About Us

Our mission is to transform application security by consolidating multiple application security functions into an open, ML-powered software platform. Our platform protects our customers’ APIs and web applications from cyberattacks and supports today’s cloud-native, container-based application architectures. 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.

Ameya Talwalker
Ameya Talwalkar

Co-founder and Chief Product Officer

Shreyans Mehta
Shreyans Mehta

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

Larry Link
Larry Link

President & CEO

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).

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.

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.

Board of Directors and Investors

Larry Link
Larry Link

President and CEO

Ameya Talwalker
Ameya Talwalkar

Co-founder and CPO

Shreyans Mehta
Shreyans Mehta

Co-founder and CTO

Nitin Chopra
Nitin Chopra

Partner, Shasta Ventures

Jayaram Bhat
Jayaram Bhat

Venture Partner, Shasta Ventures

John De Santis
John De Santis

Chairman & CEO, HyTrust

Deepak Jeevankumar
Deepak Jeevankumar

Managing Director, Dell Technologies Capital

Industry Recognition

A few of the organizations that have recognized our platform.

Hottest Startups - Top 12 - RSA Conf 2019 - CSO
InfoSec Awards - Winner - Cyber Defense Magazine Award 2019
Gartner Cool Vendor 2018
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
SC 2020 Awards Winner

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