HYAS is a world-leading authority on cyber adversary infrastructure and communication to that infrastructure. While much of the cybersecurity industry is still reacting to the emerging actions of bad actors, HYAS takes a preemptive stance and leverages its infrastructure knowledge to stop attacks before they can get started.
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Two of the Fortune 5 use HYAS
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Doubling in size year over year
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Trusted by International Law Enforcement and the US Department of Homeland

OUR VISION AND MISSION

  • Our vision is to be the leading provider of confidence and cyber security that today’s businesses need to move forward in an ever-changing data environment.
  • Our mission is to thwart cyber attacks before they happen. Let’s move over, under, around, and, if necessary, straight through any bad actors who choose to stand in the way of progress.

THERE’S NO SHORTAGE OF BAD ACTORS IN THE WORLD. WE’LL GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT.

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Management Team

David Ratner Ph.D., CEO
David Ratner Ph.D.

CEO

 

David leads the long-term vision for HYAS and the day to-day mission to bring confidence to HYAS clients. His career spans various areas of software and technology, from writing code for some of the first and largest mobile and messaging systems to scaling, growing, and exiting multiple venture-backed, private-equity-owned, and public software companies.

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Paul van Gool Ph.D.

VP of Engineering

 

As head of the engineering team at HYAS, Paul leads the development, release, and support for all HYAS products. He holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering and spent several years in the defense industry working on large-scale distributed simulation systems.

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Jonathan Candee

Chief Revenue Officer

 

Jonathan drives revenue growth and scale at HYAS. His experiences in Internet technology includes several years developing enterprise agreements with hyperscale cloud and infrastructure companies. As a group vice president at Fastly, he was a part of the management team that took the company from series B to successful IPO.

Melissa Blanchard
Melissa Blanchard

Chief Operations Officer

 

Melissa runs the core business needs across Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, and Operations. Her expertise is leading high-performance teams in multiple countries, with an emphasis on new program development and corporate culture high-growth environments.

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Dave Mitchell

VP of Product Management

 

Dave owns all aspects of the products at HYAS. His experience as both a team player and entrepreneur is first class. He helped build and secure web-scale networks, including TWTelecom, Yahoo!, and Twitter. He also founded Singularity Networks, which was acquired by Cisco in 2019.

Our Board

David Ratner Ph.D. CEO
David Ratner Ph.D.

CEO

 

David’s career spans various areas of software and technology, from writing code for some of the first and largest mobile and messaging systems to scaling, growing, and exiting multiple venture-backed, private-equity-owned, and public software companies.

Chris Davis
Chris Davis

Founder and Technical Advisor

 

Chris is the only Canadian to receive the FBI director’s Award of Excellence for his forensic research and effective takedown of the Mariposa botnet, one of the world’s largest malware schemes. He also has been named one of Microsoft's Digital Crime Unit's "Global Heroes."

Mathew Goldstein
Mathew Goldstein

Partner at M12

 

Matt is a founding partner of M12, head of the UK office, and director at HYAS. He invests in early stage cyber security, SaaS, and frontier technology companies in the US, Europe, and Israel.

Charlie Plauche
Charlie Plauche

Partner at S3 Ventures

 

Charlie has been with S3 since 2010. He focuses on early stage enterprise software that solves large industry issues.

Owen Matthews
Owen Matthews

General Partner at Wesley Clover

 

Owen is a successful technology entrepreneur and investor. He is a general partner at Wesley Clover and chairman of the Alacrity Foundation.

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