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HackerOne Appoints Growth Expert Hilarie Koplow-McAdams to Board of Directors

February 14, 2019

NEA Venture Partner Koplow-McAdams brings over three decades of unmatched enterprise technology experience to HackerOne; Following Record Growth in 2018

SAN FRANCISCO-- February 14, 2019 --HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today announced the appointment of Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), to its Board of Directors. This appointment comes after a record 2018 for HackerOne, with more than $19M in bounties awarded to hackers, and over 100,000 valid security vulnerabilities found for customers all time.

“I am passionate about helping disruptive companies accelerate growth and enhance customer experience and product offerings,” said Koplow-McAdams. “HackerOne’s unique business model is centered around openness and moving quickly and being nimble, setting them up to balance speed while remaining cognizant of impending shifts in the market. I believe HackerOne’s hacker-powered model is extraordinary, and I look forward to partnering with the team as a member of their board.”

An enterprise software veteran, Koplow-McAdams has spent more than three decades in operating and leadership roles devoted to developing growth-stage technology companies through sales, business development, customer success, and more. Prior to joining NEA as a Venture Partner, she served as Chief Revenue Officer and then President at software analytics provider New Relic, served in several positions at Salesforce, including President, where she grew the company’s worldwide sales teams. Koplow-McAdams currently serves as a board member for BloomReach, Tableau Corporation and Zendesk Corporation.

“Hilarie recognized early on that a collaborative business model will always outperform a siloed approach when it comes to tackling society’s biggest challenges,” said HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos. “With the world’s largest hacker community on our side, teamed with one of the leading growth strategists in technology — Hilarie — we are in the best position to help our customers reduce the risk of security breaches.”

As the undisputed leader in hacker-powered security, more than 1,200 organizations rely on HackerOne to find their critical security weaknesses. These include Alibaba, Airbnb, the U.S. Department of Defense, Dropbox, Coinbase, European Commission, General Services Administration, Google Play, Goldman Sachs, Hyatt, Intel, GitHub, General Motors, Ministry of Defence Singapore, Starbucks, Shopify, Spotify, Slack, Sumo Logic, Lending Club, Lufthansa, MediaMarktSaturn, New Relic, Nintendo, Panasonic Avionics, PayPal, Qualcomm, Starbucks, the CERT Coordination Center, Toyota, Twitter, and Verizon Media (Oath).

Koplow-McAdams joins existing HackerOne board members including Bill Gurley, general partner at Benchmark Capital; Kathryn Haun, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz and former U.S. Department of Justice federal prosecutor; and John Hering, founder of Lookout Security.