RadarFirst Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Don is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of RadarFirst. He is a proven leader and results oriented executive possessing 20+ years of executive leadership experience delivering client value through cloud-based and on-premise solutions. Demonstrated abilities to transform organizations at a global scale while delivering double-digit year on year revenue growth. Deep expertise and curiosity for Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, and disruptive technologies. Passionate and energetic leader, an exceptional coach, generating energy and enthusiasm within the organizations he leads. Don earned an engineering degree from the University of Illinois. He enjoys hiking, biking, and is an avid endurance runner.
Chief Privacy Officer & General Counsel
Lauren Wallace is a tech and privacy attorney and business executive, with both in-house and large law firm experience, and specializations in technology transactions and global privacy law. Her background includes serving as general counsel for a venture-funded health care startup and a SaaS software business; as a senior business lead for large enterprise technology companies, including Apple and Microsoft; and as lead negotiator for global enterprise SaaS and privacy agreements. Lauren has held the designation of Certified Information Privacy Professional (iapp.org) since 2014 and has written extensively on privacy law.
Lauren is an active member of the Portland business and nonprofit community, and has held board-level roles with organizations supporting entrepreneurship, women’s healthcare, and youth development. She and her two teenage sons enjoy the great outdoors and Portland’s diverse cultural, arts, and culinary scene.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Leila leads all financial and administrative functions. She is a senior financial executive who has assisted public and privately held technology companies grow their businesses worldwide, with a demonstrated track record in leading successful large-scale transformation initiatives. She is passionate about developing high functioning teams and ensuring that her team members achieve their professional goals. Leila earned a business administration degree from the University of Washington and is a CPA. While not working, she enjoys black & white film photography, cooking and various fitness endeavors.
Chief Sales Officer
Alan brings his 25+ years of experience leading, building and reinventing scalable sales organizations to RadarFirst.
Most recently, Alan served as President and Chief Revenue Officer of Comodo Cyber Security. Prior to that he served as Global Head of Sales and Customer Success for Nasdaq’s Corporate Solutions software division, where over 7+ years helped lead growth from $40M to $265M. Following that, Alan led the exit/sale of those businesses to Apollo Global under the West/Intrado Digital brand, where he continued in the same role.
Throughout his many successes and exceptional track record of creating high-performing and process-driven cultures, there have been two constants in addition to phenomenal sales and profitability results: a delighted client base and a foundation of employees prepared to follow anywhere.
VP of Engineering
Wendy Demers comes to RadarFirst with over twenty-five years of experience in Information Technology across multiple domains, including financial, health care, government, and logistics. She has a track record of successfully delivering large-scale global implementations and transformation programs geared towards optimization and enabling growth.
Throughout her career in IT, she has focused on communication, inclusion, and a leadership style she describes as being of service. People-first is her primary focus, combined with a passion for ensuring her teams achieve their professional goals.
When she isn’t working, you can find her spending time with her family, working on her next book, or running in search of inspiration for more story ideas.
VP of Product
As VP of Product, Greg is responsible for the product management and product marketing functions at RadarFirst. He brings over 25 years of experience in product and business leadership roles across global operations. Over this time, Greg has relentlessly focused on delivering high value solutions to enterprise customers. He began his professional journey as an aerospace engineer. Greg holds a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California-Berkeley.
RadarFirst Management Team
Sr. Manager, Customer Success
As Customer Success Manager, Sierra oversees three distinct functions: Product Support, Customer Experience, and Implementation. Leveraging over a decade in the SaaS industry, Sierra is dedicated to continually improving the customer experience through improved operations processes.
Sierra has a BA from the University of California, Davis, in Social Anthropology with a Minor in Latin American studies. She was raised internationally, including several years in Nairobi, Mexico City, and the Galapagos Islands, to name a few!
Sierra is an active mother of two small children. She enjoys spending time outdoors riding bikes and swimming with her kids, camping in the summer, and when time allows it, renovating her 1920’s Portland home.
Privacy and Security Compliance Manager
Michaela Linton has over five years of information security experience and has spent the last three years working in the cyber security space. She has held roles ranging from identity access management to IT Support Engineer in various professional areas. Michaela has worked in fields including health care, education system, and banking. With a vast amount of knowledge ranging from cloud computing to monitoring, implementing, and managing various security frameworks. She oversees privacy, security, and compliance ranging from security policies to managing security audits. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the food and music culture that Portland has to offer.
Director of Marketing
VP of Business Development
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.
Solutions Engineering Director
As solutions engineering director, Travis is focused on building strong relationships with customers, sales and product teams as a trusted advisor. With a strong technical understanding of RadarFirst’s products and deep industry knowledge, Travis works with customers to understand their product requirements, building greater product proficiency and competence.
Sr. Human Resources Manager
As Sr. HR Manager, Courtney Moss is responsible for managing every aspect of the HR function while providing strategic input on all HR goals and initiatives of the company. She has varied HR experience, focusing most recently on high-growth SaaS companies. Courtney focuses on building inclusive companies that trust and respect their employees. Courtney has a BA in Music Composition from Lewis & Clark College and enjoys hiking, reading, pottery, and all things witchy.
Manager of Strategic Projects
As Manager of Strategic Projects, Alex engages across all RadarFirst departments serving as a strategic resource and project manager, ensuring alignment across the company. Most recently Alex served as a Consultant and Continuous Improvement lead at INSIGHT2Profit, a pricing consulting firm.
Alex has two bachelor’s degrees from Northwestern University: a B.A. in Earth and Planetary Sciences; and a B.A. in Classics and Classical Language, Literature and Linguistics. He also earned a master’s degree in Geosciences from the University of Iowa. He is a Chicago-area native and strong advocate of the many wonderful museums Chicago has to offer as well as a passionate fan of Chicago sports.
VP of Sales
As VP Sales, Apollo is responsible for New Customer Acquisition at Radar First, leading a teams of Account Executives and Business Development Specialists.
With over 10 years experience building outbound focused sales and BDR teams, Apollo is focused on developing new customer relationships and building sales capability. Apollo has a passion for nurturing teams and developing solution-oriented sales professionals that bring true value to clients.
Prior to Radar First, Apollo held the position of VP Sales with a focus on New Logo acquisition at Notified and previously Nasdaq Corporate Solutions where he held various management roles including Sales, Product Marketing, Commercial Strategy.
Director of Engineering
Greg White brings 25 years of experience leading teams and building organizations in SaaS, ISP, and telecommunications arenas. He brings this passion for service and customer relationships to our technical teams, always working to provide the best quality and experience possible for our clients.
Greg is an Oregon native, and he loves exploring the beauty of his home state by camping and hiking with his wife as often as possible. He also loves to dabble in automotive restoration, home improvement, and woodworking.