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.

OPAQ Management Team

Glenn C. Hazard
Chairman & CEO

A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of security and technology industry experience, Glenn brings to OPAQ Networks a notable record, having served as CEO at both venture-funded and publicly held companies. Glenn leads OPAQ’s vision and business, focusing on accelerating company growth by capitalizing on its unique service offering and strong customer base. Prior to joining OPAQ, 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 Officer

A recognized technology executive and expert in security issues, Ken leads the corporate strategy, technology vision, and partnerships for OPAQ Networks. Prior to OPAQ, 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.

Tom Cross
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Tom is a highly experienced and respected information security leader who oversees all technical elements of the company and is responsible for communicating the technology strategy to partners, employees, and investors. He is the co-founder and former CTO of Drawbridge Networks, an information security company that developed a unique approach to network micro-segmentation, which enabled organizations to learn, detect, and automatically respond to internal attacks. Prior to founding Drawbridge, Tom was Director of Security Research at Lancope, where he led research into network anomaly detection. He also was Manager of the IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force Advanced Research team, which built state-of-the-art network intrusion prevention technologies. Tom is credited with discovering a number of critical security vulnerabilities in enterprise-class software and has written papers on collateral damage in cyber conflict, vulnerability disclosure ethics, security issues in Internet routers, securing wireless LANs, and protecting Wikipedia from vandalism. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Casey Corcoran
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Casey is a business and technology leader who combines over 20 years of experience in IT with a proven track record in strategic business innovation, leadership and development. As the Chief Information Security Officer at OPAQ Networks, he drives the company’s security initiatives by leading the security strategy over corporate assets and systems. He was formerly a Partner at FourV Systems, where he led product and market development for a business intelligence platform for cybersecurity operations. Casey’s career includes CIO of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, CIO of Fairchild Corporations retail sports division, Vice President of the Commercial Healthcare Products and Services business unit at General Dynamics Information Technology, and the founder of a successful early innovation startup in wireless applications. He began his career as deck watch officer and project engineer with the US Coast Guard, and is also a member of the advisory board at Fair Winds Brewing Company. Casey received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy and an MS in Technology Management from Columbia University.

Rick Rose
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Rick brings more than 30 years of financial and business management experience to OPAQ Networks, including serving as CFO for both publicly traded and privately held firms. Rick was CFO at Xceedium where he was responsible for all finance, accounting, and administrative operations before the company was sold to CA Technologies. Prior to Xceedium, he was chief financial officer of Cyveillance, a venture-backed technology company sold to a defense contractor. Rick was also previously the president and owner of a direct marketing and printing company. During his tenure with the company, he grew revenues by 178%, restructured the company to maintain profitability, and expanded the product line to increase available services to the customer base. Rick has served as the chief financial officer of several venture-backed companies earlier in his career. He was previously employed by the public accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. and Penril DataComm Networks, Inc., a publicly-traded manufacturer of data communications equipment, as corporate controller, vice president of finance, and CFO. Rick holds a B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Ithaca College.

Derek Gabbard
SVP, Partnerships & Channels

Derek is an accomplished technology and security executive with more than 20 years experience in information technology and computer and network security. As OPAQ’s SVP of Partnerships and Alliances, Derek leads the company’s channel initiatives and growth. He previously served as the President of FourV Systems, the innovator of GreySpark technology – a business intelligence system used for analyzing the compliance and automation maturity of information security operations. Derek also served as the Chief Executive Officer of LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, an industry leader in cyber threat intelligence serving the commercial, US Federal Civilian Agencies and US Defense Department and Intelligence Communities. Prior to LookingGlass, Derek served as Senior Member of the technical staff at the world-renowned CERT at Carnegie Mellon University. He developed a series of industry best practices for information security controls and processes as well as strategy and standards for cyber security program for the Department of Defense and United States Air Force. Derek started his career as a communications and computer systems officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he worked in support of tactical communications missions throughout Central and South America. Derek is a 1995 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy.

John Camp
VP, Engineering

John is a seasoned and accomplished technology executive with over 25 years of security, networking, compliance, and engineering leadership experience. He has a proven track record of providing executive leadership and hands-on development and administration skills. With OPAQ as the of SVP of Engineering, John is responsible for the engineering development of the unified product line from endpoint management through MSSP-level reporting. Prior to OPAQ, John was with FourV Systems, which was recently acquired by OPAQ Networks, and built the engineering organization from scratch to include a mix of seasoned professionals in the United States and abroad. Prior to FourV, John was with Infoblox as the Director of Engineering leading all NetMRI and Network Insight product development; Fieldstone Mortgage Company as the CIO responsible for technical operations, product development, and security; and Chesapeake Computer Consultants as a certified Cisco and Checkpoint instructor and security consultant.

Stephen McCarney
VP, Marketing

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 OPAQ Networks. Prior to OPAQ, 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.

Alexander McMillen
VP, Operations

Alexander is a seasoned engineering and operations executive with deep security expertise, who leads operations for OPAQ Networks. With his unique blend of technical know-how and operational experience, Alex designed and implemented solutions for mission-critical data center operators, web hosting companies, and cybersecurity firms. His background is immersed in systems and network engineering, as well as critical facilities construction and operations. Prior to joining OPAQ, Alex was responsible for global datacenter architecture and operations for security consulting firm Roka Security. Alexander’s professional achievements include leading the day-to-day construction and operations of a 123,000 square-foot data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia’s notable “Data Center Alley.” He also built four Autonomous Systems (ISPs) from the ground up. In 2009, Alexander founded the Washington, DC chapter of the Vyatta Secret Society, a user group that enables companies to perform Software Defined Networking functions on commodity hardware. Alexander has contributed to open letters sent to Congress by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Stanford Cyber Law Center regarding Net Neutrality and Cyber Threat Information Sharing programs. Alexander is a member of the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG), American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), RIPE Network Coordination Centre, Frontier Foundation (EFF), Infrastructure Masons, 451 Global Digital Infrastructure Alliance, and Phi Beta Cyber Society.

Scott Shreve
VP, Product Management

Scott is a veteran of 27 years in the network and information systems industry, with the past 17 years focused on security operations and intelligence-led product development in managed security provider environments, threat detection solution providers, and commercial cyber threat intelligence organizations. Prior to joining OPAQ, Scott led a product team focused on developing intelligence collection and analysis tools for iSIGHT Partners, which was acquired by FireEye in 2016. Over the past two decades Scott has provided his security and operational expertise to many commercial and federal organizations including: Federal Communications Commission, Department of Justice, The United States Air Force, The United States Army, Zurich-Farmers, Toyota Motor Sports, Pfizer Pharmaceutical, Proctor and Gamble, and the 2012 London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG).

Board of Directors

Glenn C. Hazard
Chairman and CEO

Hunter Somerville
Partner, Greenspring Associates

Jason Booma
Partner, Columbia Capital

James Tholen
CFO, Broadsoft Inc.

Joshua S. Levine
CEO, Kita Capital

Advisory Board

John Terrill 
President of the OPAQ Advisory Board
Chief Information Security Officer, Fox News Channel

 

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