Todd Headley was the Chief Financial Officer of Sourcefire, a Columbia, Maryland based cybersecurity firm (NASDAQ: FIRE) from 2003 until it’s acquisition by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) in October of 2013 for $2.7B. Todd joined Sourcefire in 2003 when it had only 30 employees and $2M in annual revenue. Over the course of the next 10 years, Todd was instrumental in helping grow the business to over 700 people with nearly $300M in global annual revenues. Sourcefire raised a total of $55M in four rounds of venture financing, completed a $93M IPO in 2007, and made two technology acquisitions.
From 1992-2003 Todd held key financial management positions in four Washington DC area, venture-backed, technology start-ups, each of which was ultimately acquired – Riverbed Technologies, Roadshow, BioNetrix and POMS. Todd has helped build and guide companies from their early stages through significant growth periods, and he has managed several M&A transactions, negotiated enterprise licenses and technology partnership arrangements and spearheaded international expansion.
Todd has served as an angel investor and/or director at several security-minded companies since 2013 including Phantom Cyber, a Silicon Valley based security orchestration and automation company that empowers the incident response and remediation process for enterprises that have been successfully penetrated, a growing reality in today’s computing world. Todd invested in and advised Phantom since its founding and helped it navigate the market over the next 4 years. In April 2018 Phantom was acquired by Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) for over $350M.
Todd earned a BS degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech in 1985. He began his career as a public accountant with Arthur Andersen in Washington, DC where he obtained his CPA. Todd is an avid outdoorsman, sportsman and adventure seeker. Additionally, he spent 21 years coaching youth ice hockey, soccer and lacrosse. He resides in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife Julie.