Meet Our Team
Every leader in our organization has an impressive track record of success
We see a future cyber-world where Bad Actors are put in their place and the Good Guys are safe
Each of us has solved huge problems in the past
Each of us knows that being here for our clients is the most important thing
The Team of Experts
CEO & Founder
Rob founded Cyemptive, originally EnZoo, in February 2014. Before starting Cyemptive, Rob founded a storage solutions startup. Rob served the Chief Strategy Officer at Hitachi Data Systems in Japan from 2009 to 2012, where he invented Hitachi’s cloud platform UCP.
Rob held various positions at Microsoft from 2005 to 2009, most recently as a Virtualization Architect, where he invented an internal cloud solution. Rob has multiple patents in servers, storage, networking, monitoring, security and management.
Chief Strategy Officer
Jim is the Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at Cyemptive. Jim came to Cyemptive from Microsoft where he held many roles over an almost 25 year career, including Chief Information Security Officer, and leading several global infrastructure and application teams. From May 2013 to September 2017, Jim served as Microsoft’s Chief Information Officer driving the digital transformation for Satya Nadella. Jim is a tech leader with a modern view of IT innovation and transformation. Since retiring from Microsoft he also wrote a book and is a popular speaker on the lessons he learned at Microsoft including technical strategy, cyber security, cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
Chief Information Security Officer
Gary held various positions at the ViON Corporation working on Large In-Memory Analytical Systems and Big Data Analytics. Zelanko was involved with the developments in Knowledge System Designs, Ontology’s, and Cyber Intelligence.
Gary joined Cyemptive in 2018 as the Chief Information Security Officer and has assisted in the product development of Cyemptive’ s Cyberslice and Ransomware technologies.
Chief Operations Officer
Bryan has also spent significant time in the enterprise arena, where most recently, he was Senior Cyber Security Solution Architect for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s EG CTO division. Here he provided cyber security design and review services in support of the development of HPE products. Prior to this, he played an integral role in facilitating the technical split of Hewlett Packard and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and was one of the key architects responsible for the design of their state-of-the-art research facilities in which the company is advancing sustainable data center technologies. Bryan holds Bachelor degrees in Management Information Systems and Finance from Gonzaga University as well a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification.
VP Customer Experience
Theresa joined Cyemptive in late 2016.
Chief Technology Officer
He held many leadership positions including Group Program Manager SQL Server Development, Architect of Windows Server Distributed System, Director of Program Management for the Windows Management Division, and Director of Robotics R&D for Microsoft Research.
Specialties include strategic planning and implementation and the design and implementation of management and financial reporting systems. He holds a BA in Business – Accounting, from the University of Washington.