Our Team

Cyber: relating to the culture of computers and information technology

Clan: a group of people with a strong common interest

Our growing family of brilliant talent who operate within both our real-world and virtual walls are guided by a singular shared mission: To make the online world a safer and more secure place by delivering sophisticated cybersecurity solutions in a highly personalized — and human — way.

You will not find a better team in this business — period. From each Executive to every Security Analyst and Project Manager, the individuals who define CyberClan are always on call and ready to provide you with a client experience second to none. Our human capital is critical which is why we’ve built a diverse team led by executive leadership built for growth and stability.  From corporate operations and strategy, to security operations, business development and channel relations, as well as human resources, talent acquisition and education, our team is deeply connected while remaining focused on providing best in class services.

CEO

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Richard D’souza

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

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Kanica D'souza

Senior Advisor

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Sugandha Sood

Financial Controller

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Patrick Griffith

Head of Sales

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Mikel Pearce

General Counsel, Breach Coach Relationship Manager

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Paulo Baptista

Head of Risk Management Services, IT & Compliance

Richard D’souza

Chief Executive Officer

Richard D’souza, president and owner of CyberClan since its inception in 2006, brings over 20 years of comprehensive cybersecurity experience in areas including Incident response services, computer forensics, secure architecture, security assessment, audits, cyber extortion and dark web investigation. Richard has conducted hundreds of vulnerability assessment and penetration tests, as well as business transformation computing efforts and architecture decisions in various IT environments including the gaming industry, government, foreign embassy, insurance, critical infrastructure, telecommunications, and engineering.

His deep knowledge in identification and prioritization, in addition to authorship of critical cloud security architecture decisions, requirements, guidelines, policies, and procedures across multiple domains provide expertise to lead in any complex security enterprise.

In addition, Richard was the Managing Director of Operations and Head of Information Security at UK based Accredited Test Facility (ATF) where he established the ATF’s Canadian operations with particular emphasis of assisting sales, business development, security audits, and compliance testing.

Sugandha Sood

Financial Controller

As a professional accountant Sugandha, CPA, CGA has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience across multiple industries including healthcare, medical, nuclear waste, and transportation.

Prior to joining CyberClan she worked at Energy Solutions Canada and was responsible for various aspects of accounting, financial reporting, internal controls, process improvements and taxation. Sugandha is eager to leverage her professional skills and play a vital role in the growth of the company by providing information to make informed decisions.

Patrick Griffith

Head of Sales

Patrick leads our Global Sales efforts focused on Channel/Direct sales, and new market expansion with over 18 years of experience leading sales teams in national telecom, tech, and defense.

Patrick’s experience has proven successful with navigating political and economical challenging sales regions. While building and expanding the digital forensics business in over 100 countries globally, he employed a strict consultative hunter approach to unlock new markets with new enterprise and MIL/LE customers via direct selling and channel development.

While having traveled to and conducted business in over 70 countries, Patrick believes that no territory is off limits, and in fact has made a name for himself completing deals in obscure regions where the odds where stacked against him and the business.

At CyberClan, his priority is to install a repeatable sales process, a defined strategy to address global markets, and to ensure his sales team is equipped with a valuable tool kit and mission to take to the market at scale

Mikel Pearce

General Counsel, Breach Coach Relationship Manager

Mikel spent 20 years as an insurance defence and coverage lawyer, and has nearly a decade of experience as a breach coach, acting on behalf of Lloyd’s syndicates as well as domestic and international insurers. Mikel is excited to leverage his experience as a breach coach to assist CyberClan in being ever more responsive to the needs of our various clients and stakeholders.

Paulo Baptista

Head of Risk Management Services, IT & Compliance

Paulo has more than 25 years of experience as an Information Technology (IT) professional focusing on IT Security Management, Risk Management, and IT Enterprise Architecture. Over the year, Paulo has leveraged his broad knowledge to help enterprises across various fields, including the E-commerce, Electrical, Fintech, and manufacturing industries, establishing and implementing a robust cyber security program that aligns with business vision, goals and objectives. In addition, Paulo has experience in strategic and tactical planning, governance, risk, compliance (PCI-DSS, SOC2, ISO27001, CIS, GDPR, NIST) and setting the posture of Information Security for the organization. Paulo is currently the Manager of the Risk Management Service.

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