Andrew Rubin

CEO & Founder, Illumio

“Illumio’s team is the most important asset we have, and General Catalyst has been part of it for every step of the journey. They understand what it takes to build a company, so their support and impact are always aligned perfectly.”

Andrew is the CEO and Founder of Illumio, an Adaptive Security Company that eliminates the gap between the data center and the static, perimeter-centric security model, without any dependency on the infrastructure. As the CEO of Illumio, Andrew is responsible for the overall strategy, vision and funding of the company, with a relentless obsession on building the most talented and passionate team for Illumio.  Over the past 15 years, Andrew has become a recognized thought leader and expert in the areas of network security and compliance management. He is a frequent participant in panels, articles and podcasts for leading industry events and publications. Andrew graduated from Washington University and was the first-ever undergraduate student to win the Olin Cup, a business plan competition through the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

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PJ Kirner

CTO & Founder, Illumio

PJ is the Founder and technical architect behind Illumio.

As CTO, he is responsible for the technology vision and architecture of the Illumio platform. By balancing the complexities of enterprise security with a pragmatic approach to the product, PJ is changing the entire nature of infrastructure security. Prior to Illumio, PJ held various roles at Juniper Networks, including as a Distinguished Engineer II in the SLTBG CTO’s office, focusing on advancing Juniper’s network security and Layer 4-7 services plane. PJ graduated with honors Cornell University.

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