Alert Enterprise Hires Machine Learning Expert Jamshed Patel as Vice President of Value Engineering

April 20, 2022

Jamshed Patel

Alert Enterprise, the leading cyber-physical identity, access management and security company, continues its focus on growth with the hiring of Jamshed Patel as the Vice President of Value Engineering. In this newly created role, Patel will use his expertise in Machine Learning to expand the strategic roadmap of the company, and will work with customers and internal product teams to deliver high impact solutions leveraging Alert Enterprise’s unique converged security platform . 

Jamshed is an accomplished technology leader, who has pioneered the use of Machine Learning to help customers gain new insights, predict outcomes, and automate human tasks. Throughout his 25 year career, Jamshed has held executive leadership positions at the world’s leading technology companies and high-growth startups. He recently led Product Strategy and Solutions Engineering at DataVisor, a leader in AI-based fraud detection, using advanced machine learning to protect the world’s largest enterprises from digital fraud.

“The identity security market is absolutely on fire and Alert Enterprise is the only solution that addresses it holistically with a cyber-physical approach,” said Patel. “The company is growing fast, and there’s a tremendous opportunity for additional Machine Learning-based innovation. I’m absolutely thrilled to join the team.”

David Cassady, Alert Enterprise Chief Revenue Officer says, “Identity-first security has never been more important and for organizations that are digitally transforming it’s the catalyst to protect their systems, data, people and brand. Jamshed will play a crucial role in our company growth through product innovation as well as helping our customers extract the maximum value from our solutions.”

Previously, as Workday’s Vice President of Development for Workforce Management and Payroll, he was responsible for the company’s core products including HR, Payroll, Time Tracking and Scheduling. At ADP, he led the ~$2B/Year National Account Services product portfolio, delivering Payroll and Human Capital Management Services to Fortune 500 companies. Jamshed also held senior executive roles at Honeywell and Oracle, and cofounded/led venture-funded startups.

About Alert Enterprise

At Alert Enterprise, digital identity and trust are at the center of everything we do. Our mission is to bring people, processes, data and technology together in a unique way to help organizations protect what matters most. We call it security convergence. And we develop game-changing security convergence solutions that deliver identity governance, access management, security intelligence and compliance validation across enterprise IT, HR, cyber and physical security environments.

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David Cassady

Chief Strategy Officer

David Cassady has been selling and leading teams in Silicon Valley for more than 30 years. During that time, he’s led a mix of established software players and startups. Cassady has also been involved with five IPOs — and at least as many acquisitions. 

As Chief Strategy Officer, David leverages his extensive experience helping software businesses drive growth through deep and impactful partnerships with the world’s most successful SaaS providers like ServiceNow, Microsoft and SAP. 

Mark Weatherford

Chief Security Officer
Senior Vice President, Regulated Industries

Mark Weatherford brings years of high-level cyber-physical expertise to Alert Enterprise, and as Chief Security Officer (CSO), he guides the strategy of data management and protection by advising cyber-physical security policies and procedures within the company. Weatherford also works in liaison with businesses and executive professionals in the cyber and physical security industries to further accelerate security convergence adoption.

Mark has held numerous high-level cyber-centric positions, including Vice President and Chief Security Officer at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Department of Homeland Security’s first Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity under the Obama administration, California’s first Chief Security Officer, and the first CISO for the state of Colorado.

Harsh Chauhan

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Alert Enterprise, Harsh Chauhan is responsible for the company’s engineering technology innovation and solution delivery. A 20-year technology veteran and leader, Chauhan is focused on the growth of the company’s 3D Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) hyperscale cloud platform.

He also continues to develop integrated solutions with leading technology partners like SAP, SAP NS2, and ServiceNow. Before Alert Enterprise, Mr. Chauhan held multiple CTO positions, as well as Product Owner and Head of Development at SAP GRC 10.0, delivering targeted solutions to high-profile SAP clients.

Ruby Deol

Chief Operations Officer

Ruby Deol oversees all business units at Alert Enterprise. With more than 20 years of experience in global sales and support services, Deol nurtures existing client relationships with a customer-first approach. As Alert Enterprise continues to grow in industry recognition and stature, Deol is charged with developing and implementing methods to meet organization goals and facilitate the company’s ongoing transformation.

Kaval Kaur

CFO and Co-Founder

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Co-Founder of Alert Enterprise, Kaval Kaur leads all finance and administrative back-office operations. Kaur is a member of the national professional organization American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California State CPA Society.

Prior to joining Alert Enterprise, she was the CFO and Co-Founder of Virsa Systems, a position she held until its acquisition by SAP.

Kaur is a philanthropist at heart, embracing the diversity of the San Francisco Bay area by assisting with and promoting special cultural events. She recently sponsored 2,000 public schools in rural India to advance computer literacy skills for children and is a foster mother to a 10 year old.

Jasvir Gill

Founder and CEO

Leading the charge of digital transformation and security convergence is Jasvir Gill, Founder and CEO of Alert Enterprise, Inc. An accomplished engineer by trade, Gill is driving the long-overdue digital transformation of the physical security industry.

Prior to launching Alert Enterprise, Gill was the founder and CEO of Virsa Systems, where he grew the company into a global leader of application security software. An early pioneer in establishing governance, risk and compliance as a software market segment, he drove exponential growth at Virsa, facilitating its acquisition by SAP in 2006.

In his free time, Jasvir helps drive social and economic empowerment in the community. He’s also a trustee at the American India Foundation.