Co-Founder and CEO
Michael J.J. Tiffany is a lifelong student of security, game theory, and happiness.
He is the absolute least talented member of the White Ops team.
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Formerly of Cisco and Avaya, Dan has spent fifteen years working in computer security,
many of which were spent consulting closely with Microsoft to protect the Windows ecosystem.
Dan is widely known for his work in finding a "skeleton key" in the Internet's domain name
system. He then led what would become the largest-ever synchronized fix to the Internet's
In case of emergency, there are seven recovery key shareholders with the power to recover
the Internet's root DNS keys. Dan is the American representative.
Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer
Prior to White Ops, Tamer was founder and CEO of Compel Data Technologies Inc.,
a software development and consulting company focused on big data and business
intelligence solutions, with clients across the ad tech market and white shoe
In the years prior to entering the technology sector, Tamer spent a
decade as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. A decorated pilot, Major Hassan completed
multiple combat deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a Combat Search and Rescue
helicopter pilot and Tactical Officer. Tamer completed his undergraduate degree in
General Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Co-Founder and General Counsel
Before co-founding White Ops, Ash Kalb was the founder of Singularity&Co., an innovative
digital publisher that rescues out-of-print, vintage genre books and ebookifies them. Ash
received his law degree from Columbia Law School, and began his career as a Corporate/M&A
associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. His more recent experience has focused
on working with technology, media and telecommunications companies in a number of roles,
with responsibilities ranging from operations and product/business development to legal and
regulatory matters. In his free time, Ash plays with lasers, airplanes and robots.
Jon Bond is the co-founder of Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, and New York City advertising
agency that pioneered guerilla marketing techniques and is credited with being the first
"modern" integrated ad agency. Jon is currently the "Chief Tomorroist" at Tomorro LLC, a
company that provides financial and strategic advice for new and growing companies of high
potential value. Using his vast range of expertise and experience, Jon advises White Ops on
all aspects of the ad industry.
President and COO
Eddie has over 25 years experience in information security, including recent work as the
CISO of RSA, the Security Division of EMC, and Co-Founder/CSO of NetWitness. Across a
broad career, other favorite jobs have included CTO of ManTech where he helped secure the
intelligence and foreign affairs communities, CISO of Nationwide Insurance, many years
overseas in the US Foreign Service, and the best job of all, being a father. Eddie advises
a number of early stage cyber security companies, and serves on the Strategic Advisory
Council for ISACA.
Chief Revenue Officer
Gian has 20 years’ experience in building high performance sales teams in the Internet ad tech space.
Most recently, he served as SVP of Eastern Sales at YuMe, where he took his region from pre-revenue
to an annual run rate of over $92MM, enabling a successful IPO. Previously, Gian lead national sales
teams at PointRoll and DoubleClick. He was a key player in DoubleClick’s DART for Advertisers launch
back in 1998 and was the first dedicated seller of the DART for Publishers ad serving platform in 1997.
Gian began his Internet career in 1995 in the New York sales office of Wired Magazine and the Hotwired website.
Chief Financial Officer
Barry brings a combination of financial, operational, and strategic experience to White Ops, including most recently as CFO of Get Satisfaction, a leading Saas-based community customer support solution with a mission to help companies build better relationships with their customers. There, he led finance & accounting, business operations/metrics, planning, HR, and investor relations. Prior to that, Barry's professional experience included venture capital investing, technology equity research, and brand management. Barry holds an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.