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WE AIM TO RESOLVE THE GLOBAL DATA OWNERSHIP ISSUE FOREVER

THROUGH OUR PERSONALISED CONSUMER CYBER SECURITY PRODUCT FOR GLOBAL MASS MARKET

backed by

PRAEFERRE is backed by a number of high-profile VCs, accelerators and universities

AWARDS

Our vision for a consumer cyber security has been recognised as innovative and game changing

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Executive Team

Abhishek Ghosh

Founder and CEO

Abhishek Ghosh
Thorough leader with experience in Global Technology landscape. In an experience spanning across US, Europe and Asia Pac, Abhishek is a well-rounded and performance driven business architect with recognised ability in enterprise transformation strategy & change. He led large scale transformation programs and delivered complex solutions with global telcos and tech enterprises. His expertise lies in complex transformation, building high performance teams, managing CXO and executive relationships, e2e solutions and incubating new technologies.

Chelsea Jarvie

Co-founder and CISO

Chelsea Jarvie
Chelsea is a cyber security leader with experience of establishing, coordinating and running security operations. Advocate and leader with regards to diversity in digital. Experienced conference speaker and judge for Scottish Cyber Awards in 2018 and 2019. Named as a “Woman of the Future” by Equate Scotland in their “Leading Women of Scotland” Publication. Chosen as Code First Girls: One to Watch 2017. She was the finalist in Scottish Cyber Awards 2016 for “Outstanding Woman in Cyber” and winner of UK Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year 2015.

Dr. Adam Frost

Co-founder and CPO

Dr. Adam Frost
Adam is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and has extensive experience supporting business start-ups. His expertise lies in commercialisation and business model innovation. He has also worked in the third sector around the issues of business ethics and corporate responsibility and has helped a wide range of businesses to adapt their business models to be more responsible. Areas of expertise includes: Business Model Generation and Innovation, Product Development, Managing and Growing New Ventures, Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility.

Advisory Board

Praeferre’s Advisory board members are world-leading experts in their respective fields. They are supporting Praeferre’s executive team by providing their insights on key industry and global trends.

Dr. Godfrey Gaston

Dr. Godfrey Gaston
Godfrey is Executive Director of the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), based at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. Previous roles have included GEC Plessey Semiconductors, start-up BCO Technologies (acquired by Analog Devices) and Engineering Manager for Analog Devices. Current interests include developing models for commercialisation and innovation within a research environment, leading to economic development and the linking of cyber innovation ecosystems internationally.

Ranjan Band

Ranjan Band
Ranjan is currently working with Tech Mahindra in the capacity of Vice President Transformation and has played active role in Tech Mahindra’s transformation journey. Ranjan lead multiple large and strategic deals in EMEA across multiple sectors involving Cloud, CX led transformation, Automation, Network, OSS and DevOps. In his current role, Ranjan leads Transformation, Solutions and consulting for Europe market and he is also part of the core team leading the growth of BORN & BIO digital Agency.

Diana Montador

Diana Montador
Diana is a data-savvy, commercial-minded market research leader with over 20 years of experience at leading, global technology companies, and more recently providing strategic guidance to leadership as a consultant to start-ups. In her past experience, Diana pioneered brand tracking and brought granularity to the understanding of global brands and held leadership roles in the research function for major tech companies including eBay, Yahoo!, Skype and Microsoft Consumer Apps. Her works also include informed decisions on strategic acquisitions, identified growth opportunities and guided product development processes.

Raam Shankar

Raam Shankar
Raam is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Founder of Equitus Engineering Limited. His expertise includes delivering innovation, sustainability and product development. He is an Industrial Advisory Board member with Manchester Metropolitan University’s School of Engineering, Secretary (GMA), Committee Member and Professional Review Interviewer with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and a STEM Ambassador. Raam is also an advisor to companies in the UK, Silicon Valley and India, advising on strategy and raising capital.

Tony Walker

Tony Walker
Experienced Director Of Innovation with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Social Enterprise, Business Planning, Innovation Management, Market Research, and Account Management. Strong product management professional graduated from The Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing.