About Us

Zeguro Means Security

Cyber risk is a problem shared by everyone in this digital age. Zeguro gives you the tools and training to manage and monitor security continuously, without the overhead of consultants and security executives. Our virtual cybersecurity platform identifies risks and mitigates them with technology, training and process. In addition, we keep you in compliance with data regulations and contractual obligations.

We know that hackers and cyber attackers never rest. If they succeed, Zeguro’s tailored cyber insurance will help your business recover with minimal disruption. Ongoing assessment, mitigation and remediation for small and medium enterprises keeps risk, and premiums, in check.

Our Values

Zeguro’s culture is one that strongly values transparency, diversity, creativity and ambition. Trust our team to find the best solutions to fit your business needs. We are here for you.

Core Team

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Sidd Gavirneni

Co-Founder & CEO

18 years of security, strategy, product & innovation management experience; MBA from IE in Spain and from Dartmouth; MS in computer science with a focus on information security.
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Dan Smith

Co-Founder & President

15 years’ experience in cyber security & technology leadership, with extensive career in defense, banking & government sectors; Proven entrepreneur.
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Alex Baretta

Tech & Data Science Lead

Quant at KCG Holdings; Engineering leadership and risk modeling at Climate Corp and Lumity.
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Abbey Gallegos

EVP Insurance

34 years’ experience in insurance; Previously at AIG and WTW; Underwriting and broking all lines of business with emphasis on TMT; Managed several MGA programs
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Heidi Elgaard

VP, Marketing & Growth

Growth leader delivering successful GoToMarket strategies for innovative technology companies. Roles have included VP Marketing (Scandit), CMO (SaaS Markets) and Director, Business Development (AVID).
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Aaron Kraus

Director, CyberSecurity

Governance, regulatory & compliance auditor; Award winning cybersecurity trainer & industry speaker.
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John Pang

Product Manager

Experienced product leader and recovering engineer with almost a decade of experience wrangling backlogs and roadmaps. Economics geek.
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Ellen Zhang

Digital Marketing Manager

Enthusiastic and passionate cybersecurity marketer. Short-story writer. Lover of karaoke.
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Oleg Trizna

SR Software Engineer

18 year software engineering veteran with extensive background in network security and financial industry.
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Nimish Unde

Software Engineer

Never stops coding; Engineer at large – catch him if you can.
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Kevin O'Connell

Product Designer

Design leader with 20+ years' experience at startups and enterprise companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and The Climate Corporation.
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Lusine Bars-Tripolsky

Software Developer in Test Lead

Software QA Professional backed by an MS in Informatics and Applied Mathematics. Obsessed with quality and improvement. Always up for an intellectual challenge.
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Karen Walsh

Contributing Editor

14 years internal audit experience.; award-winning writing professor. Cybersecurity writer focused on compliance and end-user awareness.
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Ryan Sommer

PR Manager

PR professional with over a decade of experience, currently working in computer vision, AI and cybersecurity, as well as early stage tech with social impact. Please address all press inquiries to Ryan at ryan@zeguro.com or call 646-220-4256.
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Angela Stringfellow

Contributing Author

Freelance writer with 14+ years of experience. Writes about business, marketing, and technology topics, with a focus on information technology and cybersecurity.


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Trevor Burgess

Board Member

Former President & CEO of C1 Bank, named 2013 E&Y entrepreneur of the year; Board member at Neptune Flood Insurance.
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David Cooperstein


Former CMO at Simulmedia, PebblePost, Burst Media; Forrester Research analyst across multiple verticals; Writer, speaker and startup mentor.
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Kamran Hossain


Equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets, covering European insurance companies; Previously at Lloyd’s of London.
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Marc Ruxin


Accomplished entrepreneur, media executive and serial advisor and investor at Rdio, TastemakerX UM/McCann, Columbia MBA, Hamilton College
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Dan Gordon


Ran product management at Guidewire Software from 2003-2014. Multiple head of product and advisory roles at startups in Big Data, Martech, and InsurTech. BA from Yale and MBA from Stanford

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