Fugue ensures cloud infrastructure stays in continuous compliance with enterprise security policies. Our solution identifies cloud infrastructure security risks and compliance violations and ensures that they are never repeated. Fugue provides baseline drift detection and automated remediation to eliminate data breaches, and powerful visualization and reporting tools to easily demonstrate compliance.
Fugue automates compliance audits with out-of-the-box frameworks for SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, GDPR, NIST 800-53, and CIS AWS and Microsoft Azure Benchmarks, and supports custom policies. Fugue works with CI/CD pipelines to ensure compliance and prevent unauthorized change. Customers like SparkPost, PBS, and SAP NS2 rely on Fugue to protect against cloud risks and enforce compliance.
The company has raised a total of $74MM from investors including New Enterprise Associates, The Maryland Venture Fund, and Core Capital Partners. With offices in Frederick, MD, Washington, DC, and San Jose, our devoted team of more than 30 skilled engineers and talented creative professionals combines decades of experience with fresh vision and relentless quality control to deliver an innovative approach that works, while adhering to our shared cultural principles.
How to contact us
Josh Stella is Co-founder and CEO of Fugue, the cloud infrastructure automation and security company. Fugue identifies security and compliance violations in cloud infrastructure and ensures they are never repeated.
Previously, Josh was a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, where he supported customers in the area of national security. He has served as CTO for a technology startup and in numerous other IT leadership and technical roles over the past 25 years.
David Mitchell is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Fugue, where he brings more than 30 years of enterprise software experience. Early in David’s career, he was part of a software start-up in the help desk automation space as the VP of sales and eventually CEO, negotiating the company’s sale to McAfee. David was recruited to webMethods as the VP of worldwide sales, where he helped grow the company to more than $200M in annual sales and the largest IPO in Washington, DC region history. When the founder and CEO of webMethods temporarily retired, David was recruited to be CEO, leading the company to profitability, returning growth to the top line, and negotiating the merger of webMethods with Software AG. Over the past 13 years David has been involved as CEO, COO, SVP of worldwide sales for a number of software companies including Appian, Global360, VersionOne.
Gus, Fugue's CFO, is a seasoned startup executive and a former Inc. 500 CEO with more than 25 years of business experience. During those decades, he’s been starting, growing, investing in, and advising early-stage ventures in a wide variety of industries.
Prior to founding his first company, Gus spent seven years as a management consultant advising Fortune 500 companies on strategy and international market development. He has served as an active nonprofit and youth sports volunteer for a number of organizations.
Gus is an avid golfer and traveler who has worked in and visited more than 30 countries.
He holds a BA Cum Laude in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Richard, Fugue’s Chief Product Officer, is a tech executive with nearly 25 years of experience in product management, product marketing, and security and network engineering. He loves to help startups by scaling product management and product marketing teams from the ground up and define a company’s “North Star” in direction and focus. Richard oversees product and engineering functions at Fugue.
He previously served as VP of Product Management for ZeroFOX with responsibility for all product management activities ranging from concept and vision, to strategic planning, to product definition and execution. Over nearly 4 years, Richard helped build out the enterprise customer base from 2 to over 200 customers and the product management team from a single PM to 5 PMs and UX designers.
Richard holds MBA and AB degrees from Harvard University and an MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.
Drew has worked at the intersection of digital media, marketing, and grassroots communications for nearly 20 years.
Prior to co-founding Fugue, he was the founder and CEO of Grasshop, a startup that provided a communications platform for organizations to engage their members and stakeholders in issue advocacy.
Since 2002, Drew has worked with teams developing websites and applications. He provided digital strategy for a wide range of clients as a freelancer, following six years at FleishmanHillard and Burson-Marsteller.
When not focused on Fugue, Drew is an active musician performing in and around the Washington, D.C. area. He received his MBA from The George Washington University School of Business.
Ankush Khurana, Vice President of Customer Success and Solution Architecture at Fugue, is a seasoned IT service delivery executive with over 15 years in SaaS and Cloud with startups and enterprise organizations. His true passion for customers, technology and "hands-on" leadership
Prior to joining Fugue in 2016, Ankush was instrumental in building and leading the global Professional Services Integration and Implementation practice at Angel.com. The team was responsible for enabling customers as the company grew from 15 SMB customers to over 300 including several F500 companies before being acquired by Genesys in 2013. Ankush started his career as a software developer and has built several SaaS products.
Curtis, Fugue's Vice President of Engineering, has over a dozen years of experience in software development and engineering management at product-focused companies. He is always looking to help the Product team ship valuable product improvements day in and day out.
At Fugue, Curtis helped build the company's SaaS offering as a Principal Engineer before moving into his current role. Prior to joining Fugue in 2018, Curtis served as CTO of Advanced Simulation Technology, Inc. where he specialized in realtime audio and communications hardware and software for professional flight simulators and other training systems.
While away from the keyboard, you might find Curtis hanging out with his two boys, working with them on various kid-sized engineering projects. Curtis holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Virginia.
Wayne brings over 10 years of experience in software engineering to his role as director of security at Fugue. His day-to-day focus is ensuring customers are successful through Fugue's security initiatives. Wayne joined Fugue shortly after it was founded where he has spent the last four years contributing to and leading efforts in product development.
Prior to joining Fugue, Wayne was a consultant whose projects took him around the country. Before that, Wayne was a contractor for the U.S. Coast Guard where he supported mission-critical systems in their important role of keeping the country's waterways safe.
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Where Are We Located?
46 E. All Saints St.
Frederick, MD 21701
1800M St. Suite 501N
Washington, DC 20036
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We're in the middle of a generational change in technology from on-premise data centers to cloud computing. As with any emerging technology, security is critical. Organizations will only adopt technologies if they are confident that they are protected against malicious users and data breach risk.
Free Cloud Security for Engineers
- Visualize your cloud infrastructure
- Run policy checks and get feedback
- Detect change and eliminate misconfiguration