management, mergers and acquisitions, and leadership development. This resulted in her living in many locations including Madrid, Sao Paulo, Palo Alto, and San Diego. Romina holds a BA degree in Organization Studies & HRM from Lancaster University and completed her MS degree in International Human Resource Management and Employment Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.
Shapor Naghibzadeh has worked in Google engineering for 11 years, and is currently a Senior Engineering Lead within the Chronicle team. He guides product design from the view of a hands-on threat response analyst. Prior to co-founding Chronicle, Shapor was a founding member of Google's Threat Analysis Group, designed to identify and disrupt targeted attacks against Google and its users. He designed, built, and maintained systems to enable this, including Google-scale malware and log analysis and indexing systems. Shapor has a BS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Will Robinson leads engineering for Chronicle. In more than 13 years as a Google engineer, Will led or contributed to projects within web search, personal data processing, machine learning, ads targeting, data warehousing, and fraud detection. Earlier in his career, Will led and helped grow Google’s Chicago engineering office. Although he's currently trapped deep in a managerial vortex, he still writes code when nobody's looking. Will holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Stanford.