Corey Thomas, deputy chair and Class C director, is chair and chief executive officer of Rapid7, a cybersecurity and analytics company based in Boston. Thomas also sits on several boards, including at the Cyber Threat Alliance, the Massachusetts Cybersecurity Strategy Council, LPL Financial, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Thomas previously served on the U.S. Commerce Department's Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Prior to joining Rapid7, Thomas was vice president of marketing at Parallels, Inc.; group project manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, where he steered product planning for Microsoft’s data platform; and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Thomas has been a member of the Boston Fed’s External Diversity Advisory Council since 2019.