Co-founder, Song Foundation
An innovator and leading voice in cybersecurity, Dug Song is co-founder of the Song Foundation and former co-founder and CEO of Duo Security, Michigan’s first tech unicorn and largest venture-backed acquisition, which sold to Cisco in 2008 for $2.35 billion. As a founder and funder, Song is a champion for growing community wealth - economic, social, cultural, and environmental - to build a more just and inclusive future for all.
Song is heavily involved in the global startup community and fostering entrepreneurship in Michigan as an active investor, advisor, and board member. He is co-founder of the Michigan Founders Fund, helping entrepreneurs turn business success into positive community impact, and serves on the boards of the Detroit Regional Chamber and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, with a focus on racial justice and economic equity.
In 2020, Song and his wife started the Song Foundation to invest in innovative people and organizations to improve the quality of life for all in Southeast Michigan. He also serves on the advisory board of Venture for America in Detroit.