About Us

At Britive, we embrace the opportunity of the cloud and work hard to help organizations overcome security challenges and risks. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds, but we all share a passion for solving complex problems. Many of us have previously been part of security startups with successful exits.​

Our Leadership Team

Art Poghosyan

Art Poghosyan | CEO | Linked In

Art is a serial entrepreneur who has spent nearly two decades of his professional career in the information security space. Prior to founding Britive, Art co-founded Advancive, a leading Identity & Access Management (IAM) consulting and solutions implementation company. He led the company’s exponential growth and eventual acquisition by Optiv Security in 2016. Art is a frequent industry contributor, recognized for sponsorships and speaking engagements at events such as Identiverse, RSA Charge, ISSA LA Summit.​

Alex Gudanis

Alex Gudanis | CTO | Linked In

Alex holds a tremendous record as an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in IT security. Together with Art Poghosyan, Alex co-founded Advancive, an Identity & Access Management (IAM) consulting solutions implementation company that was later acquired by Optiv Security. Alex has led the development of strategy, technology vision and architecture for numerous organizations across different industries, including several global enterprises and Fortune 500 companies. ​

…joined by an awesome, talented force to be reckoned with! ​