Over the last 3 years Elastic Beam, now part of Ping Identity, has assembled the best AI technology, team and IP assets to address the growing need for more sophisticated defenses against API-based cyberattacks.

Our Team

API experts
Data Scientists
Security experts
Cloud experts

Our Intellectual

We constantly push the
envelope of AI and machine
learning to deliver the very
best technology

Our Impact

Actionable security that protects
our customers – we do not deliver
probabilities but identify attacks
and terminate them immediately

API, Security, AI & Machine Learning Expertise

Elastic Beam’s founders combine extensive experience building market leading companies in the cloud infrastructure, API Management, and security markets. Their track record includes leading organizations to acquisitions by Google, Symantec, etc. They founded Elastic Beam to deliver the market leading platform for API security in hybrid cloud environments.

Elastic Beam core skills include:

  • AI and Machine Learning — thought leadership from both in-house experts and advisory board members
  • API Services — extensive expertise in developing API platforms within enterprise, government, and cloud- based SAAS environments
  • Security — comprehensive security expertise and in-depth knowledge of API cyberattack threats

Management Team

Bernard Harguindeguy

Bernard is the founder of Elastic Beam and the SVP Intelligence of Ping Identity. He is a serial entrepreneur with a proven record of building high growth organizations and award-winning products. He brings strong expertise delivering security and data center software to large enterprises, government agencies, Telcos, and consumers. Most recently he was Chairman, President and CEO at Atlantis Computing (award-winning storage optimization software). Previously, he was the CEO of Green Border (first security company acquired by Google – technology turned into Chrome), and the CEO of WorldTalk (NASDAQ – Email security company acquired by Tumbleweed). Bernard was also the Chairman of Booshaka (Big Data Company acquired by Sprinkler), Chairman of Norskale (acquired by Citrix), Chairman of BorderWare (security appliance company acquired by WatchGuard), Board Member at Sygate Technologies (desktop security company acquired by Symantec). Bernard earned a MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University, a BS in Electrical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of California Irvine, and is a member of the University of California Irvine School of Engineering Leadership Council. Bernard was inducted into the University of California Irvine Engineering Hall of Fame in 2015.

Uday Subbarayan

Uday is the founder of Elastic Beam and the Director, Intelligence & APIs of Ping Identity. He is a versatile engineering leader with strong entrepreneurial, leadership and architectural capabilities. Most recently, he was the VP Cloud Engineering of Ciespace (acquired by ESI). Previously, he was a founding member and technical director of Sonoa/Apigee (acquired by Google), and Director, Principal or Architect at Dell SaaS, Symantec and Sun Microsystems. Uday holds seven patents in Grid Computing, SOA and high performance computing. He has strong expertise in API, AI/Machine Learning, Big Data, Middleware, Application Security, Cloud Computing/SaaS, and 3D/Collaboration Systems. He also contributed extensively in Open Source projects such as ebXML registry and Standards organizations such as OASIS and SNIA. Uday earned a MS in Applied Electronics and a BS in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Bharathiar University, India.

Dore Rosenblum

Dore is the Senior Product Line Manager, API Security of Ping Identity. He is an accomplished marketing leader with over 20 years of experience bringing leading edge networking and security products to market. Most recently, he was the CEO of Sub-One Technology (acquired by a private investment group). Previously, he was VP Marketing of NeoScale (acquired by Thales), VP Marketing of uRoam (acquired by F5 Networks) and held a number of positions at 3Com and IBM Consulting Group, including as a System Architect. Dore earned a MS in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina and a BA in Mathematics from the University of Virginia.

Tyler Reynolds

Tyler leads Business Development, API Security at Ping Identity. Most recently Tyler was consulting for HIVE IO, a company in the VDI space. Prior to that Tyler built the go-to-market Sales strategy for the Healthcare and Defense sector at Login VSI where he quadrupled the revenue in those two verticals within the first 2 years. Tyler is also credited with the successful launch of a brand new product line at Login VSI. Tyler is an aspiring technology ethicist and holds a BA in Entrepreneurship & Philosophy from Elon University.


Vijay Anand

Vijay is Senior Vice President responsible for Intuit’s Global Development Centers in India and Israel. During his 8-year tenure at Intuit, Vijay is credited with growing the India Development Center into a premier technology hub with over 1000 employees delivering breakthrough innovations to flagship products including Quickbooks and TurboTax. read more

Last year, Vijay launched a new global development center for Intuit in Israel to build on two acquired companies; Check and Porticor, and tap into the rich pool of AI, Machine Learning, Information Security and Data Science talent that is critical to Intuit.

