About

Caerleon Security has created a holistic range of products and services to uniquely meet the cyber security needs of enterprises of all sizes. As the complexity and sophistication of cyber-attacks are ever increasing, it is imperative to have dynamic security measures in place to keep up. Caerleon’s abilities are built on the foundation of traditional security but use analytics to defend against the most current and complex threats. The services provided for each step in the security process are conducted and executed by the best experts in the field. With employees working across the globe, Caerleon accesses the most cutting edge knowledge in the cyber world allowing us to stay ahead of the curve.

What about our name?
caerleonDefense in depth, also known as the Castle Approach, uses multiple layers of security deployed throughout a technology system. Caerleon is named after a Roman legionary fortress just east of Cardiff, Wales. It was legendary as the largest of the three Roman fortresses that guarded what is now the UK. It used a layered defense system: crenelated ramparts followed by a moat following by another highly defended wall much like the current defense in depth strategy for data breaches that uses multiple levels of controls that, together, form a comprehensive data breach risk management defense. Caerleon Castle became, so legend tells us, Camelot, the home of King Arthur. It is pronounced CARE-lee-on by the English and care-LEE-en by the Welsh.

Board of Directors

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Edmund (Ned) Goodhue, CEO, has a BA in economics and an MBA in finance from Harvard, a BS in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, and pursued for two years but did not complete a Ph.D. at MIT in electrical engineering with emphasis on computer science and artificial intelligence. He was part of the team that developed the programming language Scheme.[1]

He has taught accounting, finance, and international finance at Harvard Business School, INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France, both MBA and Executive programs) and Babson College (both MBA and Executive programs), as well as “Digital Design and Computer Architecture” at University of California – Irvine.

His series of cases “Assuming Control at Altex Aviation” has been used by business schools all over the world in both English and Spanish (including Harvard, for whom it was initially written).

Mr. Goodhue has substantial experience in predictive analytics:

  • At an R&D firm funded by a large insurance company, Ned was CEO and team leader of the first true carve-out of the most expensive healthcare events: transplants, neonates, and major trauma. They calculated premiums based on the first such modelling in healthcare using inference based on a huge dataset.
  • He designed and wrote the software that automatically bought and sold stocks on both the US and Canadian exchanges for a Bermuda fund. The fund returned 19.22% in its Canadian portfolio (verses 7.16% in the TSX) and 7.11 % in its US fund (verses 3.53% for the S&P). In both funds the Beta was lower than the index. The fund invested in long equities; its average hold time was 7 days.
  • And he both designed and coded the first version of our predictive analytics that underwrites the insurance policies supported by EGB Insurance. More specifically:
    • The predictive system identifies the intrinsic risk of a client,
    • Other programs developed analyzes their vulnerability to determine the residual risk of the client.
    • A third set of programs predicts the future claims this client will incur which is the foundation of the premium the carrier charges to insure that part of the retained risk the client wants to insure.

[1] John Batali, Edmund Goodhue, Chris Hanson, Howie Shrobe, Richard M. Stallman and Gerald Jay Sussman. “The Scheme-81 Architecture – System and Chip”. Proceedings, Conference on Advanced Research in VLSI. 1982

Peter BurnimMr. Burnim worked at Citibank/Citicorp in the US and Europe for over 25 years where he served as a Senior Credit, Senior Securities and Senior Corporate Officer. He held positions of increasing responsibility as head of U.S. Corporate Banking, European Corporate Finance, European Capital Markets and U.S. Private Banking.. Mr. Burnim is currently a managing director of iQ Venture Advisors, LLC. a boutique investment advisory group affiliated with Source Capital that raises capital for emerging companies, private equity and hedge funds.

Mr. Burnim has served on the Advisory Board of CVC Capital Partners Europe (advisors and managers of Citicorp’s Private Equity Investments in Europe); was a Director of Highland Financial Holdings’ various hedge funds; a Director of The Bank of Bermuda (NY) (prior to acquisition by HSBC), a Director of Sterling Centrecorp, Inc. (a TSX real estate development company) and to various Northstar, Crown and Citibank/Citicorp companies.

