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Jay Leek, CISM, CISA, CISSP, is a Managing Partner and Co-founder of ClearSky Security, and leading venture fund focused on investing in early- and growth-stage security companies. He also consults with Blackstone on various areas of cyber security strategy and investing, and he is currently co-leading Blackstone’s portfolio company CISO community.
Prior to joining ClearSky, Leek was the Chief Information Security Officer for Blackstone, where he also worked with their information security investments and portfolio companies. Over the past 20 years, Leek built and headed up global information risk and security programs for Equifax and Nokia and also worked as a Product Manager as well as a Consultant to telecom companies, government agencies and financial institutions assisting them with strategic planning and architectural design required to meet their information risk and security objectives.
Leek currently serves as a member of the board of directors for AppOmni, BigID, BlueLava, Capsule8, CloudKnox, CyberGRX, IntSights, SecZetta and Respond, and the NY Metro ISSA Chapter. He was also formerly a member of the board of directors for Carbon Black, Cylance, Demisto, Optiv, Phantom, ProtectWise, RedOwl and Verodin, and a former member of the advisory boards for Accuvant, iSIGHT Partners and Risk IO.