Fireside Chat with Corey Thomas, CEO of Rapid7

Corey Thomas is the CEO of Rapid7, as well as Chairman of its board of directors. In 2018, he was elected to the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) board of directors and the Massachusetts Cybersecurity Strategy Council. He also serves on the board of directors for LPL Financial, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, sitting on its audit and health care quality and affordability committees.

He previously served on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Corey has extensive experience leading technology companies to the next stage of growth and innovation.

In this fireside chat moderated by Alex Wilhelm, Senior Editor at TechCrunch, Corey discusses leadership, company culture, fundraising, and exit strategies. He shares insights into:

  • How to approach remote work
  • The different types of company culture
  • How to select the right source of financing
  • How to think about going public
  • And much more

Hear the full conversation:

This event was part of our Core Collective Series, a string of events aimed at uncovering and sharing collective learnings from the Underscore Core community.

Want more Core Collective Series insights? Learn how teams can stay scrappy in times of change from Sam King, CEO of Veracode. Or hear about the ins and outs of taking a company public from Dev Ittycheria, President CEO of MongoDB.