About ThreatGEN

ThreatGEN is revolutionizing cybersecurity training and cyber incident preparedness with the ThreatGEN® Red vs. Blue Game-Based Cybersecurity Simulation Platform and ThreatGEN AutoTableTop™ AI-Powered Tabletop Exercise Platform, developed by our world-renowned cybersecurity experts and published authors.

ThreatGEN® Red vs. Blue uses powerful computer gaming technology and active adversary simulation A.I. to provide an interactive, exciting, and modernized approach to cybersecurity training and education, IR tabletop exercises (TTX), that makes them much more practical, effective, and cost-efficient!

ThreatGEN AutoTableTop™ is the most advanced tabletop exercise platform on the market. It is completely customizable, effortless to use, takes only minutes to setup, and has unlimited scenarios and possibilities right out of the box.

World-Renowned Experts

ThreatGEN's founders and staff have decades of experience in real-world cybersecurity as well as course creation and delivery. They are recognized industry experts, published authors, and sought after public speakers.

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Leadership Team

Clint Bodungen

Clint Bodungen

Founder, CEO & Chairman
Co-Creator of ThreatGEN® Red vs. Blue
Clint is a world-renowned industrial cybersecurity expert, public speaker, published author, and cybersecurity gamification pioneer. He is the lead author of Hacking Exposed: Industrial Control Systems, and creator of the ThreatGEN® Red vs. Blue cybersecurity gamification platform. He is a United States Air Force veteran, has been a cybersecurity professional for more than 25 years, and is an active part of the cybersecurity community, especially in ICS/OT. Focusing exclusively on ICS/OT cybersecurity since 2003, he has helped many of the world's largest energy companies, worked for cybersecurity companies such as Symantec, Kaspersky Lab, and Industrial Defender, and has published multiple technical papers and training courses on ICS/OT cybersecurity vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and risk management. Clint hopes to revolutionize the industry approach to cybersecurity education, and help usher in the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, using gamification. His flagship product, ThreatGEN® Red vs. Blue, is the world’s first online multiplayer cybersecurity computer game, designed to teach real-world cybersecurity.
Aaron Shbeeb

Aaron Shbeeb

Founder, Chief Software Architect
Co-Creator of ThreatGEN® Red vs. Blue
Aaron has more than 20 years experience in software engineering, with interests in video game development and gamification, with a focus on cybersecurity and secure programming for more than 10 of those years. He's the co-creator of ThreatGEN Red vs. Blue and also a co-author for Hacking Exposed: Industrial Control Systems. Outside of work, Aaron’s interests span from martial arts to tutoring in STEM related subjects to implementing the next generation of OT training solutions.
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Robert C. Rhodes

Head of Sales
Robert is Head of Sales for ThreatGEN, bringing over 25 years of experience in information technology.

Previously to ThreatGEN, Robert leds a merchant banking organization as well, DSV Consulting LLC, helping emerging businesses structure and achieve growth since 2005. He also founded, grew and eventually took public a custom software development company, Systems Evolution Incorporated, from 1993 through 2007.
Matthew Anderson

Matthew Anderson

Co-Founder
Matthew Anderson is a distinguished cybersecurity expert and software developer with over 8 years in the field. His technical proficiency spans a variety of programming languages, including Python, Java, and C++, and extends to engineering and software development platforms like MATLab, Simulink, and Unity3D. As a co-founder of ThreatGEN, Matthew brings his extensive knowledge in ICS risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing, especially in the energy industry. He is well-versed in cybersecurity practices, focusing on ICS/SCADA network monitoring and threat analysis. His expertise also includes ensuring compliance with critical industry standards such as ISA99/IEC 62443 and NIST SP800-82. Matthew's prior roles at LEO Cyber Security, North American University, and Kaspersky Lab highlight his skills in ICS/SCADA security, cybersecurity education, and the development of simulated industrial environments. Matthew's leadership at ThreatGEN is driven by his commitment to innovation and excellence in the cybersecurity and software development domains.

Board of Directors

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Gary Leibowitz

Board Member, Chairman of Sales Committee
Gary is a Technology Executive with extensive and diversified international experience in high tech sales, channel-sales, marketing, and business development. Gary’s experience includes positions at BMC (EMEA VP Channels, Americas VP Field Marketing), Panda Security USA (General Manager), as well as consulting projects for dozens of tech-startups such as Nolio Software – acquired by CA, DBmaestro, GreenSQL/Hexatier – acquired by Huawei, SAManage - acquired by Solar Winds, Sky Formation – acquired by Exabeam and Silverfort. The consulting projects focused on breaking into new markets, assisting in building sales processes and building a foundation for market penetration. Currently Gary is Advisor board member of SecurityGate.io, AuthMind, RelayIQ, EatNgage, Board member of ThreatGen and InfraGard’s Houston Chapter.
Jeff Whitney

Jeff Whitney

Board Member

Jeff founded Berkana Resources Corporation (BRC) in 2004. BRC provides Operational and Information Technology Consulting, Integration, IIoT Implementation, Digital Transformation Support, Managed Services, Security and Compliance solutions to customers in the Oil & Gas and Electric Utilities markets. Jeff is a member of ThreatGEN’s board of directors and an investor since 2019.