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Fred Wilmot, Chief Technology Officer, interim CEO

Fred brings more than 20 years of cybersecurity expertise to PacketSled. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Solutions Engineering at Context Relevant, where he implemented a real-time transaction fraud platform for financial markets, weaponizing security use cases with data science automation and machine learning. During Fred’s tenure at Splunk, he was responsible for the company’s ascension to a market leader in the security industry, placing the company in the Gartner SIEM magic quadrant. As the founder and director of the global security practice, Fred prototyped innovation in the field, and built platform applications that were utilized in responding to some of the most major breaches in Internet history. Fred and his team were responsible for architecting and delivering the first version of Splunk’s enterprise security product, and making that product a leader in the Gartner magic quadrant in just three years from inception. Prior to Splunk, Fred has held numerous executive level security positions with major brands including Symantec, Disney, T-Mobile, and IBM. Fred attended the US Naval Academy and holds a BS in Mathematics and History from FSU.

Jared Ballou, Vice President, Sales

Jared has spent the last 10 years transforming the traditional and expensive industry technical sales model into a scalable and highly efficient sales methodology. Responsible for the inside sales organization at Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD), he routinely drove record breaking YOY growth numbers for the company. Jared has built top sales teams and produced some of the industry’s brightest software sales talent. He spent the last 3 years directing the US and Canada Commercial Markets, defining Rapid7 as a market leader.

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