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Bringing active security intelligence, everywhere.

Prelude is a technology company that helps organizations proactively ask questions of their security systems to advance their defenses. Built around the notion of visibility, our products conduct continuous probing that elicits answers to questions that range from basic health checks to vulnerability to latest threats - across all environments.

By translating obscure definitions of security into concrete questions, Prelude provides holistic internal intelligence with which customers can identify, prioritize and take action seamlessly without any unknowns.

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Backed by world-class investors to support our path to becoming an enduring company:

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Bill Coughran

Bill Coughran
Partner, Sequoia Capital

Bill is a Partner at Sequoia Capital, and has been involved in numerous enterprise SaaS companies such as Cohesity and Orbital Insight. Prior to Sequoia, Bill held multiple engineering leadership positions including SVP of Engineering at Google and Bell Labs.

Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward
Managing Director, Insight Partners

Stephen is a Managing Director at Insight Partners, where he joined in 2021 to lead cybersecurity investments. Stephen was previously Chief Information Security Officer at The Home Depot.

Dan Scholnick
Managing Partner, Four Rivers

Dan, Managing Partner at Four Rivers, specializes in seed-stage tech investments, particularly in Cloud Infrastructure and Developer Services. An entrepreneur and early investor in major software firms, he co-founded Flurry, which was acquired by YAHOO!. Dan holds an MBA from Harvard and an A.B. in Computer Science from Dartmouth.

Spencer Thompson
Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Spencer founded and has been growing Prelude as its CEO since 2020. Previously, he founded a career discovery company called Sokanu, which racked up 10-million-plus annual users before it was sold in 2021 to Two Sigma Impact & Baypine. He is also an active investor and advisor to multiple startups.

Pete Constantine
VP of Product

Pete Constantine is the VP of Product at Prelude. He comes to Prelude after nearly 9 years at Tanium, most recently as the Chief Product Officer, where he was responsible for the innovation and strategy of their market-leading endpoint management platform that secures the world’s largest, most complex environments.

Tabetha Hinman
General Counsel

Tabetha Hinman, General Counsel at Prelude and a Silicon Valley attorney, has a rich career in tech startups. She's been General Counsel and Chief Business Officer at Mimosa Networks, Co-Founder at PopSugar, and President of HiveSpot. A UC San Diego and UCLA Law graduate, she loves travel, reading, baking, and following the news.

Robin Williams
Sr. Director of Security

Robin Williams is the Senior Director of Security at Prelude. Robin formerly led cyber threat intelligence and purple teaming at The Home Depot. There, he was instrumental in implementing at-scale semi-autonomous security control testing and driving proactive security initiatives.

James Evans
VP of Engineering

James Evans is the VP of Engineering at Prelude. He joined Prelude after an eight year tenure at Tanium, where he most recently served as VP of Product Engineering. In this role, he led teams responsible for Tanium's endpoint management, vulnerability and compliance, asset inventory, and security products.

Harry Hayward
Director of Marketing

Harry is the Director of Marketing at Prelude. He has spent over a decade in sales and marketing roles at SaaS organizations. He joined Prelude after nearly five years of leading various marketing functions at the cybersecurity company Uptycs.

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We’re a team focused on delivering the mission of increasing the reach, frequency and usage of advanced security for all organizations.

Our priority is building out the right team - We recognize the deep-rooted issues of homogeneity in the tech industry, and highly encourage people of all backgrounds and life experiences to apply.

If you’re interested in joining but none of the listed roles speak to you, please send us any relevant information about why you’d be a good fit to jobs@preludesecurity.com

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