CEO, SHIFTLEFT, CEO, NUMBERONE AI
WHY: Co-founded Cylance, an Irvine internet security company, a decade ago and sold it in 2019 to Canada-based BlackBerry for $1.4B. Long among OC’s more prominent tech execs.
IN THE NEWS: In August joined Santa Clara-based cybersecurity company ShiftLeft as chief executive. Announcement from the application security firm trumpeted McClure as a “cybersecurity visionary” as he seeks to expand his new company’s offerings. To remain based in OC. Unveiled NumberOne AI in October, has $13M in funding.
QUOTABLE: “I have been waiting almost 30 years to shift the entire discussion left and take prevention to the root cause of cybersecurity vulnerabilities: source code. ShiftLeft is set up for success.”