Skyhigh Chief Executive Officer, Gee Rittenhouse

Gee Rittenhouse

Chief Executive Officer

Gee is a recognized innovation leader whose passion is creating technology solutions that empower people. Gee joined Skyhigh Security in January 2022 to help organizations thrive by providing a simpler way to secure their data. Before stepping into the role of CEO, Gee was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Security Business Group and previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Cloud and Virtualization Group, helping shape the company’s cloud and virtualization strategy. Before Cisco, Gee was President of Bell Labs, famous for Noble Prize-winning innovations.

As a technology thought leader and veteran in the security industry, he has published numerous articles, holds more than a dozen patents, and has appeared before the U.S. Congress, U.S. FCC, European Presidential Commission, and World Economic Forum. Gee has a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ian Halifax

Chief Financial Officer

Ian brings extensive experience scaling complex technology organizations, driving operational and revenue growth, and leading merges and acquisitions. Prior to Trellix, he was CFO at several technology companies – public and private – including Riverbed, ON24 and Macrovision (now TiVo), Micromuse (acquired by IBM), Wind River Systems (acquired by Intel), Tintri, Host Analytics and Grass Valley. He also held finance positions at Sun Microsystems and KPMG.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of York and an MBA from Henley Management College in the United Kingdom. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.

Skyhigh Chief Financial Officer, Ian Halifax
Skyhigh Chief Marketing Officer, Diana Massaro

Diana Massaro

Chief Marketing Officer

As the Chief Marketing Officer, Diana is responsible for creating and accelerating Skyhigh Security’s marketing strategy and brand recognition across the globe. She is focused on driving the company’s vision of protecting the worlds data through marketing and thought leadership programs that promote product innovation and purpose driven initiatives. She leads all aspects of the global marketing organization including field and partner, digital, communications, corporate marketing, as well as marketing operations and insights.

With over 20 years of experience in global SaaS organizations, Diana has held leadership positions at Armor Cloud Security, WebPros, Idera, and PROS. She is passionate about helping companies create and lead new market categories, as well as grow share of mind across all aspects of the marketing and communications portfolio. Diana holds a M.S. from Stanford University and a B.A. from the American University of Paris.

Anand Ramanathan

Chief Product Officer

Anand has a passion for driving product vision alongside business growth, with customers at the core. He brings strong expertise in cybersecurity, cloud, and data protection. With experiences at scaling multiple high growth companies, he provides an outstanding combination of team leadership, strategic insights and strong execution. Prior to Skyhigh Security, Anand was Senior Vice President of Product Management at McAfee, where he led product management and marketing for the entire Enterprise Security Portfolio. He’s also held several leadership positions, including Vice President of Product Management at Skyhigh Networks and Proofpoint, Director of Product Management at Cisco (WebEx), along with strategy experience at McKinsey & Company. He is also actively engaged in mentoring start-ups through advisory board roles.

Anand holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School of Business and Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Skyhigh Chief Product Officer, Anand Ramanathan
Skyhigh Chief Customer Officer, Abhay Solapurkar

Abhay Solapurkar

Chief Customer Officer

Abhay is a true customer advocate who loves to exceed the goals of customers and eco-system partners. He is responsible for Global customer success strategy, support and technical operations. He brings more than 30 years of experience building successful, internationally dispersed, teams around the world. Previously, Abhay was Senior Vice President of Support and Technical Account Management at Automation Anywhere where he led all post-sales customer facing functions. He was also Vice President of Global Support at McAfee and has held several leadership positions at Skyhigh Networks, Zscaler, ServiceNow, SonicWall and Cisco.

Abhay has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, an MBA in Technology Management and completed the Executive Management Program at the Stanford School of Business.

Paul Barbosa

Chief Revenue Officer

Paul focuses on helping create customer value at scale and building trusted partnerships with clients and channel partners. He brings a deep working knowledge of security solutions and architecture. Prior to Skyhigh Security, Paul was the Head of Strategic Accounts for Cloudflare, where he played a critical role in shaping new partnerships. Before joining Cloudflare, Paul spent 14 years with Cisco, in a variety of roles, from systems engineering to sales and channel leadership. He also held several cybersecurity roles, including acting as the Chief Security Architect for the Navy and Marine Corps Intranet and serving as a U.S. Marine where he specialized in tactical communications and early generation security solutions.

Paul holds a degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University.

Skyhigh Chief Revenue Officer, Paul Barbosa
Skyhigh Head of People Success, Kristen Wynne

Kristen Wynne

Head of People Success

As Head of People Success, Kristen Wynne is responsible for leading the global talent agenda across people, talent and culture within Skyhigh Security. Her role involves strategizing and building a diverse, inclusive, and engaged company culture, driving organizational design strategy and implementing the go-to-market talent approach. As a trusted executive advisor, Kristen provides executive council on talent and performance strategy, workforce planning, and compensation management. Prior to Skyhigh Security, Kristen held multiple vice-presidential roles over her decade-long tenure at Nielsen, where she led global teams through large-scale reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures, and work culture transformations. She takes pride in bringing a passionate energy to her work to drive positive change and action, consistently building resilient teams with high morale.

Kristen holds a master’s degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she also received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology.