Bugcrowd is the #1 crowdsourced security platform. More enterprise organizations trust Bugcrowd to manage their bug bounty, vulnerability disclosure, and next-gen pen test programs. By combining the largest, most experienced triage team with the most trusted hackers around the world, Bugcrowd generates better results, reduces risk, and empowers organizations to release secure products to market faster — with no hidden fees. Based in San Francisco, Bugcrowd is backed by Blackbird Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Industry Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Rally Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners.

An Experienced Leadership Team

Adversaries have more opportunities to exploit undetected vulnerabilities. We take pride in the people we surround ourselves with – these are just a few of the people that fuel that pride.

Ashish Gupta

Ashish brings more than 25 years of general management experience and has had leadership roles in marketing, sales, business development and products. Prior to Bugcrowd, Ashish was Infoblox’s EVP and Chief Marketing Officer responsible for worldwide strategy and operations for global corporate and product marketing at Infoblox, including brand awareness, go-to-market programs and demand generation initiatives. Ashish specializes in creating new markets and categories, positioning companies for growth, and developing differentiated business strategies in highly competitive industries. He has held leadership positions with other venture-backed and publicly traded technology companies including Microsoft, Telera (acquired by Alcatel/Genesys), Vidyo, Deloitte Consulting and Hewlett-Packard. Ashish lives in the Bay Area and spends most of his weekends with his family playing soccer, skiing or sailing.

Casey Ellis
Chairman, Founder and CTO

Casey is the Chairman, Founder and CTO of Bugcrowd. He is an 18 year veteran of information security, servicing clients ranging from startups to multinational corporations as a pentester, security and risk consultant and solutions architect, then most recently as a career entrepreneur. Casey pioneered the Bug Bounty as a Service model, launching the first programs on Bugcrowd in 2012. He is happy as long as he’s got a problem to solve, an opportunity to build out, and a kick ass group of people to bring along for the ride.

Nicholas Telford

Nick brings more than 25 years of experience in accounting, finance, and operations with a track record of building successful software companies. He was previously CFO of Perforce Software (acquired by Summit Partners) and his background includes AmberPoint (acquired by Oracle) and Ernst & Young. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a Bay Area native.

Dan Lascell
General Counsel

Dan Lascell has nearly 20 years of in-house counsel experience with enterprise technology companies. Before joining Bugcrowd, he spent more than seven years as SVP of Corporate Development and General Counsel of Appirio, where he was instrumental in both its acquisition of Topcoder (the world’s largest crowdsourcing community) and the company’s sale to Wipro in 2016. Prior to Appirio, Dan held senior legal roles at AmberPoint (acquired by Oracle), and Corning. He is an honors graduate of Hamilton College with a B.A. in music and Cornell Law School. Dan is an avid high-limit poker player and an animal rights advocate.

Mark Milani
Global Head of Product and Engineering

Mark is a technology executive with over 25 years of leading global software engineering and product management teams. Mark brings a wealth of experience across a number of technology areas to his role of Head of Engineering at Bugcrowd, from developing solutions deep in the technology stack, to applications and cloud solutions for end users and service organizations. Prior to Bugcrowd, Mark was SVP Product Engineering at Actian Corporation, and held multiple leadership positions at Oracle Corporation and Cross Access (acquired by IBM).

David Baker

David Baker brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise data security, information technology, and government computer research to his role as CSO. Prior to Bugcrowd David served as the Chief Security Officer at Okta. As CSO, David was responsible for the security of Okta’s service, helping the company ensure customer success and solving the security challenges enterprises face as they evolve operations into the cloud. Prior to Okta, David served as the Vice President of Services at IOActive and Security Architect at Webex Communications. David started his professional career as a research scientist in Computational Fluid Dynamics at NASA Ames Research Center.

Jason Haddix
VP of Researcher Growth

As the Vice President of Researcher Growth Jason works with clients and security researchers to create high value, sustainable, and impactful bug bounty programs. He also works with Bugcrowd to improve the security industry’s relations with researchers. Jason’s interests and areas of expertise include mobile penetration testing, black box Web application auditing, network/infrastructural security assessments, and static analysis. Before joining Bugcrowd, Jason was the director of penetration testing for HP Fortify, and also held the #1 rank on the Bugcrowd leaderboard for 2014. (He currently holds the #11 rank.)

Rick Beattie
VP of Global Sales

With more than 20 years experience in enterprise sales, Rick Beattie brings a deep understanding of the cybersecurity landscape and strong understanding of the needs of today’s CISO. Beattie has a proven track record for building and accelerating revenue. Prior to Bugcrowd, he served as vice president of sales at Carbon Black and has held sales leadership roles at Q1 Labs and F5 Networks.

Michael Schultz
VP of Marketing

Schultz brings more than 25 years experience in marketing and sales to his role as Vice President of Marketing. He oversees global marketing strategy to solidify Bugcrowd’s position as the market leader for crowdsourced security. Schultz joins Bugcrowd from sales enablement pioneer ClearSlide where he served as VP Marketing. Prior to ClearSlide, he served as Vice President of Strategic Alliances at DocuSign where he built out and managed the company’s key partnerships and programs over several years of rapid growth. Schultz has held senior positions with other venture-backed and publicly traded companies, and worked as a strategy consultant at Accenture. Michael lives in the Bay Area with his family and labradoodles.

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2019 Excellence Award Winner

2019 Most Innovative Companies

2018 CRN Emerging Vendors

2018 Australian American Chamber of Commerce “Most Innovative Company”

2017 Security 100 List

2016 Cybersecurity Excellence “Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company”

2015 RSA Innovation Sandbox Finalist

2013 Most Likely to Succeed

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