Appthority’s mission is to identify, expose, and eliminate mobile risk to the enterprise. We keep security teams informed, employees productive and enterprise data private and secure.
Appthority is a pioneer in enterprise mobile security and the leader in the Mobile Threat Defense category. The company’s comprehensive Mobile Threat Protection (MTP) solution helps customers keep their data private and secure from mobile device, app and network threats.
More Fortune 1000 companies trust Appthority to secure their enterprises from mobile threats because Appthority delivers best-in-class mobile threat protection and unparalleled enterprise visibility and control of mobile risks. With Appthority, security teams are informed, employees are productive and enterprise data is kept private and secure.
- Founded in 2011
- Located at 535 Mission Street, 14th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
- Raised over $25M in venture funding from USVP, Venrock, Trident Capital Cybersecurity and others
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Anne is an entrepreneur and cybersecurity industry veteran known for scaling emerging enterprise SaaS companies through high growth stages to become businesses that endure. Before becoming CEO of Appthority, Anne served as CEO of BrightPoint Security, Xora, Solidcore, Tablus, and MailFrontier. Anne founded one of the first SaaS companies, Buzzsaw, and held executive leadership positions at VeriSign, Autodesk and Bain.
She is a dynamic leader with a unique blend of strategic vision, creativity, excellent execution ability, and extraordinary team building skills. Anne founded the nonprofit, DeathWise, and is an active community builder. Anne serves on multiple boards including Schramsberg Vineyards and spends her free time mentoring young people, especially women, in the tech industry.
Anne holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford Univiersity and an MBA with distinction from Harvard University.
Domingo Guerra, Appthority’s president, cofounded the company in 2011 to help the enterprise solve new security challenges in an increasingly mobile world. He is part of Appthority’s Enterprise Mobile Threat Team, where he specializes in identifying mobile app risks and behavior trends, and advising the enterprise of the business risk associated with data breaches, losses and leakage tied to today’s dynamic workforce.
Domingo has been cited as an expert on enterprise mobile security risks including app and device threats, permissions, malware, hacking, and many other cybersecurity topics in key media outlets such as CNBC, Fast Company, Forbes, SC Magazine, TechRepublic, The Guardian, and more.
Domingo has been a featured speaker at numerous security and mobility conferences, including B-Sides, MacWorld, IT Expo, AppsWorld, Cyber Security Industry Group, AirWatch Connect, and MobileIron’s Mobile First Conference. He has also appeared on CBS, CNBC, NBC, and Fox News as a trusted source on topics pertaining to mobile app risk management and data security.
Domingo currently hold six patents for various technologies, including four specific to Appthority’s mobile app security. His Appthority patents, which he shares with his co-founders, cover:
- Quantifying the risks of applications for mobile devices
- In-line filtering of insecure or unwanted mobile device software components or communications
- Off-device anti-malware protection for mobile devices
- Techniques for off-device anti-malware protection for mobile devices are disclosed.
- Application malware filtering for advertising networks
- Techniques for providing systems and processes for detecting malicious ad content distributed by advertising networks and automatic determination of ad content is association with a malicious app.
He holds a BS from The University of Texas at Austin, an MS from Stanford University, and an MBA from Santa Clara University.
Kevin Watkins most recently served as a Research Architect at McAfee Labs. His research focus has been on automation of content to regulatory frameworks, VoIP content compliance (to which he works with working groups to define VoIP security standards), and designing research tools for mobile malware. At McAfee he was considered the mobile expert and is often called upon for analysis, media interviews, and to speak at industry conferences.
Kevin has served in the security industry for over ten years and designed security software used by many Fortune 100 companies and government agencies. In his free time, you can find him snowboarding in Lake Tahoe, mountain biking in the Presidio and Marin headlands, or wondering why San Francisco summers are so cold.
As a senior product and marketing executive, Michael brings over twenty-five years of technology industry leadership experience to Appthority. Over the last decade, Michael has focused on building and successfully exiting several cloud infrastructure and B2B software businesses including Cloudscaling, Redmojo, and Ejasent.
Earlier in his career, Michael held senior product, marketing, and business management roles at various companies including Documentum, Relevance Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Macromedia, and Apple.
As an active advisor and investor, Michael has made numerous strategic contributions to a variety of early stage companies, founding entrepreneurs, and venture investment funds.
Michael holds a B.A. in Business & Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Jill Richards is an award-winning marketer with a proven track record of success growing dynamic technology startups. She has focused her career on creating strategic, marketing and sales advantages for internet, big data and mobile companies.
Most recently, Jill served as Chief Marketing Officer at Stitch Labs, a leader in multi-channel commerce data, where she headed marketing and launched the communications, demand generation and product marketing functions. Prior to Stitch Labs, Jill was Chief Marketing Officer at Terracotta, an in-memory big data innovator, where she led global communications, product, partner and field marketing.
Jill also founded boutique strategy and marketing consultancy Gray Wolf Partners where she advised start-ups as well as enterprise clients including SAP, Wells Fargo, eBay, and Cisco. And, she served as Vice President of Marketing at Visto Corporation (now Good Powered by BlackBerry) and directed member acquisition and product marketing at Netscape Communications and America Online.
Jill holds a BA in International Relations from Pomona College and an MBA from The Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Vasilis serves as Appthority’s Chief Scientist focused on continuous advancements in mobile security for our enterprise customers. Prior to joining Appthority, Vasilis worked with Microsoft, Google, Bell Labs and SRI. His research has focused on the field of systems and network security. Results from his work have been published in top-tier conferences in the field (including IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium and USENIX Security Symposium) and sparked interest in the research community. He has received awards for his research from Microsoft, Kaspersky and AT&T.
Vasilis holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from the University of Crete, Greece and a PhD in Computer Science from Columbia University.
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