CTO & VP of Engineering
May 2015 to May 2019
San Mateo, CA
Entrepreneur In Residence
September 2013 to April 2015
Menlo Park, CA
Senior Technical Staff
October 2009 to September 2013
Co-Founder & Developer
December 2007 to March 2009
January 2007 to November 2007
CTO and VP of Engineering
October 2003 to December 2006
Co-Founder & Chief Architect
February 1996 to October 2002
What company does Ambarish Malpani work for?
Ambarish Malpani works for Inter-Galactic Travels
What is Ambarish Malpani's role at Inter-Galactic Travels?
Ambarish Malpani is Supreme Vagabond
What industry does Ambarish Malpani work in?
Ambarish Malpani works in the E-Learning industry.
Supreme Vagabond @ Inter-Galactic Travels Traveling, futzing around, reading, consulting, advising, running.... EarthCTO & VP of Engineering @ Edmodo Inc. Edmodo is one of the largest online Education sites with over 100M users. Our application enables teachers to create online versions of their offline classes. Edmodo is a COPPA compliant, multi-tenant application based completely on AWS. I managed the Engineering, Security, QA, DevOps, Analytics and IT Teams.● Managed the security response team that dealt with incident reports, site vulnerabilities, hackers and site monitoring for potential attacks● Designed data controls to severely limit access to sensitive production data● Hiring and retention (attrition went from > 50% to < 20% per year) in the Bay area● Created partnerships to expand our products and usage (Microsoft, Clever, EI, KPoint)● Expanded the team internationally to include Costa Rica, India and China● Increased site stability while maintaining release pace - (downtime from 2% to < 0.1%)● Modernized and upgraded the developer platforms and tool chain by moving code from a mixture of legacy languages to mainly React and Ruby● Moved analytics from Hadoop to Redshift - allowed us to speed up analytics from a 24 hour unreliable process to a reliable 4 hour process with more metrics From May 2015 to May 2019 (4 years 1 month) San Mateo, CAEntrepreneur In Residence @ Foundation Capital Evaluated companies for security technology, leadership and business depth. Advised a few security and mobile companies and consulted for a few companies.● Evaluated technologies of companies in the security and ML areas. Looked at companies that tried to solve issues around cloud security, incident management, IOT security, data protection and hybrid cloud management.● Built a VPN across containers on different VMs in Go (using tun/tap, NaCl crypto libraries) in 2014 for a startup From September 2013 to April 2015 (1 year 8 months) Menlo Park, CASenior Technical Staff @ CA Technologies The Arcot subsidiary of CA Technologies focussed on the area of strong authentication in the areas of access and online payments. Arcot had a multi-tenant cloud product that provided Verified By Visa and MasterCard SecureCode authentication. Developed and managed products and protocols around mobile payments and strong authentication.● Headed mobile development. Developed the Android product● Managed contactless mobile payment on Blackberry (limitation on Android, iOS)● 4 patents awarded From October 2009 to September 2013 (4 years) Co-Founder & Developer @ Ghumroo, Inc. Ghumroo developed a meta-search engine that focused on reducing spam in search results.● Developed a crawler of news sources, parser for the most popular newspapers in the US● Developed a simple search engine using Lucene● Fundraising and pitching From December 2007 to March 2009 (1 year 4 months) Commi Volunteer @ Do Gooding Teaching (at 2 shelters and 1 school) - some history, some geography, some maths, some powerpoint, some presentation skillsLearning about organic farming, rural India From January 2007 to November 2007 (11 months) CTO and VP of Engineering @ Cenzic, Inc Cenzic developed products to identify security vulnerabilities in SaaS applications.● Developed a crawler for a web site and built a tool to attack various APIs on the website● Built the team from scratch and grew it globally● Rebuilt legacy product to one that worked reliably and could add security attacks easily● Talked with customers to both understand their requirements and evangelize our solutions. Used the meetings to drive product direction. From October 2003 to December 2006 (3 years 3 months) Co-Founder & Chief Architect @ ValiCert, Inc ValiCert provided products to improve the security associated with digital certificates.● Took the company public● Developed our servers - C++, multi-threaded code that ran on both Windows and Linux● Primary creator of the OCSP and SCVP protocols (RFCs) at IETF, which helped us land our biggest customers - including US DoD, Citibank, Chase, HSBC etc - 8 of the 10 largest banks in the world● Pitched to banks, DoD, Mitre, SWIFT etc. with a high rate of conversion to customers● Conference talks include: RSA, Global e-Security, Info Security● Ported Apache to Windows, made it multi-threaded. From February 1996 to October 2002 (6 years 9 months)
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
3 year(s), 1 month(s)
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