Nick Lantuh has 25+ years of proven start-up, company building and strategic leadership experience. He is currently the CEO & Chairman of Interpres Security, a startup providing continuous security posture optimization. Prior to Interpres, Mr. Lantuh was President and CEO of Fidelis Cybersecurity, where he was brought in to execute a successful turnaround, selling Fidelis two years later to Private Equity in 2020.
Prior to Fidelis, he served as Executive Chairman of eSentire, where he led the company and provided both strategic and operational leadership to support the company’s growth and market expansion, culminating in the sale of eSentire to Warburg Pincus in 2017. Prior to eSentire, Mr. Lantuh was Founder and President of NetWitness (acquired by EMC in 2011), where he secured funding, built the management team and ran day-to-day operations from inception through the sale, culminating in a #21 overall ranking on the 2010 Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US and a #1 ranking as the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Software Company in the US. NetWitness was also recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce as the Fastest Growing Company in the State of Virginia for 2011.
Mr. Lantuh had previously held senior executive roles in multiple startups in endpoint security, network security, optical networking, and wireless, culminating in an IPO and acquisitions by Cisco, McAfee and Ceridian. He was a two time Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Finalist (2010 & 2011) and served as a judge for the Greater Washington DC region, and an Association for Corporate Growth Finalist for the National Capital Chapter in 2011 for M&A Deal of the Year over $100M. Mr. Lantuh serves on numerous corporate & non-profit Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.
Mr. Lantuh holds a BS from Cornell University, an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School and has also completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.