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Corey Thomas, MassTLC Board of Trustees, rapid7

Meet Our Board Members: Corey Thomas, President & CEO, Rapid7

MassTLC’s Board of Trustees consists of innovative leaders from across the tech industry, academia, and the broader Massachusetts business community. Our trustees have invented foundational apps that we now take for granted, created companies that are household names, dedicated themselves to using their technology to improve lives, trained business leaders, invested in the local economy, and much more.


Corey Thomas

President & CEO, Rapid7

Corey Thomas is the CEO of Rapid7, as well as Chairman of its board of directors. In 2018, he was elected to the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) board of directors and the Massachusetts Cybersecurity Strategy Council. He also serves on the board of directors for LPL Financial, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, sitting on its audit and health care quality and affordability committees. He previously served on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Corey has extensive experience leading technology companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. Prior to joining Rapid7, Corey was VP of marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company; group project manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform; and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Corey received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

Leadership Roles

  • Rapid7 Board of Directors
  • Cyber Threat Alliance Board of Directors
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Board of Directors
  • LPL Financial Board of Directors
  • Massachusetts Cybersecurity Council


  • Companies: Parallels, Microsoft, Deloitte
  • Roles: CEO, VP Marketing
  • University Affiliations: Harvard Business School; Vanderbilt University


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