Cody Cornell

Co-Founder and CEO

A respected authority on cyber security, Cody is responsible for the strategic direction of Swimlane and the development of its security operations management platform. 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 focused cyber security 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 (DISA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 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

Co-Founder and Advisor

Brian is highly regarded for his operational expertise and attention to detail, Brian 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 over 18 years of industry experience with both Fortune 500 companies and U.S. Federal Government agencies. He has supported global cyber security 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 cyber security have helped shape Swimlane’s unique approach to simplifying security operations and incident response.

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