Thomas Aidan Curran has worked in the software industry for over 25 years. His experience includes independent software developer, founder, executive, investor and advisor to numerous software companies. He recently served as interim CTO of Hybris during the company's aquistition by SAP. Before that he held numerous roles at Deutsche Telekom AG including CTO Products and Innovation, and DT Fellow. Previously he worked for SAP, Microsoft, Groove Networks, IBM and Bertelsmann,. Thomas has founded five high tech software companies in his career. He has also held research and teaching roles at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, the Science Center Berlin, Technical University Berlin, and the University of Arts in Berlin. Thomas also serves on the Board of Directors of Zoobe, the animated messaging service company.
Crosspoint Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity, privacy and infrastructure software markets. Crosspoint has assembled a group of highly successful operators, investors and sector experts to partner with foundational technology companies and drive differentiated returns. Crosspoint has offices in Menlo Park, CA and Boston, MA.
ForgePoint Capital is the premier cybersecurity venture fund investing in transformative companies protecting the digital world. The firm is one of the most prolific investors in early and growth stage cybersecurity companies with over 40 global cybersecurity investments. The team brings more than eight decades of company building, value creation experience and draws upon the largest network of trusted cybersecurity industry experts and customers to support entrepreneurs who are building great companies. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the firm partners with exceptional cybersecurity entrepreneurs worldwide.