ExtraHop Board of Directors

Bringing leadership and deep expertise to ExtraHop.

Max de Groen

Max de Groen

Board Member

Max de Groen is managing director at Bain Capital Private Equity. He joined Bain Capital in 2011. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Max was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, where he consulted in the healthcare, financial services, and technology practice areas. Max received an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Minnesota.

Patrick Dennis, Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Dennis

Board Member

Patrick Dennis is the chief executive officer of ExtraHop. Working alongside a world-class executive team and a seasoned board of directors, Patrick is responsible for driving company-wide strategy and priorities with a focus on customer success, innovation, and rapid, scalable growth.

Patrick brings to ExtraHop more than two decades of experience leading both public and private high-growth technology and cybersecurity companies. Prior to his appointment at ExtraHop, Patrick was the CEO of Alvaria Software which was formed through the merger of Aspect Software and Noble Systems. Patrick has also held CEO roles at Aspect Software and Guidance Software (acquired by OpenText), as well as leadership roles at EMC and Oracle. He has also served as an operating executive at Vector Capital, where he consulted with founders, boards, and private equity partners about strategic planning, growth, and capital requirements.

Patrick holds a B.S. in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a member of the American Economic Association.

In his free time, he can be found enjoying beautiful mountain views from his home in Colorado.

Marisa Femenia

Marisa Femenia

Board Member

Marisa Femenia is executive vice president at Bain Capital Private Equity and has been at the private equity firm since 2017. She is also an Executive Vice President and member of the Portfolio Group for North America Private Equity. Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, she was the CEO of LQM Petroleum Services, a marine oil brokerage and trading firm, and was a consultant at McKinsey and Company, where she primarily focused on companies in the Retail, Luxury, and Consumer Goods sectors. She began her career in Accenture's Strategy Group in New York. Marisa received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, and a B.A. from Princeton University in European History, with a minor in French Literature.

Dave Humphrey

Dave Humphrey

Board Member

David Humphrey is managing director of Bain Capital Private Equity. Dave joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2001 and is currently a Managing Director in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Vertical and Co-Head of Bain Capital's North America Private Equity business. Dave works in the Boston office and focuses on investments in the information services, software, and technology services sectors. He has also played a leading role in the firm's recruiting, training, and professional development efforts.

Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Dave was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers' mergers & acquisitions group where he advised companies on mergers and acquisitions across a range of industries. Dave received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and a Henry Ford II Scholar. He graduated cum laude with an A.B. in economics from Harvard College.

Samir Kapuria

Samir Kapuria

Board Member

Samir Kapuria is managing director at Crosspoint Capital Partners. Over the last 25 years, Samir has led enterprise software, consumer software, and managed services businesses with a focus on strategy, growth execution, and fueling innovation. Prior to joining Crosspoint in 2021, Samir was President of NortonLifelock from 2019 to 2020, championing the company's evolution into a pure-play public consumer company following the divesture of the Symantec enterprise business. Before NortonLifelock, Samir was General Manager of several of Symantec Corporation's businesses from 2014 to 2019 where he led global organizations encompassing sales, operations, engineering, product management, marketing, and support. Samir joined Symantec in 2004 through the acquisition of @stake, a leading cybersecurity consulting firm. He began his cyber journey in 1995 with BBN in Cambridge, MA. Samir holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts.

Raja Mukerji, Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder

Raja Mukerji

Board Member

Raja Mukerji is the Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and co-founder at ExtraHop Networks where he is responsible for Customer Services, Systems Engineering, and Solutions Architecture. Raja drives customer success, leveraging his operational background in the financial-services industry.

Raja co-founded ExtraHop after a seven-year tenure at F5 Networks where he was a Senior Software Architect and co-inventor of the TMOS platform. He was one of the lead developers behind the BIG-IP v9 product and the major-accounts liaison for critical issues within Product Development. Prior to F5, Raja worked as a Technology Architect at Strong Capital Management. Raja is a renowned expert in application delivery and network protocols. He was involved in the FreeBSD project and contributed several enhancements to its TCP stack. Raja holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Jesse Rothstein, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Jesse Rothstein

Board Member

Jesse Rothstein is co-founder, CTO and Chairman of the Board at ExtraHop Networks. Jesse's technical vision and expertise in enterprise networking provide ExtraHop with a competitive edge in the industry. With a world-class team of engineers behind him, Jesse is responsible for the technical direction and architecture of the ExtraHop platform.

Jesse co-founded ExtraHop after a six-year tenure at F5 Networks where he was a Senior Software Architect and co-inventor of the TMOS platform. Jesse was the architect and project lead for the BIG-IP v9 development effort and the technical lead for frameworks, clustering, and performance. Prior to F5, he worked in product development at Motive Communications and the Trilogy Development Group. Jesse specializes in designing and implementing high-performance networking products. Jesse holds bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Rice University.

Will Tetler

Will Tetler

Board Member

Will Tetler is principal at Bain Capital Private Equity. Will joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2010. He is a Principal in the Technology, Media & Telecom Vertical and is a member of the North American Private Equity team.

Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Will was a consultant with Bain & Company. Will received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He also received a B.S. and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a B.S. in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Special Advisor

Greg Clark is managing partner at Crosspoint Capital Partners. Greg has led multiple companies through phases of innovation and growth by leveraging decades of cybersecurity and technology management expertise. He has served as CEO and member of the Board of Directors at Symantec Corporation and as CEO of Blue Coat Systems, Inc which was acquired by Symantec in 2016. During this time, he also served as an Operating Partner at the private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Before that, he led both Mincom and E2open as president and CEO. Earlier in Greg's career he founded and led the security software firm Dascom until it was acquired by IBM in 1999. Clark was Distinguished Engineer and Vice President of IBM's Tivoli Systems from until 2001. Clark holds a B.S. from Griffith University.


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