Paul Judge is the Chairman of Pindrop. Before coming to Pindrop, Paul founded Purewire and served as their CTO. Barracuda Networks acquired Purewire in 2009, and Paul now serves as their Chief Research Officer. Paul also held the position of CTO at CipherTrust in the time leading up to their acquisition by Secure Computing, where he then served as CTO and VP. Paul is the head of Judge Ventures, an investment firm that focuses on opportunities that make the Internet safe, useful, and entertaining. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.