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  • Joe Payne JOE Payne President and CEO

    Joe brings to Code42 more than 20 years of leadership and a proven track record with high-growth software companies. He has a broad experience base in delivering software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to enterprises across numerous industries. As President and CEO of Code42, he drives the company’s strategic direction and oversees all operations.

    Prior to Code42, Joe was Chairman and CEO of Eloqua—a SaaS business—where he recruited and led the team that grew Eloqua’s revenue from $11M to $125M in just six years. Joe led Eloqua’s successful IPO in 2012 and subsequent sale to Oracle for $957M in 2013.

    Prior to Eloqua, Joe was President and COO of iDefense, a VeriSign company, where he was responsible for all company operations. Before joining iDefense, he served as President and CEO of e-Security Inc. and President and CEO of eGrail. Joe began his career in brand management where he worked on the Coca-Cola brand and the Mr. Clean brand at Procter & Gamble.

    Joe currently serves on the Board of Directors of public companies Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) and Dealertrack (NASDAQ: TRAK), and private companies TrackMaven and Plex Systems. Joe also serves on the not-for-profit board, First Focus Campaign for Children.

    Joe received his M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he was a Fuqua Scholar. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Duke University. When not hard at work, you can find Joe cheering for the U.S. National Soccer Team, his beloved Blue Devils or the hapless Washington Redskins. Joe is married with four children.

  • Rick Orloff Chief Security Officer

    Rick brings to Code42 more than 20 years of deep information security experience. Prior to joining Code42, Rick was vice president and chief information security officer at eBay, led and built a variety of global security programs at Apple (AAPL), and directed global security at Lam Research (LRCX). Rick is currently an active member of several advisory boards focused on new and emerging security technology companies.

    Throughout his career, Rick has driven meaningful and actionable results across a range of security areas, including global threat management, cyber intelligence, geospatial correlation of data and security operations centers.

  • John Durant John Durant Product Development SVP

    John taps more than 20 years of experience in software development and motivating teams to lead the company’s endpoint data protection and security product direction. Before joining Code42, John worked for a Minnesota-based venture research firm where he used a lean startup approach and predictive analytics to develop business assets in technology and health care. Prior, he led software development efforts at Microsoft for eight years and co-authored the popular technical book, “XML Programming Bible, 3rd Edition.” In his free time, you’ll find John hiking mountains with some or all of his six sons. 

  • Karen Pisha Customer Success SVP

    Karen has built customer success programs for world-class brands like Adaptive Insights, Oracle and Eloqua—where she managed Customer Success teams and post-sale customer functions. By focusing teams on tech adoption and customer satisfaction, Karen helped Eloqua, an Oracle acquisition, more than triple revenues over four years and expand sales to its existing customer base. Prior to her role as SVP of Global Account Services at Eloqua, Karen served as global VP of Professional Services for SuccessFactors, where she ramped professional services team and revenues through a successful IPO. Out of the office, Karen boats, cycles and enjoys the outdoors with her family.