We are Endera

15+ years of risk evaluation experience, dedicated team members improving societal trust.

Building Trust. Maintaining Privacy.

We are a software company that builds trust within your business while maintaining individuals’ privacy. With our cutting-edge technologies, Endera enables businesses to increase security and cut compliance costs, while empowering individuals to take control of their personal information. We are a trusted technology partner serving leading Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries.

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Endera by the Numbers

25k+

Public data sources evaluated

18M+

Risk events handled

621M

Data points processed

Endera’s solutions have transformed businesses’ approach to risk management.

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Global Airline's Insider Threat Management

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Insider Threat Management for Critical Infrastructure

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Ensuring Compliance and Regulation for a Large Financial Asset Manager

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Assuring Revenue for Large Online Marketplace

Meet the Team

Dedicated professionals working to make your business and your community more secure.

Raj Ananthanpillai   

Founder & CEO

Raj is a passionate entrepreneur and visionary leader with more than 30 years of experience building businesses, working with diverse talent, and investing in technological innovation.

Prior to founding Endera, Raj spent 13 years as the CEO of InfoZen, a high-end Cloud and Risk Management services company, which was acquired in 2017. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Strategy Officer of ePlus, Inc., a business process automation technology solutions company.

Raj was also the founder, president and CEO of NetBalance, a venture capital backed multimillion dollar Software Company, which was successfully sold in 2000.

Steve Penyak   

Operations, Security & Privacy

Steve Penyak has over 30 years of experience in helping customers achieve their missions through IT and Business Process transformational services, including a track record of winning key customers.

Prior to joining Endera, Steve was a Senior Vice President at InfoZen where he managed InfoZen’s business operations and led key transformational programs. Steve also served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President for ACS Education Solutions, a subsidiary of ACS, Inc. He has managed large programs including successfully managing a $1B IT and Business Process Management program for the U.S. Department of Education.

Jeff Highman   

Technology

Jeff Highman is CTO at Endera, responsible for transforming Endera’s technology vision into operational outcomes. He has over 20 years of experience leading the technology fusion of software development, security, operations, and data science.

Prior to Endera, Jeff served as Director of the Transformation Program Office at (ISC)2, where he was led the modernization of the IT portfolio to better serve global Cybersecurity practitioners. At InfoZen, he led the development and launch of the first generation of Endera’s initial product. While with Evolver, he led architecture and development of major DHS modernization of over $1B.

Leslie Deniken   

Product

Leslie leads Product at Endera delivering innovative products and features that address market needs. She has over 25 years of experience in product management and marketing at the forefront of utilizing technology to keep up with industry change using data analytics, cloud solutions, and identity management.

Before Endera, Leslie was Director of Business Development Solutions at the National Apartment Association where she supported Fortune 500 accounts and at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, where she supported NMLS system development, used to manage licensing for mortgage companies and their loan originators. Leslie also led product efforts in TransUnion’s rental screening services division.

Julie Oliver   

Marketing

Julie is the VP of Marketing at Endera with over 30 years of experience in marketing and product management. As a data-driven marketer she identifies and matches value-added benefits to target group problems.

Before Endera, Julie was VP at IXI Services, Equifax’s marketing information division, consulting on best practices, and developing and launching new marketing products for top U.S. financial, hospitability, telecommunications, and automotive firms. Prior to Equifax’s acquisition of IXI Corp. she was SVP of Client Solutions overseeing the creation and go-to-market strategy for IXI’s most successfully product.

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