Vice President of Product Management
As Vice President of Product Management, Jason is responsible for product-led growth strategy and direction of RiskLens SaaS products. Jason brings over two decades of product and engineering experience in early and growth-stage technology startups, serving more than 15 years as head of product and entrepreneur in residence. He has an extensive background in lean customer and product discovery practices for emerging markets, proving a knack for identifying elegant solutions for complex market problems. Jason holds degrees in Network Administration, Information Systems, and a Masters of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship from Gonzaga University.
Vice President of Marketing
James leads the RiskLens marketing team, responsible for full-spectrum go-to-market strategy and execution in support of the company’s brand, demand, public relations, content, partner marketing, events, and sales enablement functions.
Prior to joining RiskLens, James served in marketing leadership roles in the cybersecurity space, including roles at Verisign, RSA and Mandiant. James is a veteran of the U.S. Army and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from George Mason University. He resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and four children.
Co-Founder and Chief Risk Scientist
Jack is one of the foremost authorities in the field of technology and cyber risk management. As a three-time Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with forward-thinking financial institutions such as Nationwide Insurance, Huntington Bank and CBC Innovis, he received numerous recognitions for his work, including: the ISSA Excellence in the Field of Security Practices award in 2006; a finalist award for the Information Security Executive of the Year, Central US in 2007; and the CSO Compass Award in 2012, for advancing risk management within the profession.
Prior to that, his career included assignments in the military, government intelligence, consulting, as well as the financial and insurance industries. Jack is the author of FAIR, the only standard quantitative model for cybersecurity and operational risk. A sought-after thought leader, he co-authored the award-winning book ‘Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach’, is a regular speaker at industry conferences, and is an adjunct professor teaching risk measurement in Carnegie Mellon University’s CISO and CRO programs.
As General Counsel, Laura is responsible for overseeing RiskLens legal operation including technology and commercial contract negotiation, corporate governance, and intellectual property portfolio management. Laura has an extensive background in corporate transactional law, including 6 years in SaaS and high-growth startups.
Laura has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut and a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School where she graduated cum laude. She is barred in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Nicola (Nick) Sanna
President and CEO
As President and CEO of RiskLens, Nick is responsible for the definition and the execution of the company strategy that established RiskLens as the market leader in cyber risk quantification. Nick is also the Founder of the FAIR Institute, a non-profit expert organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing information and operational risk, that was named one of the 3 most influential industry organizations of the last 30 years.
Nick brings over 25 years of experience in helping organizations leverage technology innovation to drive better business outcomes, with prior roles as CEO of Netuitive and e-Security, COO and VP EMEA at ASG, and VP Sales and Marketing at Amplitude. Nick is fluent in 5 languages and received a master's degree in Economics and Trade from the University of Rome La Sapienza.
Chief Technology Officer
Bryan is the CTO of RiskLens. He is a broad technologist with over 20 years of software engineering experience. His expertise includes building enterprise scale web applications, cyber security, and big data. Bryan led the development of RiskLens' enterprise cyber risk quantification and management platform.
Prior to RiskLens Bryan help build the nation's first digital archives helping it scale 3400% over 5 years. Bryan earned his M.S. in Computer Science and Business Administration as well as his B.S. in Computer Science from Eastern Washington University.
Chief Financial Officer
As RiskLens’ Chief Financial Officer, Dave is responsible for financial and business operations and oversees finance, legal, and HR. An accomplished CFO, Dave has served as CFO for a number of technology companies including Intelliworks (acquired by Hobsons) and NFR Security (acquired by Checkpoint) and in various senior financial and business positions at Mitel Corporation.
Dave has extensive experience in Europe and North America helping technology companies define strategy, grow and realize value for stakeholders. Dave is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of the West England.
Cofounder & Chief Customer Officer
Steve Tabacek is cofounder of RiskLens. As the founding CEO, Steve secured the initial base of customers, raised equity funding, and recruited an exceptional team to develop and deliver the RiskLens software-as-a-subscription platform. In addition to his Board Director role, Steve is Chief Customer Officer, providing strategy ensuring RiskLens customers realize the maximum potential value of its cyber risk management solutions.
Prior to RiskLens Steve was the founder and CEO of IT-Lifeline. Acquired by Rentsys Recovery Services, IT-Lifeline grew from a single service outsourced data backup service provider to one of the largest full-service business recovery centers in the Northwest supporting 100+ corporate customers primarily in the finance and healthcare sectors.
Vice President of Human Resources
As the head of Human Resources Christina drives the company’s people strategy—including talent acquisition, talent development, team effectiveness, compensation and benefits, HRIS/HR operations and employee engagement programs—to support RiskLens' mission.
She supports organizational transformation and champions alignment between talent, leadership development and revenue gains. She aligns talent with RiskLens strategy & values based on passionate belief that the right talent engenders employee engagement and exemplary performance. Christina holds a Bachelors degree in Communication from SUNY Brockport and brings 20 plus years of HR experience to the RiskLens team.
Vice President of Professional Services
Chad is the Vice President of Professional Services at RiskLens, where he brings more than a decade of experience in helping large organizations adopt quantitative cyber and operational risk management practices. He is responsible for leading the strategy and the team that drive successful outcomes across the entire customer lifecycle. His team is responsible for delivering integrated Professional Services, Training, and Support.
He built and continues to develop a rockstar PS team of world-class cyber risk management experts driven to help customers realize the greatest business value from their risk management programs. Chad started his career within the “Big 4” professional services firms. Chad holds a BBA from Ohio University.