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About Swimlane

Swimlane is a leader in security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR). By automating time-intensive, manual processes and operational workflows and delivering powerful, consolidated analytics, real-time dashboards and reporting from across your security infrastructure, Swimlane maximizes the incident response capabilities of over-burdened and understaffed security operations.

Swimlane was founded to deliver scalable, innovative and flexible security solutions to organizations struggling with alert fatigue, vendor proliferation and chronic staffing shortages. Swimlane is at the forefront of the growing market for security automation and orchestration solutions that automate and organize security processes in repeatable ways to get the most out of available resources and accelerate incident response. Swimlane offers a broad array of features aimed at helping organizations to address both simple and complex security activities, from prioritizing alerts to remediating threats and improving performance across the entire operation.

Swimlane is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with operations throughout North America and Europe.

The Founders

Cody Cornell

Cody Cornell

Co-Founder and CEO

A respected authority on cybersecurity, Cody is responsible for the strategic direction of Swimlane and the development of its security automation and orchestration solution. His passion for open exchange of security information and deep vendor integration drives him to pursue opportunities to maximize the value his customers receive from their investments in security operations. Collaborating with industry-leading technology vendors, Cody works to identify opportunities to streamline and automate security activities that speed cyber response and enable security orchestration.

In 2011, Cody co-founded Phoenix Data Security Inc., a cybersecurity professional services organization known for their ability to blend strategy and engineering with an organization’s business requirements. After beginning his career in the U.S. Coast Guard, Cody spent 15 years in IT and security, including roles with the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency, Department of Homeland Security, American Express and IBM Global Business Services.

Cody is a frequent presenter on information security at forums such as the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, the DHS Security Subcommittee on Privacy and National Public Radio (NPR).

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Brian Kafenbaum

Brian Kafenbaum

Co-Founder and Advisor

Brian is highly regarded for his operational expertise and attention to detail. He is passionate about enabling organizations to achieve business goals through the use of technology. Driven to perfect the customer experience, he is focused on automating security operations to allow teams to accomplish more with fewer people and higher precision.

In 2011, Brian co-founded Phoenix Data Security Inc. and continues to be a trusted information security advisor with more than 18 years of industry experience in both Fortune 500 companies and U.S. federal government agencies. He has supported global cybersecurity programs with Lucent Technologies, Ameriprise and U.S. Defense Logistics Agency.

The strategies and best practices that Brian developed from years of consulting with clients on regulatory compliance, privacy and cybersecurity have helped shape Swimlane’s unique approach to simplifying security operations and incident response.

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