Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
Mike Shultz, CEO and Co-Founder
Mike Shultz is widely recognized for his extensive and in depth knowledge of cybersecurity, cybersecurity risk management, cyber compliance and is one of the industry’s authorities on cybersecurity risk governance today. Shultz is the founder and chief executive officer for Cybernance, an industry leader in cybersecurity risk governance.
A leader for the past decade in security and cybersecurity, Shultz has been responsible for security of massive database programs such as the airline and TSA terrorist tracking program and insurance fraud. Shultz brings nearly 30+ years of technology, software, and cybersecurity experience managing complex projects and sales programs for Fortune 100 clients.
In June 2004, Mr. Shultz was awarded the Ernst & Young 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He received the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s 2002 Business Award for Innovative Business. He is a frequent guest speaker at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. Shultz also serves on the Cybernance board of directors .
Shultz drives Cybernance’s strategic vision and directly oversees finance, sales, and operations. A serial entrepreneur, Shultz was CEO of cybersecurity firm Infoglide Software where he led a successful acquisition by FICO in 2013. Under his direction, Infoglide was named to the Inc. 500 twice to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and Software Magazine’s Software 500 three times.
Shultz founded QuestLink Technology in 1994, where as CEO, he structured a successful equity financing and financial event for the shareholders merging with eChips, Inc. Before QuestLink, he was CEO of CMG Computer Products, a manufacturer of notebook peripherals and software, and CEO of Specialty Development Corporation, a developer and marketer of high-performance integrated circuits and software applications. Shultz was on the founding management team at both Cirrus Logic and Integrated Device Technology, setting the sales strategy that contributed to successful IPOs for both companies.