Mr. Burnim currently serves as a Board member of Argus Group Holdings in Bermuda and its various international insurance subsidiaries; as a Trustee of Allianz VIP Trust and Allianz VIP Fund of Fund Trust, as Chairman of AISFL, and as Chairman of Northstar Holdings Group. He serves on the Board on Sterling Trust (Cayman) Ltd, and Sterling Bank and Trust Ltd. (Bahamas). He has served the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Revenue as an Expert Witness. Mr. Burnim is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. He serves on the Boards of the Harvard Glee Club Foundation Finance Committee; Beth El Investment and Spiritual Committees, American Classical Orchestra (President and Treasurer); and Great Beginnings Montessori School( Finance Committee).

Mr. Burnim and his wife Cindy (married June 1970) have three children (Josh, Kate, and Jonah) and four grandchildren (Tahla, Rain, Elianna, and James William).

Karl WolfKarl is a visionary and results-oriented executive with a proven track record in driving innovation, generating rapid growth and improving profitability for Fortune 15 and emerging growth companies on a global basis.

Karl has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. For the last 10 years he has been a general manager at McKesson, one of the world’s largest healthcare companies with $190B in annual revenues.

At McKesson, Karl developed and launched McKesson’s Integrated Capacity Management Solution which leverages big data and predictive analytics to empower health care systems to predict their capacity and staffing requirements and reduce their labor costs and length of stay. Karl was also the general manager of McKesson’s Nursing Information Systems Business Unit.

Prior to joining McKesson, Karl was the head of international strategic planning and business development for GE Healthcare’s Clinical Information Systems business unit. In this role, Karl developed and drove GE Healthcare’s expansion strategy in APAC and EMEA.

Karl also has significant experience as an entrepreneur including as the Vice President of R&D at Avandel where he leveraged big data and predictive analytics to develop the world’s first catastrophic care carve out, enabling insurance companies and self-funded employers to outsource their catastrophic care.

Finally, Karl has experience in healthcare consulting including as a healthcare strategy consultant for Mercer and in healthcare finance as a financial analyst for PaineWebber.

Phil-Butterfield

Mr. Butterfield recently retired as Chairman of the Board of HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited having served as Chairman or Chief Executive Officer since February 2004. Prior to this, Mr. Butterfield held the position of Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for the direction and oversight globally of HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited’s Operations, Systems, Human Resources, Audit, Compliance, Legal and Programme Management Office. Mr. Butterfield joined HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited in 2000 as Chief Administration Officer.

Before joining HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited, Mr. Butterfield held a number of senior positions in Private Banking, Corporate Banking, Operations and Technology, and Human Resources with Citibank, which he joined in 1972.

Mr. Butterfield is on the board of many insurance companies and non-profit organizations including President of Bermuda Health Foundation, Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Classical Orchestra.

Christopher Houghton has extensive academic training in decision science:

  • Graduated with Distinction with an almost perfect GPA in Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Decision Science and Information Systems at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada
  • Earned a MSC at the London School of Economics in Decision Science, Decision Theory, Bayesian Statistics and Behavioral Decision Making

At McKinsey & Company (London, UK) he lead the analytics team that developed three complex data based information systems at the National Health Service including a patient risk management tool for the highest risk patients. It included a predictive model which identified those patients with the highest risk.

He then, for a different consulting company in the UK, he lead a team of analytics experts and developers creating analytics for business intelligence and custom projects for more than 50 clients in finance, healthcare, manufacturing and retail. His work included predictive systems that:

  • Allowed hospitals to compare their performance and identify where they need improving their mental health services.
  • Developed a way for a hedge fund to cut in half their internal reporting.
  • Developed a capacity optimization tool for radiotherapy treatment.
  • Developed a system that allowed movie theaters to optimize their inventory of retail goods depending on the movies being screened.

He is now running the Toronto office of this consulting company.

Chris is bilingual in English and French and in his off time loves mountain biking and live music.