Backed by Authentic Human Intelligence
Our mission is to ensure that every organization is able to detect and respond to cyber threats – regardless of size, industry or current in-house capabilities. We believe AI and automation alone aren’t enough, you need ingenious human experience because attackers aren’t machines, they are people. We combine our advanced platform with decades of human intelligence to speed detection and response and contain cybersecurity threats quickly to ultimately decrease risk to your mission
Chief Executive Officer
Doug Howard brings over 30 years of experience in the security services industry to Pondurance. Doug’s experience ranges from business development, M&A, operations, engineering, marketing, sales, and executive leadership. In his previous role at RSA as Vice President of Global Services and IT Innovation, he provided leadership support for RSA’s strategic vision and global operational execution, various Dell Governance Programs and the M&A exit to STG from Dell.
Co-Founder and CTO
Landon is a Co-Founder and CTO at Pondurance and has more than twenty years of experience in the information security industry. His background spans multiple industries and includes experience in SCADA and industrial/distributed control system environments. Through his background as a consultant, Landon has seen applications, networks, and security controls utilized by many of the Fortune 500, public, private, state, and government entities.
Chief Strategy Officer
Lyndon Brown brings a career focus in building high-growth technology companies to Pondurance where he will be responsible for Product Management, Corporate Development, and driving cross-functional performance. Lyndon joins Pondurance from FireEye Mandiant, where he served as Vice President of Business Development, focused on strategic growth initiatives. As an executive, Lyndon has successfully led product management, M&A, and global partnerships at firms such as Verodin (acquired by FireEye) and Endgame (acquired by Elastic).
Founder and CCO
Ron Pelletier is the original Founder of Pondurance, having started the company from his basement in 2008. Ron has over 20 years of cybersecurity advisory experience having started his career as an officer in the US Army, followed by nearly nine years with Big Four firm, EY. As a strong consensus builder and customer advocate, Ron is focused on evangelizing the Pondurance brand as well as customer success.
VP Services and CISO
Dustin is a Vice President of Services and CISO at Pondurance and has over twenty of experience in information security, risk management, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Pondurance, Dustin was a risk and compliance professional focusing on HIPAA, PCI, and risk assessments for new technology acquisitions ranging from infrastructure solutions to patient care devices. Dustin is also currently an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College, Sullivan University, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teaching undergrad and masters level cybersecurity courses.
Chief Financial Officer
Cathy built significant experience in the tech industry and served as Controller for businesses in a variety of industries. Since joining Pondurance in December 2016, Cathy has implemented various web-based solutions to design an integrated accounting system and built a financial model to aid the company in planning and strategic decision-making. Cathy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mount St. Joseph University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.