The Allegis Capital Team

At Allegis, we’re a battle-tested team. Investing in cybersecurity isn’t for newcomers – it requires years of experience, extensive contacts, deep knowledge of industry trends and proven operational know-how. The Allegis team has an enviable track record of successfully guiding cybersecurity startups from inception to the growth phase, providing hands-on help building management teams, refining products and developing go-to-market strategies. Each member for the Allegis team brings these qualities, and much more, to every Allegis investment.

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Fund Management

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ROBERT R. ACKERMAN

Managing Director & Founder

Bob founded Allegis Capital in 1996 after a successful career as a serial entrepreneur. In founding Allegis, Bob’s mission was to build a seed and early-stage venture firm that would combine operational experience with an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on forging true partnerships…

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SPENCER TALL

Managing Director

Spencer has been with Allegis Capital for more than a decade. His focus is security and enterprise SaaS related technologies. Spencer is an experienced seed and early stage investor, who assists young companies and their founders in recruiting and strategic relationships. Prior to Allegis…

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PETE BODINE

Managing Director

Pete joined Allegis Capital in 2006 as a Managing Director.  His focus is on cloud-centric technologies, mobile, big data analytics  and IoT opportunities. Pete’s focuses on growing his early stage technology companies, and using the Allegis Capital network to help leverage marketing channels and…

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Steve Simonian
CFO & CCO

As Allegis Capital’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Steve Simonian’s responsibilities include finance, legal, investor relations, administration and compliance. Mr. Simonian joined Allegis in 2015 from his own consulting practice, where he provided finance…

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Our Venture Partners

Industry luminaries. Operations experts in cybersecurity. That’s  our venture partners. Many have worked with us for years. They work closely with all of the Allegis cybersecurity team and help us to better serve our entrepreneurs. Or they may know of the latest technology and give us a heads-up on what’s the latest. The bottom line–they are deeply connected and have cyber insights that are unmatched. And our entrepreneurs benefit the most.

Nawaf Bitar
Citadel Securities
Chief Information Officer

David DeWalt
FireEye & McAfee
Former CEO

Hossein Eslambolchi
Cyberflow Analytics
Founder Chairman and CEO

Jean-Louis Gassée
Venture Partner
Founder and CEO

Tom Gillis
Bracket Computing
Founder and CEO

Joe Levy
Sophos
Chief Technology Officer

Todd Rowe
Google
Managing Director – Global Channel Sales

John N. Stewart
Cisco
SVP – Chief Security & Trust Officer

Jeff Williams
FireEye
Founder and CEO