Culture

Culture is a reflection of the people working at Qmulos and our shared values.  We are growing fast, yet maintain a culture that values achievement, collaboration, and fun. We believe that when we accomplish great things for our clients, and do so as a team, it will be fun and rewarding for all involved for years to come.

Employee Testimonials

Company Leadership

Matt Coose, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Matt is a long-time IT and cybersecurity executive with extensive experience in operational cybersecurity and large-scale security and risk management programs. After graduating from West Point, Matt served as an Army pilot, and worked with both large and small businesses in the private sector before transitioning to government. Prior to founding Qmulos, he served as the Senior Executive and Director of Federal Network Security at DHS, where he led the transformation of FISMA across the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government. While working with White House staff, he jointly conceived and initiated the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, a multi-billion dollar cybersecurity continuous monitoring program. He is an avid Caps fan and has a serious ice hockey habit.

Jamie deGraffenreid, Chief of Staff

Jamie is a seasoned management, consulting, and business operations professional, specializing in building and managing cross-functional teams, process efficiency, and business development. She has extensive experience in public and private sector organizations in the technology and cybersecurity industries. As Qmulos’ Chief of Staff she designs and implements internal operations and executes on evolving strategies to drive and sustain growth. She leads Q’s expert team of super-humans including our extensive Splunk and Qmulos Professional Services team. Outside of the office, she can be found in the ring with her boxing gloves on.

Tieu Luu, Chief Product Officer

Tieu is a seasoned technologist with extensive experience in the development of complex software systems across startups, Fortune 500 companies, and large government agencies. He has developed enterprise-wide solutions for the Department of Defense for vulnerability management, incident response, cybersecurity situational awareness, and continuous monitoring of millions of devices across the DoD’s networks. Tieu is responsible for the strategy and implementation of Qmulos’ cutting edge products that help organizations automate cybersecurity compliance and auditing and achieve real-time integrated risk management. He likes big data!

Steve Mullins, Chief Financial Officer

Steve is a seasoned Senior Financial Executive with extensive experience in operations, finance, audit, and accounting with an emphasis on Metrics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Raises, and Cryptocurrencies. He has a highly successful track record managing high tech firms through to IPO’s and acquisitions consistently for the last 25 years. He recently traded in his Hummer for a Tesla.

Chris Scott, Director of Product Enablement

Chris has worked for nearly 15 years in the government IT space as both a federal employee and a contractor. As Director of Product Enablement, Chris works towards developing valuable content for Qmulos products. Using his years of security and compliance experience, he finds creative ways to tie together rich machine data in Splunk with the vast requirements in various IT compliance standards. He has a passion for helping customers find valuable ways to utilize their security toolsets. He enjoys long walks on the beach.

Rutger Thomschutz, Director of Strategic Alliances

Rutger leverages his years of consulting experience supporting public and private sector clients, and brings technical, hands-on leadership that prioritizes developing strong relationships. As Director of Strategic Alliances, Rutger is responsible for building relationships with key partners and ensuring mutual success in delivering Qmulos solutions. This includes, implementing go-to-market strategies, developing joint marketing initiatives, and ensuring partners are fully trained and accredited to sell and deliver professional services for Qmulos products. Expect Rutger to always have the best costume at any party!

JAIME MENDOZA, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC SERVICES

Jaime is an experienced IT professional with extensive experience in both the private and public sector. He brings a strong analytic and troubleshooting mindset to resolve issues quickly and ensure the solution is captured and communicated to all teams. With enterprise environments as a primary focus, he provides a holistic approach to applications, with a focus in high performance, cybersecurity, and data analytics. As our director of Strategic Services he is on the front lines providing innovative solutions for multi-tiered application integrations. You could not possibly come up with a car-related question that he cannot answer!

Carlo Viqueira, Director of Solutions Engineering

Carlo developed his leadership and problem solving skills from his years in the United States Army infantry. He is an ardent tinkerer in almost anything including a multi-GPU cryptocurrency miner, designing a solar array for his motorhome, and racing drones. As Director of Solutions Engineering, Carlo focuses on designing, architecting and implementing Q-Products for customer environments. Carlo tackles integrations with partner software or hardware, developing interfaces for customer developed software or architecture, and planning for complex scenarios. He can often be found in his home lab surrounded by multiple servers!

Matt Hopke, Director of Sales and Marketing

Matt has extensive experience in technology sales, working with some of most complex agencies and organizations to help them with their overall information technology missions. As Director of Sales and Marketing, Matt is responsible for leading a team of sales professionals to ensure customers achieve the best of breed solutions with Qmulos for their overall Risk Management and Compliance mission. Matt is also responsible for leading the marketing efforts to ensure customers and prospects get the most up to date information on mandates, solutions, platforms, and Qmulos events. He recently traded in his tennis racket for a ping pong paddle.

Christine Lai, Director of Customer Success

Christine has over 10 years of strategy and technology consulting experience working with public and commercial customers in the US and globally. Prior to Qmulos, she was a senior digital strategist and engagement manager at IBM, SRA (now GDIT), and Booz Allen Hamilton. CSM’s primary objective is to ensure a seamless experience from product deployment through successful adoption in the organization. Her team works closely with customer’s leadership, compliance, and technical teams to maximize customer value from Q-products and services. Christine also has a certified wine habit with a level 3 diploma in wine and spirits, and aspires to be a sommelier one day.

