Mr Ron Gula (CEO, CTO), Tenable Network Security
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technical Officer
Ron Gula is a visionary, innovator, and engineer of extraordinary talent. Since co-founding Tenable Network Security in 2002, Ron is responsible for product strategy, research and development.
Ron started his career in information security at the National Security Agency conducting penetration tests of government networks and performing advanced vulnerability research. He was also the original author of the Dragon IDS and CTO of Network Security Wizards, acquired by Enterasys Networks. At Enterasys, Ron was Vice President of IDS Products and worked with many top financial, government, security service providers, and commercial companies. He also served as Director of Risk Mitigation for US Internetworking. While working for BBN and GTE Internetworking, Ron helped to develop one of the first commercial network honeypots and developed security policies for large carrier-class networks.
As a community leader and a passionate advocate for education and scientific research, Ron serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center. Together with Renaud Deraison and Jack Huffard, he was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for defense and security. He has authored three patents, speaks regularly at industry conferences, and is frequently quoted in national publications such as the New York Times, Bloomberg and Forbes on topics related to security. Ron has a BS from Clarkson University and an MSEE from the University of Southern Illinois
You can also check out the latest speech Mr. Ron Gula presented at RSA Conference 2014: