Cybersecurity Advisory Board
John LaCour - Chair of the Pivotas Cybersecurity Advisory Board
John is a leading technology entrepreneur who has pioneered solutions in the cybersecurity arena. In 2008 he founded PhishLabs, a threat intelligence and mitigation company that protects brands and customers from internet threats. PhishLabs was recognized as a “Best Places to Work” company for over 6 years, Inc. 5000 company for over 4 years, and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ™ company for 2 years. Prior to founding PhishLabs, he led product management functions at several Silicon Valley cybersecurity companies.
John has been a speaker at prestigious events and conferences such as TEDX, RSA Security Conference, and Security BSides. In 2022, he was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year following the successful sale of PhishLabs to Minneapolis-based HelpSystems. In 2016, John was inducted as a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization), for leading CEOs under 45.
In addition to serving as Board Director for PhishLabs, with a view to “giving back,” John has been an advisory board member for multiple non-profit organizations. His reputation and experience in the technology and cybersecurity sector has enabled him to serve in various governance roles, where he provides guidance on cybersecurity trends, needs and opportunities. John is passionate about supporting emerging leaders and helping technology companies grow successfully, while also championing values for equity and the environment.