“Gourmet L. Flamingo” Has 10 years experience and is looking for a new role as a Director of Security in San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, WA, or Remote.

I'm a well-known security professional with over a decade of experience across the field, currently doing a public service tour of duty and seeking to return to the industry when it ends in early 2018. I speak fluent human as well as fluent hacker, and want to work somewhere I can be hands-on with engineering, customers, legal, and other stakeholders.


  • Has 10 years experience in field
  • Most recent title is Security Manager
  • Works Local or Remote
  • Worked at Microsoft
  • Has had a promotion in the past 2 years
  • Held a Staff Level role in a company 500+ people
  • Mostly works in companies 100-500 people
  • Primarily works in startup environments
  • One or more companies is well known in its industry
  • Primarily works full-time roles
  • Considers themselves a member of an underrepresented group

Notable Projects

  • Kept employers out of the news for minor security breaches, including authoring customer communications, working with legal+tech
  • Built several security teams from scratch, including hiring as well as wearing all the hats until they were staffed up

Ideal Company

I'm a highly collaborative person who likes working in an office with other humans, but I'm also happy to be on-site working with remote folks.

I've had a great time at everything from early-stage startups to the biggest tech companies there are, and everything in between.

I care a LOT about diversity and inclusion and am a valuable resource to have around on these topics.


BSc. Computer Science


Security Management inclusion