In episode five, Anil chats with Erkang Zheng, the founder and CEO of JupiterOne. It’s a Morrisville-based software startup launched in 2020 which is now valued at over one billion dollars. The platform provides a more comprehensive view of how systems, employees, cloud-based apps and databases are interconnected within today’s organization. It helps security practitioners better understand that digital footprint. Tune in to hear career lessons from Zheng, who is a seasoned entrepreneur, and how he gained “unicorn” status in just two years.
Meet the Host
Anil Chawla is the founder and former CEO of ArchiveSocial, a social media archiving software for records compliance and risk management for public entities. He led the company from a niche idea to eight-figure annual revenue and more than 2,300 employees. In 2021, ArchiveSocial was acquired by CivicPlus.
Prior to diving into entrepreneurship, Anil spent his early career as a software engineer at IBM developing enterprise-grade security software and experimenting with emerging internet technologies. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in computer science.