Art Coviello

Investment Committee Chairman

Art Coviello stepped down from RSA Security (“RSA”) in 2015 and has been an active investor and advisor in the technology industry, guiding a number of startups as a private investor and in his roles as a Venture Partner at Rally Ventures (an early-stage investor in business technologies), as an advisor to ClearSky Security Fund, and as a Senior Advisor to Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities Group. 

From 2001 until 2006, Mr. Coviello served as President and CEO of RSA. Following RSA’s acquisition by EMC Corporation (for $2.1B) in 2006 until 2015, Mr. Coviello was an Executive Vice President of EMC Corporation and head of its Security Division. Mr. Coviello has been a central figure within the information security industry for more than 25 years. Under Mr. Coviello’s leadership, he built RSA Conference into the most respected, vendor agnostic event in cybersecurity. He is frequently a featured presenter at conferences and forums around the world, and he has played key roles in several national cybersecurity initiatives. 

Mr. Coviello serves on the Boards of Directors of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), Tenable (NASDAQ: TENB), FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE), Epiphany Technology Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: EPHY), Bugcrowd, and SecZetta (and formerly Cylance, sold to Blackberry, and Verodin, sold to FireEye). Prior to RSA, Mr. Coviello started his career as a certified public accountant at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (Deloitte). Mr. Coviello graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a BBA, concentration in accounting.

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