Tech Company Financing Transactions

Corelight Funding Round

Corelight secured a $25 million Series B investment round on 9/12/2018. Backers included General Catalyst Partners and private investors.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

General Catalyst Partners (Lead Investor) (Steve Herrod)

Proceeds Purpose
With this additional round of capital, the company will accelerate investments in product development, research, sales, and marketing with the aim of delivering new capabilities for network defense.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
111 New Montgomery St. 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Email Address
Simple to deploy and integrate with existing analysis tools, the Corelight Sensor transforms high-volume network traffic into high-fidelity data for incident response, intrusion detection, forensics, and more.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Brian Dye
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Chief Information Officer
Bernard Brantley
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Chief Marketing Officer
Julie Parrish
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Chief Scientific Officer
Vern Paxson
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Chief Technical Officer
Jean Schaffer
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Chief Technical Officer
Robin Sommer
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Seth Hall
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VP - Bus. Development
Gregory Bell
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VP - Customer Service
Steve Smoot
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VP - Engineering
David Lapsley
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VP - Finance
Russ Keefe
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VP - Human Resources
Penny DeFrank
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VP - Product Management
Clint Sand
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VP - Sales
Rick Beattie
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VP - Sales
Gareth Green
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