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Rick Gordon

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Rick Gordon is a proven leader with over 25 years of experience providing organizations with strategic growth—with expertise in technology investing, business strategy, and early-stage venture development. Rick previously served as Managing Director of Programs at MITRE, where he was responsible for scaling key initiatives that included the Center for Threat-Informed Defense, ATT&CK® Evaluations, and MITRE ATT&CK Defender (MAD) Training.

Additionally, Rick was Founding Managing Partner of MACH37 Cyber Accelerator. Under Rick's leadership, MACH37 launched several leading cybersecurity companies, including Huntress, Syncurity (acquired by Swimlane), Atomicorp, Black Kite (formerly Normshield), Adlumin, Threatswitch, Virgil Security, and Cyber Algorithms (acquired by Thycotic). Before MACH37, Rick served as the COO of Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, a Managing Director at the Civitas Group, an investment banker at Bear Stearns, and a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.

He received his MBA from The Darden School at the University of Virginia and his BS in Engineering with Merit from the U.S. Naval Academy.