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Jay Kaplan

Jay Kaplan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Synack, the leader of crowdsourced security. Synack’s trusted hacker-powered platform protects top banks around the world, DoD classified assets, and close to $1 trillion in Fortune 500 revenue. The company has raised over $60 million in funding since its founding in 2013. Prior to founding Synack, Jay served as a member of the DoD’s Incident Response and Red Team and as a Senior Computer Network Exploitation and Vulnerability Analyst at the National Security Agency. He received multiple accolades for classified work at the NSA while supporting counterterrorism-related intelligence operations and was also a former member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President. Jay received a BS in Computer Science with a focus on Information Assurance and a MS in Engineering Management from George Washington University while studying under a DoD/NSA-sponsored fellowship.