Over 50 years of combined experience in global enterprise security market
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Felipe has a distinguished 17-year career in the enterprise security industry, as a senior executive and successful entrepreneur. Before co-founding Niddel, he was co-founder and chief executive of CIPHER, an IT Security company which grew successfully from a boutique start-up to a global company with operations in Brazil, U.S. and Europe. Under his leadership, CIPHER rapidly became notorious for having a very competent team and a strong culture of hard work, along with a sharp and aggressive growth strategy. Felipe Holds a BsC in Materials Engineering by Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).
Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder
Alexandre Sieira has over 16 years of experience in the information security industry, as a senior executive leading consulting practices, managed security services and R&D teams. Before co-founding Niddel, Sieira served as CTO of CIPHER, being profiled as a team manager that strives to create a candid, apolitical and freeing work environment where personal responsibility and results are rewarded. He has been a featured speaker at several regional and global conferences such as Black Hat, FIRST Conference and BSides San Francisco. Sieira holds a BsC in Computer Engineering by Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), several industry certificates such as CISSP and CISA, as well as an MBA by IBMEC Rio de Janeiro.
Chief Data Scientist and Co-Founder
Alex Pinto has 16 years of experience in information security, starting his career as a technical director at CIPHER. His past 3 years have been dedicated to security data science, where he created and currently leads the MLSec Project initiative for researching and demystifying security analytics practices. This research focus led to presentations on numerous high-profile security conferences, such as Black Hat USA, DEFCON, FIRST Conference and SANS CTI Summit, and to several of the core innovations on the Niddel products. Alex holds a BsC in Computer Engineering by Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), several industry certificates such as CISSP-ISSAP, CISA and CISM.