Arthur W. Coviello, Jr.
Art has served as a member of the board of directors since December 2020. Since 2015 he has been an active investor and advisor in the technology industry, guiding startups both as a private investor and in his roles as a Venture Partner at Rally Ventures, as an advisor to ClearSky Security Fund, and as a Senior Advisor to Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities Group.
Prior to joining Rally Ventures, Art served as Executive Chairman of RSA, the Security Division of EMC. Art joined RSA in 1995 and became CEO in 2000. During his tenure, the company evolved from its roots in authentication and encryption to being a leader in the most important emerging areas of information security, including security analytics, identity, and Governance, Risk & Compliance. Art has been a central figure within the information security industry for more than 25 years. Under his leadership, the annual RSA Conference became the most respected, vendor agnostic event in cybersecurity. He is a frequent keynote presenter at conferences and forums around the world. And, he has played a leading role in several national cyber-security initiatives including as an advisor to key government agencies as well as public-private initiatives.
He started his career as a certified public accountant at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (Deloitte).
Art holds a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts.