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You be the hero this time

You just need the right tools

There’s a cloud security hero in all of us. There has to be, because there aren’t enough “experts” in the world to secure everyone’s cloud. Permiso lets the team you have be the heroes you need. And secure your cloud like the experts who aren’t coming anyway.

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Pop the cloud open, Look inside

OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to simplify cloud security so technology and security professionals can secure the cloud like an expert.

OUR VISION

Users of every skill level have intelligence that’s accessible, actionable, and explorable because we have more information on cloud adversaries and tactics than anyone, and we made it usable by everyone.

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Cloud heroes made daily

ACV
Nutanix
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Modern Health
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We get flooded with alerts from other security solutions. Alerts from Permiso bring attention to the things that truly matter.

Nathan Norton
Nathan Norton, Senior Staff Security Engineer at Modern Health, a Permiso customer
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Identity is the silver bullet in the cloud. If you don’t get it right, you’re dead!

Jason Chan
Jason Chan, Former VP of Information Security at Netflix
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Permiso unlocks unique visibility into my cloud infrastructure environment that I currently don’t get from a CSPM or SIEM.

Erik Bataller
Erik Bataller, VP of Security at ACV Auctions, a Permiso customer
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Permiso provides our team with visibility and detection into our public cloud environment that isn't covered by our CSPM and SIEM today.

Sebastian Goodwin
Sebastian Goodwin, CISO at Nutanix, a Permiso customer

With great cloud security comes great taste

Jason Martin

Jason Martin

Co-Founder, Co-CEO

25+ years in cybersecurity. Conference organizer (Shakacon), author, investor, and recovering public security company executive (EVP, Products & Engineering FireEye/Mandiant).

My favorite dessert is any and all combinations of coffee and chocolate. I enjoy coffee in my chocolate and chocolate in my coffee.

Paul Nguyen

Paul Nguyen

Co-Founder, Co-CEO

25+ years in security from white hat hacker at @stake (Symantec) and Neohapsis (Cisco) to godfather of Security Orchestration with Invotas (FireEye). Recovering public security company exec (SVP of Product Strategy and Product Management).

My favorite dessert is Rita’s Gelatis and it puts all other desserts on this list to shame.

Phani Modali

Phani Modali

Co-Founder, SVP of Engineering

25+ years in Product Development, Network security, cloud security, Life student and Coach, Astrologer

My favorite dessert is Mysore Pak. (The authentic crispy one, not the soft one).

Ian Ahl

Ian Ahl

SVP of Threat Research

20+ years of experience starting in the USMC, 8 Years Mandiant IR and Advanced Practices: tracking, detecting, and responding to nation state threat actors.

My favorite dessert is warm dark chocolate brownies with vanilla ice cream and some chocolate drizzle!

Thelma Picardo

Thelma Picardo

Director of Operations, India

30+ years experience managing office operations, legal & compliance and incorporating new companies in India.

My favorite dessert is a velvety warm Payasam (Coconut milk cooked with jaggery, ground rice and a pinch of cardamom and another of my favourite is Crème caramel.

Sanjeev Williams

Sanjeev Williams

VP of Product Management

Product leader with experience launching game-changing products, building customer-centric teams and scaling organizations of all sizes. Former Arctic Wolf, FireEye, Invotas. Most recently oversaw all CloudSec products at Rapid7.

My favorite dessert are Buckeyes and Rainbow Cookies. Anything with Dark Chocolate.

Jared Elder

Jared Elder

VP of Marketing

20+ years in early stage SaaS startups with 10+ years in cyber security. Growth focused go-to-market leader with deep experience in demand generation and sales development.

My favorite dessert is lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed nec laoreet ante, sagittis lobortis est.

Silvio Pappalardo

Silvio Pappalardo

VP of Sales

30 years of combined global experience in executive leadership, sales management, cybersecurity sales, and US federal law enforcement as a Special Agent. Former QuintessenceLabs (CRO), Absolute Software (VP Strategic, Federal & NetMotion Americas), FireEye, Invotas (VP Sales & Marketing), RSA/NetWitness

My favorite dessert is cannoli’s from Carlo’s Bake Shop in Hoboken, NJ - NOTHING else even comes close.

Tobin Sears

Tobin Sears

VP of Sales Engineering

20+ years in cybersecurity. Focused on delivering value to customers through the application of emergent and differentiated technologies.

My favorite dessert are eclairs. Not the whip cream filled. Must have custard and must be from France!

Randall Hettinger

Randall Hettinger

Director of BDR Team

Cybersecurity expert with experience delivering solutions for network, identity & access management, endpoint, and data security to organizations of all sizes. Dedicated to helping protect their cloud environments and ensure uninterrupted operations.

My favorite dessert is lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed nec laoreet ante, sagittis lobortis est.

