Ramesh Kesanupalli is founder of Nok Nok Labs as well as the FIDO Alliance, a global and open standards organization for passwordless online authentication. FIDO is an international standard supported by all major browsers and operating systems.
It has been embraced by global partners and adopted by leading service providers. He previously served as CTO of Validity Sensors and has also held senior management roles at Phoenix Technologies, Object Connect, Telsima, Inc. and Network 24 (acquired by Akamai).
He holds several patents in wireless software systems as well as several authentication patents. He brings more than 20 years of IT security experience in the public and private sectors.