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Ricardo Villadiego

Founder & CEOLumu Technologies


Member Since August 2021


Start-Up CEO


Ricardo Villadiego (RV) is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary technology leader focused on cybersecurity. His last 20 years have been spent in the quest of solving some of the most prevalent cybersecurity challenges organizations face. RV founded Easy Solutions, a global organization focused on the prevention and detection of electronic fraud. Subsequently, RV led the cybersecurity business unit at Cyxtera Technologies, where he developed a long-term vision and execution plan. His passion for technology and cybersecurity have triggered yet another venture, and he created Lumu Technologies with a clear objective: help organizations detect compromises at speed. Along his career, Ricardo has held various leadership positions at IBM, Internet Security Systems and Unisys Corporation. He is an Electrical Engineer, avid reader, relentlessly curious, technology enthusiast, who currently lives in South Florida with his family.

Published content

Four enduring lessons CISOs should remember from the last recession


If past is indeed prologue, then today’s CISOs would be wise to heed the lessons from those who have traveled this road before.

16 actions to avoid when meeting with an underperforming team member

expert panel

A conversation with an underperforming employee is a delicate situation that must be handled with care. As a leader, it's important to be able to have tough but necessary conversations with employees. When an employee isn't performing to their full potential, leaders must guide them the best they can and work with them to find the root of the problem. It's certainly a challenge to have these conversations, which can be uncomfortable and awkward for both parties. And if they're not executed properly, your conversation could hurt your relationship with the employee, causing further damage to their morale and performance. To help you have constructive conversations with employees who need some coaching, 16 members of Fast Company Executive Board have shared one thing a leader should never say or do when meeting with an underperforming employee.

Company details

Lumu Technologies

Company bio

We are the leading provider of compromise detection for the enterprise. Creators of the Continuous Compromise Assessment™ model. Our vision? To measure the world’s cyber-compromise by enabling any organization to continuously and intentionally measure and understand compromise to close the breach detection gap from months to minutes.



Area of focus

Cyber Security

Company size

51 - 200