Cody Cornell


As Swimlane’s Co-Founder and CSO, Cody is responsible for the strategic direction of Swimlane and the development of its security automation and orchestration solution. His focus on the open exchange of expertise and best practices allows him to work closely with industry-leading technology vendors and partners to identify opportunities to streamline and automate security operations activities that speed cyber response and enable security automation initiatives.

After a decade of hands-on security operations work, in 2011, Cody co-founded Phoenix Cyber, a cybersecurity professional services organization known for its ability to blend strategy and engineering with cutting edge security technology. 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), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), American Express and IBM Global Business Services.

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