About Us

About Us

OPĀQ changes the way security is delivered — from the cloud. Our groundbreaking network security-as-a-service empowers organizations with the easiest way to tighten security control and improve business agility. With OPĀQ, you can have one network — simplified, centralized, and secure.

OPĀQ Management Team

Glenn C. Hazard
Chairman & CEO

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A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of security and technology industry experience, Glenn brings to OPĀQ Networks a notable record, having served as CEO at both venture-funded and publicly held companies. Glenn leads OPĀQ’s vision and business, focusing on accelerating company growth by capitalizing on its unique service offering and strong customer base. Prior to joining OPĀQ, Glenn was CEO of Xceedium, a privileged access management product company which he led through a successful acquisition by CA Technologies in 2015. As a managing partner at Zero-G, Inc., Glenn led a venture-management firm that invested in and governed early-stage technology companies. Before that, he served as chairman and CEO of NetSec, a leading managed security service provider (MSSP) that was acquired by MCI/Verizon. He also has served as chairman and CEO of FTP Software, Inc., a public company and leading provider of Internet network technology and connectivity software. Earlier in his career, Glenn was the senior vice president and chief information officer at Legent Corporation, a provider of systems management software and solutions. He also spent 17 years with AT&T Corporation, serving in a variety of executive-level sales, marketing, and general management roles.

Kenneth Ammon
Chief Strategy & Technology Officer

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A recognized technology executive and expert in security issues, Ken leads the corporate strategy, technology vision, and partnerships for OPĀQ Networks. Prior to OPĀQ, Ken served alongside CEO Glenn Hazard as the Chief Strategy Officer at Xceedium, a privileged access management product company acquired by CA Technologies in 2015. Before joining Xceedium, Ken founded and served as president of NetSec, a leading managed security service provider (MSSP). After selling NetSec to Verizon Business Systems, Ken accepted the role of senior vice president with the communications and IT-solutions giant. Prior to founding NetSec, Ken was with Trusted Computer Solutions, which was acquired by Raytheon.

Specializing in security matters relating to the federal government, Ken has testified before the House Government Reform Committee on dramatic security vulnerabilities affecting sensitive government information and infrastructure. Ken also has served as an adjunct faculty member at the National Cryptologic School, where he was recognized with the Scientific Achievement Award. He began his career in the U.S. Air Force, where he was a captain assigned to the U.S. National Security Agency.

Debbie Taylor Moore
Chief Revenue Officer

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Debbie is a rapid-growth information security and technology leader. In her 20+ year career, Debbie led the generation of more than $3.44B in sales, revenue, and raised capital for commercial businesses. As chief revenue officer of OPĀQ Networks, Debbie develops and leads the company’s revenue growth strategies and oversees sales and client management. Prior to OPĀQ, Debbie was founder and CEO of CyberZephyr, a strategic business consulting firm for cybersecurity start-ups and strategic investors in 22 countries. Prior to founding Cyber Zephyr, Debbie held VP-level sales and business development roles at NetSec, Verizon Business Security Solutions, National Interest Security Corporation/IBM, and SecureInfo Corporation. She also served for three years under contract as Public Sector General Manager for Global 360 and OpenText. Debbie began her IT career as an award-winning sales leader for IBM, SWG Federal, and Microsoft’s commercial mid-Atlantic and mid-market sales. Debbie holds a top-secret clearance and has collaborated with the U.S. government in achieving success in 200+ high profile IT and cybersecurity programs and initiatives.

Lauren Gwin
Chief Financial Officer

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Lauren is a highly accomplished and recognized CFO who is leading all strategic financial operations for OPĀQ Networks. Lauren was formerly the CFO of UNICOM Government (formerly GTSI Corp.), where she has a 12-year track record of driving profitable growth while ensuring overall integrity, quality, and stakeholder satisfaction. Lauren was named ‘CFO of the Year’ by Washington Business Journal after delivering the record-setting 2014 financial results for the company in more than a decade. No stranger to mergers and acquisitions, Lauren performed due diligence on more than a dozen multi-million dollar acquisitions, asset purchases, and divestitures since 2012. Prior to UNICOM Government, Lauren was director of internal audit for GTSI Corp., where she led the team charged with remediating and redesigning the Sarbanes-Oxley compliant control system for the company. Lauren’s process improvement and efficiency expertise stems from her background as an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP, where she served clients in the technology and biotech sectors. Lauren’s passion for technology is derived from her early career experience working for several government contractors in the Washington, DC area.

