Co-founder and CEO
Tom Kemp is co-founder and chief executive officer at Centrify. Under his leadership, the company has become one of the fastest growing security vendors in the industry with over 5,000 customers, including more than half 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 leading venture capital firm Mayfield.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and History from the University of Michigan.
Tom discusses the problem of privilege in cybersecurity in Forbes.
Co-founder and CTO
Paul Moore is co-founder and chief technology officer at Centrify, where he provides the technical vision for its award-winning software and cloud security solutions.
Prior to Centrify, Moore held executive roles at CA Technologies and Netreon and a variety of software development and consulting positions at Microsoft, Hoskyns Group, BAT, AT&T, Nestle, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, British Petroleum, and Honeywell.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and Physics from the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
Co-founder and SVP of Engineering
Adam Au is co-founder and senior vice president of engineering at Centrify, where he oversees all engineering activities. Under his leadership, Centrify has built an award-winning suite of security solutions.
Prior to Centrify, Au founded Netreon, a storage management company acquired by CA Technologies, and Auco, a networking company acquired by Peerless Systems Corporation. In addition to his entrepreneurial achievements, Au has held senior positions at CA Technologies and Novell.
He holds a BSEE degree from the University of Hong Kong and an MS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Tim Steinkopf is chief financial officer at Centrify, where he is responsible for all aspects of corporate finance and administration as the company grows its product offerings and extends its global reach.
Prior to Centrify, Steinkopf held CFO positions at Secure Computing Corporation (acquired by McAfee), SumTotal Systems, Purfresh and Silicon Entertainment. Mr. Steinkopf has also held executive and management positions with Watt/Peterson and Ernst & Young.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Computer Science from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.
Rhonda Shantz is chief marketing officer at Centrify, where she provides innovative enterprise marketing strategies to extend Centrify’s brand awareness globally.
Prior to Centrify, Shantz held tech-sector leadership roles at Rocket Fuel, Symantec, and Hewlett Packard. She was a partner and technology practice lead at Porter Novelli, consulting with clients including McAfee, PeopleSoft, HP, Wells Fargo and Qualcomm.
She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Science from California State University Chico and a Master of Business Administration from California State University Sacramento.
SVP of Worldwide Sales
Gary Taggart is senior vice president of worldwide sales at Centrify, where he leads sales and field service operations including enterprise sales, channel sales, systems engineering, consulting services and inside sales.
Prior to Centrify, Taggart led sales organizations at GuardianEdge (acquired by Symantec), Reconnex Corp (McAfee), CyberGuard and Secure Computing (McAfee). Mr. Taggart brings over 30 years of senior management experience and a proven track record of revenue growth and sales productivity increases.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.
SVP OF PRODUCTS AND CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
Bill Mann is senior vice president of products and chief product officer, where he is responsible for product strategy product management and product marketing.
Prior to Centrify, Mann held various management and product management positions across the software security spectrum at CA Technologies, as well as senior executive positions at Volera, Novell, Juston and Worldtalk. Mr. Mann has also played a lead role in M&A activities, spearheading multiple acquisitions, product introductions and funding drives.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Computer Science from Aston University in England.
Rashmi Garde is general counsel at Centrify, where she is responsible for the company’s worldwide legal affairs. Prior to Centrify, Garde held legal positions in public and privately-held companies including general counsel roles at BloomReach, Marin Software and VMware.
Previously, Garde served as in-house counsel at Electronics for Imaging (EFI) and as an associate at Fenwick & West and later at Graham and James.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California at Berkeley.