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.