Chad Loder

IANS Faculty

    Chad is Founder and CEO of Habitu8, an information security startup focused on building effective security awareness programs through training services. Prior to founding Habitu8, Chad co-founded Rapid7, a leading cyber-security company whose products are used today in over 120 countries. As VP of Engineering, Chad helped lead Rapid7 from a 3-person, privately backed startup to a successful $900MM IPO in 2015. With the combination of his technical and executive experience, Chad raises awareness authoring self-published, security-focused articles.

    • Endpoints
    • Authentication
    • Security Awareness
    • Penetration Testing
    • Cloud Security

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Former CISO of TrueCar, Inc.
    • Co-Founder & former VP of Security Solutions & Engineering at Rapid7
    • Co-inventor of 4 foundational patents in computer security
    • Former Open Source Developer at Open BSD

    Certifications & Credentials

    • Certified Scrum Master – Scrum Alliance
    • Certified Trainer, Situational Leadership – Center for Leadership Studies