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Making Security
& Compliance Easy

At Anitian, we’re on a mission to make security and compliance easy. We use the power and scale of the cloud to deliver security and compliance solutions for organizations of all sizes.

Harnessing the Power of the Cloud
to Move Companies Forward

Harnessing the Power of the Cloud To Move Companies Forward

As the corporate perimeter vanishes with the rise of remote workers and cloud enabled services, the traditional “castle defense” of large perimeter and data center appliances has become ineffective. Today’s modern, high-performance DevOps environments can’t afford to be bogged down with tiresome compliance busywork. 

The cloud allows us to build dynamic, responsive, and resilient environments that are secure and compliant, by default and by design. This is the genesis of our Compliance Automation (CA) platform.

Meet the Team

Anitian’s leadership team is committed to providing a suite of security and compliance solutions, empowering all teams to do great work, and helping the company thrive.

ANDREW PLATO

CEO

Andrew is committed to building collaborative environments that cherish innovation, and engagement. Andrew’s forthright and pragmatic views on security and compliance have made him a highly sought speaker, author, and advisor.

GUY FIELD

CFO

Guy has served on many industry association boards and led numerous youth organizations. He celebrates his 31+ year marriage and is immensely proud of he and his wife’s financially independent son and daughter. He continues his pursuit of adventure alpine skiing and surfing.

JANE KITCHEN

VP of Finance

Jane enjoys being part of a leadership team in the ever-changing security industry and participating in Anitian’s mission of making security and compliance easy. Jane works to promote a trust-based organization that empowers each member to feel success.

CHRIS BRIMHALL

VP of Engineering

Chris brings a proven track record of delivering creative, practical solutions for customers across industries. Chris has spent his career working as an engineer and leader in software development, overseeing DevOps teams focused on cloud transformation.

TONI PLATO

VP of Human Resources

Toni Plato brings 20 years of experience in educating adults, developing talent through teaching and training, directing academic programs in training and development, leadership, healthcare management, and e-learning, and recruiting and retaining talent.

ROBERT COOPER

VP of Security Operations

Robert has 17 years, and counting, of information technology and security experience. He works with his team to build useful security monitoring programs, and also the cloud-based SIEM to back it.

RUDY CIFOLELLI

VP of Sales

With over 20 years of experience across a broad range of startups and mature companies, Rudy has a proven track record of establishing rapid revenue growth for companies in the security industry. He holds a B.S. In Computer Information Systems from Ferris State University.

A Comprehensive List of Certifications

A Comprehensive List of Certifications

Our team has a comprehensive spectrum of certifications from leading manufacturers including AWS, Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, Splunk, and more.

• AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator –Associate

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

AWS Certified Security – Specialty

PCI SSC Qualified Security Assessor Company (QSAC)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

• Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®)

• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

• Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®)

• Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)

• GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

• GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)

• GIAC Forensic Analyst (GCFA)

• GIAC Incident Handler (GCIH)

• GIAC Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)

• GIAC Firewall Analyst (GCFW)

• GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)

Board of Directors

We’re backed by a group of experienced individuals who support our long-term success. The team comes from many of the world’s industry-leading technology organizations including Oracle, Intel Capital, Information Governance Initiative, ForgePoint Capitol, and Symantec.

ANDREW PLATO

CEO

Andrew is committed to building collaborative environments that cherish innovation, and engagement. Andrew’s forthright and pragmatic views on security and compliance have made him a highly sought speaker, author, and advisor.

RICHARD STIENNON

Chief Research Analyst, IT-Harvest

Richard is a best-selling author, presenter, lecturer, and the Chief Research Analyst at his firm, IT-Harvest. In addition to his contributions as a writer at Forbes, Washington Post, and The Analyst Syndicate, Richard serves on the advisory board at the Information Governance Initiative and sits on the Responsible Recycling Technical Advisory Committee. He brings his years of experience at Technology Group, Fortinet, Webroot Software, and Gartner to Anitian’s Board of Directors.

SEAN CUNNINGHAM

Managing Director at ForgePoint Cap

Sean is renowned as a top tier cybersecurity investor for over 25 years and has invested in 18 cybersecurity startups during his career, leading 13 to exit. He is well respected by entrepreneurs, co-investors, board members and go-to-market partners and was cited as one of the top cybersecurity investors by market analyst firm CB Insights. He is listed in their “Board of Directors: Who’s Who in Cybersecurity." Prior to ForgePoint, Sean was focused on Cybersecurity investments with Intel Capital. Sean holds an MBA from Gonzaga University and is a huge Zag basketball fan.

STEVE SHILLINGFORD

Reformed Data Miner
Privacy & Cybersecurity Expert

Steve is an entrepreneur, speaker, technologist, and the founder of Anonyome Labs which developed the popular MySudo app. Passionate about consumer privacy advocate, Steve has 25+ years of experience driving innovation and growth at industry-leading technology companies like Solera Networks, which was acquired by Blue Coat Systems and later folded into Symantec, Oracle, and Novell Inc. Recognized as an expert on data mining, cybersecurity, and identity management, Steve has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and the Kim Komando show.

Ready to Make Security & Compliance Easy?

Start using Anitian to drive your business forward. Contact us today to speak with a member of our sales team. 



Ready to Make Security & Compliance Easy?

Start using Anitian to drive your business forward. Contact us today to speak with a member of our sales team.