Bill Carson
SVP, Finance

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Bill is a seasoned, strategic financial executive with decades of experience leading and advising financial operations of early stage as well as Fortune 500 security and technology companies. As VP of Finance for OPĀQ Networks, Bill directs all aspects of accounting operations and financial reporting. Bill joined OPĀQ after serving as an advisor to Bat Blue Networks for three years. Billhasalso been a venture capitalist and partner at Hudson Ventures, a top performingventure capital firm. While with Hudson Ventures, Bill managed early stage companies including a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP). Prior to Hudson Ventures, Bill worked for Citigroup’s CFO, leading the company’s merger and acquisition programs across all the corporation’s business lines. While at Citigroup, he also launched the corporation’s strategic venture capital portfolio. Bill began his career as a product engineer for IBM.

Vince Arneja
SVP, Product Management

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Vince is a highly skilled and talented product management executive with a track record of launching and managing successful information security products. Vince brings 20+ years of experience in senior level technical product management positions to OPĀQ Networks where he leads product strategy, roadmap and execution. Prior to OPĀQ, Vince led product management for Arxan Technologies, a leading application security software company. Over his 8+ years at Arxan, his leadership helped the business from zero revenue to a successful exit to TA Associates. Prior to Arxan, Vince led government and commercial product management at Sigaba, an email encryption provider, which was acquired by Proofpoint. Vince’s career has spanned a variety of senior product and program management roles at various technology and security companies where his leadership helped achieve successful exits. Vince started his career as a software developer with Seer Technologies, where his contributions helped achieve a successful initial public offering (IPO).

Anurag Jain
SVP, Engineering

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Anurag is an accomplished engineering executive with more than 20 years of experience leading development and continuous delivery of innovative and disruptive software and security technologies. As OPĀQ’s SVP of Engineering, Anurag leads the delivery of cutting-edge features for the OPĀQ cloud-based management platform. Anurag previously led engineering for Bat Blue. Prior to Bat Blue, Anurag served as CTO of Recyclebank and VP of Engineering at WebMD. While at WebMD, Anurag led the company’s product development efforts, which maximized the value of the company’s rich data set. He also led software development for WebMD’s consumer division, which included development responsibility for the company’s online properties, including WebMD.com. Before joining WebMD, Anurag held technology roles with a number of companies across four continents.

Stephen McCarney
SVP, Marketing

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Stephen is an innovative information security marketing technologist and accelerated growth executive with more than 20 years of experience, 10 of those years focused on leading the design and implementation of branding and rapid-growth strategies and programs for start-ups and divisions of blue-chip technology companies. Stephen defines the marketing strategy and leads the go-to-market initiatives for OPĀQ Networks. Prior to OPĀQ, Stephen was VP of Marketing for Arxan Technologies, a leading application security company, where he developed and drove global branding and go-to-market programs. Stephen also led global security marketing at Unisys Corporation, converting a technical software security technology into a transformative enterprise solution for the business. Before joining Unisys, Stephen led the marketing department for Serco North America, collaborating with the CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, and other executive leadership to reinvigorate growth. While at Serco, Stephen supported the merger and acquisition of SI International, which scaled the company from less than $500M to beyond the $1B mark.Stephen then formed and led a strategic marketing and business growth consulting firm. While there he spent several years serving as an advisor to clients such as Deltek, Marine Healthcare Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, U.S. Army, and others. Earlier in Stephen’s career, he held management positions with organizations, including a full-service marketing and communications agency catering to technology companies such as CA, Cisco, EMC, and other clients.

Board of Directors

Glenn C. Hazard
Chairman and CEO

Arun Gupta
Partner, Columbia Capital

Jason Booma
Partner, Columbia Capital

James Tholen
CFO, Broadsoft Inc.

Joshua S. Levine
CEO, Kita Capital

 

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