Meet Our Team
The nature of what we do is ever-evolving, fast-paced, demanding – and we love it. We hire the smartest people and develop the smartest technology. We’re experts in privileged access with a strong track record for protecting business.
At Britive, we’re securing our clients’ future.
Art is an entrepreneur with 20+ years InfoSec experience. Prior to Britive he co-founded leading Identity and Access Management (IAM) consulting company Advancive, acquired by Optiv in 2016. There, he shared the confidence of enterprise execs as they wrangled with protecting growing cloud landscapes.
For more than 20 years, Alex has led the technology vision, strategy and architecture for global enterprises including Fortune 500 companies. Previously, he joined forces with Art Poghosyan in founding Advancive, an Identity and Access Management (IAM) consulting company acquired by Optiv, proving to be a powerful combination.
Sameer is an Identity and Access Management (IAM) industry expert with 20+ years experience in the US and India. Known for his ability to grow and manage product organizations while delivering innovative solutions for enterprises. Prior to joining Britive he led Optiv’s India operations.
Martin is a 17-year cybersecurity veteran with extensive experience building cross-functional go-to-market and product marketing teams and creative marketing strategies for some of the fastest growing cloud security startups, including Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS), Elastica (Acquired by BlueCoat/Symantec), and Polyrize (Acquired by Varonis)
Kara Nortman is Partner at Upfront Ventures. Previously, she co-founded Moonfrye, and co-headed the M&A group of IAC. Kara leverages her own founder experience to help entrepreneurs build high-performing teams across software, consumer, and the future of work categories. She is also a founding member of All Raise, dedicated to diversity in founders and funders, and co-founder of Angel City FC, the first majority-women owned, women-led professional sports team in the US.
Matt Bigge is Partner at Crosslink Capital, focusing on venture investments in enterprise and industrial IT infrastructure and security. An entrepreneur and investor with over two decades of successful general management and venture investing experience, Matt carries a strong track record of investing in leading edge technology companies including Verodin (FEYE), CloudShield (SAIC), Narus (Boeing) and ArcSight (HP). He was also a founding investor and Chair of the Board of MeshNetworks (Motorola).