We're making the Internet a better place.

TrustedSite, formerly PathDefender, is making an Internet where people can engage with safe companies, and where safe companies can thrive. All of our products exist to help consumers make the right choices about who they do business with online—which helps safe online businesses succeed. We proudly operate McAfee SECURE and Insights.

The Leadership Team

Tim Dowling
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Tim began his career coding and selling software for the first IBM PC. He went on to work for Intel in product management and marketing, and then found himself in internet security building the first web-oriented business unit for McAfee. At McAfee, Tim was integral to the acquisition of ScanAlert in 2006, now McAfee SECURE, and continues to direct brand strategy and operations at TrustedSite.

Ben Tyler
Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Ben Tyler created the groundbreaking Hacker Safe technology that paved the way for McAfee SECURE's success. He has been coding essentially since infancy and continues to build cutting-edge internet security technology for the McAfee SECURE services suite.

Todd Gebhart
Board Member

Todd Gebhart recently retired as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for McAfee. Previously, Gebhart was co-president of McAfee, and he has more than thirty years of experience in the IT industry. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from California State Polytechnic University and completed the executive MBA program at Harvard University.

Bill Kerrigan
Founder and Board Member

Bill Kerrigan currently serves as Board Member at RadialPoint and as Executive Advisor to Abine. His career includes roles as President and CEO of Abine, President and CEO of RadialPoint, and as EVP of McAfee's Worldwide Consumer Business.

Nick Hemenway
Director of Marketing

Nick Hemenway graduated from the University of Southern California where he received a B.A in Film Production. As TrustedSite's User Experience Designer, he deals with the design, the interface, and the messaging. When not working, Nick can be found playing guitar and eating burritos.

Jeff Guido
Director of Account Services

A San Francisco Bay Area native, Jeff Guido earned a bachelor's degree from University of California, Riverside in business administration and holds a Certificate of Advanced Accounting from Santa Clara University. Prior to joining TrustedSite, Jeff worked at Apple, HP and Plum District.

Nick Merritt
Director of Customer Support

Nick Merritt heads up security for TrustedSite. Nick has more than 15 years of experience in securing network infrastructures. He has been publicly credited for his contributions to responsible disclosure of zero day vulnerabilities in mainstream software including Microsoft. Prior to joining TrustedSite, Nick was in charge of architecting Identity and Access Management solutions for enterprise networks at OneLogin.


We're looking for talented, ambitious people who want to build a better internet with us. Our team includes people with all sorts of backgrounds, from web security to film production to finance, but whatever our role, we're all hardworking, driven, and creative. If this sounds like you, then we may have a job for you.

Account Manager
Sales Development Representative
Technical Account Manager
Account Services Associate
iOS / Android Developer
Full Stack Developer