Atomicorp Adds Former Mach37 Managing Partner Rick Gordon to Board of Directors
Chantilly, VA, August 15, 2017 – Atomicorp, the leader in secure Linux, today announced that former Mach37 Cyber Accelerator Founding Managing Partner, Rick Gordon, has joined the company’s board of directors. Mr. Gordon oversaw all activities at Mach37 from its founding in 2013 until earlier this year. During that time, Mr. Gordon built Mach37 into the leading national cybersecurity technology accelerator and shepherded 46 startups through the program. Atomicorp graduated from Mach37’s Spring 2015 cohort.
“Atomicorp has hit a number of key financial milestones since our initial funding round in 2016. We are excited to bring Rick Gordon to our board of directors as we look to further accelerate growth. Rick has particular expertise in go-to-market and financial oversight for cybersecurity businesses and we look forward to his insight on driving scale in our core Linux security, cloud services and container security offerings,” said Mike Shinn, Atomicorp chief executive officer.
“Everyone from enterprises to small businesses and hosting providers continue to struggle against the ever increasing volume of cyber attacks. Atomicorp is routinely cited by customers as providing the highest quality cybersecurity protection for servers, applications and devices that rely on Linux. The company’s unique product model and automated defense approach makes top flight protection accessible to small businesses with no dedicated security staff while also including the robust features required by the most demanding enterprises. “Mike Shinn has done a fantastic job of demonstrating clear product-market fit and achieving early growth with incredible capital efficiency. I am incredibly excited to join Atomicorp’s Board of Directors,” said Atomicorp board member, Rick Gordon.
About Rick Gordon
Rick Gordon is a proven leader with more than 25 years’ experience in helping organizations drive strategic growth. Rick recently served as founding Managing Partner of MACH37, where he worked closely with Atomicorp to secure early growth and investment. Rick also previously served as a founding board member of Invincea (acquired by Sophos) and as the chief operating officer of Lookingglass Cyber Solutions.
Atomicorp provides automated cybersecurity protection for everything running on Linux on any device. More than 1,000 organizations trust Atomicorp products to protect over 20,000 servers and IoT devices. Atomicorp provides the industry’s leading WAF Rules set for Modsecurity, the most trusted Linux server protection with Atomic Secured Linux and the only high performance, production-ready secure kernel for Docker containers. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in the Washington, DC area, Atomicorp serves diverse customer needs in cloud, virtual and dedicated systems across large enterprise, small and mid-sized business, government and hosting providers. For more information, visit: https://atomicorp.com/