VISHAL GUPTA
VISHAL GUPTAFounder and CEO
Vishal comes with more than a decade of experience in sales, marketing and business management. He is the Founder and CEO of Seclore and handles corporate development, investor relations and strategic vision.

Vishal is an IIT Bombay (Electrical Engineering) graduate and a specialist in biometric security systems. His ideation in fingerprint imaging led to the development of the core technology behind Herald Logic, a company he founded in 2000. The company showed record 220% CAGR, spreading to Singapore, Australia and UK.

Vishal is also an active participant in physics activities with the IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) and NSEP (National Standard Examination in Physics), he is amongst the top 1% in the country in physics.

Vishal is an active sports person, a keen blogger on information security solutions and an intrepid speaker at various information security forum.

ABHIJIT TANNU
ABHIJIT TANNUFounder and CTO
Abhijit Tannu is Founder and CTO, building innovative products and applications for enterprise security.

A technology architect at heart and an entrepreneur by his calling, he was also the Founder, Director & CTO at Herald Logic, the company he set up along with Vishal Gupta and others. In the past decade, Herald Logic has become a leading name in optimizing Sales Force and Channel effectiveness for Financial and Pharmaceutical companies.

In his 15-year experience, of which 8 have been as Head of Technology and Product Management, Abhijit has managed large turnkey projects, design & development and quality assurance, besides driving technology and innovations. In earlier positions, at Patni Computer Systems, Abhijit managed some of the largest projects and was involved in all aspects of delivery. He has also worked at Larsen & Toubro handling large turnkey projects.

Abhijit is an inventor of a technology product – IntelliPush – which is a rule-based engine which collects data from various sources, analyses it and performs actions as previously defined by the user.

Abhijit holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur.

Product Management, Product Architecture, building product teams and trekking are his passions.

LYNNE COURTS
LYNNE COURTSVice President of Global Marketing
With a passion for building pipeline and brand awareness, Lynne comes to Seclore with over 20 years of global executive sales and marketing experience in the software industry.

Lynne is responsible for coordinating product, corporate, and field marketing programs across North America, Europe, Middle East and India at Seclore.

Prior to Seclore, Lynne was Chief Marketing Officer for FoxT, a provider of access management software, where she helped the company increase market share, resulting in an acquisition in 2013. Other positions Lynne has held including Managing Director of EMEAs for ActionPoint, Director of Product Marketing for Chordiant Software, and a variety of marketing roles at NCR in the document management and workflow product division.

When Lynne is not busy creating new marketing programs, you will find her surfing or skiing.

MANJUL KUBDE
MANJUL KUBDEFounding Member & Chief Product Architect
Manjul is one of the founding members and is responsible product development at Seclore. She takes care of all the product releases and making sure that Seclore products work out-of-the-box.

As a Chief Product Architect, Manjul is the main driving force behind the Seclore’s elite product development team. She loves finding elegant solutions to complex problems but never loses her focus from quality and timeliness of the delivery.

Manjul is a technology enthusiast who has a rich experience of designing and building several complex products in past. Prior to Seclore, Manjul was part of Herald Logic where she built IntelliPush – a complex event processing engine designed for processing large volume of data through a set of configurable rules in real time. It was awarded by Stanford University in a global competition in 2002. Prior to Herald Logic, Manjul worked at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Manjul has moved swiftly through many technologies and platforms from Linux to Windows to mobile platforms, from server side applications to desktop applications.

Manjul is a graduate in Mathematics and post graduate in Software Technology.

Manjul is a great cook. Travelling and reading are some of her other passions.

CHRIS KNIFFIN
CHRIS KNIFFINVP of Sales US East
As Vice-President of North American Sales, Chris is responsible for revenue generation and management of the sales team. Chris first joined Seclore in 2014 as a US Director of Eastern Sales.

Based in New York, Chris is a 20 year sales veteran of both enterprise and application software solutions. He previously worked at TIBCO software supporting Managed File Transfer solutions and also was a Sales Manager at Attachmate focused on emulation infrastructure software and security solutions for the mainframe.

When Chris isn’t busy selling Seclore’s Enterprise Rights Management solution, he is an ardent blue water sailor and can be found racing sail boats in various locations along the Eastern seaboard and the Caribbean.

AMIT MALHOTRA
AMIT MALHOTRAVP, Sales India, Middle East & Africa
Responsible for driving sales revenue across India, Middle East and Asia, Amit Malhotra bring over 20 years of experience in various Sales and Marketing roles in the IT Industry across India and the Asia Pacific region. In particular, Amit has proven expertise in starting up companies, developing sales teams, driving channel strategies, and implementing businesses processes that transform companies.  

Amit brings the same passion for driving corporate success to giving back to society. His interest in the non-profit, philanthropic world came to culmination with the creation of the Mon Ami Foundation where he plays a key role in the structuring, implementation, and monitoring of foundation projects.

Amit hold a B.T. degree from Regional Engineering College (NIT), Kurukshetra, along with a Management course from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC), and completion of the Asian International Executive Program (AIEP) from INSEAD.

AMIT SHARMA
AMIT SHARMAVice President, People Practices
As the Vice-President People Practices, Amit Sharma spearheads Seclore’s global vision and growth initiatives, working closely with the business heads to optimize the organization’s talent portfolio. His responsibilities include building strategic people practices including talent acquisition, development, and transformation of employee engagement at a global level, coupled with organizational performance management, and organization development. Amit’s overall objective is to deliver a ‘WOW’ culture through innovative and effective processes and people practices at Seclore.

Prior to Seclore, Amit led Strategic People Practices for Zycus Inc. and GEP Inc., both world leaders in procurement products and services respectively, where he helped them grow the organizations from startups to top players in their markets.

Amit holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Pune. When his has free time, Amit is an avid music listener and practices singing and swimming.

ZUBIN DALAL
ZUBIN DALALDirector of Product Management
Zubin heads the Product Management function at Seclore and is responsibile for product strategy and market fit. In addition to managing the roadmap, customer experience, and product team communication, he is primarily focused on ensuring that the technology delivers meaningful business benefits.

Having spent over 15 years in the software field, Zubin has extensive experience with all aspects of the software delivery cycle including technology consulting, business analysis, product design and development, quality assurance, training, and end user adoption.

Zubin enjoys analyzing complex business problems and trying to find elegant solutions using technology and innovative thinking. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Mumbai University, India. For fun he loves watching movies, going to the theater and exploring new places.