Founder & CEO
Simon Taylor is the Founder and CEO at HYCU, Inc. HYCU is a Boston-based multi-cloud data protection SaaS company and is funded by Bain Capital Ventures and Acrew Capital. As CEO, Simon creates and executes on the vision and strategy of the fast-growing global company. Recently Simon and HYCU were the leads on the ransomware readiness recovery public service initiative, R-Score. R-Score is a quantitative benchmark for assessing an organization's recovery readiness in case of a ransomware attack. Prior to HYCU, Simon held senior executive positions at Comtrade Software including President and CEO as well as Chief Strategy Officer of The Comtrade Group where he evaluated technology development, partner relationships and strategic investments. Simon also held management and leadership positions at Putnam Investments, Omgeo and Forrester Research. Simon sits on the board of directors of Boston Uncornered and is an active member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization) in Boston. He holds an MBA from Instituto de Empressa (Madrid) and an BSc Operations Technology from Northeastern University.