Adam Shostack has proven himself a valued leader in the fields of security process analysis and threat modeling. The Founder and Managing Consultant of Shostack & Associates, Adam Shostack have demonstrated his worth as a security solutions provider throughout his career, both as a longtime program manager at Microsoft and as a leader of multiple start-up organizations.
With Microsoft for more than eight years, Adam Shostack was an invaluable asset to such start-up firms as Reflective (software security), Zero-Knowledge Systems (privacy), and Netect (vulnerability management).
- The Chief Technology Officer at Reflective from 2004 to 2006, Shostack was responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy; leadership that resulted in taking the company from the conceptual stages to more than $1 million in revenue.
- As Director of Technology of Zero-Knowledge Systems (1999-2002), Shostack was responsible for initiating and managing the company’s ‘Evil Genius’ team, something that positioned the firm as a technical leader and which led to the creation of numerous innovative products.
- As Director of Technology for Netect (1997-1999), which would later be acquired by Bindview, Adam Shostack led his team to the design, specification and positioning of the HackerShield 1.0 award-winning vulnerability scanner.