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 the McAfee SECURE service and TrustedSite Scanning & Compliance.

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 2006 acquisition of ScanAlert, 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 Merritt
Director of Security Products & Services

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.

Megan Griffin
Director of Revenue Operations

Megan graduated from the University of Dayton with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and began her career at TrustedSite in October of 2018. Prior to working at TrustedSite, Megan worked at Ernst & Young, LLP. Megan recently moved to San Francisco and enjoys hiking, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

Sean Kealy
Director of Mid to Large Segment Sales

Sean Kealy was born in Dallas, Texas and holds dual citizenship (Irish and American). After attending both Ohio State University and University of Arkansas-Fayetteville he returned to Dallas and started working with McAfee. He recently relocated to the Bay Area and in his free time he enjoys listening to his collection of records and playing trivia.

Nick Hemenway
Director of Marketing

Nick Hemenway leads the UX, design and marketing at TrustedSite. He graduated from the University of Southern California where he received a B.A. in Film Production.


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.

San Francisco, CA
Sales Engineer, Conversion Testing
Sr. Security Engineer
Full Stack Developer
Customer Care Representative

Talk to sales. Contact us at (888) 418-7037