HackerOne Continues Growth with Record Bounties Awarded to Hackers in 2018 and Over 100,000 Valid Security Vulnerabilities Found for Customers

Chief Financial Officer Liz Brittain Appointed; As World’s Largest
Hacker Community Surpasses 330,000 on HackerOne

the leading hacker-powered security platform, today announced the
appointments of Liz Brittain as Chief Financial Officer, Suzanne
Padilla-Messier as Director of Global Hacker Community Development and
Jacob Kaplan-Moss as Director of Technical Operations. These leaders are
in addition to the recent appointments of Hilarie Koplow-McAdams,
Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), to the Board of
Directors, Jeff McBride as Vice President of Customer Success, and
Deborah Chang as Vice President of Business Development and Policy.

“These outstanding leaders are joining at a time of rapid growth for
HackerOne,” said CEO Marten Mickos. “Governments, technology companies
and the enterprise realize that it’s no longer if their
vulnerabilities will be exposed, but when, and until they are
contained, we are all at risk. Through HackerOne, hackers have
identified over 100,000 valid vulnerabilities to date and earned more
than $19M in bounties in 2018 alone. Creating a safer internet is one of
the most important challenges society is faced with today, and I am
pleased to announce that these leaders will further help us deliver on
our mission.”

As the undisputed leader in hacker-powered security, HackerOne publicly
launched programs with Fortune 500 companies including Hyatt, Goldman
Sachs, Toyota, and Alibaba in 2018 and 2019. More than 1,200
organizations rely on HackerOne to find their critical security
weaknesses, including Airbnb, the U.S. Department of Defense, Dropbox,
Coinbase, European Commission, General Services Administration, Google,
Intel, GitHub, General Motors, Ministry of Defence of Singapore,
Starbucks, Shopify, Spotify, Lending Club, Lufthansa, MediaMarktSaturn,
Nintendo, Panasonic Avionics, PayPal, Qualcomm, the CERT Coordination
Center, Twitter, and Verizon Media (Oath).

“I’m immensely inspired by HackerOne as I dive into this new role,” said
Brittain. “Not only does the company address a pressing need of the
entirety of society, but the business model is poised for success with
the right team at the helm. I look forward setting the right foundation
and processes to scale quickly and surpass the unmet demand for
hacker-powered security.”

Highlights of the new leaders’ roles and backgrounds include:

  • Liz Brittain, Chief Financial Officer, comes to HackerOne as an
    experienced CFO, most recently at Base CRM, which was acquired by
    Zendesk. As a finance leader Brittain has served at Base CRM,
    DataStax, Fusion-io, Oracle and Sun Microsystems through major
  • Suzanne Padilla-Messier, Director of Global Hacker Community
    most recently at Ubisoft, where she led a team of
    community engagement professionals across North America in supporting
    some of the most popular games in the industry while working towards a
    shared goal of putting players first, and who will bring that
    experience to the world’s largest hacker community.
  • Jacob Kaplan-Moss, Director of Technical Operations, brings
    expertise from General Services Administration TTS’s 18F, where he
    held several engineering and security leadership roles, advocating for
    Bug Bounties and Vulnerability Disclosure Policies throughout the
    government. He has also worked with CIOs and CISOs across industries,
    helping them to understand, develop and promote bug bounty programs at
    their respective organizations.
  • Jeff McBride, Vice President of Customer Success, joined
    HackerOne as a seasoned customer success, solution consulting and
    growth strategy executive most recently at Medallia, where he led
    pre-sales and customer success programs globally. McBride has held
    leadership business transformation roles at CA Technologies, McKinsey
    & Company, BearingPoint and Booz Allen Hamilton.
  • Deborah Chang, Vice President of Business Development and Policy,
    brings ample experience as a business development executive, most
    notably in a senior role at Shutterfly. Chang started her career as an
    attorney, and spent the majority of her legal career at Wilson Sonsini
    Goodrich and Rosati where she worked on IPOs, M&A, and advised
    directors and officers on risk and corporate governance.

These key leaders come at a time of exponential growth for HackerOne,
with the company recently opening an office in Singapore to serve the
increasing demand in the region.

About HackerOne

HackerOne is the #1 hacker-powered
security platform
, helping organizations find and fix critical
vulnerabilities before they can be exploited. More Fortune 500 and
Forbes Global 1000 companies trust HackerOne than any other
hacker-powered security alternative. The U.S. Department of Defense,
Hyatt, General Motors, Google, Twitter, GitHub, Nintendo, Lufthansa,
Panasonic Avionics, Qualcomm, Starbucks, Dropbox, Intel, the CERT
Coordination Center and over 1,200 other organizations have partnered
with HackerOne to find over 100,000 vulnerabilities and award over $43M
in bug
. HackerOne is headquartered in San Francisco with offices
in London, New York, the Netherlands, and Singapore.


Samantha Spielman

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