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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.
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.
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.
is a Security Researcher and is a part of the app review and certification team. He has been working in the antivirus space for 14 years. Before AppEsteem, he worked for CA, HCL and Microsoft in Melbourne, Australia. His primary role throughout his career has been as a researcher, analysing various types of malicious and unwanted software and creating detection logic to help protect users worldwide. Amir has a degree in Computer Engineering from the Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne Campus.
is our Customer Success Manager. Previously she worked at Cadence Design Systems as an Applications Engineer, working with customers to develop silicon chips for small consumer electronics. While she enjoys the technical aspects of using software to design hardware products, her passion lies in helping customers find solutions to their problems, whether technical, business, or strategic. She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University, and is the co-founder of J&J Chocolates, a bean-to-bar chocolate venture in Seattle.
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.
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.
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.