Jeffrey P. Hank has served as a director of Qualys since January 2010. From June 2005 to July 2012, Mr. Hank was the Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of Intuit, Inc., and Mr. Hank served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of Intuit from July 2012 until September 2013. From June 2002 until September 2003, Mr. Hank was an audit partner at KPMG LLP. From September 1994 until June 2002, Mr. Hank was an audit partner at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Hank holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.
As a cybersecurity visionary, Sumedh is passionate about making the world’s digital journey safer. His education and early experiences as a coder led him to Qualys, where he rose from engineer to president and CEO. He joined Qualys in 2003, shortly after the company’s founding and in an era when organizations started using the cloud but didn’t know what to call it. His contributions and leadership helped propel Qualys to its current success in cybersecurity.
Sumedh became president and CEO in 2021. In 2019, he was named president, and prior to that, he was chief product officer, driving the company’s vision of making enterprise security more efficient and disrupting the VM space with integrated capabilities like patch management and cybersecurity asset management. A “product fanatic and engineer at heart,” Sumedh was instrumental in dramatically expanding the original Qualys platform’s scope, integrations, and automations. He also scaled the company’s engineering talent internationally with a global 24x7 follow-the-sun product team. He is a co-inventor of five U.S. patents for cybersecurity technology in Qualys offerings.
Previously, Sumedh was an engineer at Intacct, an early cloud-based financial and accounting software provider. He also worked at Northwest Airlines developing complex algorithms for its yield and revenue management reservation system. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with distinction from Savitribai Phule Pune University.
John is the CEO and president of Redhorse Corporation, a technology services company delivering decision quality data to federal government customers. Previously, he worked at Leidos as a senior vice president.
Prior to joining Leidos, John enjoyed a distinguished career in government service spanning more than thirty years, concluding with his role as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a presidential appointment. He transitioned to the DHS from the Department of Defense (DoD), where he served as Acting Chief Information Officer. John also served as the deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for command, control, communications, computer systems, intelligence, information operations & space and the acting Department of Navy chief information officer. John began his career in government service with the U.S. Navy. He retired as a Naval Flight Officer after serving as a squadron commander and in various staff assignments throughout his military service.
He holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Scranton, an M.S. in finance from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Ph.D. in public policy from George Mason University.
In addition to her operating roles, she served as the lead independent director of SADA Systems until it was acquired by Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT) in December 2023. Wendy’s board service also includes non-profit leadership on the American Gaming Association (501(c)6) and Girls in Tech (501(c)3) boards.
A respected member of the technology ecosystem, Wendy is the recipient of the Fisher Center’s World Business Analytics CIO of the Year, Silicon Republic’s Tech Titan, The Software Report’s Top 25 Software CTOs, Silicon Valley Enterprise CIO of the Year, Chief in Tech’s Top 100 Women in Tech, Technology Magazine’s Top 100 Tech Execs, Infrastructure Masons Lifetime 100, and the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology.
Wendy has earned numerous industry certifications and a B.S. in Finance and Technology from the University of Phoenix.
Kristi is a leading executive and former senior government official with extensive international leadership experience in the public and private sectors. Her strategic advice and counsel are regularly sought on issues relating to global supply chain resiliency, security and disaster response, federal government contracting, the role of business in complex and dynamic environments, and crisis communications.
Today, she is the managing partner and co-founder of Principal to Principal, and P2P Strategies, strategic positioning companies operating at the most senior levels of business and government. Their objective is to bring constructive approaches to today’s multifaceted public policy issues and assist organizations with successfully addressing complex challenges. P2P manages a Global Forum and a Global Supply Chain Task Force.
A recovering start-up CEO, Kristi successfully launched, managed, and grew two companies with overseas operations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Qualys Inc. (a publicly traded company), chairs its Nomination & ESG Committee and serves on its Compensation & Talent Committee; and NowSecure (a private mobile app security company), serving on its Audit and HR & Compensation Committees.
Kristi also serves on the Board of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), co-chairs the Women’s Foreign Policy Group Board, and serves on the Advisory Councils for ForgePoint Capital, George Mason University’s National Security Institute, and the Silverado Policy Accelerator. She was recognized by WomenInc. as a member of their 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors. In June 2020, she was appointed to the BENS Commission on the National Response Enterprise, chaired by former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary, the Honorable Jeh Johnson, and the Chairman & CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Alex Gorsky.
Previously, Kristi was a senior executive within the US government serving at the Departments of Transportation, Defense, and Homeland Security. She spent just under a year in Iraq while at Defense, also traveling extensively in the Middle East and Africa. Today she is the State Society of Michigan’s President and a regular speaker at Michigan State University’s College of Social Science and other organizations.
Bill Berutti has served as a director of Qualys since December 2021. He is currently a partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a leading private investment firm.
Bill has 30 years of software industry experience in technology and manufacturing companies. He is the former CEO and board member of Plex Systems, a leader in software-as-a-service manufacturing solutions. From 2014 to 2018, Bill was president of cloud and enterprise solutions at BMC Software. Previously, he spent 17 years in various executive positions at PTC delivering solutions to manufacturers. He began his career at Wallace Computer Service, where he held various management positions. He is currently a board member at aPriori, a product cost software company, and Park Place Technologies, a data center hardware maintenance company
Bill holds a bachelor’s in business administration from Miami University.
With seventeen years of executive experience running enterprise software companies, Tom Berquist currently serves as CFO of Cloud Software Group, an entity resulting from the merger of Citrix Systems and TIBCO Software. Before the merger, Tom served as CFO of TIBCO Software for seven years. Tom’s professional journey includes being the CFO of Alludo (formerly Corel) and Actian (formerly Ingres and the CEO of Saba Software (acquired by Cornerstone on Demand) and Alludo.
Tom spent a decade on Wall Street, acting as a managing director of Software Equity Research at various institutions such as Citigroup (formerly Salomon Smith Barney), Goldman Sachs, and Piper Sandler. His purview encompassed major enterprise software companies like Microsoft and Oracle, rapidly expanding cloud software entities like Salesforce and Concur, and security software companies like Symantec, McAfee, and Checkpoint Software. Tom spent the early part of his career at Deloitte Consulting as a management consultant developing software strategy plans for Fortune 500 customers including Honeywell, Liberty Mutual, and US Bancorp. Before Deloitte Consulting, Tom developed enterprise software for Wells Fargo and Fortis.
Tom has previously served on the board of directors of Alludo, Saba Software, and Serus Corporation (acquired by E2open). Tom holds a BA in accounting and an MBA in management and marketing from the University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota.