Josh is a cofounder of Stavvy, a Boston-based fintech company, where he leads product, engineering, people, and finance. A lifelong technologist, Josh has focused on entrepreneurship, financial services, cybersecurity, privacy, and anti-fraud technology. Josh has been responsible for building and leading teams — from niche startups to large federal agencies — tackling some of the world’s largest fraud, abuse, and security challenges. Before Stavvy, he served as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) at DigitalOcean where he oversaw the legal operations, trust & safety, security, and fraud & abuse teams. Josh also launched Rapid7’s security organization, operating as the CSO he functioned as one of the corporate spokespeople and a member of the product leadership team. In addition to his operational background, Josh continues to serve as a professional advisor at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.
Josh earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and his MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.