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Akitra delivers AI-powered, cloud-based compliance automation and cybersecurity solutions to provide a more integrated and efficient approach to safeguarding your organization's data and applications

Meet the Leadership

Naveen S. BishtFounder and CEO

Ravi Someshwar
VP of Engineering

Ravi has wide experience over the past 20+ years in scalable software and distributed systems development, in the fields of mobile applications, machine learning, enterprise software and security technology. He has built and managed efficient, geographically distributed engineering teams of up to 150 members across multiple countries. Ravi holds a BSEE from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi.

Gordon SmithChief Marketing Officer

As a veteran of five startups, Gordon is a serial entrepreneur, with 25 years of executive experience in marketing, sales and business development in networking, renewable energy and cybersecurity. He was a vice-president of Fat Spaniel Technologies, Orbital Data (acquired by Citrix), Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai), and Ukiah Software (acquired by Novell) as well as serving in a variety of marketing roles at 3Com and UB Networks. In his spare time, he is a volunteer naturalist at Ano Nuevo State Park and an adjunct faculty member in the Business Department at De Anza College. Gordon holds an MBA from York University and an Honours BA from the University of Toronto, both in Toronto, Canada.

Meet Our Investors

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We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join the Akitra family! Please contact us at careers@akitra.com to see what employment opportunities are available.
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