Wayne Jackson

Wayne is the CEO of Sonatype, a role he has held since 2010. Prior to Sonatype, Wayne served as the CEO of open source network security pioneer Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIRE), which he guided from fledgling start-up through an IPO in March of 2007, later acquired by Cisco for $2.7 billion. Before Sourcefire, Wayne co-founded Riverbed Technologies, a wireless infrastructure company, and served as its CEO until the sale of the company for more than $1 billion in March of 2000.

A Cause for Celebration: Reaching $100 M in ARR and Welcoming Our First President

By Wayne Jackson on January 27, 2022 featured

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Sonatype reaches pivotal revenue milestone and welcomes its first president.
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Software Composition Analysis: A Matter of Perspective (and Experience)

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The SCA market is young - leaving everyone wrestling with a critical question: is it a security-centric, developer-centric, or a legal-centric endeavor? At Sonatype, we believe it's all of the above.
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DevOps: The Blue Ocean Tide is Rising

By Wayne Jackson on October 04, 2018 open source security

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The market for DevOps and DevSecOps automation is super hot. Here's why.
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What the TPG-led $80M Investment Means for the Future of Sonatype and the DevSecOps Movement

By Wayne Jackson on September 07, 2018 Sonatype

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Sonatype has raised an $80 million round of growth financing led by TPG Capital to fuel global growth requirements as automated open source governance goes mainstream.
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2017 State of the Software Supply Chain Report

By Wayne Jackson on July 17, 2017 Docker

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Today, Sonatype introduces its third annual State of the Software Supply Chain report.
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DevOps and Opportunities in Software Supply Chain Governance

By Wayne Jackson on February 09, 2017 open source governance

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Governance has been an evil word for software developers but new approaches unlock massive gains in productivity, reductions in cost, improvements in quality.
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Sonatype Closes $30 Million Financing

By Wayne Jackson on February 04, 2016 Sonatype Nexus

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Sonatype Closes $30 Million Financing
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Software Supply Chains: DevOps Lessons Learned from Southwest Airlines

By Wayne Jackson on November 23, 2015 Sonatype vs. Black Duck

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Software Supply Chains: DevOps Lessons Learned from Southwest Airlines
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[Part 3] Code, Cars, and Congress: A Time for Cyber Supply Chain Management

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[Part 3] Code, Cars, and Congress: A Time for Cyber Supply Chain Management
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