Who We Are
We at Stratus Cyber believe enterprise-grade security should be simple and economical for organizations to achieve. Our battle-tested experts are led by CEO Ajay Chandhok, whose previous job experience includes the US Department of Defense.
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Meet Our Team
Ajay Chandhok -
Ajay Chandhok is CEO of Stratus Cyber. He is an experienced cybersecurity professional with over 10 years of technical experience in the defense industry as a cyber threat hunter and analyst. Ajay has since worked in both the federal contracting and commercial spaces as a software developer, security analytic developer, security assessor, and penetration tester. He has recently combined his expertise in security with his passion for Blockchain and helps leading blockchain companies stay secure.
Preston Thornburg -
Director of Security
Preston Thornburg is the Director of Security at Stratus Cyber. He has 8 years of experience in Cyber Security, serving as a Senior Penetration Tester and Blockchain Security Engineer. Preston works with high-profile clients across several key sectors, from the federal government to healthcare providers, banks and law firms. Preston has experience leading offensive security teams, and has contributed to several open source projects including the Metasploit Framework.
Aditya Walia -
Director of Sales
Aditya is the heading sales for StartusCyber product and services. Aditya is COO and Co-founder of Etheralabs, Aditya is a Corporate / Taxation lawyer and worked both with E&Y and PWC along with advising several Fortune 500 companies on their technology compliance. Aditya has been involved in the Fintech space and has worked actively in design innovative mechanisms for investor engagements and capital raising.
- Director of Communications
Jessica Higgins, JD MBA BB is heading marketing communications at StratusCyber and CMO at Etheralabs, she has been helping technology companies to tell better stories for over seven years. Jessica has been working in blockchain technologies for the past two years, and prior to that worked with Microsoft, LinkedIn, VMware and many other Fortune 100 companies. Jessica's research and publications help executives and everyday people better understand the impacts of emerging cultural trends. She holds executive and board positions in companies in technology, consulting and the arts. Her book, 10 Skills for Effective Business Communication: Practical Strategies from the World's Greatest Leaders is available on Amazon.
Bryan Feinberg -
Director of Partnerships
Bryan Feinberg is the CEO and Founder of Etheralabs, a NYC-based Blockchain Advisory and Venture Accelerator. Bryan brings nearly two decades of serial technology & media focus and solid track record of both identifying and participating across the startup universe. Bryan is a Licensed Investment Banker, holding series 7, 63 & 79 FINRA licenses.Bryan is both deeply passionate and active across both the blockchain and crypto landscape and has been involved in early stage venture capital for the past 15 years. With strong ties and an extensive network, Bryan's added value is measured in his hands-on approach to deal positioning, strategic modeling, market analysis & enabling technologies in any data transaction.