Team

Management Team

Feris is the CEO and Co-Founder of Bay Dynamics. Feris has led Bay Dynamics through its transitions first from a consulting company to a privately held software company and then to a venture backed organization with significant client traction in major enterprise accounts. Under Feris’ effective leadership, Bay Dynamics has gone through two fundraises and more than doubled in size. Prior to his tenure at Bay Dynamics, Feris was a Vice President in Sales & Marketing at ICG.
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Feris Rifai
FOUNDER, CEO
Ryan has spent more than 20 years of his career solving big data problems with analytics. Starting in the early days of the Web, his first user behavior analytics challenges were to find innovative ways to recommend products to end users and drive sales on e-commerce sites. With the proliferation of the connected enterprise, his attention turned to new analytics challenges with internal IT, cloud, and cybersecurity initiatives. With two decades of experience in user behavior analytics, a portfolio of analytics patents, and an unparalleled leadership team, Ryan is focused on finding innovative ways to provide smart cybersecurity solutions for the enterprise.
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Ryan Stolte
FOUNDER, CTO
As Chief Financial Officer, Bryan oversees all finance, accounting, legal, human resources, IT, and customer services of the company. He has over 20 years of extensive financial and operational experience with many notable companies in the software and high tech industry, including both start-ups and established companies. He has successfully guided and managed these companies by driving strong revenue, operational, and EBITDA growth; securing private equity and debt funding; and closing successful mergers and acquisitions. Bryan graduated with a Bachelors of Accounting and Business Administration and Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University and is a CPA.
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Bryan Koehler
CFO
Bill has more than 20 years of experience in services industry with global positions in both consulting and technical support services. At Symantec, Bill was responsible for the development and implementation of a Global Services Partner Program. Prior to Symantec, Bill held leadership positions at Altiris and Novell. Bill holds a BS Degree in Information Systems from BYU-Hawaii and a MBA from the University of Phoenix.
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Bill Holzendorf
VP, CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Humphrey has over 16 years of experience designing and implementing data analytics solutions. Since joining Bay Dynamics in 2002, Humphrey has directed the product strategy, architecture, and implementation of the widely adopted IT Analytics and Risk Fabric products. He began his career in IT as a member of the Accenture consulting team. Humphrey holds a BS in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.
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Humphrey Christian
VP, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Joe has over 10 years of experience designing and developing solutions to complex business problems. He has worked with numerous Enterprise Level companies helping them solve challenges ranging from process re-engineering to software development. Over the last several years he has worked primarily on the development and product management of IT Analytics. Joe has a BS in Computer Science from Dickinson College and an MBA from San Francisco State University.
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Joe DeRobertis
VP, ENGINEERING
Steven has over 20 years of management consulting and industry experience working with technology, security and business executives, driving solutions to their most critical and complex problems. At Bay Dynamics, Steven is responsible for ensuring our clients are successful in achieving their security and risk management goals. Prior to Bay Dynamics, Steven held senior positions at top tier consultancies such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers and EMC, where he architected and managed programs focused on security, risk, business intelligence, big data analytics, enterprise program management offices, corporate legal operations, data privacy, cloud architecture and business continuity planning for global clients in the financial services and health care industries. Steven holds a BA in Economics and Computer Science from Queens College and has achieved his CISSP certification.
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Steven Grossman
VP, STRATEGY
As VP Sales, Frank leads the Sales and Sales Engineering team to enable organizations to successfully consider, evaluate and adopt the Risk Fabric cyber analytics platform. His team works closely with customers and partners to optimize the value received from their investment. His 20 years of experience includes managing high performing sales teams in networking, business services and cybersecurity in the US, Europe and Asia, serving the largest enterprise customers in finance, technology and manufacturing. Prior to Bay, Frank held sales leadership roles at McAfee, iPass, Recall, and CommScope, where he successfully implemented regional and global sales programs for technology solutions, channel partners and customer verticals. Frank graduated from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, and has worked in Holland, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and New York.
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Frank Teegelaar
VP, SALES
Matt has over 10 years of experience leading marketing strategy and programs at growth phase IT security startups. At Bay Dynamics, Matt is focused on spearheading the company’s rapidly expanding go to market efforts, from branding to product marketing and sales enablement. Prior to his career in marketing, Matt was an IT industry journalist for over 12 years, covering wide range of subjects including enterprise software and the dramatic expansion of information security sector. Matt holds a BA in English from Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont.
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Matt Hines
VP, MARKETING

Board of Directors

Feris Rifai
FOUNDER, CEO - BAY DYNAMICS
Ryan Stolte
FOUNDER, CTO - BAY DYNAMICS
Dave Zilberman
PARTNER - COMCAST VENTURES
Steve Unterberger
MANAGING DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS - CARRICK CAPITAL PARTNERS
Brigadier General Gregory J. Touhill (Retired)
PRESIDENT - CYXTERA FEDERAL GROUP

Board of Advisors

Myrna Soto
SR VP, GLOBAL CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER - COMCAST CORPORATION
Robert Rodriguez
CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER - SECURITY INNOVATION NETWORK™
Charles R. Hudson
ED, NATIONAL GOVERNANCE, RISK & COMPLIANCE – COMCAST
John Jack
START-UP ADVISOR & BOARD MEMBER
Lieutenant General Rhett Hernandez (Retired)
FORMER COMMANDER OF ARMY CYBER COMMAND
Vice Admiral D. C. Curtis (Retired)
FORMER COMMANDER OF THE NAVAL SURFACE FORCES
Matthew Steele
VP, INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY - SALESFORCE.COM
Brian Kelly
CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER - RACKSPACE