Our Team

A World Class Executive Team

  • We are passionate about privacy and security.
  • We love the challenges of distributed systems - at any scale.
  • We value taking initiative and attacking the problem.
  • We believe that engineers have a responsibility to build reliable software.
  • We work as a team, transparently, and with trust.
  • We work hard and play hard. Oh, we also have personalities.

Dimitri Stiliadis

Co-Founder & CEO


Dimitri leads Aporeto’s technology and company vision. He brings a multidisciplinary background in distributed systems, security and networking and has been the inventor of several ground-breaking technologies in these areas.

Prior to Aporeto, he was the co-founder and CTO of Nuage Networks, where he led the development of the industry-leading Virtualized Services Platform. He was also the CTO and Co-Founder of the NonStop Laptop Guardian, an end-point security solution. He has held several leading roles in Bell Labs Research, where he led a series of research programs with fundamental contributions in networking, algorithms, and distributed systems, and was instrumental in the commercialization of these technologies.

Dimitri received a PhD and an MsC in computer engineering from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of more than 50 papers at international conferences and journals, holds more than 25 patents and was the co-recipient of the 1998 IEEE Fred W. Ellersick Prize Paper Award.
Specialties: Cloud and distributed computing, security, system architectures, networking.

Satyam Sinha

Co-Founder & Engineering


Satyam Sinha is the co-founder and VP Engineering at Aporeto. He has significant experience and contribution building products in different business areas. Most recently, Satyam was distinguished engineer at Cisco’s Insieme Business Unit where he was the key architect for the switching product line. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade with TiMetra (now Nokia), building multiple successful products in areas of edge and core service provider networks followed by products such as the mobile gateways for the mobile infrastructure.

Satyam has authored more than 25 patents in the areas of networking, system design and algorithms. He received his Master’s in EE from USC and a Bachelors in EE from University of Pune.

Specialties: IP networks, embedded system architecture/development, scalable systems.

Amir Sharif

Co-Founder & Business


Amir Sharif has 20 years of experience building data center products integrating OS, virtualization, networking, storage, low-latency I/O, and orchestration. He drove market of adoption of Linux containers (OVZ) at Parallels and hypervisors (ESXi) at VMware, where he was the core platform product manager and lead the convergence efforts between ESX and ESXi. His executive experience includes running product management, business development, software development, and support.

Amir holds patents in RFID and distributed storage and received his MBA from UC Berkeley, where he was a Gloria Appel Entrepreneurial Fellow, a Hitachi Mu Chip Fellow,and Mayfield Fellow. He started his career as a mathematician and software engineer.

Specialties: Product management, product marketing, product development, and sales.

Reuven Cohen

VP Growth


Reuven is recognized as an early innovator and thought leader in cloud computing & infrastructure as the founder one of the earliest cloud companies. An active mentor, advisor, angel and instigator, he is intimately involved in the startup scene around the globe.

A successful entrepreneur, Reuven founded Enomaly, which was among the first to develop a self-service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform in 2005, and in 2012 joined with Virtustream (sold to EMC for $1.2 Billion in 2015).

An active thought leader, Reuven is an expert commentator, contributor and writer for a variety of major business publications including Huffington Post, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, MIT Technology Review, BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, Wired, among many others.
Specialties: Growth Hacking, Data Driven Marketing, IaaS, Cloud Computing

People Like you

Looking for Amazing Individuals for all roles.


Aporeto is focused on building a world-class team to help us develop a platform focused on comprehensive security for cloud-native applications, containers, and microservices. Does this sound like you? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

See complete list of opening positions.
Specialties include; DevOps, Containers (Docker), programming (GO, Javascript), community management, and business development.

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