About TruSTAR

Our Story

At TruSTAR, we're committed to creating a global community of defenders that can seamlessly fuse intelligence into security operations; regardless of technical, organizational or political barriers.

Our Mission is to build and deliver technology so teams of security professionals can Defend Better Together. We believe that when security professionals can integrate intelligence data into every stage of their workflow, they can make better decisions faster.

Founded in 2014 by a mix of seasoned entrepreneurs, former security and intelligence specialists, and killer product developers, TruSTAR is building a platform that operationalizes internal and external data sources through an ecosystem of integrations to help you gain control of your data.

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Our Leadership


Paul Kurtz

Co-founder & Executive Chairman


Patrick Coughlin

Co-founder & CEO


Shimon Modi

Head of Product


Choo Kim-Isgitt

Head of Marketing


Jonathan Wood

Head of Global Sales


Doug Helton

Chief Intelligence Architect


Kevin Menezes 

Head of Customer Success

Our Investors

Backed by investors who understand that Connected Defense is more valuable and more efficient than standalone cyber threat tools.

Aspect Ventures invests across a broad array of industries including cybersecurity, future of work, digital health, and several other emerging technology areas.

Storm Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based VC firm focused on building enterprise leaders as the first or early investor.

Resolute Ventures is an early investor focused on backing and connecting a community of Founders who share an entrepreneurial spirit and energy.


Board of Advisors

Sean Kanuck

Former U.S. National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues

Stewart Baker

Former General Counsel of NSA

Sherri Ramsay

Former Director of NSA Threat Operations Center (NTOC)

Richard Clarke

Former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counterterrorism for the United States.

John Callas

Former Co-Founder & CTO of Silent Circle,
Co-founder & CTO of PGP,
Security Expert at Apple

Jim Reavis

Co-founder & CEO, Cloud Security Alliance

Shawn Carpenter

Security Industry Startup Veteran, Investor, and Advisor

Tom Koehler

Former Partner at EY Germany and Chief Strategy Officer for Cybersecurity at Cassidian, today Airbus Defence and Space

Dave Cullinane

Co-Founder of TruSTAR,
Chairman of Cloud Security Alliance,
Former CISO at eBay

Jerry Archer

SVP/CSO at Sallie Mae

Brian Kelly

CSO at Rackspace

Justin Somaini

Founding Partner at Somaini LLC,
Former CSO at SAP

Join Our Team

You'll be on the frontlines of cybersecurity, building a platform that connects a network of enterprise security operators facing off against the most sophisticated attackers in the world. Do you have what it takes?

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