Meet ZeroNorth

ZeroNorth brings security, DevOps and the business together to improve application security performance and reduce organizational risk. The company’s application security automation and orchestration platform unites enterprises to rapidly identify, prioritize and remove the vulnerabilities standing in the way of software excellence. In an age where the security of applications needs to be everyone’s responsibility, ZeroNorth is where organizations come together for the good of software.

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ZeroNorth’s Mission:

To provide security and risk leaders with innovation in vulnerability orchestration and analytics that accelerates security, delivers continuous risk visibility and powers secure digital transformation

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Leadership Team

John Worrall

John Worrall

Chief Executive Officer

John Worrall joined ZeroNorth in 2019 as chief executive officer, leading the company in its delivery of the only platform for risk-based vulnerability orchestration across applications and infrastructure … read more >

John Steven

John Steven

Chief Technology Officer

For two decades, John led technical direction at Cigital, where he rose to the position of co-CTO. He founded spin-off Codiscope as CTO in 2015. When both firms were acquired by … read more >

Karen Higgins

Karen Higgins

Chief Financial Officer

As CFO, Karen helps the organization scale, and strengthen financial processes, operations and reporting. She brings more than 20 years of financial and operational experience, across early stage … read more >
Christian J. van den Branden

Christian J. van den Branden

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Product Management

Christian van den Branden brings over 20 years of experience to his role as Senior VP of Engineering and Product Management at ZeroNorth. Prior to this appointment, he held the position of Chief Product Officer at XebiaLabs … read more >

Chris Riley

Chris Riley

Senior Vice President, Sales

With 25 years of experience in sales, professional services and operational leadership, Chris Riley brings considerable know-how to his role as Senior VP of Sales at ZeroNorth… read more >

Dave Howell

Dave Howell

Vice President, Marketing

Dave Howell is responsible for all corporate marketing and communications, demand generation and marketing operations. He has more than 20 years of marketing and leadership … read more >

“ZeroNorth is a force multiplier for our software security program. Without ZeroNorth, there’s no question we’d have to significantly grow our team or invest in custom integration projects to give us any shot at creating the type of appsec program we now have in place.”

Francis Juliano, CTO, Bidpath > Read the case study >

“Raytheon protects every side of cyber for government agencies, businesses and nations. Working with ZeroNorth solutions supports our ability to secure software throughout the entire development lifecycle.”


John DeSimone, VP of Cybersecurity and Special Missions at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services> Read the full story >

“ZeroNorth gives us the visibility and assurance that we’re lowering risks to the organization. ZeroNorth is an important partner that gives us confidence in our security posture.”


— Vice President, IT Security and Compliance, Rodan & Fields

“Nobody converts an organization’s manual and siloed efforts into a single orchestrated process better than you.”


— Global Director, Large Integrator

“By partnering with ZeroNorth, we can provide customers a single pane of glass for understanding and addressing risk end-to-end. No other product we’ve seen has the same capability of supporting risk and vulnerability management across both applications and infrastructure.”


— Tony Velleca, CEO, CyberProof > Read the full story >

“We have all these tools but we should have started with you guys. I feel like we’re doing everything backwards.”


— Large Insurance Company


Board of Directors

Matt Bigge

Crosslink Capital

Art Coviello

Rally Ventures

Patrick Heim


Jim Routh


Head of Enterprise Information Risk Management

John Worrall


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