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 prior to founding Britive, Alex led the technology vision, strategy and architecture for global enterprises including Fortune 500 companies.
It is with a heavy heart that we share Alex Gudanis’s passing in August of 2021. Alex leaves behind a legacy of ingenuity, grit and positivity ingrained in the DNA of Britive.
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.
Daniel is a seasoned go-to-market executive with over a decade in sales leadership roles, notably building and scaling GTM teams for rapidly growing enterprise startups like Britive. Prior to Britive, Daniel was CRO at NetMotion, where he led to the company’s successful acquisition by Absolute.
Prior to Britive, Armen served as a Managing Director at the award winning investment management firm Harvest Capital, focusing on the Technology sector. Before that, he served in investment banking and equity research roles at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse where he completed landmark acquisitions, IPOs, and other global financing deals.
Mike is a senior technology leader with a history of building a teams at multiple startups and large organizations. He previously led engineering at Centrify and POPSUGAR and most recently helped established Okta’s Data Science team focused on detecting and preventing malicious authentication attempts.
Ani is a seasoned professional in human capital management, people operations and talent acquisition, with multiple successful startup experiences, including Shift, Sensor Tower, and Canvas.
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).