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Gary Fish
Chief Executive Officer
Gary’s focus is to set strategy, assemble top talent, point the team in the right direction and let them do what they do best. Gary has over two decades of experience as an entrepreneur, technologist and CEO in the cybersecurity space. In his career he has bought and sold over a dozen companies and established himself as a thought leader in his space. Gary founded and built FishNet Security, the largest cybersecurity integrator in the world, and he also founded FireMon, the first software company focused on firewall policy orchestration. Gary graduated from DeVry University and was a proud member of the US Army National Guard.
Team member
Pete Shah
Chief Operating Officer
Pete is responsible for executing on corporate strategy and leading Haystax’s commercial, technical and operational teams. He brings to Haystax over 20 years of global software experience in driving customer success, revenue, profitability and enterprise value through a collaborative and disciplined framework. His prior experience includes executive leadership positions at InfoVista, Telarix and, most recently, Cyren. Pete holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Marketing from Penn State University.
Team member
Sasi Mudigonda
Senior Vice President, Product
Sasi is responsible for product vision, strategy, development and product marketing for the Haystax Analytics Platform and all solutions built on the platform. He has over 18 years of experience building and deploying enterprise products and solutions, including financial crime; healthcare fraud, waste and abuse; and risk analytics. Most recently he was Oracle’s Chief of Product Strategy and Architecture for financial crime products. His prior experience includes several senior product-development and client-facing roles at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (Detica), Norkom and Digital Harbor. Sasi holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University.
Team member
Andrew Hoddick
Vice President, Finance
Andrew is responsible for all activities related to the company’s finances, as well as management of administrative, legal, tax, treasury and accounting concerns. He has over two decades of financial and operational experience in start-ups and new initiatives, including serving in similar positions in a number of other technology companies. He has raised venture funding, worked through successful company exits and post-acquisition integrations, and has extensive experience in intellectual property issues. Andrew earned his MBA from Yale University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Williams College.
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Joe Kiriacos
Vice President, Sales
Joe leads go-to-market and sales strategy across Haystax's major lines of business for both enterprise and public sectors. His 25-year career includes key roles in high-tech startups and growth plays in highly competitive and rapidly evolving industries. Joe’s specialties include understanding key customer-side business drivers, supporting adoption of new technologies, launching and tuning expert systems and transforming ideas into actionable plans with quantifiable benefits. Joe holds a BS in Finance from the University of Maryland at College Park.
Team member
Susan Oliver
Vice President, Customer Success
Susan is responsible for deploying and supporting Haystax's insider threat, personnel security and public safety solutions with public- and private-sector clients, including one of the largest U.S. government continuous evaluation programs, a leading statewide risk management program and situational awareness solutions for large-scale events. She has over 18 years of consulting and industry experience, including more than a decade supporting DHS policy and program development. Susan holds a Masters in Forensic Sciences with a concentration in Security Management and a BA in Psychology from The George Washington University. She is also a PMI-Certified Project Management Professional.
Team member
Pete DiBenedetto
Director, Sales Engineering
Pete leads the Sales Engineering team, which is responsible for supporting the technical needs of both the Sales and Customer Success teams at Haystax. Pete has over 20 years of sales engineering and project management experience in the commercial and government sectors. He holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University.