We are Rank Software.

 

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We believe a strong security posture sits at the foundation of all strong businesses.

We exist to help businesses solve the most complex security problems and stay ahead of the next threat.

We do this by making next-generation security intelligence and analytics tools that allow businesses to hunt cyber threats in real time and at scale.

Using VASA by RANK Software, security professionals can re-establish confidence in their enterprise security posture in an increasingly complex and hostile cyber landscape.

Leading businesses around the world choose RANK Software to help them improve their security posture. Here are some of the reasons why:

  • Reduce Risk. Lower the risk of a successful cyber attack.
  • Control Cost. Increase efficiency of security professionals.
  • Faster Response. Identify and act on threats in real time.
  • Stay Ahead. Future proof your enterprise security posture.
  • Improve Alignment. Enable your business to address emerging threats.

Management Team

Rick Costanzo

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
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With more than 25 years in senior management roles at RIM/BlackBerry, AT&T, SAP, and Kodak Alaris, Rick is an experienced business leader and global technology executive with a proven track record in start-ups, business transformation and scaling business operations. As President & GM of Kodak Alaris Information Management, Rick successfully returned the business to the leadership position in its core market while undertaking extensive business transformation and achieving double digit earnings growth. As EVP and General Manager of SAP Telco Industry and HCP/Mobile Solutions, Rick led an integrated global team of sales, services, enablement, and solutions management experts across the SAP portfolio for the fast growth telecommunications industry and HANA Cloud Platform solutions. Rick built BlackBerry’s business in Europe and in Latin America from the ground up and achieved triple digit percentage - billion dollar+ - revenue growth during his time with the company.

He holds an honors degree from the University of Toronto, is a member of the Institute of Directors for the United Kingdom, and is an inventor. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for Logisense. Rick speaks fluent Italian, Spanish, French, and English.

Dr. Niranjan Mayya

President, Founder & Board Member
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Before founding RANK, Niranjan led the Big Data team at RIM (Blackberry) that was responsible for Contextual Systems and Analytics. His prior roles have been as VP of Technology at Viigo (acquired by RIM) and VP of Software Development at Pulse Microsystems. He has several worldwide patents in the areas of computer graphics, Internet systems and computer algorithms.

Niranjan is an engineering undergraduate from India and PhD from University of Florida.

Mohan Rao

Chief Technology Officer
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Mohan’s expertise lies in solving Scalability and Availability problems using Service Oriented Architectures (SOA). Before RANK, he engineered Amazon’s global fulfillment platform that runs millions of daily transactions with 99.99% availability. His previous experience includes roles at Amazon, Blackberry and Viigo.

Mohan has an engineering undergraduate degree from India and a Masters from University of Waterloo, Canada.

Sylvain Crozon

Chief Architect
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Sylvain is a Data Architect and software developer with expertise in the area of advanced web applications, open source technologies for Big Data, encompassing noSQL technologies such as Cassandra and MongoDB; storage solutions like Hadoop and the creation of scalable web APIs. Sylvain’s last role was at Blackberry where he architected their Big Data Solution for Contextual Analytics.

He has a Master’s degree in computer engineering from France (ESEO – Ecole Supérieure d’Electronique de l’Ouest).

Investors

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Partners

University of Toronto

RANK Software is proud to be collaborating with researchers from University of Toronto to extend Deep Learning to detecting unknown threats in enterprise networks. Through this partnership, RANK Software and the University of Toronto are developing novel mechanisms to apply Deep Learning for unsupervised learning.

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Fields Institute

The Fields Institute brings together mathematicians from across Canada and around the world to carry out research and promote innovation. RANK Software is excited to work with the Fields Institute to invite researchers to collaborate on complex issues of cyber security.

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Advisors

Alistair C. M. Mitchell

Dipto Chakravarty

Alan Panezic