Michael Tiffany is the least talented person at White Ops. He cofounded the company to attract the kind of people who wow him, and to focus their energy on a new way of protecting people in the interconnected future. Michael’s founding vision for White Ops is to make people more secure by making them less attractive targets, by disrupting the profit centers of cybercrime. Tiffany is also a lifetime Technical Fellow of Critical Assets Labs, a DARPA-funded cyber-security research lab, and a Subject Matter Advisor for the Signal Media Project, a nonprofit promoting the accurate portrayal of science, technology and history in popular media. And he is a member of the old school white hat hacker collective 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.
Tamer Hassan is the CTO and Co-Founder of White Ops, a company that builds human verification technology to differentiate humans from autonomous agents on the internet. White Ops was named one of the 10 most innovative security startups by RSA for their original approach to botnet detection and security against automated attacks. Prior to White Ops, Hassan was the founder and CEO of Compel Data Technologies Inc., a software development and consulting company focused on big data and business intelligence solutions. In the years prior to entering the technology sector, Tamer was a major in the U.S. Air Force. Tamer was a decorated pilot who completed multiple combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Combat Search and Rescue helicopter pilot and Tactical 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.
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.