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The Binary Defense Team

Passionate cybersecurity professionals who strive to make the world a safer place

We’re on a mission to make the world a safer place by providing the best defense for our clients, and this shared goal shapes our teams’ work every day. Across all departments and roles, Binary Defense employees are mission-obsessed with protecting our clients’ environments and stopping the latest attacks.

Executive Leadership Team

Our Executive Leadership Team is made up of experienced cybersecurity leaders, including former military and intelligence agency security professionals. With over 100 years of combined cybersecurity experience on our leadership team, we know what it takes to stay ahead of the latest threats and keep our clients safe.

At Binary Defense, we’re united around our mission of Making the World a Safer Place. We’re focused on protecting and defending organizations against threats of all kinds, and our Executive Leadership Team drives us to achieve our mission and change the security industry for the better.

Executive Leadership Team

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Chief Executive Officer

Bob Meindl 

As Binary Defense Chief Executive Officer, Bob Meindl brings extensive cybersecurity leadership experience and a consistent track record of developing and scaling world-class, high velocity security operations businesses.

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Chief Hacking Officer

Dave Kennedy

As Binary Defense Co-Founder and Chief Hacking Officer, Dave Kennedy’s experience and expertise guide our cybersecurity solutions.

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Chief Operating Officer

Dan Adcock

As Binary Defense Chief Operating Officer, Dan Adcock leads all client service delivery organizations, ensuring the company evolves and maintains industry-leading cybersecurity capabilities to defend clients.

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Chief Commercial Officer

Tracy Caudill

As Binary Defense Chief Commercial Officer, Tracy Caudill leads Binary Defense’s marketing, sales, and customer success strategy to drive business growth and customer centricity.

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Chief Financial Officer

Mike Hofherr

As Binary Defense Chief Financial Officer, Mike Hofherr oversees accounting and finance, financial planning and analysis, budget and other financial activities.

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Chief Sales Officer

OJ Cherry

As Chief Sales Officer, OJ Cherry leverage his extensive industry knowledge to enhance customer value, drive sales strategies and oversee the global sales team.

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Chief Technology Officer

Jason Vest

As Chief Technology Officer, Jason Vest leads the Binary Defense Software Engineering, Threat Hunting, Intelligence, Product and Detection Engineering teams and sets the strategic vision and direction for the technology portfolio.

Chief Delivery Officer

Dave Cronin

As Chief Delivery Officer, Dave has responsibility for all product and service delivery at Binary Defense.

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Head of Portfolio and Solution Strategy

Joe McMann

As Binary Defense Head of Cyber Portfolio and Solution Strategy, Joe McMann is leading the development, enhancement, and integration of Binary Defense’s capabilities and services to help clients defend their enterprise and improve their cybersecurity posture.

The Right Partner is the Best Defense

Partnership is at the core of everything we do. Our services team works hard to understand our clients’ environments and deliver a service that exceeds expectations and provides the best defense possible.