Advisory Board

Reflective is assisted by several advisors who work regularly with the company to help focus technology direction and market penetration. Reflective’s advisors include:

Dr. David Evans - PhD/Computer Science MIT

David leads the Secure Programming Group at the University of Virginia and is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading software security vulnerability experts. He completed his PhD at the MIT Lab for Computer Science in October 1999 on new techniques for defining and enforcing safety properties on executions. His research interests include lightweight annotation-assisted static checking and programming swarms of computing devices.

Dr. Alessandro Orso - PhD/Computer Science Politecnico di Milano 

Alessandro Orso received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (1995) and his Ph.D. in Computer Science (1999) from Politecnico di Milano. He was a visiting researcher in the EECS Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1999. From March 2000, he has been with the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, first as a research faculty member and then as an assistant professor. His area of research is software engineering with emphasis on software testing and analysis. Dr. Orso is a member of the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society.

Heath Thompson - VP Engineering Internet Security Systems ISS

Heath Thompson leads all engineering development for security provider Internet Security Systems as well as the respected security vulnerability research and detection team, the ISS X-Force. Heath’s application and security technology development background spans over 20 years.

David Mortman - Former CSO Siebel Software Systems

David Mortman was most recently Chief Information Security Officer for Siebel Systems, Inc. While at Siebel, he and his team were responsible for Siebel Systems' worldwide IT security infrastructure, both internal and external. He also worked closely with the company's physical security team and was Siebel's leader for product security and privacy efforts. Prior to Siebel, Mr. Mortman was Manager of IT Security at Network Associates, where, in addition to managing data security, he deployed and tested all of NAI's security products before they were released to customers.

Dan Tellep - former Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin

With the joining of Lockheed and Martin Marietta, Dan Tellep engineered what has been described as “the most successful merger in the defense industry.” Dan advises Reflective on its pursuit of the government sector.  

Benjamin Chen - Chairman and CTO Snapbridge Software

Benjamin Chen is a 20-year veteran of starting companies in the high tech sector. Prior to founding Snapbridge, Ben was founder, Chairman, CEO & CTO of AppGenesys, a leading managed services provider serving Fortune 500 clients. He has also served on the advisory boards of Teralytics and Exodus/Digital Island, a Cable and Wireless Company.

Ed Sim - Director Dawntreader Ventures

Ed Sim is a founding member and Managing Director of Dawntreader Ventures (previously SoundView Ventures) which was established in 1998. With $290mm under management, Dawntreader Ventures primarily invests in early stage information technology companies. Ed's private equity career began in 1996 with Prospect Street Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm, where he worked on software and technology investments like 24/7 Media (Nasdaq: TFSM). Prior to joining Prospect Street, Ed worked with J.P. Morgan's Structured Derivatives Group on the development of a real-time trading application for global asset allocation. Ed graduated from Harvard College with a degree in economics and holds the CFA designation.