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FatSkunk, Inc.

Anti-virus that works well for desktops works very poorly for smartphones; a new paradigm for mobile malware is needed, and we offer it

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2009
  • Employees 4
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Company Summary

We offer a novel new software approach using physics to detect malware on mobile devices. With our approach, both Enterprises struggling with securing the BYOD challenge and Financial Service companies who need to secure mobile payment transactions now have true ZERO day defense against new threats. Carriers never have to update the A/V client, and OEMs dont have to worry that an A/V solution will drain their smartphone or tablet battery life.


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    Mark John Grandcolas

    20 year veteran of software industry with expertise in mobile wireless domain. Executive Management in Business Development at Pixo, PointBase, Caboodle Networks, xerox PARC, Sun Microsystems, IBM.

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    Markus Bjorn Jakobsson

    Formerly principle research scientist at xerox PARC, RSA, Bell Labs, Paypal. PhD in computer science from
    University of California at San Diego, 1997.
    Serves on the technical advisory boards of Lifelock and Cellfony.
    Author of 100+ publications, 100+ patents/patents pending, 3 books.

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    Karl Anders-Johansson
    VP of Engineering

    Previous founder of The Astonishing Tribe (code on 11% all phones, 20% all touch screen phones; 150 employees, acquired by RIM).
    Has held positions as Tech. Director of Research and Innovation, Tech. Director of Platform Integrations.
    Background in computer graphics and programming on constrained devices. Master in Science from Lund Institute of Technology


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    DLA Piper
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