Tamer Hassan is the Co-Founder and CEO of White Ops. He recently was named by Fast Company as the most creative person in business due to his role in the 3ve takedown with Google, Facebook and the FBI, that led to the biggest bot fraud bust ever. He was also recently named by Ad Age as a 40 under 40 for top executives in ad tech.
Prior to White Ops, Tamer 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.
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.
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.