President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Kemp is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Centrify Corporation, a software and cloud security provider that delivers solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to on-premise and cloud-based systems, applications and devices. Under his leadership Centrify has become one of the fastest growing security vendors in the industry and has amassed over 4500 customers including nearly 50% of the Fortune 50. Prior to Centrify Kemp held various executive, technical and marketing roles at NetIQ Corporation, Compuware Corporation, EcoSystems Software, and Oracle Corporation. Mr. Kemp was also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Mayfield, a leading venture capital firm. He is an avid blogger on both the Centrify website and for Forbes.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and in history from the University of Michigan.
Vice President of Engineering
Adam Au is co-founder of Centrify and its Vice President of Engineering, where he oversees all engineering activities. Under his leadership Centrify has built an award-winning suite of on-premise and cloud-based security solutions that support over 300 versions of operating systems, applications and mobile devices. Before joining Centrify, Au was a Divisional Vice President of Computer Associates' BrightStor Brand Unit. Prior to CA, Mr. Au founded Netreon, a private storage management company acquired by Computer Associates, and Auco, a private embedded networking company acquired by Peerless System Corporation (PRLS). Previously, he was Group Director of the Corporate Technology Office at Novell, Inc., where he was responsible for overseeing the company wide development process and resolving corporate engineering problems. Au holds a BSEE degree from the University of Hong Kong and a MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Chief Technology Officer
Paul Moore is co-founder of Centrify and serves as its Chief Technology Officer, where he provides the technical vision for its award-winning software and cloud security solutions. Prior to Centrify, he was Vice President and Principal Architect for next-generation storage management products at Computer Associates, and prior to Computer Associates Moore was CTO of Netreon. Prior to Netreon he was a Program Manager in Microsoft's Windows 2000 development group, where, among other things, he drove the integration between Active Directory and the Windows 2000 enterprise print subsystem. Moore also represented Microsoft on various industry standards committees, and authored several RFCs and other industry standards. Before joining Microsoft he spent 20 years in a wide variety of software development and consulting positions for companies including Hosykns Group (Cap-Gemini), BAT, AT&T, Nestle, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, British Petroleum, Hamlet International PLC and Honeywell. Moore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and Physics from the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, and is a fellow of the Institution for Analysts and Programmers in the UK.
Chief Financial Officer
Timothy Steinkopf is Chief Financial Officer at Centrify, where he is responsible for all aspects of corporate finance and administration as Centrify grows its product offerings and global reach. Steinkopf brings more than a dozen years of experience as a CFO, including successful stints at publicly held company Secure Computing Corporation (acquired by McAfee) and privately held companies SumTotal Systems and Purfresh. He has also served as CFO and vice president of Finance for Silicon Entertainment and held executive and management positions with Watt/Peterson and Ernst & Young. Steinkopf earned a B.S. degree and majors in both Accounting and Computer Science from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.
Vice President of Worldwide Sales
In his role as Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Gary Taggart leads all direct and channel sales efforts as well as Centrify's professional services team. Taggart brings over 25 years of senior-level sales experience and a proven record of increasing sales revenue and growing channel contribution to Centrify. Most recently he was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at GuardianEdge, a leader in end-point data protection solutions. At GuardianEdge, Taggart increased bookings by 50%, met or exceeded each quarterly financial goal, and revitalized their partner program. Prior to GuardianEdge, which was acquired by Symantec in June of 2010, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Support for Reconnex Corp, a leading manufacturer of data loss prevention solutions that was acquired by McAfee. Taggart was also Vice President of Worldwide Sales at security vendors CyberGuard and Secure Computing. He holds both a BA and MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Vice President of Marketing
Frank Cabri is Vice President of Marketing for Centrify, where he leads the planning and execution of the company's marketing and product strategies. Cabri brings over 19 years of leadership experience to his role at Centrify having most recently served as Vice President of Marketing with FaceTime Communications where he helped lead the company to the #1 market share position for enterprise instant messaging management products for four consecutive years. Prior to joining FaceTime, Cabri was Senior Director of Marketing at web security company Blue Coat Systems, where he managed corporate and channel marketing initiatives. Cabri was instrumental in the repositioning of content caching vendor CacheFlow to Blue Coat Systems, where the re-launched company achieved over 300% growth in market valuation and profitability for the first time within 18 months. Prior to Blue Coat, as director of product management at Novell, Cabri was responsible for a $125M portfolio of Internet security and network management products.