VeriClouds is a credential verification services company that helps organizations detect compromised credentials before hackers do - using the same data attackers do - by proactively monitoring the dark web and systematically reducing user-centric risk. We eliminate the biggest cause of massive data breaches - the weak and/or stolen password. VeriClouds was founded in 2014 by Rui Wang, a former security researcher at Microsoft with a PhD in cybersecurity, and Stan Bounev, a successful entrepreneur with over 17 years of corporate and startup experience in the financial services and technology industries. VeriClouds has built one of the largest commercially available databases of breached data from the dark web and diverse data sources using privacy preserving principles and strong encryption.
Meet our Management Team
Stan brings to VeriClouds a powerful combination of over 17 years of product management and business development expertise in the financial services and technology industries, and a passion for cybersecurity and identity access management.
Stan thrives on working with prospects to assess the integration of VeriClouds services and design implementation scenarios. He is also responsible for Marketing and Operations.
Prior to co-founding VeriClouds, Stan spent 8 years at Microsoft driving the product planning and product management of key capabilities and security features of Outlook.com and Windows Client.
Stan obtained his Master’s Degree in Marketing from New York University.
As Chief Technology Officer of VeriClouds, Rui conducts deep research to detect - and develop mitigations for - the latest threats and attack vectors in cloud and mobile security.
An authority in his field, Rui has published over a dozen research papers, received a Best Practical Paper Award and a PET Award for Outstanding Research, been a major contributor on five patents, and has had his research results reported by CNN, CNET, Forbes, and MSNBC, among others. Rui has identified vulnerabilities on the programs of myriad tech giants, such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Dropbox, PayPal, and Yahoo.
Prior to co-founding VeriClouds, Rui obtained his PhD in Information Technology from Indiana University, and honed his security research skills for several years at Microsoft.
Meet our Advisory Board
Amit Mital is a senior executive in the Technology industry and a recognized leader in disruptive innovation. He is currently the founder and CEO of Kernel Labs, an incubator that is creating startups in the Machine Learning and Big Data space.
His prior role was EVP/GM and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Symantec Corporation, the worldwide leader in Cyber Security. In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Amit Mital was responsible for driving the company's technology strategy with a focus on accelerating innovation, product development and R&D. Amit was also the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Emerging Endpoints Business that included Mobile and IoT.
Amit joined Symantec after 20 years with Microsoft, most recently as the corporate vice president for the Startup Business Group, where he was responsible for managing strategic product development along with identifying and executing new innovation opportunities. He holds 43 patents, and is an innovator in several technologies including machine learning, big data and high-scale web and cloud services.
Amit holds a M.S. in Engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.
Seasoned, impassioned and intuitive IT Security professional with a unique blend of communicative, sales and marketing and hands-on technical capabilities. Able to present, architect and advise the C-Suite, senior-level executives and mid-managers on relevant technologies, how they overlap, inner-relate and solve critical business issues in the enterprise in a secure way. Broad technical skill set with an emphasis on security that encompasses on-prem, in the cloud, networking, servers, hardware and software architecture as well as development and implementation in these spaces.
Aryav Security Consulting and Research
Pritam is a Managing Director of a Security Advisory company with responsibility for security program management, client delivery and success, and practice development. He recently played a role as Security Strategy Advisor to executives of 10 Global 2000 organizations helping them develop and mature their security organization in areas like Security Strategy, Governance, Risk, Compliance Management, Data Security, Security Analytics, Policies & Standards, Remediation Management, Security Awareness, and Merger & Acquisition.
Pritam served as security strategist for 30+ Global 2000 organizations in numerous industry verticals on multi-dimensional projects, managing and leading up to 50 individuals across many projects.
Pritam completed Masters in Computer Science from the Fresno State (California) and Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Bombay University. He holds Management and Leadership certificate from MIT Sloan Business School.