At Threat.Technology we track over 100,000 infosec, cyber security, military and cyber startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top India based CTO’ operating in the Security space. If you think a CTO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder & CTO of Cyware
Akshat is the pioneer behind Cyware’s revolutionary technology based product platforms. A thought leader and a creative thinker, Akshat has immense expertise in bringing business strategy, operations and technology together. At Cyware, he has greatly influenced teams in bringing innovative products to reality. His success mantra: sustainability & feasibility in the long-term. Before Cyware, Akshat served as the Director of Programs at Oracle and was key to facilitating cloud ventures for Oracle Enterprise Manager. His earlier role at Adobe also shaped the company’s core products grow to a substantial scale.
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About Cyware: Cyware Labs provides cyber fusion solutions to help businesses detect and stop cyberattacks.
Co-Founder & CTO of ideaForge
Ashish Bhat is co-founder and CTO at ideaForge. Ashish earned his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Bombay. He has worked on several technical projects and won numerous competitions while at IIT-Bombay. He has an undying passion for making simpler and better products.
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About ideaForge: ideaForge is an Indian company engaged in the development of unmanned aerial systems.
Founder & CTO of ideaForge
Rahul Singh is co-Founder and CTO at ideaForge. Rahul earned his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT-Bombay. He has implemented several technical projects and held numerous positions of responsibility for various student organizations such the Innovation Cell, at IIT-Bombay. He has a passion for creating products that exceed customer’s expectations.
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About ideaForge: ideaForge is an Indian company engaged in the development of unmanned aerial systems.
CTO & Founder of Smokescreen Technologies
As a digital forensics professional, Raviraj has investigated some of the nation’s most high-profile cyber-security incidents. He has also previously developed patent-pending technologies in the field of stealth malware detection.
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About Smokescreen Technologies: Smokescreen Technologies are create the next generation of cyber-security detection and response systems.
Chief Technology Officer, Regional : EMEA & APJ of ForeScout Technologies
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About ForeScout Technologies: ForeScout Technologies provides enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of devices.
Founder – CTO of CloudSEK
Rahul has over 7 years of experience in security, research and product development. Prior to founding Cloudsek he was a Sr Engineer at Citrix where he held the responsibility of making citrix products hack proof.
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About CloudSEK: Cloudsek is an Infosec Risk assessment company which provides intelligence needed to tackle online threats.
Founder and CTO of Seclore
Abhijit Tannu is Founder and CTO, building innovative products and applications for enterprise security. A technology architect at heart and an entrepreneur by his calling, he was also the Founder, Director & CTO at Herald Logic, the company he set up along with Vishal Gupta and others. In the past decade, Herald Logic has become a leading name in optimizing Sales Force and Channel effectiveness for Financial and Pharmaceutical companies. In his 15-year experience, of which 8 have been as Head of Technology and Product Management, Abhijit has managed large turnkey projects, design & development and quality assurance, besides driving technology and innovations. In earlier positions, at Patni Computer Systems, Abhijit managed some of the largest projects and was involved in all aspects of delivery. He has also worked at Larsen & Toubro handling large turnkey projects. Abhijit is an inventor of a technology product – IntelliPush – which is a rule-based engine which collects data from various sources, analyses it and performs actions as previously defined by the user. Abhijit holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur.
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About Seclore: Seclore provides enterprise digital rights management solution that enables organizations to control the usage of files wherever they go.
Co-Founder & CTO of CoreStack Inc
Sabapathy Arumugam is a Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at CoreStack.
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About CoreStack Inc: CoreStack delivers continuous and autonomous cloud governance for enterprises.
Co-Founder & CTO of ProjectDiscovery
Sandeep Singh IS THE Co-Founder and CTO at ProjectDiscovery.
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About ProjectDiscovery: ProjectDiscovery is a remote-first open-source software company simplifying security operations for hackers and developers.
CTO and Co-Founder of Ontic
Gagan Jain is working as CTO and Co-Founder at Ontic.
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About Ontic: We believe businesses around the world can be safer by serving intelligence to those who protect.
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Strobes
Akhil Reni is the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at STROBES.
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About Strobes, We Secure App: SaaS based vulnerability management platform
CTO of Axxera
Bhaskar R. Sayyaparaju joined Axxera in November, 2011. As Chief Technology Officer. He brings in several years of experience in Information Technology and has experience working at publicly traded companies. Previously Bhaskar was President – International Business of Sify Technologies Ltd. Bhaskar joined Sify in August 2006 as Chief Technology Officer. He brings with him many years of experience, including leadership in technology roles with companies such as Cidco and Handspring in the US. His last position was General Manager of ServerEngines (India) Private Ltd after being the Director of Information Systems at Nvidia Corporation at Santa Clara, California, USA. Bhaskar is an M.S in Computer Science with a track record of IT leadership in the United States, with broad experience across infrastructure operations, network management, process development, application development/deployment, database management, website operations, desktop support operations and data center management. Mr. Bhaskar has an M.S in Computer Science from Alabama A&M University.
