Jay Leek, CISM, CISA, CISSP, is a Managing Director and Co-founder of ClearSky Security. He is also
consulting with Blackstone on various areas of cyber security strategy and investing, and he is currently co-
leading Blackstone’s portfolio company CISO community. Prior to joining ClearSky, Leek was the Chief
Information Security Officer for Blackstone, where he also worked with their information security investments
and portfolio companies. Over the past 20 years, Leek built and headed up global information risk and security
programs for Equifax and Nokia and also worked as a Product Manager as well as a Consultant to telecom
companies, government agencies and financial institutions assisting them with strategic planning and
architectural design required to meet their information risk and security objectives. Leek currently serves as a
member of the boards of directors for BigID, Capsule8, CyberGRX, Demisto, IntSights, ProtectWise, Verodin,
and the NY Metro ISSA Chapter and is a board observer of Cylance. He was also formerly a member of the
board of directors of Optiv, Accuvant (which company merged with FishNet Security to form Optiv), Carbon
Black and RedOwl, formerly a Board Observer for Phantom and formerly a member of the advisory boards of
Accuvant and iSIGHT Partners (acquired by FireEye).
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