Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Washington DC
October 13, 2016 / 6:00 PM

About this event

Ron Gula is cofounder, Chairman, and former CEO of Tenable Network Security, a cybersecurity startup that has grown to more than 20k customer's worldwide, revenues in excess of $100M in 2015, more than 650 employees operating in 10 different countries and close to $300m raised from private, government and angel investors.

Ron served as Chief Executive Officer for Tenable from its founding until May of 2016. As a community leader and a passionate advocate for education and scientific research, Ron serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center. He was also appointed to the National Cybersecurity Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Advisory Board as part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.

Ron has received special awards for leadership from both The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun, and was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for defense and security, together with Jack Huffard and Renaud Deraison. 

He has authored three patents. Ron holds a BS from Clarkson University and an MSEE from the University of Southern Illinois.

Speaker

Ron & Cyndi Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Ron & Cyndi Gula

Co-Founders - Tenable Network Security

Ron and Cyndi Gula are the embodiment of entrepreneurship. They saw huge problems and developed unique solutions to meet the needs of their markets. They are co-founders of multiple highly successful companies, most recently Tenable Network Security. Tenable Network Security grew to more than 20k customer's worldwide, $100MM in annual revenue, more than 650 employees operating in 10 different countries, and raised $300MM in funding from multiple private, government, and angel investors. Ron & Cyndi served Tenable from its founding until May of 2016 when they had a highly successful exit and co-founded Gula Tech Ventures.  

As community leaders and passionate advocates for education and scientific research, Cyndi is highly active as a Board member of the Howard County Economic Development Authority, the Howard Tech Council, the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship and a variety of educational and entrepreneurship initiatives. Ron serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center. He was also appointed to the National Cyber-security Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Advisory Board as part of the National Initiative for Cyber-security Education.  

Ron has received special awards for leadership from both The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun, and was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for defense and security, together with Jack Huffard and Renaud Deraison, and has authored three patents.

Cyndi, holds a BS in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering from Alfred University.  Ron holds a BS from Clarkson University and an MSEE from the University of Southern Illinois.  

Date and Time
October 13, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Address
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
1200 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, 20036
 
Agenda
6:00 pm Registration & Pizza/Beer
7:00 pm Fireside Chat Begins
8:00 pm More Networking
9:00 pm Wrap Up
 

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