Zafesoft is the only security solution that protects original and derivative content;

  • Wherever it is shared
  • Regardless of modification
  • For as long as the content exists.

Zafesoft empowers collaborative business with  Always On content security that is transparent to users, easy to deploy and quite simply – highly secure.

Zafesoft was founded specifically to solve the security challenges surrounding distributed and collaborative content. We developed the Z-Solution and our patent-pending technology, working with enterprise security thought leaders and our technologists.

Leading hospitals, manufacturers, software vendors and  government agencies  have proven the power of Zafe security in their own operations.




Sandeep Tiwari, CEO

The two co-founders drive the product and the vision of Zafesoft . They bring expertise in Security, Operating Systems, Workflow, large scale Enterprise Applications and Databases.

Sandeep (co-founder) was VP of Solutions Marketing at Borland Software, where he started and ran Enterprise Solutions Marketing. He was a VP of Sales and Marketing at SpeeDEV (a startup) for 3 years, where he took the company from 3 to 50 customers (now Kovair, after merger). He ran the Enterprise Channel Sales at Symantec and later at JetForm (now Adobe), creating very successful programs for both. As Director of Marketing and Product Management at Fujitsu Software he created and launched i-Flow (a highly successful product, now called Interstage BPM), for which he also owns a patent. Prior to this he worked at Computer Associates, as a product owner for the Relational Database Group (PM, Marketing, QA, Tech Support, Customer Base etc.). Sandeep has an MBA, and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Physics.


A Shukla, CTO

Mr. Shukla (co-founder) leads the engineering at Zafesoft, as well as working with other aspects of the company and its vision. He brings a rich and innovative technology background and over 18 years of experience in creating and managing products and engineering organizations. He has worked in a variety of different areas of technology, including databases, enterprise software, operating systems, and software applications. He has worked with both large and small teams in both on-shore and off-shore models as a Director and Senior Director of R&D. He has delivered number of products from scratch to large scale deployments, and owns over 20 patents. Mr. Shukla has a MS in Computer Science.


Michael Cunniff, CFO

Mr. Cunniff brings more than 20 years experience in finance including SAAS, strategic operations, and business development. Mr Cunniff provides financial and operations expertise to several early stage and startup ventures. Prior to Zafesoft he led financial operations at Truveo, a video search company (acquired by AOL) and ContentNext Media, a digital media company (acquired by Guardian News and Media) from very early stage through acquisition. Prior to that, Mr. Cunniff was at Inktomi Corporation in various senior leadership roles, the last of which was Vice President and General Manager, Content Networking Solutions before he was retained by Yahoo! as part of Yahoo!’s purchase of Inktomi. Mr. Cunniff held a variety of senior financial/operational positions for Hitachi Data Systems over a ten year span. Mr. Cunniff holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from George Mason University.


Bruce Goldetsky, Vice President Business Development

Bruce Goldetsky is the Vice President of Business Development at Zafesoft. He is responsible for business development and OEM sales. Bruce brings more than 20 years of high tech and software industry sales and sales management expertise, including startups. Prior to joining Zafesoft Bruce was Director and Vice President of OEM sales at Inxight Software, a natural language software company where he closed major agreements with IBM, Oracle, SAP and Yahoo. Prior to Inxight he was Sales Director for Asia Pacific and Latin America for Trimble Navigation where he was a part of the early team that took the company through its IPO. Bruce began his career in sales at IBM. Bruce has a Bachelors Degree from University of Minnesota.


Rolf Fellmann, Director of Sales – Europe

Rolf Fellmann is the Director of Sales for Europe (located in Dusseldorf). Rolf brings over 20 years of successful experience in national and international sales – direct and channel sales, people management, business development for hardware, software and services products, including start-ups. With knowledge of various industries and businesses his expertise in strategic development of new markets, as well as his methodical approach make him a great fit for sales leadership. Before starting his own company for sales acceleration, Rolf worked for over 12 years at EMC Corporation – the last 6 years as Global Account Manager. Before joining EMC he worked at Matthiesen Data for around 5 years as Sales Manager.


Dr. Taher Elgamal, Chief Technical Advisor

Taher Elgamal is a leading expert in computer, network and information security. Taher was the Chief Technology Officer of Tumbleweed Communications until its acquisition by Axway, Inc. He was the Founder/Chair of Securify, and was the former Chief Scientist of Netscape. He is recognized in the industry as the “inventor of SSL”. He wrote the base algorithm used in SSL and helped establish SSL as the Internet Security standard within standard committees and within the industry.

Taher invented several industry and government standards in data security and digital signatures area including the DSS government standard for digital signatures. Several thousand publications have been written in the space referred to as “the Elgamal Cryptography”. He developed security software that was used in commercial products by approximately ten companies as well as in the DSS government standard for digital signatures. Taher has public Board of Director experience with RSA Security, hi/fn, Phoenix Technology and Tumbleweed. He is an advisor to Onset Ventures and several companies in the Internet and security space. He has a PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.


John Laing, Advisory Board


Bill Vass, Advisory Board


Jason Hoffman, Advisory Board


Bob Gourley, Advisory Board


Brad Cates, Advisory Board