Management Team

Jitender Sharan, Founder, CEO

Jitender Sharan

Founder, CEO

Jitender is a passionate techie and has worked in the network security industry for several years. He brings strong technical and leadership skills to CipherGraph Networks. He founded CipherGraph Networks in July 2011. Earlier, he has worked at Aventail/SonicWALL as Principal Engineer. He brings many years of VPN experience to CipherGraph, and remains intimately involved with the development and other technical efforts at CipherGraph Networks. Jitender completed his B.Tech (Computer Science) from IIT Kanpur, India.

Parvez Anandam, Advisor

Dr. Parvez Anandam

Board Member

Parvez Anandam has more than 12 years of networking and security product development experience in a wide range of venture-backed technology companies including TappIn/Globalscape, Microsoft, Aventail/SonicWall, SafeWeb/Symantec. He co-founded TappIn (formerly HomePipe Networks) in 2009 and has remained TappIn’s Chief Technology Officer after its acquisition by Globalscape. He has multiple patents (End Point Control for SSL-VPNs), technical contributions in the IETF and scientific articles. Anandam holds Ph.D. (Oregon), M.S. (Washington) degrees.

John Cabri, Advisor

John Cabri


John has more than 20 years of Executive Management experience. He has spanned computer software and financial services industries serving Enterprise and SMB market spaces. He has held leadership roles in global sales strategy and market development at WebEx. Under his leadership, John helped transform the company from a $1.5M startup to a publicly traded brand with more than $250M in revenues. John was Managing Director of the Financial Industry Solutions Center, a joint venture of SGI and the Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing where he was responsible for SGI’s efforts in High Performance Computing and Business Intelligence.