<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://px.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=2180921&amp;fmt=gif">

Company Overview

Stamus Networks believes in a world where defenders are heroes, and a future where those they protect remain safe. As organizations face threats from well-funded adversaries, we relentlessly pursue solutions that make the defender’s job easier and more impactful.

A global provider of high-performance network-based threat detection and response systems, Stamus Networks helps enterprise security teams know more, respond sooner and mitigate their risk with insights gathered from cloud and on-premise network activity.

Our solutions are advanced network detection and response systems that expose serious and imminent threats to critical assets and empower rapid response.

Unlike other network security companies, Stamus Networks delivers truly useful detection with explainable results at enterprise scale by applying the right technologies to the right problems, while avoiding the hype, fear and exaggeration that is often employed by security vendors.

Stamus Networks Corporate Overview
Download Corporate Overview



Ken Gramley


Ken has over 20 years of experience in building and leading high-tech companies. He has served as a top executive at several technology, network and security organizations, including as CEO of Emerging Threats and co-founder and VP of Engineering at both Covelight Systems and Hatteras Networks. Ken resides in North Carolina, USA.


Éric Leblond

Chief Technology Officer

Éric has more than 15 years of experience as co-founder and CTO of cybersecurity software companies and is an active member of the security and open source communities. He has worked on the development of Suricata – the open source network threat detection engine – since 2009, is a board member of OISF, and was a member of the Netfilter Core Team for the Linux kernel's firewall layer. Éric resides in Escalles, France.


Peter Manev

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, including leading roles in enterprise-level IT security practice. He is an admirer, explorer, and passionate advocate of innovative open source security software. He is a member of the executive team of the OISF and leads the quality assurance effort for the Suricata project, the widely-deployed open source intrusion detection and network security monitoring engine. Peter resides in Gothenburg, Sweden


Mark Durrett

Chief Marketing Officer

Mark has over 20 years of experience leading marketing, product management and engineering for technology companies. At Stamus Networks, Mark leads a team responsible for go to market strategy, demand generation, communications, product marketing, and brand, among other functions. Mark has served as the senior marketing and product executive at Netsertive, Emerging Threats, Overture Networks, Covelight Systems and Hatteras Networks. Mark resides in North Carolina, USA.


Ronda Schwarzkopf

Vice President, Finance

Ronda has over 15 years of experience in accounting and finance, with 8 years in leadership roles at start-up technology companies. Ronda most recently served as the Director of Finance for 250ok, which was acquired by Validity in 2020. In previous roles, she led financial operations at start-up IT business, Odyssey Media Group and other businesses. Her passion is helping make startups successful. Ronda resides in Indiana, USA.


Mike Johnson

Vice President, Global Sales

Mike has more than 15 years of experience building and developing enterprise sales teams, driving strategic sales motions, developing territories, executing go-to-market plans, and growing market share with network security and network automation firms. Prior to joining Stamus Networks, Mike was the director of enterprise sales at Infoblox. He has held various sales and sales leadership positions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, JAMF Software, and Shavlik Technologies. Mike resides in Minnesota, USA.


Steve Patton

Vice President Sales, EMEA

Steve is a cyber security industry expert and thought leader, appearing in broadcast and print media and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He has more than 20 years experience in business development, sales and customer relations working for IT and network security businesses focused on enterprise and critical national infrastructure across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Steve resides in Fordingbridge, United Kingdom.


Phil Owens

Vice President, Customer Solutions

Phil has over 25 years experience in IT, networking, and cyber security. As a Systems Engineer he has been a trusted advisor to several fortune 500 companies. As a product manager he has created successful cyber security software products. Prior to joining Stamus Networks he held positions at RSA Security, AT&T and IBM. Phil is also proud to have served in the United States Air Force. Phil resides in Florida, USA.

Our Roots are in Open Source

Stamus Networks was founded by Éric Leblond and Peter Manev, a board member and executive team member of the Open Information Security Foundation, respectively. Both are active contributors to the Suricata project, the open source high-performance intrusion detection (IDS) and network security monitoring (NSM) engine. Under the leadership of Éric and Peter, Stamus Networks applies its extensive Suricata and network security technology experience to develop our advanced network-based threat detection and response solutions.


Éric, Peter and the company's team of world-class network security and open source experts apply critical new technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence to this strong foundation while preserving the openness, configurability, interoperability, and transparency that our customers have come to expect from their current security infrastructure.

Our recent open source contributions to the security community include SELKS™, GopherCap™, Stamus App for Splunk, and the Suricata Language Server™. Visit our Stamus Labs™ page to learn more. 

Visit Stamus Labs


Finally, Stamus Networks is proud to support the Open Information Security Foundation through our membership in the OISF Consortium


Stamus Networks, LLC
450 E 96th Street
Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
United States

Stamus Networks SAS
5 Avenue Ingres
Paris, France


If you have a question or would like more information about Stamus Networks, please complete this form and someone will contact you shortly.