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San Francisco, California- October 28, 2020– Scanta, a San Francisco based AI company with a mission to protect conversational systems from cyberattacks, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mani
Sundaram, Vishal Gupta, and Jack Sullivan to its advisory board. The members bring to the board decades of leadership experience in key areas such as Cybersecurity, Enterprise Risk Management, and Entrepreneurship.

“The key to a successful startup is combining cutting edge innovation with the business expertise to grow,” said Chaitanya Hiremath, CEO of Scanta. “Scanta’s advisory board puts us in a great position to take advantage of the market opportunities we are seeing.”

Mani Sundaram is the CIO of Akamai Technologies and is a customer-centric executive with 20+ years of experience leading IT, professional services, product, support, and operations groups. He has built a world-class cybersecurity organization with over five Global Security Operation Control Centers.

Vishal Gupta is the CTO of Unisys and has deep expertise in and a passion for IoT, Cyber Security, AI, Machine Learning, and enabling companies to move from products to platforms. He has a track record of building award-winning platforms that create significant and growing recurring revenues.

Jack Sullivan is the Chief Security and Resiliency Officer of Boston Scientific and has been voted one of the Top 10 Security and Resiliency Executives for 15 years running. With a demonstrated history of working in multiple industries, he is skilled in Crisis Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity, Executive Protection, and Disaster Recovery.

“Scanta is in a great position to bring revolutionary technology to market,” said Hiremath.
“Having such a top-tier advisory board will help us make that happen. Welcome, Mani, Vishal, and John!”

About Scanta

Scanta is a San Francisco, California based AI company on a mission to secure conversational systems from cyberattacks by developing Zero Trust security solutions to monitor and protect them. Scanta’s VA Shield software protects these systems by monitoring both the network and conversational levels so companies can safely and widely deploy them. This requires a company with a deep understanding of AI, machine learning, natural language processing, cybersecurity and data science. Scanta combines these skills to create a new level of security empowered to stop attacks on a wide range of conversational systems.