About Us

At RADAR, Inc. our mission is to create the most innovative and valuable platform for our customers to manage their response to privacy and security incidents involving regulated data. We are revolutionizing incident response management using automated, smart, and purpose-built SaaS technology. RADAR is a pioneer in the privacy field, recognized for its innovation with multiple patents and high-profile industry awards. Our customers include some of the nation’s largest healthcare, insurance, financial, and government organizations.

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RADAR Leadership Team


Mahmood Sher-Jan, CHPC


Mahmood Sher-Jan, CHPC

As CEO, Mahmood oversees the strategic direction of RADAR, Inc. His leadership experience spans start-ups to fortune 500 enterprises. He holds patents in incident management, fraud prevention, and secure identity solutions; Mahmood is the inventor of RADAR®, an award-winning incident response management platform to automate the assessment and management of privacy and security incidents. He is the winner of Info Security’s 2015 Global Excellence Awards for Product Development/Management Executive of the Year. He holds a BA in Computer Science from the University of Washington and an MBA from University of Redlands.

Ben Kaufman

Ben Kaufman


Ben Kaufman

As CFO, Ben manages finance and administration at RADAR. Ben has served as CEO and COO at several successful Portland technology companies, and was formerly a management consultant with AT Kearney and Andersen Consulting. He brings deep financial, strategic, and operational experience and has a proven track record of building high performing teams, developing efficient operations, and driving profitable growth. Ben has a BA in Computer Science and Film Studies from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Doug Kruger

Doug Kruger

VP of Business Development

Doug Kruger

Doug has executive responsibility for identifying and creating the framework for strategic alliances, working with leading GRC, Security, Consulting and Technology organizations to complement their solutions with RADAR's patented decision support engine. Doug also has a direct role in creating value for a number of the company’s leading strategic customers and prospects.

Over the past 25+ years, Doug has held senior level sales and sales management positions at the likes of FireEye/Mandiant, Riverbed, iovation, WholeSecurity and FileNet – consistently surpassing sales goals and serving as a trusted advisor to his customers, partners and colleagues. Doug graduated Magna cum Laude with a BA from University of Arizona.

Neva DePalma

Neva DePalma

General Counsel, VP of Customer Success, Privacy Officer

Neva DePalma

Neva brings a business-minded approach to her dual role as General Counsel and Vice President of Customer Success, pairing her love of legal problem-solving with a passion for driving a customer-centric culture. With prior experience as General Counsel at Webtrends, Corporate Counsel and Key Account Executive at Vestas, as well as law firm experience, Neva’s strength is her ability to address RADAR’s legal needs while finding customer-oriented solutions for collaborative long-term success. Neva has a JD from UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law, and a BA from the University of San Diego.

Andrew Migliore

Andrew Migliore

VP of Engineering, Security Officer

Andrew Migliore

Andrew is RADAR’s engineering leader, bringing a tactical and hands-on approach to the development and leadership of a distributed agile software engineering team, ultimately designing and building SaaS and enterprise applications. Coming from a strong entrepreneurial background including past work with Tripwire, Mentor Graphics, Context, Intergraph, and Fairchild Semiconductor, Andrew focuses on integrating the creative with the technical. Together with his team at RADAR, Andrew was the recipient of the gold award for product development, management team of the year in 2016 by Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards. Andrew has a BS in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

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Ashley Kerr

VP of People & Culture

Ashley Kerr

Prior to joining RADAR, Ashley spent 14 years in managing dynamic teams and programs with various Fortune 500 companies, including Vista's portfolio of companies. Ashley leverages her experience to push her team to achieve new levels of success during organizational transformation. Driven by a desire to elevate company culture and employee morale, Ashley is a champion for engagement and retention programs to enrich the professional lives of those around her. Ashley received her BA and MBA at Southern Methodist University.

Dorothy Davis

Dorothy Davis

Senior Director of Marketing

Dorothy Davis

Dorothy leads all marketing strategy and initiatives for RADAR, including brand positioning, demand generation efforts, and communications. She is a seasoned marketer and business leader with more than 15 years of experience spanning eCommerce, technology, and creative industries. She is passionate about aligning sales and marketing efforts, and helping innovative companies grow. Dorothy holds a BA from the University of Virginia.

Travis Cannon

Travis Cannon

Director of Market Development & Partnerships

Travis Cannon

Travis brings over 15 years of industry experience to his key responsibilities at RADAR, focusing on business and product strategy, market analysis, and managing strategic partnerships. Outside of his work with RADAR, Travis serves as an instructor for TiE Oregon’s adult and youth entrepreneurship programs, is involved in several product management groups, and curates Startup Digest for the Portland area. Travis has a BS in Computer Engineering Technology and Software Engineering Technology from Oregon Institute of Technology, and an MBA in Innovation Management from Portland State University.

Vista Equity Partners Invests in RADAR, Inc. to Accelerate Growth in Global Data Privacy Technology Market

RADAR listed in the 2018 Hype Cycle for Privacy report, in the Data Breach Response category, which has received a High benefit rating.

TrustArc and RADAR, Inc. Partner to Power Comprehensive Privacy Solutions to Manage Global Compliance Requirements

RADAR, Inc. Simplifies Compliance with the EU GDPR Breach Notification Requirements

RADAR, Inc. adds new CFO role to accelerate financial strategy.

RADAR awarded Portland Business Journal Small Business Innovation Award 2017.

RADAR awarded 2017 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Award, Development Stage Category.

RADAR awarded the 2017 HPE-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award.

Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP and RADAR form strategic alliance.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office allows RADAR patent for contractual notification obligations.

Named inaugural preferred provider with global law firm K&L Gates.

Release of the Notification Letters Module.

RADAR files fifth patent for incident response management under European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants the third RADAR patent for optimizing management of contractual notification obligations.

RADAR, Inc. is formed, as an independent, incorporated company backed by series A funding of $6.2 million.

RADAR doubles staff headcount, adds three new positions: senior vice president of sales and business development, head of finance, and senior counsel and global privacy officer.

Releases the Contractual Obligations Workflow and Single Page Risk Assessment.

Awarded Info Security 2015 Global Excellence Award for Product Excellence.

Releases API for Third Party Integration, develops specialized Business Associate Workflow.

Integration with Iatric Systems, a comprehensive healthcare IT integration company.

Awarded the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award For Technology Innovation.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants RADAR a second patent for innovation in using software and analytical modeling for optimizing incident response management.

RADAR optimized for financial services organizations by extending support to include Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA).

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants RADAR its first patent, covering RADAR’s innovation assessing security incidents and automatically generating an outcome for decision making.

Became an autonomous business unit, operating independently of ID Experts from offices in downtown Portland, Oregon.

First Fortune 500 financial enterprise adopts RADAR to ensure compliance with federal and state data breach laws.

RADAR 2.0 Launched to ensure clients compliance with state data breach laws.

RADAR 1.0 Released to enable consistent and efficient compliance with HIPAA data breach notification rule.

RADAR inventor and CEO Mahmood Sher-Jan begins working on first-of-its-kind technology that would eliminate the inefficiencies inherent in existing approaches to managing incidents involving PII or PHI, solving a major pain point for privacy, compliance, and security officers.

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