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 Gives Complimentary Doughnuts and Coffee to Federal Workers
Posted on 23 Jan 2019 at 5:22am

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

Venafi Survey: Majority of Security Pros Say Government Officials Should Comp...
Posted on 15 Nov 2018 at 5:49am

CyberSecurity Breakthrough Honors Venafi with "Authentication Solution of the...
Posted on 26 Sep 2018 at 10:49am

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

Venafi Awarded Two New Patents
Posted on 19 Sep 2017 at 2:15am

Two-thirds of consumers suspect governments abuse their powers to access data
Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 6:10am

Softpedia Exclusive Interview: Venafi CEO on Cybercrime and Digital Certificates
Posted on 25 Mar 2012 at 2:51am

Venafi Helps Enterprises Combat Rise in Attacks on Trust Using SSH
Posted on 19 Feb 2014 at 5:05am

Venafi calls on enterprises and government agencies to formulate certificate ...
Posted on 8 Sep 2011 at 5:00pm



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