Rocky DeStefano

Chief Technology Officer

Rocky DeStefano is a cybersecurity leader with more than 25 years of experience in guiding security product delivery for large enterprises and U.S. government institutions.


As chief technology officer for Optiv, DeStefano is responsible for directing Optiv’s technology strategy and ecosystem partnerships to bring innovative cyber offerings to clients.


Prior to his current role, he served as Optiv’s senior vice president of innovation and development, where he spearheaded efforts to bring new offerings to market and enhance operational excellence across all of Optiv’s cybersecurity services.


Before joining Optiv, DeStefano led security operations for multiple Fortune 100 and U.S. government entities, as well as led product and service delivery elements for ArcSight, RSA, and Cloudera. In addition, DeStefano was product and control owner responsible for the strategy and ongoing execution for SIEM and the related services at a leading global financial services organization.