Rusty Carter, CPO Strategist

Additional Info

Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Chief Product Officer
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)SafeGuard Cyber
Company size (employees)10 to 49
CountryUnited States
Headquarters RegionNorth America


Rusty is the Chief Product Officer at SafeGuard Cyber, providing strategic direction for the company’s digital risk protection platform and solutions that secure human connections. He possesses over 15 years of cybersecurity and product leadership experience in delivering growth and long-term value to venture, private equity, and publicly traded companies that have led to multiple successful outcomes, including acquisitions. Rusty has held product leadership positions at several cybersecurity companies, where he has overseen new product introductions, line expansions, and exponential growth in enterprise and consumer security products.


SafeGuard Cyber helps enterprises enforce security policies across business-critical communications between employees, guests, contractors, and partners regardless of device type. With increased visibility and security for cloud-based communications, employees are more productive and can collaborate more efficiently across lines of business.

Security teams use SafeGuard Cyber to mitigate malware, invoice fraud, account compromise, and social engineering attacks that can lead to lateral movement, data theft, or other risks that put a company’s reputation at risk.


Rusty Carter's vision and discipline in cybersecurity has been transformational for SafeGuard Cyber

His track record bringing companies from 10million ARR to exponential growth has made him a perfect fit at SafeGuard Cyber

His knowledge of the white space where we can create a differentiated category in cybersecurity makes Rusty Carter and his team invaluable.