Michael Ferrari

Michael Ferrari

Regional Sales Manager, West

I am a Bay Area native with a passion for closing deals at cyber security startups. I love the early stage feel that a company has, where it’s us against the world and every product update, event, deal, hire feels so consequential. I attended the University of Oregon (Go Ducks), and in my spare time, you can find me hiking, gaming, watching sports, playing pickleball, enjoying docs/movies, or prospecting ;)

My favorite dessert is Key Lime Pie

Milan Gavran

Milan Gavran

Regional Sales Manager, Central

20+ years of successful enterprise cybersecurity sales. A native of Chicago I enjoy working with my partners, colleagues, friends and previous customers to help solve relevant problems with unique technologies. Happily married for 29 years + two college-grad kids just starting their careers.

Not a fan of dessert as I usually eat too much during the meal!

Danielle Gagnon

Danielle Gagnon

Regional Sales Manager, East

I help information technology companies build trusted relationships with enterprise companies, and drive revenue; my focus is Security. Starting out at Cisco Systems, I have been an integral part of the teams at Symantec, Quantum, IBM, FireEye and Ermetic.

My favorite dessert is gelato.

Andrew Shu

Andrew Shu

Director of Engineering

15 years experience spanning networking, security, ecommerce, CPQ, manufacturing order management. Enjoys EVERY aspect of tech: fullstack, devops, UX, tooling, Agile, mentoring, support, and (insert buzzword).

My favorite desserts in San Francisco are: cheesecake from Stella Pastry, and Kunefe (imagine a cheesy baklava) at Tuba.

Wei Quan

Wei Quan

Principal Engineer

10+ years software development experience in information security industry.

My favorite desserts are any made with sticky rice, such as zongzi (sticky rice with meat and salted egg yolk), or sticky rice with mango.

Thomas Kurty

Thomas Kurty

Staff Software Engineer

8 years of software development experience in a variety of languages and frameworks, designing everything from low-level drivers and controls to cloud infrastructure and security.

My favorite dessert is affogato, the perfectly indulgent combination of coffee and cream.

Charan Theja Sunkara

Charan Theja Sunkara

Senior Manager of Engineering

14+ years in crafting software products with full stack engineering skills. Architect and Engineering leader

My favorite dessert is Carrot Halwa. This is the only way I will eat carrots.

Bhargav Garimella

Bhargav Garimella

Senior Software Engineer

5 years of experience in building security products.

My favorite dessert is Gulab Jamun, I love them more than Amol does.

Nihar Patel

Nihar Patel

Senior Software Engineer

5 years of introducing silly bugs in mostly the frontend of web apps ranging from HR management, finance and security.

My favorite dessert is Adadiya. It tastes sweet and spicy, and is made of black gram, ghee and nuts. Don’t think it’s a dessert though, you’d normally eat it in the morning in winter, but it’s sweet so it counts.

Mayank Singh

Mayank Singh

Senior Software Engineer

More than 6 years of multi domain experience as a Front End developer in companies like Amdocs, FireEye and Amazon, having deep interest in software as well as hardware technologies. Gadgets and Video game lover.

My favorite dessert ever is RasMalai. Keep them coming…

Xavier Chemla

Xavier Chemla

Software Engineer

9 years experience as a devops and full stack engineer across network security and IT

My favorite dessert is la foret noire.

Jalem Gosal

Jalem Gosal

Software Engineer

BCS from the University of Waterloo with ~4 years of full-stack experience spanning fintech, ad-tech, networking, and now security

My favorite dessert is strawberry or raspberry cheesecake (or both).

Nosheen Pathan

Nosheen Pathan

Senior Software Engineer

7 years of work experience mostly in frontend.

There are many desserts I like, but Rasmalai can be on the top :)

Mallikarjuna Yaddala

Mallikarjuna Yaddala

Staff Software Engineer

14 years veteran in full-stack engineering, specializing in backend development, adept problem-solving, and technology-driven design, development, and deployment automation for scalable solutions.

My favorite dessert is Adhirasam, beloved during festivals like Diwali and Sankranti, are deep-fried sweet cakes crafted from rice flour, jaggery, and aromatic cardamom.

Pawan Patel

Pawan Patel

Senior Software Engineer

8+ years of experience as backend developer across gaming and logistics industries.

My favorite dessert is Gulab Jamun.

Enrique Santeliz

Enrique Santeliz

Software Engineer

~6 years of experience, you’ll find me usually in the backend, doing servers and infra. I’m also great at introducing bugs in the frontend (also in the backend.)

My favorite dessert is Strawberry cheesecake (always).

Ardit Zubaku

Ardit Zubaku

Associate Software Engineer

Computer Engineering graduate specializing in backend development, driven by a passion for technology and a relentless pursuit of knowledge to enhance engineering prowess and drive innovation in software development.

My favorite dessert is chocolate ice cream.

