Who is Crucyble

Crucyble is an Information Security firm based in Silicon Valley, securing the future of our client companies through the reduction of information security risk and ensuring they are ready to address any potential incidents. Crucyble’s staff brings over 60 years experience across large and small enterprises in a variety of global sectors, including finance, technology, retail, and entertainment to establish strategic, practical and scalable information security, risk, and compliance programs.


Brian Johnson

Brian brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership, founding, and building to his role as Co-founder and General Partner at Crucyble. Previously, Brian was CISO at Lending Club (LC) and has held leadership positions at Uber, Netflix (NFLX), and ForeScout (FSCT). Brian has helped design, build and secure systems for the US Department of Defense, Global Finance, and Technology companies at scale. He has enjoyed speaking on innovation and maturing security organizations at the RSA Conference and National Press Club. Brian is regularly asked to speak at security conferences, as well as, brief Board of Directors and Executive Management teams. Brian has worked with Federal Agencies and Policy Advisors to influence actionable change in national security policy. Brian is an active advisor and mentor to several startups and founders in Silicon Valley where he resides with his wife and two children.


Rob Fry

Rob is an accomplished executive, architect, inventor and public speaker with more than 20 years of experience working with tech in an array of fields. His current passion is for the cybersecurity space where he specializes in SOC operations, security automation, threat detection, data analytics, machine learning, and cloud security. Previous to Crucyble, Rob was the Senior Cloud Security Architect at Netflix, where he invented FIDO, a patented open source security orchestration platform while also helping them move their operations to AWS. And prior to Netflix, Fry was Senior Server and Security Engineer at Yahoo, where he created the DUBS configuration and automation framework for production servers. Currently, he also serves as VP of Engineering for JASK, a cybersecurity company helping to modernize the security operations. In his free time, he enjoys mentoring college students and working with universities and guiding technology companies and startups through growth as an active participant on advisory boards and engineering steering teams.