We’re on a Mission
to Make the World
Cyber Resilient.

Founded by experts from across the highest tiers of the US military and intelligence communities – and built by prominent leaders and innovators from the insurance, technology, and cybersecurity industries – Resilience is rewriting the rules of how cyber risk is assessed, measured, and managed.

Our History

Our Values

Our core values are at the heart of everything we do.


We are always honest and to-the-point, never hiding behind fear-mongering or jargon


We strive for and hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards


We go the extra mile beyond the task itself to get the job done right


We focus on continuously listening and learning for ourselves and our stakeholders

Driving results through Cyber Resilience.

We created Resilience because we believe that the current approach to defending the digital ecosystem is inadequate and insufficient. Unlike other cyber insurance or cybersecurity providers, we partner with clients to deliver results that protect their bottom line.

of Resilience policyholders avoided paying a ransom when hit by ransomware in 2022 (2x the US Industry Average)


fewer Resilience Solution clients a incurred financial loss relative to our total insurance base in 2022


of Resilience Cyber Risk Solution clients avoided paying an extortion payment in 2022

Meet the Team

Raj Shah
Chairman, Co-Founder

Raj Shah has two decades of experience in the Air National Guard. Shah was previously the managing partner of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit and is renowned in the global cybersecurity community.

Vishaal “V8” Hariprasad
CEO, Co-Founder

Vishaal Hariprasad, known by his handle “V8,” has served as a cyber operations officer in the US Air Force since 2006, and remains active in the Reserves to this day. He founded Resilience in 2016 as a solution to the changing world of data science, security, and engineering when insurance wasn’t part of the conversation.

Justin Shattuck
Chief Information Security Officer
Michael Sayers
North America Head of Distribution & Strategy
Jack Jenner
International Head of Distribution & Strategy
Killian Brady
COO Underwriting/Sales/Distribution
Kevin McGowan
Chief Underwriting Officer
George Kotsiopoulos
Global Head of Distribution & Strategy
Gavin Reed
Head of Underwriting, US
Sarah Thompson
Head of Underwriting, US
Tom Egglestone
Global Head of Claims
Joseph Baumer
Controller & Director, Finance
Johnny Botros
Chief Financial Officer
Kiran Sridhar
Head of Strategic Initiatives
Eduard Alpin
Chief Actuary
Harry Langdale
Head of Capacity & COO, International
Mike McNerney
SVP Security
Mario Vitale
Charles Pruzinsky
Global Head of Underwriting/Sales
Nikhil Chawla
Chief Marketing Officer
Manoj Gopalan
VP, Product Marketing
Brian Bochner
VP, Marketing
Victor Marchetti
SVP, Cyber Solution Sales
Troy Tribe
SVP, Sales
Hasika Pamunuwa
VP, Engineering
Tim Riley
SVP Product & Business Development
Dr. Ann Irvine
VP, Product Management & Chief Data Scientist
Matthew Larrain
Director, IT
Natalie Venice
Director, Human Resources
Mehvish Femia
Chief Legal Officer
Heidi Gootnick
Assistant General Counsel
Davis Hake
VP of Communications, Co-Founder

Entrepreneur and policy leader Davis Hake has broad cybersecurity experience, working in government, the private sector, and academia. Hake led Federal IT security on the National Security Council and now helps train CISOs at U.C. Berkeley’s School of Information.

Matt Hall
VP of Labs, Co-Founder

Matt Hall has extensive experience in cybersecurity corporations and start-ups alike. Hall is an expert in cybersecurity risk engineering, developing cyber intelligence data collection abilities and data integrations for major security devices and software systems.

Trends and Insights
from Resilience

Stay ahead of your cyber risk with the latest trends and insights from Resilience’s team of experts across security, insurance, claims, and more.

Building The Cyber Resilient Organization

In this article, we expound on the fundamental tenets of a cyber-resilient system. Those tenets distinguish it from mere cybersecurity.  And it is from these tenets (or truths) that the cyber resilient organization operates.

Resilience Names Rich Seiersen as Industry’s First Chief Cyber Resilience Officer

Resilience today announced the appointment of Rich Seiersen, previously Chief Risk Officer, to the role of Chief Cyber Resilience Officer (CCRO). The CCRO is an entirely new leadership position dedicated to aligning business objectives and risk management practices, and one we believe will become widespread in all organizations as they work to build true cyber […]

Resilience: the Cyber Risk Partner for the AWS Cloud

As partners with AWS, Resilience now has the capability to integrate our services with our customers’ cloud environment by way of AWS Security Hub. Through this integration, Resilience security experts can provide an enhanced level of visibility into our clients’ cloud security and actionable recommendations on how to improve their cloud security posture. These capabilities enable our clients to take timely actions to reduce their risk exposure and work toward higher cloud security maturity. 

Help us rewrite the
rules of cyber risk.

Come and be part of our worldwide team of cybersecurity, underwriting, data science, engineering, and client success professionals as we work together to help companies achieve Cyber Resilience.

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