Prior to Intuit, Vijay played senior leadership roles leading large R&D centers for Oracle and Sun Microsystems in India. Earlier, Vijay was an entrepreneur for the first 14 years of his career in the US, first at Transarc (acquired by IBM in 1993) and NetDynamics (acquired by Sun Microsystems in 1998). Vijay is also on the board of the Anita Borg Institute in the US and advises a few startups in the US and India. He has a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras and a graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona. read less

Atul Batra

Atul is CTO for Manthan, a provider of SaaS based analytics products used by retail and consumer businesses in over 20 countries to drive better decision making. He was also recently named Chair of India's NASSCOM Product Council for 2017-19. Atul is focused on driving the latest innovations in AI, advanced analytics, cloud, big data, mobile and social to create the perfect storm for retail/CPG businesses and consumers. read more

Atul’s career spanned across analytics, enterprise software and middleware, consumer internet and search, as well as enterprise mobility. Prior to Manthan, he held leadership roles at Yahoo!, Good Technology, Motorola, Sun Microsystems, iPlanet, and has advised start-ups in Silicon Valley. Atul frequently shares his thoughts in forums worldwide relating to data and analytics, AI and cognitive decision making, SaaS and cloud computing, as well as consumer technologies. Atul has a Master of Computer Science from Louisiana State University and a B.Tech in Computer Engineering from Mangalore University. read less

Skip Glass

Skip is an Operating Partner at Foundation Capital. He works to assist the firm's portfolio companies and helps in the assessment of potential new investments in software, networking, and security companies. He currently sits on the boards of Venafi, Guardian Analytics, Cantaloupe Systems, and SpringCM. read more

Skip takes an active role in advising the boards and senior management at Foundation Capital portfolio companies including Cloudshield (acquired by SAIC), Tealeaf (acquired by IBM), Silver SpringNetworks (IPO), MobileIron (IPO), MSDS online (acquired by ICG), and Interact911 (acquired by Constellation). In addition, Skip assists a number of portfolio companies, including Forgerock, Moxie Software, Visier, Zetta, and SilkRoad, with executive recruiting, corporate strategy, and establishing senior customer relationships. read less

Kevin Kohut

Kevin is the Global API Strategy lead for Accenture. He helps global enterprises empower their digital enterprise architecture, bringing over 25 years of experience to every engagement. An avid technologist and API evangelist, Kevin combines deep technical expertise, business acumen and innovative thought leadership to deliver successful Digital Transformation solutions empowered by API management. read more

He works across business domains, providing API strategy, API Design & complex integrations to Global 2000 clients. read less

Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Shailesh is Vice President and Distinguished Scientist at Ola Cabs, India. He also serves as a visiting faculty of Machine Learning at Indian School of Business Hyderabad and IIIT-Hyderabad. He was recognized as one of the Top 10 data scientists in India in 2015 by the Analytic Science Magazine. read more

Previously, Shailesh was the Chief Scientist and Co-founder of ThirdLeap, an AI startup in Education and worked for 5 years as a researcher in the Machine Intelligence Group at Google, Inc., Principal Dev. Manager at Microsoft (Bing), Sr. Scientist at Yahoo! Labs, and a Principal Scientist at Fair Isaac Research. He has published over 20 conference papers, journal papers, and book chapters and holds about 20 patents in these areas. He received his PhD and Master of Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.Tech. in Computer Science from IIT-Varanasi. read less

Afshin Mohebbi

Afshin is currently a senior advisor to TPG Capital, focusing on technology and telecom investments globally. He is also an investor for and advisor to a number of start-up technology firms through his own investment business. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Dish Networks and Digital Realty Trust, as well as a number of privately held companies. read more

Previously, Afshin was President and Chief Operating Officer of Qwest Communications International Inc., where he oversaw core operations, including the global network and market-facing units, as well as the yellow pages, data center, hosting and wireless divisions. Earlier in his career, he held senior-level executive positions at British Telecom Plc., SBC Communications and Pacific Bell. Afshin received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from the University of California, Irvine. read less

Steve Shah

Steve is VP of Product Management for Citrix NetScaler where he is a key leader responsible for over $800M in revenue. With 25 years of experience spanning product management, software development, and systems administration, he carries a deep understanding of the customer’s perspective. read more

Prior to Citrix, Steve held various product and engineering positions across a broad range of technologies for the enterprise, cloud, ecommerce, and service provider markets. Steve has contributed to multiple books on Unix/Linux systems administration and content delivery networks, including Linux Administration: A Beginners Guide which sold over 100,000 copies. Steve holds a BS in Computer Science with Minor in Creative Writing from University of California, Riverside and MS in Computer Science also from UC Riverside. read less

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