About Us

Organizations that increasingly rely on APIs to power their businesses trust Cequence Security to deliver the most effective and adaptive defense against online fraud, business logic attacks, exploits and unintended data leakage, which enables them to remain resilient in today’s ever-changing business and threat landscape. Cequence is the only Web and API Protection Platform vendor that provides runtime API visibility, security risk monitoring, and patented behavioral fingerprinting technology to consistently detect and protect against ever evolving online attacks without the development and deployment friction associated with alternative offerings. Customers include F500 organizations across multiple vertical markets, and our solution has earned numerous industry accolades.

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Leadership

The leadership team brings a proven track record of successfully building and bringing feature-rich products to market.

Shreyans Mehta
Shreyans Mehta

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

Ameya Talwalkar
Ameya Talwalkar

Co-founder and Chief Product Officer

Larry Link
Larry Link

President & CEO

Daniel Weaver
Daniel Weaver

Vice President, Americas Sales

Subbu Iyer
Subbu Iyer

Vice President, Product Management

Mischa Travers
Mischa Travers

Chief Financial Officer & General Counsel

Vishal Chauhan
Vishal Chauhan

Vice President, Customer Success

David Curran
David Curran

Vice President, EMEA

Shreyans Mehta

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

Shreyans Mehta is an innovator in network security and holds several patents in the field. Before co-founding Cequence Security, he was Architect and Technical Director at Symantec, where he led the development of one of the most advanced network security platforms and intrusion prevention technologies based on real-time packet inspection and cloud-based big data analytics. It’s responsible for detecting more than half of the billions of threats that Symantec identifies every year. Shreyans has a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Ameya Talwalkar

Co-founder and Chief Product Officer

Over the last 10 years, Ameya Talwalkar has built strong engineering teams specializing in enterprise and consumer security in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Madrid, Pune, and Chengdu. Before co-founding Cequence Security, he was Director of Engineering at Symantec, where he was responsible for its anti-malware software stack that leverages network Intrusion prevention and behavior and reputation technologies, and anti-virus engines. Under his leadership, Symantec developed an advanced version of network intrusion prevention technology that blocks more than two billion threats a year. Ameya holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai’s Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE).

Larry Link

President & CEO

Larry Link brings more than 25 years of executive experience creating, building and managing profitable enterprise technology businesses. Most recently, Larry served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW). Prior to his role at Palo Alto Networks, Larry was SVP of Sales for Silver Peak Systems and ran Worldwide Sales at Neoteris from inception through its acquisition by Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR). In addition to his role at Cequence Security, Larry serves on the board of directors at CloudPassage, DB Networks and Squelch. He earned a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

Daniel Weaver

Vice President, Americas Sales

Daniel Weaver proudly leads our Americas Sales team, helping customers solve challenging API security, fraud and BOT problems with speed and ease. Prior to joining Cequence Security, Daniel was a sales leader at companies like ExtraHop Networks and Riverbed/OPNET, and IBM.

Subbu Iyer

Vice President, Product Management

Subbu Iyer leads the product management team at Cequence Security, providing the interface between customers, data scientists, and engineering. He works closely with customers and internal users to define the product strategy and roadmap that keeps the Cequence products at the cutting edge of API security. Before joining Cequence Security, Subbu led product management teams at Oracle, Bluebox Security and Zscaler.

Mischa Travers

Chief Financial Officer & General Counsel

Mischa Travers is Cequence Security’s CFO and General Counsel and brings over 20 years of experience in finance and legal roles across a range of organizations. Prior to joining Cequence, he was CFO and General Counsel at NF Squared Healthcare Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company focused on the life sciences sector, and a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he advised technology companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate governance, strategic partnerships, and SEC reporting and compliance issues. Previously, he was an investment banker focusing on the software industry at Credit Suisse First Boston and a derivatives trader and merger arbitrageur at Cutler Group, LP. Mischa holds a JD degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Vishal Chauhan

Vice President, Customer Success

Vishal Chauhan leads the customer success team strive to that Cequence Security customer have the best possible outcomes. His team works to help customers get onboarded quickly, improve their API security, and protect their environments against malicious bots. Vishal previously lead customer success teams at Mobile Iron, BMC Software and Marimba.

David Curran

Vice President, EMEA

David Curran leads the EMEA team for Cequence Security and is responsible for growing the customer base across the region and ensuring their ongoing success. David previously led EMEA sales teams at Shape Security, Apcera, Convertro and other software startups.

Investors

Dell Technologies Capital
Shasta
TMobile Ventures

Industry Recognition

A few of the organizations that have recognized our platform.

SC 2020 Awards Winner
Hottest Startups - Top 12 - RSA Conf 2019 - CSO
InfoSec Awards - Winner - Cyber Defense Magazine Award 2019
Info Security Products Guide 2019 - Global Excellence Gold Award
Network Products Guide IT World Awards 2019 Gold
MRC Technology Awards 2019 - Established
Enterprise Security Top 10 Start Up 2019
Gartner Cool Vendor 2018

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