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An Expert Team

From CISO at Orbitz to longtime open source contributors to Forbes’ 30 under 30, the collective knowledge of the Kenna Research Team is expansive, unique and battle-tested. Our cybersecurity superteam is driven by passion and data. Every day, they continue to lead the push in identifying and solving the challenges of our industry.


Ed Bellis

Ed Bellis

Cofounder, Chief Technology Officer

Ed Bellis is a security industry veteran and expert and was once named Information Security Executive of the year. He founded Kenna Security to deliver a data-driven risk-based approach to remediation and help IT teams prioritize and thwart would-be security threats. Bellis is the former CISO of Orbitz and former Vice President, Corporate Information Security at Bank of America. He is an Advisor to Dharma and former Advisor to SecurityScoreboard.com and Society of Payment Security Professionals. Bellis is a contributing author to the book, Beautiful Security and a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events.

Jonathan Cran

Jonathan Cran

Head of Research

With 15+ years of experience in security and a laser focus on building operationalized solutions for security assessment at scale, Jonathan works as a leader and trusted advisor for Kenna's clients. His primary focus is ensuring Kenna stays ahead of the threat, building out a world-class applied research capability, and identifying solutions to problems at the intersection of risk, threat intelligence, and vulnerability management.

Michael Roytman

Michael Roytman

Chief Data Scientist

Michael Roytman is a recognized expert in cybersecurity data science. Named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Michael’s entrepreneurship skills include founding organizations such as Dharma Platform, a cloud-based data management platform, and TruckSpotting Inc., a mobile app for tracking food trucks. He is an advisor to CryptoMove, and humanitarian organizations including Doctors without Borders, The World Health Organization, and the UN. At Kenna, Michael is responsible for building core analytics functionality focusing on security metrics, vulnerability and risk measurement.

Jerry Gamblin

Jerry Gamblin

Principal Security Engineer

Jerry Gamblin is an influential security researcher and analyst, focusing on enterprise network and application security with over 15 years of experience. His research has been presented on numerous blogs, podcasts, and security conferences. When not at work, his personal research focuses on IoT & embedded automotive systems.

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