President & CEO, Contrast Security
Alan Naumann is the President and CEO of Contrast Security, the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks.
Alan served as the Chief Executive Officer at 41st Parameter Inc., up to its successful acquisition by Experian. Alan has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of CoWare, Inc., and Calico Commerce, Inc. He has more than 25 years of technology management experience in the cyber security and computer industries. Mr. Naumann previously served as an executive and then Vice President of Cadence Design Systems, from 1987 to 1997. During his 10 years with Cadence, Alan helped drive and/or implement many of Cadence’s 16 mergers and acquisitions and rapid expansion into Japan. He was employed by Hewlett-Packard Company in its computer business sector from 1982 to 1987, holding key positions in the computer business sector, regional field operations, and the Corporate Computer Strategy group. He currently serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at Wake Forest University. Alan received a BS in computer engineering, graduating with honors and distinction from Iowa State University.