Endgame was started by executives from Internet Security Systems (ISS; acquired by IBM in 2006) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Endgame reportedly raised $29 million in venture funding in 2010 from Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), Columbia Capital, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). Fick has been an Operating Partner at BVP since 2011.
Fick will remain on CNAS's Board of Directors
The CNAS Board of Directors is leading the search for a new CEO. That effort is being chaired by Dr. Richard Danzig, Chairman of the CNAS Board of Directors.
As Think Tank Watch noted in an earlier post, CNAS got a new President in May 2012.