Zana

Zana Guda

Associate Software Engineer

Graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a passion for software creation, specializing in frontend development.

My favorite dessert is Magnum Ice Cream Stick Double Mulberry & Blackberry.

Melisa Alaj

Melisa Alaj

Associate Software Engineer

Computer Engineering graduate with a passion for technology, focused on backend development. Committed to innovation and efficiency in software engineering, and always eager to learn.

My favorite dessert is chocolate chip cookies or baklava.

Wilma Miranda

Wilma Miranda

UX Team Lead

20+ years experience in UX and web design for various B2B and B2C industries.

My favorite dessert is anything matcha flavored, or carrot cake

Rachel Sobrepeña

Rachel Sobrepeña

UX Designer

MS in HCI and 10+ years experience in marketing and operations.

My favorite dessert is Cheesecake Brownies, but I will accept cheesecake or brownies.

Amol Dharmadhikari

Amol Dharmadhikari

UX Designer

15 years of experience in UX and UI design, solving problems related to the user experience on the web and on mobile devices. Working knowledge of a wide range of domains.

My favorite dessert is Gulab Jamun, they are delicious and delightful.

Miguel Soares

Miguel Soares

UX Designer

Experienced UX Designer passionate about accessible design, design systems, and crafting user-centric interfaces. MSc in Multimedia—Interactive systems and digital games specialization.

My favorite dessert is red velvet cake.

Daniel Bohannon

Daniel Bohannon

Principal Threat Researcher

UGA B.S. CompSci, Georgia Tech M.S. InfoSec, 13+ years IR & researcher roles including Mandiant Advanced Practices Team & Microsoft, OpenSource tool developer (e.g. Invoke-Obfuscation)

My favorite dessert is a lavender latte - to be enjoyed during or between any meal of the day

Andrew Kraut

Andrew Kraut

Senior Threat Researcher

Proudly a generalist, Andy has turned his hand at a wide swath of security industry focuses on both the offensive and defensive sides over the last 25 years. When he’s not breaking systems and questioning assumptions, you can find him suspiciously connecting his laptop to things, pushing buttons that say “Do not press,” biking mountains, and climbing rocks.

My favorite dessert is chocolate marshmallow churro fries (from Award Weiners at Disney’s California Adventure).

Nathan Eades

Nathan Eades

Senior Threat Researcher

RMU B.S. CIS, RMU M.S. InfoSec, 8+ years in IT with roles in software development, cybersecurity consulting, data loss prevention, threat detection and threat research

I cannot insult the other desserts by choosing one.

Bleon Proko

Bleon Proko

Threat Researcher

4 years on IT and cyber security working in Telecommunication, MSP, and Bank.

I tend to not eat sweets, but if I had to choose, trilece.

Guido Besomi

Guido Besomi

Data Scientist

I’m a mathematical engineer from Universidad de Chile. When I started my data science journey I was a mathematician more than anything else, after 6 years of working on applied problems I’m proud to say I’ve earned the “engineering” part of my degree.

My favorite dessert is crème brûlée.

Andi Ahmeti

Andi Ahmeti

Associate Threat Researcher

Experienced Computer Engineering senior student with a 6-month internship as a Security Engineer. Passionate about cybersecurity and skilled in software development, hardware design, and system architecture.

My favorite dessert is trileçe.

Abian Morina

Abian Morina

Associate Threat Researcher

Computer Science and Engineering student specializing in Information Security and Assurance. 1+ year of experience as a Penetration Tester/Bounty Hunter.

My favorite dessert is baklava.

Mela Elezaj

Mela Elezaj

Associate Threat Researcher

Business Informatics second year university student. Cybersecurity, research skills and database exploring.

My favorite dessert is brownies.

Enisa

Enisa Hoxhaxhiku

Associate Threat Researcher

Highly motivated and proactive Computer Science and Engineering student deeply passionate about Information Security and Cybersecurity. Interned in Information Security, actively engaging in red team and blue team activities. Possesses a strong analytical mindset and attention to detail.

My favorite dessert is chocolate cheesecake.

Art Ukshini

Art Ukshini

Associate Threat Researcher

Experienced Cyber Security Engineer with a background in Computer Engineering studies. Highly passionate on Offensive Security & with a strategic approach on Defensive Security & Threat Research.

My favorite dessert is papaku espresso

Dredhza Braina

Dredhza Braina

Associate Threat Researcher

Computer engineering graduate with experience as a Software Engineer and DevSecOps Engineer/SRE. Focused on threat research and deeply dedicated to cybersecurity.

My favorite dessert is dark chocolate cupcakes.

Ela Dogjani

Ela Dogjani

Threat Research Intern

Senior Software Engineering student at Canadian Institute of Technology, Albania. Began tech journey at 14 with STEM trainings. Now exploring security, excited for Permiso internship.

My favorite dessert is tiramisu.

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