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An Experienced
Leadership Team

Ashish Gupta

CEO

Ashish Gupta

CEO

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.

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Casey Ellis

Chairman, Founder, and CTO

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.

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Mark O’Connor

CFO

Mark O’Connor

CFO

Mark O’Connor brings more than 25 years of experience helping high-growth technology organizations scale to his role as Bugcrowd CFO. Prior to Bugcrowd, Mark served as CFO of Appirio, a leading SaaS solutions firm (acquired by Wipro), and held executive financial and operational positions at Nuance Communications, BeVocal (acquired by Nuance), Appshop, and Broadword Communications.

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Dan Lascell

VP and General Counsel

Dan Lascell

VP and 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.

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Mark Milani

Global Head of Product and Engineering

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).

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Rick Beattie

VP of Global Sales

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.

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Andrea Cisternino

Senior Director of Talent, People and Places

Andrea Cisternino

Senior Director of Talent, People and Places

Andrea brings more than 15 years of recruiting & people operations experience and has held leadership roles in recruiting & human resources at cutting edge technology and medical device start-ups like Linden Lab and AliveCor. Before joining Bugcrowd, Andrea was the Head of People Operations at AliveCor, where she joined as the third employee and built out the people infrastructure from scratch, she and her world class leadership team scaled AliveCor to being ranked by Fast Company as the number one in artificial intelligence in its 2018 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies.” Prior to AliveCor, Andrea specialized in contingent recruitment for Venture Capital and Private Equity firms, which led her to joining Linden Lab during their high growth stage, playing an integral role in the company’s revolutionary success. Andrea lives in the Bay Area. On the weekends she and her daughters spend time actively participating within their community, and if the snow is good, you can find her snowboarding in Tahoe.

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Grant McCracken

Senior Director of Operations, Programs and Security

Grant McCracken

Senior Director of Operations, Programs and Security

A long time veteran to Bugcrowd, Grant joined the organization as an Application Security Engineer in 2014. Since then, he has overseen the creation and maintenance of hundreds of crowdsourced security programs as a Solutions Architect, as well as led the Researcher Success, Support, and Security Operations groups. He has been hacking for nearly a decade and is an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP). In his free time Grant enjoys writing and performing music, as well as staying active on running or hiking trails.

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