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Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Rajeev is the Founder and CEO of SecondWrite, a Professor at the University of Maryland, and a pioneer in binary rewriting technology. He founded the company and led it through, building the product, developing the key technologies behind SecondWrite including evasive malware detection and machine learning, and raising money.Learn More

Founder and CEO

Vice President of Business Strategy and Sales

Alpana Das Barua is the Vice President of Business Strategy and Sales at SecondWrite.  She has 8+ years of experience in business analysis, software development, and web development. Her strengths include 6+ years of experience in communication with stakeholders such as customers, management, and developers to align strategy with business goals and available technology resources. Updated skills with Masters degree at Harvard University in Information Management Systems (2014-2017).She has been involved with Secondwrite since its inception and has been a close advisor to the founder and CEO throughout. She joined SecondWrite full time in November 2018.

 

Vice President of Business Strategy and Sales

Chief Operating Officer

Paul Talamo is an entrepreneur with twelve years of experience in the cyber security industry. He has been a founder or principal employee at three product-focused cyber startups, and an employee at two classified national intelligence organizations. He has participated in the acquisition process on four occasions, twice representing the acquirer and twice as the acquiree. Paul has six years of executive experience, including four years as VP of Products or Product owner, and two years in other senior roles. He has participated in customer relationship management and sales strategy for three products.

Chief Operating Officer

Co-founder and Chief of Product Development

Aparna Kotha has over six years of experience as a startup manager and entrepreneur in the cyber-security space. She is a founding member of SecondWrite and has led its product development from the early days. She manages customer on-boarding & support at SecondWrite. She has also showcased the SecondWrite product at various technology conferences and trade-shows. Aparna has over ten years of experience in binary rewriting, program analysis, compilers and algorithms. Prior to SecondWrite, she received a PhD from University of Maryland(UMD), College Park in Spring 2013. She has authored over 14 papers and 4 patents.

Co-founder and Chief of Product Development

Advisory Board

Advisor

Ron Gula is the Co-founder and President of Gula Tech Adventures, an investment firm. Previously, he was the founder and chairman of Tenable Networks Security, one of the largest network security companies in the world. He was co-named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for defense and security.

Advisor

Advisor

Madhav Sonthalia is the founder and board member of New Era Analytics. Previously he was the Chief Technology Officer of CyberSponse, Inc. a Cyber Security Incident Response company. Prior to CyberSponse, he led the Product Development and Engineering organization for iSight Partners which was acquired by Fireeye.

Advisor

Vatsal Sonecha is the Vice President of Business Development at Synopsys Inc. Previously he was the SVP of Strategy & Business Development at Armor Defense, VP of Business Development at Tenable Network Security and VP of Product Management & Business Development at TriCipher.

Advisor

Srinivas Mantripragada is the Vice President of Engineering at AnalyticsMD and a venture advisor to several VC firms in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, he was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Foundation Capital, Director of Advanced technology at Determina, an innovative cybersecurity firm which was acquired by VMWare and Chief Architect at Barracuda networks.

Advisor

Scott Sanders is the President and CEO of Prosim Advisory, a consulting firm that provides strategic advice to private equity, venture capital firms, and CEOs of early-stage companies. Prior to that, Scott was SVP/GM of Verisign’s security business, as well as head of strategy for the company.

Advisor

Advisor

Rajesh Radhakrishnan is the Chief Revenue Officer at GlobalLogic, a fast growing, full life-cycle product engineering services company, with over 8,000 employees. Formerly, he was Vice President of Application and BPO services for the Americas at Hewlett-Packard.