About Pindrop Security
Pindrop Security provides solutions to protect enterprise call centers and phone users. Pindrop’s solution combines authentication and anti-fraud detection technology to verify legitimate callers while detecting malicious callers. Pindrop’s unique Acoustic Fingerprinting™ technology is the first of its kind to analyze and fingerprint individual phone calls, providing the caller’s true location and calling device and matching them to Pindrop’s CallDNA™ fraud database. Named SC Magazine 2013 Rookie Security Company of the Year, a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Enterprise Unified Communications and Network Services for 2012 and one of the 10 Most Innovative Companies at the 2012 RSA conference, Pindrop Security’s solutions restore enterprises’ confidence in the security of phone-based transactions.
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The Pindrop Team
Vijay A. Balasubramaniyan
CEO, CTO and Co-Founder
Vijay Balasubramaniyan holds patents in VoIP security and scalability and he frequently speaks on phone fraud threats at technical conferences, including CCS and ICDCS. Vijay was recently recognized by the MIT Technology Review in it’s annual Innovators Under 35 list as an outstanding inventor. Vijay has held various engineering and research roles with Google, Siemens, IBM Research, and Intel. He earned a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology. His PhD thesis was on telecommunications security.
Dr. Paul Judge
Prior to creating Pindrop Security Dr. Paul Judge was founder and CTO at Purewire which was acquired by Barracuda Networks where he serves as Chief Research Officer. He previously was CTO of CipherTrust for 5 years leading to its acquisition by Secure Computing where he then served as CTO and VP. He heads Judge Ventures, an investment firm. Judge Ventures focuses on opportunities in making the Internet safe, useful, and entertaining. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.
Dr. Mustaque Ahamad
Chief Scientist and Co-Founder
Dr. Mustaque Ahamad recently stepped down as the director of the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) after 8 years of service. His research has been funded by NSF, DARPA and numerous information technology and security companies and he has participated in events including the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, the FTC Robocall Summit and the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group. Mustaque earned a PhD in Computer Science from State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1985.
Matt Anthony served as Director of Marketing at Dell, which acquired SecureWorks in 2011. Matt spent 5 years at SecureWorks as Vice President of Marketing, where he managed a variety of functions, including product and segment marketing, demand generation, event and interactive marketing. Prior to SecureWorks, Matt was Director of Marketing at CipherTrust for 5 years. Matt began his career at Dell Computer.
VP Global Sales and Business Development
Michael Hughes has 25 years of experience in technology sales with a strong focus on fraud and risk management solutions at HNC Software, SAS, ID Analytics, and BasePoint Analytics/CoreLogic. Hughes started his career in banking and credit cards where he managed credit risk, fraud strategy and analytics. Hughes earned a B.S. in Management Science and Operations Research from Philadelphia University. At Pindrop, Michael will be responsible for sales and channel partners worldwide.
Lamar Willis most recently served as Director of Engineering, Cloud Services at Barracuda Networks. Lamar joined Barracuda as part of the acquisition of Purewire, where he served as VP of Engineering. Lamar was responsible for all aspects of product strategy, development and support. Prior to Purewire, Lamar held engineering positions at Secure Computing, CipherTrust and Spectrum Software. For the first 13 years of his career Lamar held a variety of technical positions at AT&T, including the renowned Bell Labs division.