Jason Chan is an executive-in-residence at Bessemer where he brings over twenty years of experience in cybersecurity and is especially passionate about large scale systems, cloud security, and improving security in modern software development practices.
Most recently, Jason built and led the information security team at Netflix for over a decade. His team at Netflix was known for its contributions to the security community, including over 30 open-source security releases and dozens of conference presentations. He also previously led the security team at VMware and spent most of his earlier career in security consulting.
Jason enjoys coaching, mentoring, and helping folks from underrepresented groups enter and advance in the cybersecurity industry. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, running ultramarathons, and volunteering in habitat restoration, trail maintenance, and wildfire management. He received a BS from the College of Charleston and his MS from Boston University.