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Hi, We're Apptega

And we’re on a mission to make cybersecurity easy for all

The Apptega team


Our vision is to build the most impactful cybersecurity compliance platform in the world.

Our values

Core values

Our four values inform everything we do and every decision we make. Together, we ROCK.

Apptega's ROCK values

We’re real, transparent, and honest about ourselves, our work, and our decisions.


Our collective optimism is the fuel that propels us forward and helps us see challenges as stepping stones, not stumbling blocks.


We bring fresh perspectives, break free from the ordinary, push boundaries, and act boldly.


Our goal every morning? To outdo yesterday's best. We bring it hard, always.

Trusted by thousands of customers and partners
our story

Our journey from the beginning to now

Since our inception in 2018, Apptega has quickly grown to serve thousands of customers and partners across the globe and support more than 15,000 global compliance programs. Most of our partners are security providers of all sizes focused on bringing more value to their customers, more efficiently.

Jan 2018

Software and security veterans form Apptega in a closet-sized incubator.

June 2018
Multi-Tenant Portal

Apptega adds a first-of-its-kind multi-tenant portal to support MSSPs and large organizations

Mar 2022
$37M Investment

Apptega secures a $37 million investment from Mainsail Partners, a top growth-equity firm.

Aug 2022
Explosive Growth

Apptega achieves 2,236 percent revenue growth, landing at 237 on the Inc. 5000.

May 2023
AI Powered

Apptega introduces AI-powered vCISO services to its platform

Our success, quantified

Growth YOY since inception
MSSPs, MSPs, & businesses of all sizes
Reduction in manual work
Partner ROI on avg. in 3 years
Reduction in time to compliance
Our team

Meet our leadership team

Our leaders put Apptega on the right path, push us to keep innovating, and enable every team member to do their best work, every day.

Dave Colesante
Chief Executive Officer
Rahul Bakshi
Chief Product Officer
Shareth Ben
Chief Customer Experience Officer
Brett Bowman
Chief Financial Officer
John Eastman
Chief Technology Officer
Wyman Lewis
Chief Information Security Officer
Robert Hilson
Vice President of Marketing
Gavin MacDonald
Vice President of Sales
Sue Nelson
Director of People & Culture
Dilshan Ratnayake
Chief People Officer
our board

Meet our board of directors

Michael Anderson
Investor, Mainsail Partners
Mike Dowdle
Founding Partner, Circadian Ventures
David Farsai
Partner, Mainsail Partners
Gray Hall
CEO, Raptor Technologies
Armistead Whitney
Founder and Board Director

Join us as we empower security professionals to provide world-class services, at scale