Rami Essaid is the CEO and Co-founder of Distil Networks, the leading public and private cloud security provider that blocks malicious bots attacking websites. With over 11 years in telecommunications, network security, and cloud infrastructure management, Rami continues to advise enterprise companies around the world, helping them embrace the cloud to improve their scalability and reliability while maintaining a high level of security. Rami is a frequent contributor to industry and news publications such as The Washington Post Business Insider, The Wall Street Journal, and Money with Melissa Francis on Fox Business.
He pitched at the annual SXSW Interactive HATCH Pitch competition where he was named the winner and has since been a regular judge for the competition.
Rami attended North Carolina State University where he received a BS in Computer Engineering. Upon graduation he launched his first company, a mobile communications start-up resulting with him making a successful exit. Rami was recently selected as one of the most promising CEO’s to watch by Under 30 CEO. His current company, Distil Networks is frequently in the press with their bot blocking accomplishments and ground breaking features.