Michael Tiffany is the CEO and Co-Founder of White Ops, a security company founded in 2013 to break the profit models of cybercriminals. By making botnet schemes like ad fraud unprofitable, White Ops disrupts the criminal incentive to break into millions of computers. Michael founded his first cyber business (a bbs) in 1992. Michael has designed and developed cyber security and connectivity solutions in high-speed fiber, U.S. Government, and banking industries. Michael is a founding member of the California-based hacker crew Ninjas.org.
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 core design. 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.
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 law firms. 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.
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.
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.
Caitlin has over 15 years of experience in traditional and digital media at companies including The Weather Company, RadiumOne and Yahoo, where she was recognized by the IAB-Jack Meyers survey as being in the top 5% of most reputable digital media sellers in the US. Caitlin has developed digital marketing solutions that cover a range of applications including display, branded content, mobile, connected TV, paid search, paid social, and programmatic platforms.
Adam’s career has spanned a mix of product, strategy and consulting roles across multiple industries. Prior to White Ops, he was Group Product Manager at Twitter, leading all product development for the MoPub Marketplace. He also spearheaded product strategy and development at appssavvy. Adam graduated from Cornell University with a BS in electrical and computer engineering and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.