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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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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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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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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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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Florin Talpes, Bitdefender

Thriving in Troubled Times Most people would say they prefer an untroubled life. But for Florin Talpes, founder and CEO of Bitdefender, it was trouble that created great opportunities. In fact, if it had not been for hardship in his native Romania where a 1989 revolution toppled the Ceaușescu government, disrupted his life and caused…

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Etay Bogner, CEO, Meta Networks

Perhaps the best way to describe Etay Bogner in two words is “serial entrepreneur.” To date, Bogner has founded four technology companies, and he believes his latest venture, Meta Networks, is poised to revolutionize networking and the software-defined perimeter. Bogner began his career as a programmer and team leader for various technology companies while he…

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Ellison Anne Williams, Enveil

Self-proclaimed “Southern girl” Ellison Anne Williams acknowledges that she is a math and computer science geek. She attended universities in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina, where she earned separate Masters degrees in Computer Science and in Mathematics, as well as a Doctorate in Mathematics. But the high tech field wasn’t her original plan. “I…

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Ebba Blitz, CEO, AlertSec

For Ebba Blitz, CEO of encryption service company AlertSec, running a technology company is not much different from her sailing across the Atlantic in 2000, when she didn’t see land for 16 days after leaving the harbor. “I remember preparing for the journey, and then throwing away the ropes as I set sail, moving further from land until I had…

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David Enga, Co-founder and CEO of Craxel

At a time when most boys were riding bikes and playing sandlot sports, David Enga was already on his way to becoming a technology innovator. “My background is actually very technical,” says Enga. “I started writing software when I was about 10 years old. When I was in elementary school in the early 1980’s, my…

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