Dr. Ilia Medvedowski — CEO, Founder
Ilia made his first steps in the field of network security in the early 1990s. Since that, he has published series of books and more than 100 articles on the problems of information security, thus becoming one of the most experienced experts in the industry. In his doctoral thesis, he focused his attention on different types of cyberattacks on networks, ways of detecting them, as well as describing the process of mitigation and prevention of unwanted intrusions. With his knowledge accumulated, Ilia formed up a team of highly qualified specialists and opened the first ERPScan office in Amsterdam Netherlands and than set up two R&D centres in Chech Republic and Israel.
Alexander Polyakov — CTO, Co-Founder
Alexander co-founded ERPScan in 2010. Recognized as an R&D professional and Entrepreneur of the year. His expertise covers the security of enterprise business-critical software like ERP, CRM, SRM and industry specific solutions developed by enterprise software companies such as SAP and Oracle. He has received several accolades, and published over 100 vulnerabilities. He has authored multiple whitepapers such as annual award winning “SAP Security in Figures” and surveys devoted to information security research in SAP. Alexander has authored a book about Oracle Database security and has presented his research on SAP and ERP security at more than 50 conferences and trainings in 20+ countries in all continents. He has also held trainings for the CISOs of Fortune 2000 companies, and for SAP SE itself.
Taran Kambo – VP Customer Experience
Taran is broadly responsible for Customer Experience with ‘ERPScan’ He has worked as a ‘Manager projects’ with Dun and Bradstreet India with prior expertise in managing Operations and Customer Experience with an Endpoint Security project for a Large Managed Security Service Provider, Technical support (IT Anti-Virus and scanning software), Financial Processes and below the line Lead generation campaigns. His earlier experience also includes being an International Conference Producer at one of the largest Scientific Conferences working on the Program and coordination with the Leading Scientists and Specialists in the field.
Mark Laich – Executive Advisor, SAP/Oracle Security Solutions
Mark Laich is ERPScan’s Executive Advisor for SAP & Oracle Security Solutions in the NA market. Mark brings more than 30 years of technology sales management expertise to this role. His proven sales methodologies and ability to build trust relationships have enabled him to produce aggregate sales of over $500M with enterprise customers such as Samsung, Sony, Fidelity Investments, AT&T, Cisco, Microsoft, HP, Qualcomm, Philips, Alcatel-Lucent, Alps and BCBS.
Prior to ERPScan, Mark was VP of NA Sales at Blue Karma Security, a cybersecurity channel partner with expertise in Email Security, Encryption, DLP, SIEM, Firewalls, Network Access Control, and Back-up solutions. Blue Karma represented companies which are leaders in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant such as McAfee, Carbon Black, Cylance, Sophos, Trend Micro, Check Point and Veeam. Prior to Blue Karma, Mark was VP of Worldwide Sales at SnoopWall, Inc., a mobile and network cybersecurity solution provider.
Mark has a BSEE from Virginia Tech and an Executive MBA from Boston University.