About Us

Meet the team

Bitglass was founded in 2013 by a team of industry veterans with a proven track record of innovation and execution. Bitglass is based in Silicon Valley and backed by venture capital from NEA, Norwest and Singtel Innov8, The FutureFund and Quadrille Capital.

Our leadership team

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Andrew Urushima

SVP of Finance

Andrew oversees accounting and finance operations. Before heading up the finance team at Bitglass, Andrew was VP of Finance at Color, a computer software company. Andrew held various finance leadership roles at Trubates, lala media (acquired by Apple), Postini and Seven Networks. Andrew received a B.S. in business administration from UC Berkeley.

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Anoop Bhattacharjya

Chief Scientist

Anoop is responsible for data protection and analytics. Anoop was chief architect at Angie’s List, the popular website containing crowd-sourced reviews, before joining Bitglass in April 2013. Anoop held engineering roles at Asterpix, Trubates, and Epson before joining Angie’s List. Anoop earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer systems from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from IIT, Kanpur.

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Anurag Kahol

CTO

Anurag expedites technology direction and architecture. Anurag was director of engineering in Juniper Networks’ Security Business Unit before co-founding Bitglass. Anurag received a global education, earning an M.S. in computer science from Colorado State University, and a B.S. in computer science from the Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology.

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Ben Rice

VP Business Development

Ben has held a variety of senior management positions at public companies such as Blue Coat Systems and startups such as Egnyte and Ositis Software. He began his career as an attorney working at The Castleman Law Firm, the LA County District Attorney and the Law Offices of Benjamin Z. Rice.

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Chris Chan

SVP of Engineering

Chris runs the development, QA, and operations teams. Chris was VP of engineering at Angie’s List, prior to becoming part of the leadership team at Bitglass. Before Angie’s List, he held engineering roles at Asterpix, a leader of content discovery, and Trubates, an online marketplace enabling local merchants to sell excess capacity as prepaid discount coupons. Chris earned a B.S. in computer science from the UC Berkeley.

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Kevin Sheu

SVP Marketing

Kevin leads marketing at Bitglass, with prior experience at Vectra, Okta, FireEye and Barracuda.  Kevin holds an MBA from MIT and and a BS and MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins.  

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Mike Schuricht

VP Product Management

Mike has led the product management and techpubs teams since joining Bitglass in November 2013.  Prior to Bitglass, Mike was at Palo Alto Networks leading security management and UI strategy. Before that, he held technical marketing and engineering roles at Mentor Graphics. Mike earned an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering and BS in Computer Engineering from UC Santa Barbara.

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Nat Kausik

CEO

Nat is president and CEO of Bitglass, and a co-founder of the company. Prior to Bitglass, Nat was CEO of Asterpix, Trubates, FineGround and Arcot Systems, as well as positions in research and academia. Nat earned a B.Tech from IIT, Madras, an M.S. from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in computer science from Cornell University.

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Shane Moore

VP Sales, Americas

Shane Moore brings over 20 years of sales engineering, sales and sales management experience across networking, storage and security companies.

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Tim Davis

VP WW Solution Engineering

Tim Davis is based in Atlanta, GA and is responsible for our solution engineers worldwide. Previously, Tim was at Cisco, Brocade and Layer 3.  Tim has a B.S from the  University of Alabama and and an MBA from Duke.

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David Shepherd

AVP Sales APAC

David is based in Sydney, Australia and is experienced in enterprise security across several companies including Tanium, RSA and Telstra

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Raif Mehmet

AVP Sales EMEA

Exceptional business leader who has successfully driven multi-million $ growth in both privately held and publicly quoted companies. Experienced in sales leadership and partner channels to support high growth. Extensive experience in bringing disruptive technologies to market within networking and security.