Our leadership team is comprised of recognised business leaders and industry experts.
With more than 165 years of industry experience, they have held senior roles at world-leading businesses.
Passionate believers in team, culture and partnerships.
Former CEO and Founder of UK MSSP, ITC Secure acquired in 2016 for then-record earnings. With over 25 years of experience in cybersecurity and tech, Tom has grown and scaled multiple businesses through his experience, leadership, and expert-led sales approach.
Former banking technologist and lead architect, Hiten has successfully scaled cybersecurity startups from the ground up, helping organisations such as Fortinet, FireEye, Menlo Security, and Cylance earn billion-dollar valuations. Hiten’s technical understanding of the security landscape along with his natural ability to connect with consumers, make him a valuable asset when it comes to creating effective go-to-market strategies across EMEA.
A seasoned IT professional, Simon has spent more than 20 years in IT roles across a variety of industries, such as Core Engineering at Service Providers, Consulting organisations, and at a number of leading IT Security vendors. These include senior roles at FireEye, Palo Alto Networks, and most recently Tanium. Simon has extensive experience in cybersecurity, software development, and cloud technologies.
Bira De Lima
With 20+ years of experience, Bira has successfully led multiple IT organisations across several countries, including a CIO role for a top FTSE 5 Company and a board member of a global service delivery business. More recently, Bira was the COO at ITC Secure where he helped the MSSP earn multiple distinguished awards.
Former CFO of ITC Secure, Nicola has spent 20+ years in finance and business development. Throughout her decorated career, Nicola frequently worked with private equity-backed companies where she served as a hands-on manager with a proven ability to develop and implement financial and operational processes to improve productivity and profitability in dynamic changing environments.
With 25+ years of experience within marketing and branding, Matt has led some of London's most high-profile agencies including Ogilvy, Cheil, Lowe Howard-Spink, and Innocean. Matt is also the Founder of Procreate, a creative agency that delivers creative ‘at pace’ to clients globally. The London-based marketer brings an innovative and creative attitude to Venari Security.
Formerly the Global Chief Information Security Officer of Vodafone and Global Chief Information Security Officer at Aviva, Bryan brings nearly 20 years of IT and network-related information security experience to the Venari Security team. After leaving Aviva in early 2018, Bryan now regularly advises multiple businesses such as CyLon, Legal & General, Cy’BEER, and Cambridge Cyber Advisers.
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