Carson Sweet - Profile
Carson Sweet - Co-Founder & CEO of CloudPassage
Carson Sweet is co-founder and CEO of CloudPassage. His information security career has spanned nearly two decades and includes a broad range of entrepreneurial, management and hands-on technology experience.
As a senior information security strategy and technology consultant, Carson has created and implemented groundbreaking security solutions across a range of industries and public sectors. Prior to co-founding CloudPassage he served as RSA's principal solutions architect for the financial services sector, where he specifically focused on virtualization & cloud security, Internet application controls, data protection and anti-fraud.
Carson formerly served as founding CSO for GlobalNetXchange (now Agentrics) and CTO for the Investor Responsibility Research Center (now the RiskMetrics Group). He also founded security consulting and managed services lines of business for RPM Consulting (acquired by Computer Horizons Corporation), TimeBridge Technologies (acquired by Dimension Data) and Security Methods.
Prior to his technology career Carson served in the U.S. military as a heavy anti-armor weapons specialist and later as a career firefighter-paramedic. He studied emergency health sciences at the Jefferson College for Health Sciences, pre-medical neuropsychology at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia and information technology at the University of Massachusetts.