Since stepping down from RSA in 2015 Art has been an active investor and advisor in the technology industry, guiding a number of startups 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.
From January 2001 Art served as President and CEO of RSA and following RSA’s acquisition by EMC (for $2.1B) as an Executive Vice President of EMC and head of its Security Division. Art has been a central figure within the information security industry for more than 25 years. Under his leadership, he built RSA Conference into the most respected, vendor agnostic event in cybersecurity. He is frequently a featured presenter at conferences and forums around the world, and he has played key roles in several national cybersecurity initiatives.
Art serves on the Boards of Directors of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), Tenable (NASDAQ: TENB), Bugcrowd, Capsule8, ZeroNorth, and SecZetta (and formerly Cylance, sold to Blackberry, and Verodin, sold to FireEye).
Prior to RSA, Art had extensive executive management experience in several technology companies. He started his career as a certified public accountant at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (Deloitte).
Art graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1975 with a BBA, concentration in accounting.