Our People

Paladin is comprised of individuals with a proven track record of financial expertise, national security experience, and specialized technical competence.


Michael Steed

Founder and Managing Partner

Mark Maloney

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Paul Conley, PhD

Managing Director

Christopher Steed

Managing Director

Dan Mudd

CEO of Paladin Global

Global Security Experts

Chris Inglis

Venture Partner

H. Lee Buchanan

Senior Member Strategic Advisory Group

Alf Andreassen, PhD

Managing Director

Investment Professionals

Alex O’Cinneide

Managing Director

Philip Eliot

Managing Director

Christopher Steed

Managing Director

Mourad Yesayan


Gibb Witham

Vice President

Tom Clute


Venture Partners

William Reinisch

Venture Partner

Matt Bigge

Venture Partner

Brenda Chia

Venture Partner

Peter Cheung

Venture Partner

Strategic Advisory Group


Mark Maloney

Founder and Managing Director

Alan Barton

Senior Advisor

Patrice Rainier

Director of Investor Relations

Frank Hodas

Vice President of Finance

Why Paladin?

150+ Transactions

To date, Paladin’s team has completed more than 150 transactions.

100+ Years of Experience

Paladin is comprised of experienced professionals with more than 100 years of combined expertise.

20 Strategic Advisors

Paladin draws upon the advice of 20 individuals with experience in government, security, intelligence, and commercial markets to support its investment process and add value to its portfolio companies.