Company Leadership

Matt Coose, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Matt is a long-time IT and cybersecurity executive with extensive experience in operational cybersecurity and large-scale security and risk management programs. After graduating from West Point, Matt served as an Army pilot, and worked with both large and small businesses in the private sector before transitioning to government. Prior to founding Qmulos, he served as the Senior Executive and Director of Federal Network Security at DHS, where he led the transformation of FISMA across the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government. While working with White House staff, he jointly conceived and initiated the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, a multi-billion dollar cybersecurity continuous monitoring program. He is an avid Caps fan and has a serious ice hockey habit.

Jamie deGraffenreid, Chief of Staff

Jamie is a seasoned management, consulting, and business operations professional, specializing in building and managing cross-functional teams, process efficiency, and business development. She has extensive experience in public and private sector organizations in the technology and cybersecurity industries. As Qmulos’ Chief of Staff she designs and implements internal operations and executes on evolving strategies to drive and sustain growth. She leads Q’s expert team of super-humans including our extensive Splunk and Qmulos Professional Services team. Outside of the office, she can be found in the ring with her boxing gloves on.

Tieu Luu, Chief Product Officer

Tieu is a seasoned technologist with extensive experience in the development of complex software systems across startups, Fortune 500 companies, and large government agencies. He has developed enterprise-wide solutions for the Department of Defense for vulnerability management, incident response, cybersecurity situational awareness, and continuous monitoring of millions of devices across the DoD’s networks. Tieu is responsible for the strategy and implementation of Qmulos’ cutting edge products that help organizations automate cybersecurity compliance and auditing and achieve real-time integrated risk management. He likes big data!

Steve Mullins, Chief Financial Officer

Steve is a seasoned Senior Financial Executive with extensive experience in operations, finance, audit, and accounting with an emphasis on Metrics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Raises, and Cryptocurrencies. He has a highly successful track record managing high tech firms through to IPO’s and acquisitions consistently for the last 25 years. He recently traded in his Hummer for a Tesla.

Chris Scott, Director of Product Enablement

Chris has worked for nearly 15 years in the government IT space as both a federal employee and a contractor. As Director of Product Enablement, Chris works towards developing valuable content for Qmulos products. Using his years of security and compliance experience, he finds creative ways to tie together rich machine data in Splunk with the vast requirements in various IT compliance standards. He has a passion for helping customers find valuable ways to utilize their security toolsets. He enjoys long walks on the beach.

Rutger Thomschutz, Director of Strategic Alliances

Rutger leverages his years of consulting experience supporting public and private sector clients, and brings technical, hands-on leadership that prioritizes developing strong relationships. As Director of Strategic Alliances, Rutger is responsible for building relationships with key partners and ensuring mutual success in delivering Qmulos solutions. This includes, implementing go-to-market strategies, developing joint marketing initiatives, and ensuring partners are fully trained and accredited to sell and deliver professional services for Qmulos products. Expect Rutger to always have the best costume at any party!

JAIME MENDOZA, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC SERVICES

Jaime is an experienced IT professional with extensive experience in both the private and public sector. He brings a strong analytic and troubleshooting mindset to resolve issues quickly and ensure the solution is captured and communicated to all teams. With enterprise environments as a primary focus, he provides a holistic approach to applications, with a focus in high performance, cybersecurity, and data analytics. As our director of Strategic Services he is on the front lines providing innovative solutions for multi-tiered application integrations. You could not possibly come up with a car-related question that he cannot answer!

Carlo Viqueira, Director of Solutions Engineering

Carlo developed his leadership and problem solving skills from his years in the United States Army infantry. He is an ardent tinkerer in almost anything including a multi-GPU cryptocurrency miner, designing a solar array for his motorhome, and racing drones. As Director of Solutions Engineering, Carlo focuses on designing, architecting and implementing Q-Products for customer environments. Carlo tackles integrations with partner software or hardware, developing interfaces for customer developed software or architecture, and planning for complex scenarios. He can often be found in his home lab surrounded by multiple servers!

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Matt Hopke, Director of Sales and Marketing

Matt has extensive experience in technology sales, working with some of most complex agencies and organizations to help them with their overall information technology missions. As Director of Sales and Marketing, Matt is responsible for leading a team of sales professionals to ensure customers achieve the best of breed solutions with Qmulos for their overall Risk Management and Compliance mission. Matt is also responsible for leading the marketing efforts to ensure customers and prospects get the most up to date information on mandates, solutions, platforms, and Qmulos events. He recently traded in his tennis racket for a ping pong paddle.

Christine Lai, Director of Customer Success

Christine has over 10 years of strategy and technology consulting experience working with public and commercial customers in the US and globally. Prior to Qmulos, she was a senior digital strategist and engagement manager at IBM, SRA (now GDIT), and Booz Allen Hamilton. CSM’s primary objective is to ensure a seamless experience from product deployment through successful adoption in the organization. Her team works closely with customer’s leadership, compliance, and technical teams to maximize customer value from Q-products and services. Christine also has a certified wine habit with a level 3 diploma in wine and spirits, and aspires to be a sommelier one day.

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