Our Company

Situational™ is a context driven security solution that aggregates real time user, device, and network data from a wide range of sources to help our customers meet critical policy objectives.


Chris Ceppi

Founder and CEO

Chris has 16 years of experience as a leader and an innovator in enterprise security.  In numerous executive roles, Chris has set strategy and driven execution. While at Ping Identity, Chris led corporate development and alliances. He also held product and strategy roles at Oblix (acquired by Oracle)  and Sagent Technology (IPO). He has a BA in English from the University of California at Berkeley and lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and two sons.

Terris Linenbach

Head of Engineering

Terris has decades of experience as a full stack software engineer. He has served multidisciplinary software-related roles at Beatrice/Hunt-Wesson Foods, Sun, DHL, Sybase, Sagent, Intuit, Responsys, MarkMonitor, and Teradata. He is co-inventor of US Patent No. 6,480,847 Database repository with deferred transactions. He received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Davis in 1992.

David Koenig

EVP Business Development and Strategy

David has more than 20 years of experience launching and overseeing business development, strategy, and development of content and technology companies. David led Business Development and Strategy for Qualcomm’s Gimbal where he played a key role in the development and release of the groundbreaking contextual awareness technology. David holds Masters degrees from Columbia University’s SIPA and GSAS and earned his BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz.


Mucker Capital

Mucker Capital invests in seed and “pre-seed” stage companies building defensible and scalable businesses in Internet software, services and media.