Meet ZeroNorth

Born from personal experience in financial services shops, the ZeroNorth team broke through the chaos with a fresh new approach to improve software and infrastructure security, simplify continuous compliance reporting and to create more cost-effective risk management programs.

We start where our customers are in your security journey, whether you’re modernizing the software development lifecycle, implementing a software-defined infrastructure or leveraging the cloud. We take an agnostic and prescriptive approach to help customers understand the best path forward from your starting point and guide you in the right direction through your digital transformation. That destination is our collective ZeroNorth.

Management 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 >

Ernesto DiGiambattista

Ernesto DiGiambattista

Founder and Chairman

As a security practitioner, Ernesto had first-hand knowledge of an unmet need. He founded ZeroNorth to give companies the ability to understand and manage their true security risk and security exposure … 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 >
Andrei Bezdedeanu

Andrei Bezdedeanu

Vice President, Engineering

Andrei Bezdedeanu’s focus is on platform development, partner integrations and early customer experience. Prior to joining ZeroNorth, Andrei was Head … read more >

Dave Howell

Dave Howell

Vice President, Marketing

Dave Howell joined ZeroNorth as vice president of marketing in May 2019 and 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 >

“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, Vice President 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. And it does so while reducing the staffing requirements for implementing and managing existing scanning tools and increasing their collective value. ZeroNorth is an important partner that gives us confidence in our security posture.”

Amit Bhardwaj, Vice President, IT Security and Compliance, Rodan & Fields

“Using ZeroNorth has freed up resources to focus on more strategic initiatives and has given us confidence that we are achieving the highest standard of security that both Cytobank and our customers demand.”


Angela Landrigan, Director of Products and Security Officer, Cytobank. Read the case study

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


Global Director Sales, Large Integrator

“ZeroNorth gives Zerto full and continuous visibility across our dynamic development landscape and a higher level of confidence in our security posture.”


Rob Strechay, SVP of Product, Zerto Read the case study

“We consider ZeroNorth a major strategic security partner who will help us advance into other paradigms of cloud development such as microservices and containers.”


Jim Rutt, CIO/CISO, The Dana Foundation Read the case study

“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

“The ZeroNorth platform has given me confidence in knowing what our security posture is on a continuous basis, not just once or twice a year. ZeroNorth has truly become a trusted security partner to Leader Bank and it’s a partnership we value highly.”


Chief Technology Officer, Leader Bank Read the case study

“The best part of using the ZeroNorth platform is really security assurance. We’ve been able to improve the security posture of our application and platform, increase the trust with our customers, while protecting the integrity and security of their information.”


Ken Stineman, Security Lead, Cytobank Read the case study

“ZeroNorth gives us a level of certainty about the assurance level of our security practices within the development lifecycle that we had never had before.”


Jim Rutt, CIO/CISO, The Dana Foundation Read the case study

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


Large Insurance Company


Board of Directors

Art Coviello

Rally Ventures

Ernesto DiGiambattista


Patrick Heim

ClearSky Ventures

Peter Kuper

ClearSky Ventures

Enrico Petrillo

Petrillo Capital

Charles Beeler

Rally Ventures

Board Observer

Matt Bigge

CrossLink Capital

Board Observer

Michael Needel

ClearSky Ventures

Board Observer


We are looking for team members in all areas. While we believe functional and technical skills are extremely important, cultural fit and aligning with our mission to empower organizations to protect their software and infrastructure at the speed of business is essential.

Software Engineer — Boston

Become an integral part of a small development team and participate in all phases of software development process.

If you don’t see a position that fits with your background but are still interested in being part of the ZeroNorth team, tell us more about yourself.

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