About Us

The Ontic Team

Ontic is led by seasoned protective intelligence and SAAS executives with deep experience in providing threat assessment for top brands, leading and scaling global teams, and designing intuitive software products for Fortune 500 companies.

leadership

Leadership

Lukas

Quanstrom

CEO & Co-Founder

Lukas Quanstrom

CEO & Co-Founder

Lukas leads a team of technologists and security experts to develop best-in-class software used by the world’s leading brands and educational institutions to help clients keep its most prized assets safe—its people.

Thomas

Kopecky

CSO & Co-Founder

Thomas Kopecky

CSO & Co-Founder

As President & Chief Strategy Officer, Tom leads the organization in developing key business partnerships, strategic data implementations and assists clients with their protective intelligence program development needs.

Gagan

Jain

CTO & Co-Founder

Gagan Jain

CTO & Co-Founder

A technology leader who is passionate about building products that are simple, add great value and drive customer success, Gagan heads global product and engineering functions.

Manish

Mehta

Chief Product Officer

Manish Mehta

Chief Product Officer

With over 25 years of market leadership in software development, Manish serves as Chief Product Officer, leading our team to success through strategic communication and collaboration between our customers, partners and product development teams.

Scott

Shepherd

Chief Legal Officer

Scott Shepherd

Chief Legal Officer

Scott brings over 30 years of experience as a litigator and leader of global legal operations and compliance for two fast-growing startups. As Chief Legal Officer, Scott oversees all corporate legal affairs, including regulatory compliance and legal counsel.

Amy

Sullivan

VP, Client & Employee Experience

Amy Sullivan

VP, Client & Employee Experience

As VP of Client and Employee Experience, Amy is focused on driving value-based outcomes for clients and positive employee experiences, collaborating cross-functionally to help clients get the most out of the platform.

Mat

Thompson

VP, Sales & Marketing

Mat Thompson

VP, Sales & Marketing

A technology veteran, Mat is the VP of Sales and Marketing and brings over 20 years of Enterprise Sales experience.

Ryan

Suneson

VP, Finance

Ryan Suneson

VP, Finance

Ryan has 15+ years of finance experience in enterprise SaaS. As VP of Finance, Ryan leads the Accounting and FP&A functions with a focus on providing data driven insights to help drive the business forward.

Fred

Burton

Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence

Fred Burton

Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence

Fred is one of the world’s foremost experts on security and counterterrorism. A former police officer, special agent and New York Times best-selling author, Fred has served on the front lines of high-profile investigations like the hunt for and arrest of Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind behind the first World Trade Center bombing; the 1988 plane crash of PAK-1 that killed U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel and Pakistani President Zia; and the search for Americans kidnapped by Hezbollah in Beirut, Lebanon.

directors

Board of Directors

Lukas

Quanstrom

CEO & Co-Founder

Lukas Quanstrom

CEO & Co-Founder

Lukas leads a team of technologists and security experts to develop best-in-class software used by the world’s leading brands and educational institutions to help clients keep its most prized assets safe—its people.

Victoria

Treyger

Board of Directors

Victoria Treyger

Board of Directors

Victoria Treyger is a General Partner and Managing Director at Felicis Ventures. She is an operator turned investor with a track record of scaling revenue from first customer to hundreds of millions of dollars across enterprise, SMB and consumer sectors. Most recently, she was CRO at Kabbage where she built the revenue functions from the ground up to over two hundred million dollars. At Felicis, Victoria is focused on the reinvention of financial services/Insure-tech, security, enterprise, vertical SaaS, health tech, and marketplace sectors. Victoria led the firm’s investments in Hippo, SentiLink, Ontic, Dovetail, Drum, and others.

 

Thomas

Kopecky

CSO & Co-Founder

Thomas Kopecky

CSO & Co-Founder

As President & Chief Strategy Officer, Tom leads the organization in developing key business partnerships, strategic data implementations and assists clients with their protective intelligence program development needs.

Murali

Swaminathan

Board of Directors

Murali Swaminathan

Board of Directors

Murali has served in key leadership positions with Sprinklr and Cisco Systems. As COO & then Executive Vice President of Sprinklr, his efforts were critical in helping the company build scalable technology that clients require to meet their objectives and expert teams to maintain and support the technology.

Mike

Dodd

Board of Directors

Mike Dodd

Board of Directors

A General Partner at Silverton Partners, Mike has been an active technology investor as well as an executive at a number of leading technology companies for the past 20 years. Prior to joining Silverton, Mike was a partner at Austin Ventures where he focused on technology investing in enterprise and consumer applications.

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Advisory Board

General James "Spider"

Marks

Advisor

Spider Marks

Advisor

Spider spent over 30 years in the US Army where he attained the rank of Major General, holding every command position from infantry platoon leader to commanding general. He was the senior intelligence officer for Operation Iraqi Freedom and culminated his career as the Commanding General of the US Army Intelligence Center and School. Since retiring from the military, General Marks has led many business ventures and entrepreneurial efforts. He is an on-air national security, military and intelligence contributor to CNN and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

Richard

Marianos

Advisor

Richard Marianos

Advisor

Richard is a senior law enforcement consultant having served more than 27 years at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) fighting violent crime.

Rich

Battista

Advisor

Rich Battista

Advisor

A nearly 30-year veteran of the entertainment and media industry, Rich Battista is a proven Chief Executive Officer with significant experience operating, building and revitalizing large-scale multiplatform companies, often within the nexus of media and technology. Rich has reshaped, transformed and sold two multi-billion dollar publicly traded companies in Time Inc. and Gemstar-TV Guide. He has also launched and built several highly valuable businesses during his long career inside Fox/News Corporation.

Tom

Mars

Advisor

Tom Mars

Advisor

For nearly 11 years, Tom served as Walmart’s General Counsel, overseeing all of the company’s legal matters both in the U.S. and internationally, and ultimately served as Chief Administrative Officer. In his role as CAO, he was responsible for a number of Walmart’s U.S. business units, including real estate, financial services, human resources, labor relations, external relations, and U.S. compliance.

Investors

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