Our Leadership Team

Ontic is led by seasoned protective intelligence and SaaS executives with deep experience in providing threat assessment for top brands, leading and scaling global teams, and designing intuitive software products for Fortune 500 companies.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer



Lukas Quanstrom

CEO & Co-Founder

Lukas leads a team of technologists and security experts to develop best-in-class software used by Fortune 500 and emerging enterprises to proactively address physical threat management to protect employees, customers and assets, maintain business continuity and reduce financial impact.

Co-Founder &
Chief Strategy Officer



Thomas Kopecky

CSO & Co-Founder

Thomas Kopecky is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Ontic where he leads a team of security intelligence experts that develop protective intelligence programs and best-in-class software used by Fortune 500 and emerging enterprises to keep its most prized assets safe — its people.

Co-Founder &
Chief Technology Officer



Gagan Jain

CTO & Co-Founder

Gagan heads global product and engineering functions with a strong background in building products that are simple, add great value and drive customer success.

Chief Product Officer



Manish Mehta

Chief Product Officer

With over 25 years of market leadership in software development, Manish serves as Chief Product Officer, leading our team to success through strategic communication and collaboration between our customers, partners and product development teams.

Chief Legal Officer



Scott Shepherd

Chief Legal Officer

Scott brings over 30 years of experience as a litigator and leader of global legal operations and compliance for two fast-growing startups. As Chief Legal Officer, Scott oversees all corporate legal affairs, data privacy, regulatory compliance and outside counsel.

SVP, Operations & Chief of Staff



Kyle Giunta

SVP, Operations & Chief of Staff

Kyle is focused on driving alignment and enabling operational excellence across the company. He's held a wide range of leadership roles in Strategy & Operations, Customer Success, and Marketing & Communications, operating in and advising high-growth private and public SaaS companies.

Chief Marketing Officer



Jim Rudden

Chief Marketing Officer

Jim brings over 25 years of experience building innovative software products, brands and communities. As Chief Marketing Officer, Jim oversees Ontic’s brand, communications and revenue marketing teams and is focused on growing market awareness for Ontic.

SVP, Sales



Mat Thompson

SVP, Sales

With over 20 years of experience in enterprise technology sales, Mat leads the Ontic sales organization helping to drive strategy and develop a high-performing sales team.

SVP, Client Experience



Amy Sullivan

SVP, Client Experience

As SVP of Client Experience, Amy is focused on driving value-based outcomes for clients, collaborating cross-functionally to help clients get the most out of the platform.

VP, People



Murph Holder

VP, People

As VP of People, Murph is focused on helping employees unlock their highest potential and driving business results, fostering an organization of excellence and inclusion. With a vision that ties together recruiting, L&D, and employee programs, everything the People team does ties back to the core values of Ontic and aims to propel the business forward.

VP, Finance



Ryan Suneson

VP, Finance

Ryan has 15+ years of finance experience in enterprise SaaS. As VP of Finance, Ryan leads the Accounting and FP&A functions with a focus on providing data driven insights to help drive the business forward.

Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence



Fred Burton

Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence

Fred is one of the world’s foremost authorities on Protective Intelligence, security and counterterrorism. As Executive Director of the Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence, he spearheads strategic consulting to physical security leaders at major corporations, advising how to optimize their security programs and streamline protective intelligence initiatives.

Executive Director, Threat Management

Dr. Marisa

Randazzo, PhD

Dr. Marisa Randazzo, PhD

Executive Director, Threat Management

Former chief psychologist for the U.S. Secret Service, Dr. Marisa Randazzo is an international expert on threat assessment and threat management. As Executive Director of Threat Management, she offers strategic consulting and services to support clients in developing and managing threat assessment and protective intelligence programs.

Executive Director, Strategic Intelligence



Chuck Randolph

Executive Director of Strategic Intelligence

Chuck is the Executive Director of Strategic Intelligence at Ontic. Prior to Ontic, he was the Senior Director for Global Operations and Intelligence for AT-RISK International. Along with a corporate career, Chuck is a Lieutenant Colonel, retiring with 30 years of service in Operations, Information Operations, and Intelligence spaces

Board of Directors

Board of Directors



Mike Dodd

Board of Directors

A General Partner at Silverton Partners, Mike has been an active technology investor as well as an executive at a number of leading technology companies for the past 20 years. Prior to joining Silverton, Mike was a partner at Austin Ventures where he focused on technology investing in enterprise and consumer applications.

Board of Directors



Bob Nye

Board of Directors

Bob has deep experience helping growth companies build value. He is currently a director of Adknowledge, AlertMedia, Benevity, Higher Logic, Level Access, OnBoard, and Raptor Technologies, as well as a member of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) board of directors.


Board of Directors



Murali Swaminathan

Board of Directors

Murali has served in key leadership positions with Sprinklr and Cisco Systems. As COO & then Executive Vice President of Sprinklr, his efforts were critical in helping the company build scalable technology that clients require to meet their objectives and expert teams to maintain and support the technology.

Board of Directors



Victoria Treyger

Board of Directors

Victoria Treyger is a General Partner and Managing Director at Felicis Ventures. At Felicis, Victoria is focused on the reinvention of financial services/Insure-tech, security, enterprise, vertical SaaS, health tech, and marketplace sectors. Victoria led the firm’s investments in Hippo, SentiLink, Ontic, Dovetail, Drum, and others.






Rich Battista


A nearly 30-year veteran of the entertainment and media industry, Rich Battista is a proven Chief Executive Officer with significant experience operating, building and revitalizing large-scale multiplatform companies, often within the nexus of media and technology.




Richard Marianos


Richard is a senior law enforcement consultant having served more than 27 years at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) fighting violent crime.


General James "Spider"


General James "Spider" Marks


Spider spent over 30 years in the US Army where he attained the rank of Major General. He was the senior intelligence officer for Operation Iraqi Freedom and culminated his career as the Commanding General of the US Army Intelligence Center and School. Since retiring from the military, General Marks has led many business ventures and entrepreneurial efforts.

We're looking for curious, talented and mission-driven problem solvers to join the Ontic team!