The directors and officers of CoreTrace have significant experience building enterprise software and security companies. The Company’s directors have invested in companies such as Check Point Systems, USInternetworking, DoubleClick, and Airspan. The Company’s officers have started and built successful companies such as WheelGroup Corporation, Mirage Networks, NetIQ and WholeSecurity.
Learn More About the CoreTrace Executive Team:
President and Chief Executive Officer
Toney has been leading teams in the information protection and information technology fields for over 24 years. Toney comes to CoreTrace from Mirage Networks, where he was president and CEO. Under Toney’s leadership, Mirage Networks became a recognized leader in network access control with hundreds of customers and thousands of units sold. Prior to Mirage Networks, Toney was a founder, CEO, and Chairman of WheelGroup Corporation, the creators of the first commercially-available intrusion detection system, through its successful sale to Cisco Systems. Earlier in his career, Toney led teams at Trident Data Systems and as an officer at the Air Force Information Warfare Center (AFIWC), conducting penetration testing and vulnerability assessments of operational Department of Defense (DoD) networks.
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
A true technology visionary, Dan has been innovating in the computer security field for over 20 years. As a founder and chief scientist of WheelGroup Corporation, he designed the first commercially-available intrusion detection system, NetRanger. WheelGroup was acquired by Cisco Systems in March 1998. Prior to WheelGroup, Dan worked as an information warfare officer at the Air Force Information Warfare Center (AFIWC).
Founder and Senior Vice President of Research
For nearly two decades, Rich has been leading the development of highly reliable and available technology solutions for some of world’s most unforgiving applications. In various management roles at Boeing Corporation, Rich researched, developed, and managed a diverse set of highly reliable flight control and avionic technologies for a number of rotorcraft, including the RAH-66 Comanche, the V-22 Osprey, the CH-47 Chinook, and the AH-64 Apache.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Jim has over 20 years of management experience in technology sales and business operations. Jim joined CoreTrace from NetIQ Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise systems-management and security solutions. In his role at NetIQ, Jim managed North American regional field sales efforts, with a primary focus on Fortune 500 customers. He has in-depth experience in managing both direct and indirect software and services sales in the IT security and systems marketplace across a number of vertical markets. Prior to NetIQ, Jim was a co-founder and the CEO of Coollogic, an early developer and marketer of embedded operating systems for network devices and appliances. Jim previously held senior management positions at Digital Data Systems and the AON Corporation.
Vice President of Business Development
Bob has over 20 years in the computer and network security markets. Bob comes to CoreTrace after successful executive roles including the Vice President of Strategic Channels at Mirage Networks and Vice President of Global Channels at SecureLogix Corporation. Bob was a founder of WheelGroup Corporation, the creators of the first intrusion detection system, where he led business development for the Southwest region. WheelGroup was acquired by Cisco Systems in March 1998. Prior to WheelGroup, Bob worked at Trident Data Systems and in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI).
Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development
JT has 24 years experience in building technology companies. JT has held executive marketing and management roles in leading and innovative technology companies such as Site Controls, WholeSecurity, Kurion, SMART Technologies, and SBC Communications. Previously, JT led marketing strategy projects for major technology companies such as Sega, Apple, Kodak and HP while a principal at Regis McKenna, Inc.
Vice President of Product Management
For over 20 years, Joe has been developing and delivering information security, networking, and IT solutions. Joe joined CoreTrace from SolarWinds where he provided strategic technology leadership in areas such as M&A and partnerships. Previously, Joe worked in the Security Chief Technology Office at Cisco Systems, where he held key senior leadership roles for the networking company’s security solutions, including TrustSec, NAC, and the Cisco Intrusion Detection System product line. Joe also worked a number of Cisco’s security M&A activities and led a number of Cisco’s security technology partnerships. Before Cisco, Joe led all aspects of product management for IntruVert Networks (acquired by McAfee) and held various operating and security roles for the United States Department of Defense and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.