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About Axxera, IndiKrew: Axxera’s proprietary technology platform provides a fully scalable and extensible monitoring and protection solution.
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer of InstaSafe
Biju has a decade of experience in network security automation, performance, technical pre-sales and support. Biju has worked from Tasman Networks, Nortel to Radware. Later, he was at Pravegha Automation as the Delivery Manager. In his last role, Biju was the Director of GapBridge, a finishing school to bridge the gap between corporate and colleges. Biju holds an BE (Information Science) from Bangalore University.
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About InstaSafe, SafeHats: InstaSafe is a next gen cloud based security solutions provider that caters to security needs of virtual teams and distributed workforces
CTO of 42Gears Mobility Systems
Prakash Gupta is responsible for all technology and product development at 42Gears. With a total of over 10 years of experience, Prakash was involved in building market leading mobile computing solutions at Motorola. Prakash holds a Electronics and Communication degree from IT-BHU and has also published 3 US patents on his name.
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About 42Gears Mobility Systems: 42Gears is a mobile device management and mobile productivity enhancing solutions.
Chief Technology Officer of Lakeba Group Pty Ltd
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About Lakeba Group Pty Ltd, Quixxi: Lakeba Group is a privately held global venture catalyst firm.
Co-Founder & CTO of Vehant Technologies
In his current role as Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Anoop G Prabhu is responsible for aligning company’s technical competence with the emerging trends and futuristic technologies, Mr. Anoop founded Vehant after the successful stint at Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd (a technology startup in Israel) and IBM India Research Lab He holds the Masters & a Bachelors degree in Technology from Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Delhi
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About Vehant Technologies: Vehant Technologies pioneer in indigenously developed Physical Security, Surveillance and Traffic Monitoring Systems.
Co-Founder & CTO of VuNet Systems
Jithesh brings his expertise on product development and technology strategy. Previously at Infosys, Jithesh was involved in developing large scale software systems and network modelling. Has worked on other technologies ranging from Operating system design and Network Processor based systems designs. Extensively worked on security infrastructure including SSL, openSSH and PKI protocols.
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About VuNet Systems: VuNet Systems, built an advanced Big Data Analytics product to better manage the complex IT infrastructure of enterprises.
Chief Technology Officer of SDG Corporation (TruOps)
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About Bharat Mentors, SDG Corporation (TruOps): SDG is a technology company IT security and risk management consulting, solutions, and services.
Co-Founder & CTO of WiJungle
Co-Founder at HttpCart Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
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About JustPlan, WiJungle: WiJungle is a Unified Network Security Gateway that enables organizations to manage and secure their entire network through a single window.
Co-Founder & CTO of Citility
Pritam Ganguly is the Co-Founder and CTO at Citility.
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About Citility: Citility is a full stack Platform, one of its kind on LPWAN or LoRa to provide IOT deployment globally
CTO and Co-Founder of Silvan Innovation Labs
Ajay Gupta is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Silvan Innovation Labs.
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About Silvan Innovation Labs: Silvan is a technology company focused on providing automation solutions for homes, offices, and hotels.
Co-Founder & CTO of Seconize
Sashank Dara is the co-founder and CTO of Seconize.
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About Seconize: Seconize is a continuous and contextual cyber risk and compliance management platform.
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CTO & Co-Founder of Technisanct
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About Technisanct: Big Data and Cyber Security Startup
CTO of Xeliumtech Solutions
Vikram Salwan is the CTO of Xeliumtech Solutions.
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About Xeliumtech Solutions: Xeliumtech Solutions is an IT Company, delivering Web Development, Mobile App Development & Software Development Services across the globe.
Co-Founder and CTO of Securden
Kumaran Balan is the Co-Founder and CTO at Securden.
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About Securden: Securden is a Windows Privilege Management Software.
Co Founder and CTO of Sentropi
Mridul Pandey is Co Founder and CTO at Sentropi.
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About Sentropi: Sentropi is one of the professional serv
Principal Architect and CTO of Visitdesk
Abdur Rahman is the Principal Architect and CTO at Visitdesk.
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About Visitdesk: Visitor Manangement System Software
CTO & Co-founder of Bitgram
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About Bitgram: Bitgram is a data sovereignty and consumer data protection platform.
Founder and CTO of EasyM2M Technologies
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About EasyM2M Technologies: Easym2m is IOT hardware, software company in mobile healthcare, and safety, rescue, surveillance of underground miners.