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.

Mahmood Sher-Jan

RADAR Leadership Team

Mahmood Sher-Jan

Mahmood Sher-Jan, CHPC

CEO

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

CFO

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

SVP of Sales & Business Development

Doug Kruger

Doug has executive responsibility for new customer acquisition and revenue. His RADAR responsibilities include managing a seasoned team of sales executives, identifying and creating the framework for strategic alliances, and providing a liaison between sales, product management, engineering, and senior management. 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 & Vice President of Customer Success

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

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.

Travis Cannon

Travis Cannon

Director of Product Management

Travis Cannon

Travis brings over 10 years industry experience to his key responsibilities at RADAR: manage the product line life cycle, specify market requirements and customer needs, and drive the development and continuous improvement of the RADAR solution. Travis has a focus on product management and software development, and an established history of working in entrepreneurial and startup settings. Outside of his work with RADAR, Travis serves as Community Champion and Facilitator for Startup Weekend, and Curator for Startup Digest. 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.

Dorothy Davis

Dorothy Davis

Marketing Director

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.

Kristin Williams

Kristin Williams

Senior Client Success Manager

Kristin Williams

Kristin leads all customer success efforts for RADAR. In this role, she is responsible for implementing new customers, managing support and leveraging cross-functional resources to deliver outstanding customer satisfaction through multiple channels. Kristin was previously Sr. Client Manager at iovation, and Account Manager for PreCash. She brings more than 15 years of experience exceeding customer's expectations in fast-paced startup environments to her role. Kristin earned a BS from Oregon State University.

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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RADAR Board of Directors

Allen Alley

Allen Alley

Managing Member, The Alley Group

Allen Alley

Allen Alley has been both a successful entrepreneur and a general partner of one of the premier US venture capital firms, Battery Ventures.  He is one of the few people who has invested in, as well as co-founding companies that grew from startups to have public market capitalizations of more than $1 billion. His expertise spans SAAS, computer graphics, IoT and semiconductors. Allen is known for innovative startup management including some of the first implementations of collaborative offices and zero based budgeting. He has extensive experience building global companies and is as comfortable eating tonkatsu in Tokyo, hotpot in Chengdu or ribs in Cincinnati. He manages a very active venture portfolio of technology companies as well as devoting time to making government more transparent, efficient and accountable. The foundation of his career is a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue and design engineering at Ford and Boeing.

Jim Kaskade

Jim Kaskade

CEO, Janrain, Inc.

Jim Kaskade

As CEO of Janrain, Inc., Jim leads the company’s vision, strategy, and worldwide operations. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 31 years of experience in complex enterprise technology, including 10 years as a startup CEO leading companies from their founding to acquisition. He has built multiple technology businesses in cloud computing, enterprise software, software as a service (SaaS), online and mobile digital media, online and mobile advertising, and semiconductors. Prior to Janrain, Jim was the Vice President and General Manager of Digital Applications at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), where he led the formation of its largest line of commercial business. Jim also led the fastest growing business at CSC, Big Data & Analytics. Before CSC, Jim held executive positions at Infochimps, PARC (a Xerox company) and SIOS Technology. Jim began his career in data and analytics at Teradata. Jim holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego.

Kevin Padrick

Kevin Padrick

Founder of Sunstone Business Finance

Kevin Padrick

Kevin is the founder of Sunstone Business Finance. Kevin has over 35 years of experience in alternative finance and structuring complex financial transactions, including advising a major Wall Street investment bank, private equity funds, and hedge funds. Kevin also provided asset management and sale advice to owners of structured finance assets, real property, equipment, and venture capital investments. Financing projects have ranged in size exceeding $1 billion.  Kevin started his career as an attorney with Miller Nash LLP where he chaired the insolvency department and represented debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and creditors committees, and was lead outside counsel for U.S. Bancorp in reorganization matters nationally and internationally. Kevin holds an M.B.A., a J.D., and a B.S. in both mathematics and psychology, all awarded with honors, from the University of Santa Clara. Kevin is an avid pilot, with airline transport and instructor ratings in fixed wing aircraft, gliders, and helicopters.

Dr. Michael Crooke

Dr. Michael Crooke

Professor, University of Oregon

Dr. Michael Crooke

Dr. Michael Crooke is a professor of business strategy, teaching capstone Leadership and Advanced Strategy courses to graduate students at the Lundquist College of Business at University of Oregon. Dr. Crooke has been recognized by Trust Across America as one of Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior (2012-13). Previously, Crooke was CEO of VC firm Revolution Living; a group of companies working to change the way consumers and brands interact. He was an early investor and member of the executive board of Kevita, which was named one of the top 25 most innovative consumer and retail brands by Forbes Magazine. From 1999-2005, Crooke served as President and CEO of Patagonia, Inc., and Patagonia’s parent company, Lost Arrow Corporation. He succeeded Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia’s founder, in taking the Lost Arrow post. Prior to his arrival at Patagonia, Michael served as CEO/Chairman of Pearl Izumi. Crooke holds a Ph.D. in management from Claremont Graduate University, a B.S. in Forestry and an MBA from Humboldt State University.

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