Mike Cote is the Chief Executive Officer of Secureworks and a member of its Board of Directors. He has been serving as CEO since February 2002. He was the chairman from 2002 to 2011 through the acquisition by Dell in February of 2011. He has led the company through its growth and IPO from less than $1 million in annual revenue to $553 million on a GAAP basis in fiscal year 2020. It is now recognized as one of the leading security companies in the world. Prior to joining Secureworks, Mike held executive positions with Talus Solutions, a pricing and revenue management software firm, and MSI Solutions, a web application development and systems integration company, as well as international assignments with KPMG early in his career.
Mike believes in a leadership style marked by open communication, high integrity, and a customer-centric philosophy, which extends beyond Secureworks to his work on the board of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the board of regents at Boston College, the board of trustees at Marist School, and the board of directors at Extrahop. Mike is a graduate of Boston College with a double major in computer science and accounting, as well as a Certified Public Accountant and a member of Business Executives for National Security.