Application Security Needs Automation

Scheduled for: June 22nd, 2022, 12:00 pm PT / Category: Interviews

Is AppSec automation the key to accelerating application delivery securely?

Nikhil Gupta is the founder and CEO of ArmorCode, the Silicon Valley startup delivering application security at the speed of DevOps.

Gupta is a successful serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience leading high-growth security teams. Prior to founding ArmorCode, Gupta was the CEO and Co-founder of Avid Secure (acquired by Sophos), a market-leading AI-powered multi-cloud security and compliance platform.

Gupta is also one of the creators of The Purple Book (, a diverse community of application security leaders who are examining issues related to software security, a topic that has sparked immense interest given recent high-profile cyberattacks on government entities, public sector organizations, and private companies.

Gupta is adept at leading cross-functional, transformational initiatives and has held several leadership positions in VMware, Cisco, ForeScout, Ericsson, Alcatel, and Bell Labs. Nikhil holds an MBA from Columbia Business School as well as a BS and MS in Computer Science.