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 Study: Financial Services IT Pros Overconfident in Machine Identity Pr...
Posted on 4 Dec 2018 at 4:13am

Finance IT Overconfident in Machine Identity Tools
Posted on 5 Dec 2018 at 11:15am

Venafi secures $100M financing round led by TCV
Posted on 11 Dec 2018 at 5:48pm

Venafi Raises $100M in Funding from TCV
Posted on 29 Nov 2018 at 5:53am

Cybersecurity Co. Secures $100M In Financing Round
Posted on 29 Nov 2018 at 11:01am

Venafi Survey: Majority of Security Pros Say Government Officials Should Comp...
Posted on 15 Nov 2018 at 12:46am

Tony Scott Joins Venafi as Advisor
Posted on 6 Sep 2018 at 5:39am

Venafi Names Ben Golub to Board of Directors
Posted on 24 May 2018 at 1:07am

Venafi Trust Protection Platform Achieves Common Criteria Certification
Posted on 26 Sep 2017 at 5:09am



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