Abacode Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Ferris has been a founder and CEO of several companies over the past 20 years. His success has a founder and CEO led him to become the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011, and a judge for the EY Awards from 2012-2016. In addition, he is a Chairman for New Mountain Capital, portfolio company – Valet Living and a Committee Member, Department of Homeland Security – Real Estate ISAC.
Chief Operating Officer
Rolando Torres is a Technology and Business leader with 17+ years of IT and Security Consulting Experience with Accenture before joining the Abacode team 5 years ago. Those 17+ years include the responsibility of managing international engagements and leading teams on three continents within the Telecommunications, Energy and Healthcare sector. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.
Executive Vice President & CFO
Shane Wiseman has had an extensive career as a business executive which has spanned 25+ years. Over those 25+ years he has helped numerous leadership roles in both public and private companies; including Board of Director, President, CFO, Auditor, and Analyst. Shane graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting & Business Management and was also an NCAA Div. I 1st-Team Academic All-American in soccer at Adelphi University.
Chief Technology Officer & CISO
Jeremy Rasmussen is a Cybersecurity Expert (Military, Defense, and Private Sector) with 24+ years of experience in developing secure communications systems and providing cybersecurity consulting services throughout the world. Jeremy graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management, both from the University of South Florida. Jeremy is also a certified CISSP and White-Hat Ethical Hacker.
Director, Program Management Office
Director, Program Management Office
Rebecca Magyar has extensive experience in program management and international engagements which led her to the award of Up and Comer – Women in Cybersecurity and STEM. She has also Developed policy, procedures, and protocols for customer experience and delivery of services throughout the Americas. Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.
Director, Corporate Development
John Fay has 20+ years of experience in leading and helping businesses innovate, growing top line sales and netting profits. Those years led John to have the opportunity to live and work in both the U.S. and Europe. In collaboration with law firms, the insurance industry, and government agencies, John drives an Abacode cybersecurity speaker series throughout the country. John graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and played Lacrosse at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Senior Vice President
Bryan Graf is a security and compliance expert with 12+ years of experience in building, delivering, and managing IT security and compliance program for clients in healthcare, finance, and government. His accomplishments include establishing one of the first official FedRAMP third-party assessment practices in the U.S. Bryan holds a master’s degree in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida. Bryan is also a certified CISSP, CIA, CISA, and certified HITRUST practitioner.
Director, Security Operations Center
Robert Lubin has more than 10 years of cybersecurity experience in the military, private, and national intelligence sectors. Robert holds a master’s degree in Cybersecurity and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of South Florida. He is also a graduate of the Arabic and French programs at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.
Director, Profesional Services
Michael Magyar is Abacode’s Director of Professional Services. He currently oversees the work performed by Abacode’s consulting services team, including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, and digital forensics investigations. Prior to that, he managed Abacode’s security operations center, which included building, deploying, managing, and overseeing the 24/7 monitoring of security information event management and intrusion detection systems. He graduated with a master’s degree in Cybersecurity: Information Assurance from the University of South Florida after previously completing a Juris Doctor from the Florida State University.
Board of Advisors
Andy Swenson is a seasoned executive and consultant with national and international experience in cybersecurity and information technology focused on improving business results. He demonstrated success as the CIO/CISO/CTO of multiple high growth public companies as well as through Professional Services and Consulting leadership. His focus is on the application of technology to businesses to improve operations, build new revenue opportunities, and enhance customer service.