Visionary Leaders
42Crunch Leadership Team

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Jacques Declas

CEO & Co-Founder

Jacques Declas

Jacques is a seasoned industry entrepreneur and team-leader with more than 20 years’ experience in the enterprise software industry and a record of scaling international sales teams. He has an extensive knowledge of the API Security market having served in senior sales and management leadership roles at Forum Systems, Vordel (acquired by Axway) and Intel. During his career Jacques has built strategic partnerships with vendors such as Computer Associates, Oracle and Microsoft and leading consulting firms Accenture, Atos and CSC.

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Isabelle Mauny

Field CTO & Co-Founder

Isabelle Mauny

Isabelle is co-founder and field CTO of 42Crunch where she advises Global 2500 firms on their API security strategies. She held a variety of technical roles at IBM working with the world's largest organizations as a solutions architect and services professional. She then led Product Management at Vordel (acquired by Axway) before joining WSO2 as VP Product Strategy. Isabelle is passionate about delivering customer-focused solutions and evangelizing them to the DevSecOps community. She has authored several books, is Co-Chair of the Business Governing Board of the OpenAPI Initiative and a regular speaker on topics API-related.

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Philippe Leothaud

CTO and Co-Founder

Philippe Leothaud

Philippe leads the 42Crunch engineering team worldwide and oversees the company’s R&D efforts. An industry veteran he has specialist experience in Identity Management, application security and integration technologies. He was CTO with WAF firm, BeeWare (acquired by DenyAll) where he oversaw the technical product direction and engineering efforts. He subsequently joined Vordel (acquired by Axway) where he was Principal Architect for API Management and API security. Philippe now specializes in securing API infrastructures, using and extending existing tools and standards (OpenAPI, OAuth, OpenID Connect, JOSE) and creating new ones.

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Maria McWalter

CFO

Maria McWalter

Maria oversees all the financial management, human resource and compliance functions at 42Crunch. She is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant with extensive experience in financial management acquired over 20 years across private venture funded start-up, multinational, and public sector environments in multiple jurisdictions including the US, UK, Ireland and France. Prior to 42Crunch she was CFO and company secretary for the Institute of Public Health. She has also held senior financial management roles with mobile player, Xiam and global call-center leader, Harte Hanks.

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Hugh Carroll

CMO

Hugh Carroll

Hugh leads 42Crunch’s global marketing strategy and works closely with sales, partners, analysts and customers to raise awareness for the company’s API security solutions. He has more than 20 years of senior global marketing experience with high growth technology start-ups and public listed companies. He joined 42Crunch from Akamai following the acquisition of Mobile and IoT security player, Asavie where he headed up marketing. Prior to that, Hugh was VP of Partners & Growth Markets for Axway and before that, he was CMO at API Gateway leader, Vordel (acquired by Axway).

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Tom Chang

VP Business Development

Tom Chang

Tom Chang leads Business Development and Strategic Technology Alliances at 42Crunch. In this role he oversees the establishment and development of strategic technology and channel partnerships. Tom has extensive experience leading technical alliances and sales engineering teams across a wide range of software companies including Fastly, Signal Sciences, Facebook, MobileIron, and Symantec. 

 

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Manny Mendoza

VP Sales North America

Manny Mendoza

Manny leads the North American sales team focused on growing and supporting our enterprise customers throughout the region. A consummate sales leader, Manny has many years of experience leading sales teams in the cybersecurity domain. Prior to joining 42Crunch he held similar senior sales roles with Fastly, Signal Sciences (acquired by Fastly), Microsoft, MobileIron and Apple.

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Colin Domoney

Developer Advocate & API
Security Research Specialist

Colin Domoney

Colin Domoney is an API security research specialist and developer advocate with 42Crunch. He oversees the development of the 42Crunch community and curates the apisecurity.io industry newsletter. Colin is an experienced AppSec professional having worked with Cyberproof, Veracode, CA and oversaw Deutsche Bank's global AppSec program. Colin presents at industry events globally and is a regular contributor to key developer and security professional focused publications.

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Nazo Moosa

Managing Partner, Europe
Energy Impact Partners

Nazo Moosa

Nazo has a 20 year track record of investing in technology companies. She was part of the founding team of the European technology fund of The Carlyle Group where she invested in enterprise and industrial technologies across three funds. As a Managing Partner, she went on to lead the investment efforts of C5 Capital, Europe’s first cyber security fund. She also serves as a senior advisor to The Paladin Group, a leading early stage cyber security focussed venture fund.

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Alberto Gomez

Managing Partner
Adara

Alberto Gomez

As Managing Partner of Adara, with €300 million under management, Alberto is focused on European early-stage, digital tech start-ups targeting B2B markets. Alberto partners with ambitious entrepreneurs with deep domain expertise, to help them globalize and to create a path towards category leadership. Key portfolio investments in the area of cybersecurity included as seed investor at Alienvault and board positions with Constella Intelligence, CounterCraft and CyberGuru. Alberto has qualifications from both MIT and Harvard Business School.

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Jacques Declas

CEO & Co-Founder

Jacques Declas

Jacques is a seasoned industry entrepreneur and team-leader with more than 20 years’ experience in the enterprise software industry and a record of scaling international sales teams. He has an extensive knowledge of the API Security market having served in senior sales and management leadership roles at Forum Systems, Vordel (acquired by Axway) and Intel. During his career Jacques has built strategic partnerships with vendors such as Computer Associates, Oracle and Microsoft and leading consulting firms Accenture, Atos and CSC.

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Isabelle Mauny

Field CTO & Co-Founder

Isabelle Mauny

Isabelle is co-founder and field CTO of 42Crunch where she advises Global 2500 firms on their API security strategies. She held a variety of technical roles at IBM working with the world's largest organizations as a solutions architect and services professional. She then led Product Management at Vordel (acquired by Axway) before joining WSO2 as VP Product Strategy. Isabelle is passionate about delivering customer-focused solutions and evangelizing them to the DevSecOps community. She has authored several books, is Co-Chair of the Business Governing Board of the OpenAPI Initiative and a regular speaker on topics API-related.

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Philippe Leothaud

CTO and Co-Founder

Philippe Leothaud

Philippe leads the 42Crunch engineering team worldwide and oversees the company’s R&D efforts. An industry veteran he has specialist experience in Identity Management, application security and integration technologies. He was CTO with WAF firm, BeeWare (acquired by DenyAll) where he oversaw the technical product direction and engineering efforts. He subsequently joined Vordel (acquired by Axway) where he was Principal Architect for API Management and API security. Philippe now specializes in securing API infrastructures, using and extending existing tools and standards (OpenAPI, OAuth, OpenID Connect, JOSE) and creating new ones.

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Maria McWalter

CFO

Maria McWalter

Maria oversees all the financial management, human resource and compliance functions at 42Crunch. She is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant with extensive experience in financial management acquired over 20 years across private venture funded start-up, multinational, and public sector environments in multiple jurisdictions including the US, UK, Ireland and France. Prior to 42Crunch she was CFO and company secretary for the Institute of Public Health. She has also held senior financial management roles with mobile player, Xiam and global call-center leader, Harte Hanks.

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