Amad Fida, CEO and Founder
Amad brings over 25 years of experience in security software to Brinqa, where he drives the vision and overall business strategy. He has led the company from inception to profitability while also setting the strategic technology and product direction, eventually partnering with Insight Partners for further growth. Amad is passionate about delivering solutions to real problems, building teams that are better together, and having fun while doing it all.
Previously, he was co-founder and Vice-President of Engineering at Vaau until their acquisition by Sun Microsystems in 2008.
Hilda Perez, Chief Information Officer and Co-founder
Hilda has spent the last 30 years creating world-class enterprise applications targeting Fortune 2000 companies. A strong leader who delivers agile and innovative technology and process solutions that secure and accelerate the business. At Brinqa, she oversees cybersecurity, IT, compliance, and cloud operations. Her strength is in bridging the gap between business solutions and technology with a proven ability to build successful organizations.
Hilda’s experience includes building products that became top revenue generators in their market. Most recently, her role with Sun Microsystems leading the identity and access management business worldwide included all areas of engineering and offshore development. Her leadership and commitment to quality have allowed for a successful career with startups such as Waveset Technologies, which was acquired by Sun, as well as established companies like Motorola, Tivoli/IBM, and Sun.
Will Droste, Chief Technology Officer
Will brings over 25 years of experience in enterprise software development to Brinqa. He has designed, developed, and maintained software platforms for the world’s largest companies. At Brinqa, Will focuses on innovation that enables Brinqa's cybersecurity solution to quantify risk across an organization's entire attack surface at scale.
His work in telecom and identity management has been instrumental in driving how S&P 500 businesses address these functions. Will's passion is in data collection and analytics on large-scale distributed systems. Previously at Arris, he designed and developed a data collection platform for millions of devices, processing nearly 8 billion requests per day.
Brian Moriarty, Chief Financial Officer
Brian is leading the construction of a solid financial and operating foundation upon which Brinqa can grow at scale. Prior to joining Brinqa, Brian advised and led companies through financings and strategic transactions during his roles as an investment banker (Citi, JPMorgan predecessor), corporate development professional (Sun Microsystems, HP) and CFO (Aria Pharmaceuticals). In his spare time, Brian mentors startup founders, cycles, hikes and enjoys time with family.
Dimitri Vlachos, Chief Marketing Officer
Dimitri is a proven marketing leader who has built several disruptive, high growth technology brands. He combines deep expertise in branding, demand generation, and messaging with infectious energy and leadership. At Brinqa, Dimitri is responsible for all aspects of marketing including brand, demand generation, product marketing, customer marketing, PR, and AR. Prior to Brinqa, Dimitri was CMO at Devo, where he built the Devo brand and marketing organization from scratch and helped create over $2B in market valuation. In his free time, Dimitri is an advisor to several startups and can be found sailing or skiing with his wife and daughters.
Brian Prokaski, Senior Vice President of Sales
Brian is a B2B enterprise technology expert with over 20 years of experience building high-converting sales teams. His DNA is intrinsically aligned to accelerate growth and capitalize on market leadership. Brian previously held leadership roles at Solarwinds, Planview, Snaptrends, IDERA, Embarcadero, VMware, Dell, and Sheshunoff Consulting.
Brian will apply his proven expertise driving growth across the SaaS business unit at Solarwinds and building the Commercial Global sales team at Planview to establish Brinqa as a market leader. Brian loves family time and world-class fly fishing when he's not busy reaching new company milestones.
Ron Dovich, Senior Vice-President of Engineering
Over the last 25 years, Ron has built revolutionary software products and services for many of the world's largest companies focused on analytics, cybersecurity, and managing IT assets. Ron has a passion for building and scaling-up great engineering organizations and has delivered SaaS and on-prem solutions for enterprise, government, and mid-market customers. Previously, Ron was SVP of Product Development at AlienVault. AT&T acquired AlienVault in 2018, where Ron took over responsibility for AT&T's portfolio of cybersecurity products and solutions.
As the Senior Vice-President of Engineering at Brinqa, Ron builds highly scalable teams to deliver best-in-class cybersecurity products. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and two teenage daughters.
Jason Pitzen, Vice-President of Customer Success
Jason displays his experience scaling sales and customer operations for multinationals over the last decade by leading the customer success team at Brinqa. His commitment to growth through collaboration and dynamic feedback makes him an undeniable asset to Brinqa's leadership team. Previous to Brinqa, Jason was hired as the second US-based employee to the cybersecurity startup Bugcrowd. He spent eight years helping structure all business areas while leading sales and customer success operations. Before Bugcrowd, Jason was a sales team lead at cybersecurity firm Rapid7, focusing on launching European operations.
When Jason is not empowering teams, he can be found hiking and running long distances.