Meet the YouAttest Team

Advisors and Board of Directors

Garret Grajek

President & CEO

Garret Grajek is a certified security engineer with almost 30 years of experience in information security. Garret is recognized in the industry as a security visionary in identity, access, and authentication matters. He holds 13 patents involving x.509, mobile, SSO, federation, and multi-factor technologies. He has worked on security projects for major commercial accounts including Dish Networks, Office Depot, TicketMaster, Oppenheimer, E*Trade, HP.com, and public sector accounts as GSA, U.S. Navy, EPA, and USUHS. He has been consistent in staying ahead of the curve in identity projects including authentication, continuous identity assurance, and now auditing.

Raj Sawhney

CISA, CRISC, CIMP, CFE, M.S., M.B.A.

Raj Sawhney is a Managing Director in Focal Point Data Risk’s Audit and Advisory practice providing a variety of advisory solutions to companies in the Southern California region. His past work in leading identity Audits, IT Audits, and Information Security programs for large multi-national corporations utilizing a variety of industry best practices and domain specific guidance has sharpened his auditing expertise across the board. Having Big-4 experience with KPMG and Deloitte Consulting, his international audit experience spans Germany, China, Singapore and India. Raj also brings a tremendous breadth and depth of IT Audit experience, including SAP, Oracle, NetSuite, Mainframe, AS400, PeopleSoft, FiServ, Unix, Linux, Cloud hosted applications and many other systems. Raj has guided management in the remediation of significant issues around business process and technology, including development of impactful audit reports, SOX compliance and certification programs. Raj is a regular speaker at audit & security conferences, is a guest lecturer at UC Irvine, and completed his Masters in Computer Science and his M.B.A in Finance from UC Irvine. He also holds a CISA, CFE, CIMP and CRISC certifications.

 

Walid Elemary

Walid is responsible for dinCloud’s engineering and software development efforts. This encompasses pre-sales engineering support, technical support for customers, and development of tools that customers use. Walid’s background as a software engineer started at Innovent Systems, producer of the first Bluetooth chip-sets and HomeRF. Walid subsequently joined Broadcom Corp (NASDAQ:BRCM) to help integrate acquisitions. At Antioch University, he led the development of an online student registration and transcript system. While at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Walt Disney Music center, he helped architect the world’s largest “historical musical” archiving system and played a major role in an online interactive ticketing system, a joint project with Ticket Master to host online concerts for the Hollywood Bowl and the Walt Disney Music center.

Kelly Gilmore

CCISO, CIPP/E, CIPM

Kelly is an Information Security, Privacy and Compliance consultant who brings a wealth of knowledge from his more than 25 years of experience in the areas of Information Technology, Information / Cyber Security, Identity Access Management (AIM), Public and Private Cloud Systems Infrastructure, Data Privacy and Compliance. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture, a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited professional degree, from Kansas State University and holds CCISO (Certified Chief Information Security Officer), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager), CIPP/E (Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe) and MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certifications.

Shaun Walsh

Shaun is a senior marketing leader with extensive experience in cloud, security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud infrastructure, networking, software-defined services, enterprise SaaS platforms, and storage management. His personal work style is based on collaboration with executive management teams to execute strategic plans, company positioning, differentiated messaging, increase revenue, global market development, branding via digital/social marketing, and organically drive web/SEO/SEM. His passions include building world-class brand strategies, product evangelism, data-driven marketing, demand generation, and global field operations, teams.

Tahir J. Malik

Director of Cloud Service

Tahir J. Malik is presently working as the Director of Cloud Services at dinCloud. With this role, Tahir is responsible for leading and supervising dinCloud’s entire virtualization management, development, support, customer engagement processes and infrastructure. As a member of the executive body, he not only strategizes to formulate and determine the quarterly goals and objectives of the organization, but also guides the R&D, Customer Solutions (Engineering/NOC), Customer Support, and Customer Success teams towards the achievement of the said goals.Before joining dinCloud, Tahir coordinated multi-departmental and multi-technology projects utilizing onshore and off-shore technical resources at En Pointe Technologies as the Manager of the E-Business & Service Desk. He prioritized the project implementation and development pipeline, and corresponded with fortune 500 customers on E-Commerce integration with AccessPointe & SAP, a $40+ million investment project.Through his experience, Tahir has developed an outstanding ability to understand business requirements and effectively architect, plan, and implement corporate computing systems, that are consistent with the enterprise mission.

Austin Grajek

Senior Vice President of Audit Solutions

At YouAttest our mission is to provide an auditing solution allowing companies to reduce risks without increasing their budget. It is Austin’s belief that every company should have access to the highest quality resources when protecting themselves from internal and external threats. This is why he has been apart of the team since the inception of YouAttest and is thrilled to help companies control their access management audits and better prepare for the growth of its workforce.