Team Leads and Advisors
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.
Charles Portnoy, MBA
Charles Portnoy has over 25 years of industry experience. His background includes security, software, networking, storage, cloud, and encryption industries. He has held senior management and executive positions as well as sales, OEM alliances and channel development positions at companies in the fortune 100 including Hitachi Data Systems (now Hitachi Vantara), as well as start-ups such as JNI (now AMCC), InMage (now Microsoft) and Nexsan. Charles has developed OEM relationships with many of the major companies in the industry including IBM, HDS and EMC. Charles received his BA degree in Organizational Communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received an MBA from Gardner-Webb Univ.
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 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.
Director of Customer Success
Ashley is the Director of Customer Success here at YouAttest where she handles all customer support issues, runs Quarterly Business Reviews, and also manages the Renewal Program. She has worked beside Garret Grajek in the SSO and MFA fields since her time at SecureAuth in 2012. She is dedicated to ensuring companies are both happy and successful!