Guy Filippelli is VP Solutions for Forcepoint’s Insider Threat and Data Security business. An experienced software entrepreneur, Guy has 15 years of experience building software teams to solve some of the world’s most challenging data and integration problems, most recently as Founder and CEO of RedOwl, which was acquired by Forcepoint in August 2017.
Prior to RedOwl, Guy co-founded Berico Technologies, a high-end engineering firm that services the federal government, and launched Oxpoint Holdings, an investment arm that has invested in and incubated multiple private ventures. He began his career as a US Army intelligence officer, serving in Korea, Italy, Germany, and Afghanistan, and finishing his service at NSA. In 2007, Guy received the National Intelligence Medallion, the nation’s highest award for non-governmental personnel, for his efforts in Iraq as the analytic lead of NSA’s RT-RG program.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, holds a B.S. in Economics from the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, and received his B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. He is Chairman of the Commit Foundation, a non-profit that aims to enable serendipity for transitioning veterans through intimate mentoring workshops and one-on-one transition assistance.