James Hamilton has more than 25 years of leadership experience in senior executive roles across many highly successful high-tech companies. He brings proven success at building and leading high-potential, high growth companies from startup to IPO and often through acquisition. James was the CEO of Tipping Point, the renowned market leader in Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS). James was also president of Click Security, and president of Efficient Networks, which also achieved a highly successful IPO and was later acquired by Siemens. He has also held various senior sales roles with multiple companies; most recently as SVP of worldwide sales and field operations at Cyan, Inc.. James is also the president of Valletta Capital, LLC and is active in multiple venture capital, corporate, and charitable boards.