Meet the Graphus Team

The Graphus Leadership

Manoj Srivastava - Co-Founder / CEO

Manoj Srivastava

Co-founder and CEO

Manoj is the CEO and Co-Founder of Graphus. He has deep experience in the security industry, being a veteran developer of anti-phishing and targeted attack protection solutions. He launched the industry’s first phishing intelligence offering in 2006 (recognized by Gartner as the “cool vendor in security”). Manoj has held various leadership roles at VeriSign, Cyveillance (acquired by QinetiQ), and IKANOW (ranked in the top 20 of the CyberSecurity 500 venture index). Manoj is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Maryland.

Vishal Dixit - Co-Founder / CTO

Vishal Dixit

Co-founder & CTO

Vishal is the CTO and Co-Founder of Graphus. He is an experienced product engineering leader with expertise in developing high-quality software products. Early in his career, he spent seven years developing a groundbreaking network management product at a startup that led an industry wave of data center automation tools. BMC Software later acquired the startup. He has also worked for Salesforce, contributing to their cloud automation framework. Vishal is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Baltimore.

Matt Porembski - VP Business Development

Matt Porembski

VP, Business Development

Matt is the VP of Business Development at Graphus. He has 20 years of experience in management consulting, helping clients achieve growth and efficiency. He started his career at Price Waterhouse, working on complex consulting engagements to develop new products, optimize logistics networks, and make better business decisions using fact-based analysis. He then spent nearly 11 years as a Senior Manager at a startup consulting firm, helping to grow it from four to more than 50 professionals. Matt is a graduate of the College of William and Mary.

The Graphus Advisory Team

Bob Korzeniewski - Advisor

Bob Korzeniewski


Mr. Korzeniewski is the former EVP of VeriSign and CFO of Network Solutions. He took Network Solutions public in 1998 and led the M&A with VeriSign in 2000, which was valued at $21 billion.

Rick Gordon - Advisor

Rick Gordon


Mr. Gordon is currently the Director at Inova Personalized Health Accelerator and former Managing Partner of MACH37 Cyber Accelerator. He is an expert on technology investing, business strategy, and early-stage venture development.

Charles Gold - Chief Marketing Advisor

Charles Gold

Chief Marketing Advisor

Charles is the Chief Marketing Advisor at Graphus. He has more than 20 years of experience driving growth for innovative software, SaaS, and cybersecurity companies. Most recently he served as Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru where, in just three years, he helped drive growth by raising annual recurring revenue from zero to eight figures and increased their number of corporate customers by over 8,000.

Tom van Gorder - Advisor

Tom van Gorder


Tom van Gorder is currently Vice President of North America Sales for Clarabridge. He is a seasoned SaaS and enterprise software sales management professional with experience in building early-stage venture-backed companies.