Meet Our Team
Dennis Batchelder
Dennis Batchelder
Hong Jia
Hong Jia
Jaimee King
Jaimee King
Arunabh Trivedi
Arunabh Trivedi
Kathleen Notario
Kathleen Notario
Jonas Rankins
Jonas Rankins
Ran Tao
Ran Tao
Radhika Shrivastava
Radhika Shrivastava
Natalya Grebenik
Natalya Grebenik
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Dennis Batchelder
Dennis Batchelder runs things at AppEsteem. He spent eight years at Microsoft, leading their antimalware efforts and strategy through products, services, and partnerships. Before Microsoft, Dennis ran the threat and security information management product lines as an SVP of Computer Associates, which he joined after founding, running, and selling them a network security product company. He’s got a business and computer science degree, and he’s the author of the Soul Identity series of novels.
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Dennis Batchelder
Hong Jia oversees our analysis and monitoring teams. She’s one of the founders of ThreatBook Labs, where she also runs their research and response teams. She worked for fifteen years at Microsoft, where she led the antimalware research labs in the US, Canada, and China and drove the relationships between Microsoft’s antimalware teams and the China security companies. Hong’s got a Masters in EE from Tsinghua University, China.
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Jaimee King
Jaimee King is our Vice President and General Counsel. She is also the General Counsel of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO). Jaimee previously was Executive Director of AMTSO, and worked at Symantec Corporation as in-house counsel and in various roles within business operations and product management. She has also worked as an attorney with Serena Software and Cooley Godward LLP, and served as an Immigration Inspector for the U.S. Department of Justice. Jaimee holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and B.S. from Oregon State University.
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Arunabh Trivedi
Arunabh Trivedi
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Kathleen Notario
Kathleen Notario is a Security Researcher and she handles app certification. She has been working in the antivirus space for more than 11 years. Before AppEsteem, she worked for Trend Micro, Asurion, and Microsoft in Munich. Mostly focused on malware analysis and detection, she has dealt with various types of malware – including mobile apps and unwanted software. Kat has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila.
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Jonas Rankins
Jonas Rankins is our Sales Advisor. Previous he worked at Kyros Group as a Google Contracted Sales Representative here in the Pacific Northwest. Before that he worked in London for ComeOn! London ltd. as their Lead Sales Representative for the Norwegian Market. He started his education at Seattle Central College with a focus in science and math but came to realize his passion lay in sales and marketing.
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Ran Tao
Ran Tao is our Sales Advisor. Previously she was the co-founder and General Manager of SGTS USA Corporation, a travel technology startup. Her experience covers business strategy, partnership development, hiring and training, marketing and promotions of mobile apps.
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Radhika Shrivastava
Radhika Shrivastava is our Software Engineer. Previously she spent 10 years at CA Technologies, where she built the processes and led the team that verified security products and ensured they complied with applicable standards. She has her Masters in Computer Science.
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Natalya Grebenik
Natalya Grebenik is our UX Engineer and Designer. She tested for Microsoft for 7 years, but her passion for creativity led her to pursue a design career. She’s got an MS in Applied Mathematics and is a recent graduate from the Art Institute of Seattle as a Web Designer.