Co-founder & CEO
Gaurav Banga is Co–founder & CEO of Bromium. Before founding Bromium, he was CTO and SVP, Engineering at Phoenix Technologies Ltd, where he drove the transition from the classic BIOS product to the UEFI standard, fostering quicker innovation in the PC's firmware layer. At Phoenix, Gaurav also led the creation of HyperSpace, the world's first firmware–integrated client hypervisor. Prior to Phoenix, Gaurav was VP of Product Management at Intellisync. He was also Co–founder and CEO of PDAapps, the creator of VeriChat, a mobile IM solution, acquired by Intellisync in 2005. Dr. Banga started his industry career at NetApp, where he worked for over 5 years on the Data ONTAP system and led the creation of the virtual filer (vFiler) product.
Co-founder & CTO
Simon Crosby is Co–founder and CTO at Bromium. He was founder and CTO of XenSource prior to the acquisition of XenSource by Citrix, and then served as CTO of the Virtualization & Management Division at Citrix. Previously, Simon was a Principal Engineer at Intel where he led strategic research in distributed autonomic computing, platform security and trust. He was also the Founder of CPlane Inc., a network optimization software vendor. Prior to CPlane, Simon was a tenured faculty member at the University of Cambridge, UK, where he led research on network performance and control, and multimedia operating systems. In 2007, Simon was awarded a coveted spot as one of InfoWorld’s Top 25 CTOs.
Co–founder & EVP, Products
Ian Pratt is Co–founder and EVP of Products at Bromium, and Chairman of Xen.org – the organization that leads the creation of the open source Xen Hypervisor. Prior to founding Bromium, Ian was founder and Chief Scientist of XenSource, which built enterprise–class virtualization products based on Xen and was acquired by Citrix in 2007, where he then served as Vice President for Advanced Products. Ian was previously a senior faculty member at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, where he led the Systems Research Group for 9 years. Ian was also a founder of Nemesys Research, acquired by FORE Systems.
Senior Vice President, Product Management
Manish Kalia is Senior Vice President, Product Management at Bromium. Before joining Bromium, he was at Verisign where he was Sr. Director of Product Management in the security and network services business unit. Prior to that he founded and led product management at Teneros, which built disaster recovery and high availability solutions for enterprise applications. Manish has had research positions at Lucent Bell Labs and IBM Research Labs and has published papers and patents. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Mike McGuinness is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Bromium. Prior to joining Bromium, he was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Field Operations at Sophos as the company grew sales from $200m to over $400m. Earlier in his career Mike helped grow Parametric Technology Corporation (Nasdaq:PMTC) from pre-revenue to over $800m in 10 years, spending the final 3 years as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mike has also been the CEO of two venture backed startups. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT where he served on the Board of Trustees from 2000 to 2012.
Chief Security Architect, Head of Research
Rahul Kashyap is Chief Security Architect, Head of Security Research at Bromium. Before joining Bromium, he led the worldwide Threat Research teams at McAfee Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel. Rahul has created and worked on several security technologies that are deployed in highly sensitive military, government, banking and healthcare institutions around the world. He has led cyber defense strategies for several initiatives such as ‘Operation Aurora’ and similar high profile security investigations. He has published papers and articles in security journals, and is a speaker at several security conferences. Rahul holds a Master’s in Computer Systems and has several pending patents.
Senior Director of Engineering
Vikram Kapoor is Senior Director of Engineering at Bromium. Prior to joining Bromium, he managed the Database Storage Engine group within Oracle RDBMS. He was lead architect for several key Exadata technologies such as Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression. He was also Development Manager for the protocols group at Oracle where he designed and implemented major components of the NFSv4 server and led the team responsible for protocol development. He has held senior engineering roles at Pillar Data Systems and Valicert. Vikram is responsible for managing the engineering team at Bromium, as well as creating and driving strategies in alignment with Bromium’s vision and business goals. He is a prolific inventor who holds several patents.