Dragos, Inc., provider of the industrial industry’s most trusted asset identification, threat detection and response platform and services, today announced that Tom Lounibos, co-founder and former CEO of SOASTA, and Niloofar Howe, former Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations at RSA, have joined the Dragos Advisory Board.
“Tom and Niloofar will be tremendous assets to our robust roster of expert advisors from across the U.S. intelligence community and private sector,” said Robert Lee, CEO, Dragos. “Their industry knowledge and entrepreneurial expertise will prove invaluable to Dragos as we work to arm industrial defenders around the world with the knowledge and tools to protect their systems as effectively as possible.”
Tom Lounibos is a six-time successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, board member, and advisor to corporations and technology startups in the United States and Europe. Most recently, he co-founded SOASTA in 2006 and served as CEO until Akamai acquired the company in 2017. When it was acquired, SOASTA had become the leading performance analytics platform in the digital world. He has been a successful tech CEO for the past 20 years, and a leading tech executive for the past 40 years having started or scaled six tech companies over this period.
Niloofar Razi Howe has been an investor, executive and entrepreneur in the technology industry for the past 25 years, with a focus on cybersecurity for the past 10. Most recently, Howe served as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations at RSA, a global cybersecurity company where she led corporate strategy, corporate development and planning, business development, global program management, business operations, security operations and Federal business development. Prior to RSA, she served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Endgame, Inc.
The Dragos ICS asset identification, threat detection and response platform distills decades of real-world experience from an elite team of ICS cybersecurity experts across the U.S. intelligence community and private industrial companies. Dragos’ offerings also include threat hunting and incident response services, and Dragos WorldView for weekly threat intelligence reports. Dragos is headquartered in the Washington, DC area. Visit dragos.com for more information or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
ZAG Communications for Dragos