Mourad is a Managing Director at Paladin Capital Group. He is an investment lead for the firm’s Cyber Fund, which focuses on investing in early stage companies in the US and Europe with solutions for cyber security and digital resilience. Mourad is currently actively involved in several of Paladin’s investments including Expel, RiskSense, Secure Code Warrior, Ursa, RiskLens, and previously worked with Unitrends (acquired by Insight Venture Partners).
Prior to joining Paladin in 2009, Mourad was VP of Finance and a corporate officer at a Nasdaq-listed leading industrial infrastructure company, where he led the build-out of the company’s financial planning and risk management functions during a period of rapid growth in operations and nearly tenfold increase in revenue to over $700 million. He also played a key role in structuring and negotiating over $500 million of equity and debt financing working with major institutional investors and a global lender syndicate. Prior to this, Mourad was a senior consultant at a boutique advisory firm focused on M&A, turnaround, and restructuring assignments for middle market clients. Mourad holds an MBA and BS in Finance from Fresno State University.