HYPR is led by an experienced team of technologists, security experts and business leaders working closely together to empower our customers and achieve our vision of a passwordless world.
George Avetisov is Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of HYPR, responsible for strategy and execution of the company’s vision. George sets forth the product and technical direction of the company, architects sales and marketing strategies, and works closely with team leads to build strong company culture. Under George’s leadership, HYPR has grown to become a leading provider of decentralized authentication with millions of users secured across the globe. Named Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018, George brings with him a decade of experience in e-commerce, digital payments, and fraud prevention that have served as the foundation for HYPR’s vision.
Bojan Simic is the Chief Technology Officer and Cofounder of HYPR. Previously, he served as an information security consultant for Fortune 500 enterprises in the financial and insurance verticals conducting security architecture reviews, threat modeling, and penetration testing. Bojan has a passion for deploying applied cryptography implementations across security-critical software in both the public and private sectors. His extensive experience in decentralized authentication and cryptography have served as the underlying foundation for HYPR technology. Bojan also serves as HYPR’s delegate to the FIDO Alliance board of directors, empowering the alliance’s mission to rid the world of passwords.
Roman Kadinsky, CFA is the Chief Operating Officer and Cofounder of HYPR. Roman is responsible for HYPR’s day-to-day operations and works closely with employees, partners and clients to deliver on the company’s mission of enabling true passwordless security. Roman is also responsible for all aspects of finance, control, legal affairs and human resources. Prior to cofounding HYPR, Roman worked at Goldman Sachs in a variety of roles including Securities Sales and Equities Management as well as Market Risk for the Investment Management Division.
Seth RobbinsChief Revenue Officer
Seth Robbins joined HYPR in 2018 as Chief Revenue Officer where he is responsible for HYPR field operations, customer success and global go-to-market. Seth previously served as Vice President of WW Field Operations responsible for sales and all field operations including pre-sales and post-sales support at Fireglass (acq. Symantec for over a quarter of a billion dollars). Prior to Fireglass, Seth held the position of Vice President of Sales, NA East & EMEA for Bromium, Inc., a pioneer in isolation for defeating end user based advanced threats by leveraging hardware isolation. Before his tenure at Bromium, Seth won numerous awards for successfully executing a series of increasing responsibilities at RSA Security.
Abigail RunnerHead of Sales Operations
Abigail Runner is the Head of Sales Operations overseeing revenue operations & strategy across sales, marketing and customer success. She has a background —and passion — for early stage tech companies in hyper growth mode ready to disrupt the market. Prior to joining HYPR, Abbey supported a global sales organization as Head of Sales Ops for Cybereason, an end-to-end cybersecurity solution and leading provider in endpoint detection. Her focus is on go-to-market growth and productivity, pre-sales operations, customer acquisition and retention, and enablement strategies that drive revenue growth. She earned her B.S. in Economics from Union College.
Adam AbrevayaVP Engineering
Adam Abrevaya serves as the Vice President of Engineering at HYPR overseeing the company’s product development, product management, cloud based SaaS operations, security, quality assurance, and support teams. Prior to joining HYPR, Adam served as VP Engineering at CloudHealth Technologies (acquired by VMware) where he consistently delivered products that empower enterprises to confidently move their services to the cloud while managing their cost, security and complexity. Prior to that, he served in the same role at NuoDB delivering enterprises global, high-availability distributed database systems for mission-critical applications. Earlier, Adam served as Director Engineering at m-Qube (acquired by VeriSign) as well as in executive leadership roles at Pantero Corporation (acquired by Progress) and Object Design, Inc.
Baljeet SandhuDirector Software Engineering
Baljeet Sandhu joined HYPR in 2018 and is responsible for HYPR software engineering across mobile, web and workstation products. Baljeet previously served as a Software Development Manager at Barclays Capital, and as a Technical Lead at Bank of America and Royal Bank of Canada.
Sean ConnollyVP Field Engineering
Kevin TurnerVP Systems Engineering, EMEA
Christine CastroSr. Marketing Director
James BarciaChief of Staff
James V. Barcia is the Chief of Staff and a Cofounder of HYPR overseeing PR, AR, and special projects. Previously, he served as a government communications executive in New York and Washington handling media relations, speechwriting, strategy, logistics, management, staffing, and government oversight. James applies his background in the heavily-regulated government sector to the security industry through rapid execution and quality assurance of non-technical projects tying together HYPR’s overall standards of excellence.
Manoj AbrahamSenior Director, Program Management
Yan GrinshteinHead of Design
Yan Grinshtein is the Head of Design at HYPR, executing on a mandate to instill a user-centered design (UCD) approach alongside a security-focused software engineering process. He advises the product teams on UCD and works directly with leadership to create and sustain entirely new product development methodologies, with a focus on increased collaboration, productivity, and communication across teams and departments. Yan also directs the design team, plans and executes research and studies, and spearheads the company accessibility compliance initiatives.