Jeffrey Payne



Jeffery Payne is CEO and founder of Coveros, Inc., where he has led the startup and growth of the company. Prior to Coveros, Jeffery was Chairman of the Board, CEO, and co-founder of Cigital, Inc. Under his direction, Cigital became a leader in software security and software quality solutions, helping clients mitigate the business risks associated with failed software.

Jeffery is a recognized software expert and speaks to companies nationwide about the business risks of software failure. He has been a keynote and featured speaker at business technology conferences and frequently testifies before Congress on issues of national importance, including intellectual property rights, cyber terrorism, and software quality.