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Glenn C. Hazard


Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Glenn brings to Xceedium a notable record, having served as CEO at both venture-funded and publicly held companies. Glenn now drives Xceedium’s global strategy, focusing on the company’s growth by capitalizing on its unique product offerings and strong blue-chip commercial and federal government customer base.

Prior to joining Xceedium, Glenn was a managing partner at Zero-G, Inc., 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 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.

Richard (Rick) Rose

Chief Financial Officer

Rick brings more than 30 years of financial and business management experience, including serving as CFO for both publicly traded and privately held firms, to Xceedium. Prior to joining Xceedium in February of 2012, Rick was chief financial officer at Cyveillance. He was responsible for all finance, accounting, and administrative operations there for over five years.

Prior to Cyveillance, he was 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 existing customer base.

Previously, Rick served as the chief financial officer of Sonus Communications, Inc., a start-up telecommunications company and oversaw their IPO process. Prior to that he was chief financial officer of Chart Works, Inc, a venture backed software start-up, and chief financial officer of Netrix Corp., a publicly traded manufacturer of data switching equipment. Earlier in his career, he was employed by Penril DataComm Networks, Inc as corporate controller, vice president of finance, and CFO for the publicly-traded manufacturer of data communications equipment; and the public accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co.

Rick holds a B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Ithaca College.

Ken Ammon


Chief Strategy Officer

A recognized expert in security issues, Ken joined Xceedium from Lookingglass Security, LLC, a consulting firm that advises corporations and private equity funds on emerging security trends and technologies.

Prior to working at Lookingglass, Ken was founder and president of NetSec, a leading managed security service provider. After selling NetSec to Verizon Business Systems, he became a senior vice president with the communications and IT-solutions giant. Prior to founding NetSec, Ken was with Trusted Computer Solutions, which has since been 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 National Security Agency.

Mordecai (Mo) Rosen


Chief Operating Officer

With more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Mo joined Xceedium to direct its business development efforts. Prior to joining Xceedium, Mo founded and led Zero-G, Inc., a venture-management firm that invested in and governed early-stage technology companies.

Before founding Zero-G, Mo was the senior vice president of corporate development at NetSec, a leading managed security services provider that was acquired by MCI/Verizon. Mo also served as senior vice president of marketing and business development at FTP Software, Inc., where he was responsible for all marketing, strategic relationships and acquisitions.

Mo has held executive-level positions in product marketing, management and business development at MCI, Computer Associates and Legent Corporation. He began his career serving in a variety of product and technology leadership roles at Lachman Technology, one of the original providers of Internet-communications software for the UNIX platform.

Jay Zimmet


Executive Vice President, Global Sales

Driving Xceedium’s global sales, Jay leverages more than 20 years of demonstrated success in the network-security industry. He joined Xceedium after serving as vice president of North American sales for Verizon Business’ security products and services. There he increased security-service revenue by 200 percent and generated an exponential increase in revenue and margin created per sale.

Prior to joining Verizon Business, Jay was the vice president of worldwide sales at NetSec, Inc., a managed security service provider that was acquired by MCI/Verizon. At NetSec, Jay spearheaded a global sales team that closed more than 100 blue-chip customer accounts.

Jay also has led worldwide sales for Sanctum, Inc., a provider of web-application security tools. There he played an instrumental role in establishing the company’s domestic and international presence, as well as developing and implementing business plans and staffing models for direct and channel sales.

Brian McCullough


Vice President, Engineering

With more than 20 years leading technology teams, Brian joined Xceedium to lead product engineering activities. Prior to joining Xceedium, Brian has led engineering teams at top-tier security software companies, including McAfee and Symanec.

At McAfee, Brian led the Enterprise Mobile Engineering product development team, delivering MDM solutions to enterprise-class customers of all sizes. Prior to McAfee, Brian spent more than 11 years at industry leader Symantec, heading multiple worldwide organizations in the security space. He delivered products in the web security scanning, email security, and SIEM spaces within the enterprise market.

Prior to entering the security space, Brian led software organizations serving the financial industry in Canada.

John Suit


Chief Technology Officer

With more than 20 years of experience in the cyber security, software, and intelligence security industry, John leads Xceedium’s worldwide product management initiatives. John’s extensive history of innovation includes 12 U.S. and international patents in information security analysis (cyber defense) and securing virtualization and cloud environments. He has an additional 21 patents pending.

Before joining Xceedium, John founded Suit Advisors where he counseled enterprise software companies like RedHat and L3 Communications on cybersecurity, virtualization, and cloud matters. Prior to Suit Advisors he co-founded and was CTO at Nano Network Engines, which became Fortisphere. He was VP of Advanced Technology at Cloakware, an enterprise password management company later acquired by Xceedium, and was the Co-founder and CTO of SilentRunner that was ultimately sold to Computer Associates. John began his career in the U.S. intelligence community as a Senior SIGINT Software Engineer.

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