Jeff Hudson

CEO, Venafi

Jeff Hudson is the CEO of Venafi, the cybersecurity market leader in delivering machine identity protection, securing connections, and communications between machines. Venafi provides global visibility of machine identities and the risks associated with them for the extended enterprise - on premises, mobile, virtual, cloud, and IoT - at machine speed and scale. Under Jeff's leadership, Venafi's security technology has been adopted by the top five US health insurers; the top five US airlines; four of the top five US, UK, and South African banks; and four of the top five US retailers.

 

Jeff was a key executive in four previous successful high-tech startups that have gone public. He has over 30 years of leadership and management experience in information technology and security and has spent a significant portion of his career developing and delivering leading-edge solutions for financial services and other G2000 and government agencies.

 

Prior to joining Venafi, Jeff was the CEO of Vhayu Technologies Corp. Vhayu, which was the market leader for the big-data capture and analysis of financial data, was acquired by Thomson Reuters. Prior to Vhayu, Jeff held numerous executive leadership posts, including CEO and co-founder of MS2, senior vice president of Corporate Development at Informix Software, CEO of Visioneer, and numerous senior executive posts at NetFRAME Systems and WYSE Technology. Additionally, he held several key technical and marketing positions at IBM and Digital Equipment Corp. Jeff earned a BA in Communications at the University of California, Davis.


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Venafi Appoints Sean Wainer as Country Manager for South Africa
Posted on 23 Oct 2019 at 1:09am

Venafi Gives Complimentary Doughnuts and Coffee to Federal Workers
Posted on 23 Jan 2019 at 5:15am

Venafi Raises $100M in Funding from TCV
Posted on 29 Nov 2018 at 6:45am

Venafi guarantees elimination of certificate-related outages within complex a...
Posted on 7 Aug 2019 at 7:37pm

Venafi Lands $100M Of Funding To Boost Machine Identity Protection
Posted on 29 Nov 2018 at 9:45am

Venafi Secures $100M Financing Round Led by TCV
Posted on 29 Nov 2018 at 5:26am

Venafi announces industry’s first no outages certificate guarantee
Posted on 13 Aug 2019 at 1:37am

Venafi Announces Industry's First No Outages Guarantee
Posted on 7 Aug 2019 at 7:01am



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