Meet the Team

We focus on tough universal problems that impact all of the world’s largest brands.

The team has over 100 years of combined cybersecurity experience at Cisco, Symantec, McAfee, Bell Labs, Open DNS, and Zing Box, specifically tackling these problems.

We can’t do it alone. To help us, we are backed by some of top cybersecurity investors in the Silicon Valley.

Team Members

Abhishek Dubey
Abhishek co-authored the book 'Android Security Attacks & Defenses' and has more than 13 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity. Prior to Bolster, Abhishek led machine learning and security research teams at Cisco. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Security from Carnegie Mellon University.

Abhishek Dubey

CEO
Dave Engel
Dave has a proven track record as a customer champion and go to market leader in cybersecurity, building teams and scaling operations that ensure customer success.

Dave Engel

CRO
Deb Radcliff
Deb has a extensive background as a cyber security journalist, analyst and business leader spans back to 1996 when she worked on a best-selling book about hacker-on-the-run, Kevin Mitnick. Since then, she’s won two Neal Awards for investigative business reporting (along with other awards) and has been recognized as a thought leader and industry analyst.

Deb Radcliff

Evangelist
Shashi Prakash
Shashi has extensive experience working at the intersection of cybersecurity and AI. Prior to Bolster, Shashi was security researcher at Cisco where he developed machine learning algorithms to catch billions of spam messages. He holds a Masters in CS from the Johns Hopkins University and Bachelors in EE from the Indian Institute of Technology.

Shashi Prakash

CTO
Jason Alafgani
Jason has led growth and marketing efforts across companies big and small. Prior to Bolster, he worked at Google and Mode.

Jason Alafgani

Director of Marketing
Jenny McNeice
Jenny is a cybersecurity veteran with over 6 years of experience working for OpenDNS and Cisco Cloud Security.

Jenny McNeice

Director of Customer Success

Investors

thomvest ventures
crosslink capital
ciif cyber mentor fund
rain capital

Board of Directors

Shashi Prakash

Shashi Prakash

CTO
Abhishek Dubey

Abhishek Dubey

CEO
Umesh Padval

Umesh Padval

Thomvest Ventures
Matt Bigge

Matt Bigge

Crosslink Capital

Board of Advisors

Mark Weatherford

Mark Weatherford

CISO, National Cybersecurity Center
Ravi Khatod

Ravi Khatod

Ex CEO, Agari
Dr. Dena Haritos Tsamitis

Dr. Dena Haritos Tsamitis

Director, Information Networking Institute at Carnegie Mellon University
Mark Weiner

Mark Weiner

CMO, Volterra
Dr. Paul Mockapetris

Dr. Paul Mockapetris

Inventor of DNS

Open Roles

Senior Backend Developer

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our core team. You will be responsible for building large scale backend infrastructure for data streaming, search and data analysis pipelines.

Senior Frontend Developer

Bolster is looking for highly motivated, quality-centric front-end engineers with deep end-to-end web application knowledge to design, develop and research technologies that sets the foundation for a new family of products from the ground up.

Senior Software Engineer

As a senior engineer in Full stack, you will be a technical leader who will be responsible for design, building high volume data ingestion software systems and services.

Software Architect

As a software architect, you will be responsible for the end-to-end design and development of the cloud services that multiple companies will use to protect their brand security.