Leadership Team

Janine Bodwin President & Chief Executive Officer

Janine Bodwin is President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Karma Security, bringing more than 20+ years of management expertise in Security Software, Networking and assistance in building a start-up reseller from inception to over $650M in revenue.

Proven experience building teams within rapidly growing startups.
A strong manager, who leads by example and empowers staff to think and act independently.

Developed new business with US Army, UPS, BCBS, Google, Apple, PG&E, and The State of California, First Choice Bank, Redwood Capital Bank, Cardenas Foods just to name a few.

Janine has a keen interest in learning all new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Cathy Butera Director of Sales

Cathy Butera is Director of Sales handling the Western United States at Blue Karma Security, where she focuses on building strategic sales initiatives, and collaborating with partners and customers to help streamline security processes, meet compliance and protect security posture for SMB’s and Enterprises customers. Cathy’s passionate about Cybersecurity and delivering unexpected value and empowering others to accomplish their technology goals.

Cathy holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a Marketing Concentration and has over 20 years of direct and channel sales experience working within the forefront of Cybersecurity at successful early start-ups including McAfee, PestPatrol and ESET. As one of the first sales reps at McAfee, Cathy went through 10 technology acquisitions where she launched a host of network security solutions.  Through an acquisition of PestPatrol by CA Technologies, she worked within CA’s  eTrust Enterprise Security Sales Team as Business Develop Director, evangelizing security technology within the team and with enterprise clients. At ESET, she launched the Strategic Accounts Channel/National Sales Team where she was instrumental in driving growth for one of the fastest growing areas within the company. At Panda Security, Cathy took part in the launch of a new Next Generation (EDR) Endpoint Detection and Response solution and she continues to specialize in driving awareness of the value of NextGen endpoint protection. With Blue Karma Security’s broad security offering, Cathy continues to work with top security partners to learn about the latest and greatest technology offerings available to help CISO’s and IT Professionals manage the increasingly complex Cybersecurity landscape.

Outside of work, Cathy enjoys boating, nature, and world travel.

Stephen Johnson VP of Sales | State, Local Government & Education

As the Regional Account Manager of Sales, State Local Government & Education (SLED), Stephen has been instrumental in supporting Blue Karma Security’s Corporate and Public Sector clients, since joining the company in 2013. His industry expertise has helped grow the company, backed by strong relationships made with SLED and Federal Government agencies including the U.S. Army.

Stephen has a Bachelor of Science in Business degree with concentration on the Public Sector.

Alex Mednick Technical Sales Engineer

Alex Mednick is a seasoned IT Professional with 30 years expertise in Security, Operating Systems, Cloud Solutions, Virtualization, and Applications focusing on companies in Cloud, Energy, and Internet of Things to protect their data. Alex has over 30 years experience in QA, Strategic Marketing, Sales and Technical Support roles in a variety of well known computer companies including Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Epson, Tibco, and Tumbleweed Communications.

Alex has B.S. Degrees from UC Davis in Environmental Planning and from California State University, Hayward in Computer Science.