FORA.tv Speaker - Gary Bahadur
Mr. Bahadur is a key director on the board of Ether2 Corporation. His responsibilities include fund raising, corporate marketing, and composing the successful strategic direction of Ether2. Prior to Ether2, he was a Co-Founder and served as Chief Information Officer of $20 million vulnerability risk management company Foundstone with 5 offices around the United States and 1 office in Singapore. Foundstone was sold to McAfee Inc in September 2004 for an all cash deal of $86 million. Foundstone offered a unique combination of proprietary software, services, and education to help customers mitigate and manage the digital security risks inherent in doing business.
As co-founder of Foundstone Inc, Bahadur's duties ranged beyond traditional CIO requirements. Key activities included growing Foundstone Inc from 6 to 130 employees with areas of responsibility such as business development, marketing, consulting and training.
Prior to starting Foundstone Bahadur worked at Ernst and Young assisting in developing information security practice. He performed numerous penetration studies and network reviews covering various firewalls, Windows NT and Novell networks, Web servers and Internet connectivity, SAP security in UNIX and Windows NT environments, routers, and different flavors of UNIX. Bahadur was responsible for client service, developing methodology, developing content for Vulnerability Service of the eSecurity Solutions group, assisted in developing and teaching the "Extreme Hacking - Defending Your Site".
Prior to Ernst and Young, Bahadur was a Senior Consultant at Price Waterhouse LLP, responsible for security team, conducting security reviews of Global 2000 clients and developing methodologies for security reviews.
Bahadur holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Information Systems from New York University.
09.15.10 | 01:21:21 min
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