Gina Mahin, Lynx CEO

Gina Mahin is a problem solver. It’s just part of her DNA. She puts that quality to work every day for the clients and partners of Lynx Technology Partners, where she is both CEO and role-model for her technical teams. Mahin explains the work at Lynx Technology Partners. “We are a cybersecurity and risk management…

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Ilan Barda, Founder and CEO, Radiflow

Ilan Barda is the founder and CEO of Radiflow, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for critical infrastructure networks (i.e. SCADA), such as power utilities, oil & gas, water and others. His current position perfectly blends his education in electronics and computer engineering with the cybersecurity experience that he honed while spending six years in…

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Kamal Shah, CEO, StackRox

Kamal Shah nostalgically remembers playing the Atari game Pong as a boy. It sparked his early passion for technology and set him on course towards a career in computing. His interest in gaming – and by extension, computers – led him to pursue computer science. “I was always intrigued by what you could achieve with computers,” he said.…

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Kevin Mitnick, CEO, Mitnick Security

Preceded by reputation Kevin Mitnick is perhaps best known as the hacker who made it to the FBI’s Most Wanted List for breaking into the computer systems of multiple government agencies and over 40 major corporations. Mitnick was a fugitive for four years, and after getting caught was put on trial and sentenced to five…

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Kumar Saurabh, CEO, LogicHub

Kumar Saurabh grew up in India and attained his undergraduate degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Around the time of his graduation, a professor from Columbia University reached out to Saurabh to see if he’d be interested in becoming a research assistant. “I looked at the research profile and was…

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Manish Kalia, CEO and co-founder, Orkus

My job is simple,” says Manish Kalia, co-founder and CEO of cloud cybersecurity firm Orkus. “I have to make sure that the organization is going in the right direction.” The not-so-simple part of the job, however, is defining and refining that long-term vision in an industry that is dynamic and ever-changing. It’s the constant evolution…

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Patrick Morley, CEO, Carbon Black

Carbon Black is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and that’s just where CEO Patrick Morely wants to be. He grew up in New England and has spent his entire career there, and although he has traveled quite a bit, he’s a New Englander at heart. Morley went to Providence College in Rhode Island to study math…

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Pravin Madhani, CEO, K2 Cyber Security

Scaling mountains It’s no coincidence that Pravin Madhani’s company K2 was named after the second-highest mountain in the world. “Imagine looking at a mountain from the base,” he says. “You are impressed by its sheer size but you also realize how daunting it is to climb it.” There is fear in your heart. “Will it…

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Rami Essaid, Distil Networks Co-founder

Distil Networks Co-founder and Chief Product and Strategy Officer Rami Essaid has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. His family immigrated to the United States from Syria when he was in second grade. He didn’t speak English so his new elementary school placed him in English as a Second Language courses. None of the other children…

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Ratinder Ahuja, CEO, ShieldX

It was in his birthplace in the mountains of Kashmir where Ratinder Ahuja began his journey to become a cybersecurity entrepreneur. Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX, a U.S.-based firm that specializes in cloud security, has a reputation for establishing tech startups that get acquired by big companies. His first venture, Internet Junction, attracted the interest of…

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