Management and Advisors

Bhavesh C. Bhagat
(President and CEO)

James Cupps
(Global Security Strategy Advisor)

Cupps brings 18 years of experience as a CISO and seasoned security and compliance executive focusing on building the bridge between IT and business from a compliance and security perspective. He brings core skills in the areas of Enterprise application management, Business-to-IT integrated Segregation of Duties, FMEA Risk Assessment, layered operational security defenses, network perimeter protection, SCADA Security, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, to his management advisory role. During his career, Cupps has built or led the information and network security practices of several large organizations. He was responsible for regulatory compliance (SOX, GLB) and SOX compliance groups, as well for the SAP Governance, Risk & Compliance process. Cupps was Chief Security Officer for the U.S. Navy Northeast region, the Chief Information Security Officer for Sappi Fine Paper, as well as the Segment Risk Manager for the E&P segment of BP.

Stu Miller
(Advisor)

Mr. Miller brings relentless focus in converting vision into practical services & products and establishing complementary strategies to EnCrisp®. Mr. Miller has extensive success in growing value at technology-based enterprises by converting leading-edge technologies to growing business enterprises – ranging from privately held start-up companies to "intrapreneurial" units in large technology corporations.   In his CEO roles, he generated significant investor value at Software AG, a mid-stage publicly traded company and successfully executed turn round situations at Cortex Corporation and Linus Technologies.  Subsequently, he served as Vice-President for Verizon Communications and also led the development of operations for two internet-based businesses within Bell Atlantic. Mr. Miller served on the Boards of SoftSwitch, Inc. and ETAK Inc. as well as on those where he had the CEO role.  He also served on President Reagan's OMB Information Technology Advisory Committee and on the Executive Committee of the Computer and Communications Industry Association.  Mr. Miller has also testified on several technology issues before Congressional Subcommittees and presently directs the Reston, VA business incubator program.

Larry Roshfeld
(Marketing Advisor)

Derek Duval
(Human Capital and Audit Recruiting Advisor)

Mr. Duval is EnCrisp's® human capital and audit recruiting advisor.  His experience as the President of Duval Search Associates (DSA), a specialty search firm committed to creating successful, enduring relationships with Information Systems Audit and Security candidates and clients in the fields.  He brings a sophisticated understanding of the Audit and Security world to the recruiting process.  Derek maintains close contact with today's most progressive IT Audit leaders, and has visited scores of world-class audit departments and spoken at dozens of conferences and seminars on IT Audit trends and best practices.  Derek earned a Master's Degree in Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He also holds the CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) Certification, the premiere designation for the recruiting industry.

Dr. Shrikant Parikh
(Senior IT Executive)

Dr.Parikh is a senior IT executive with over 24 years of global experience in technology and startup entrepreneurial environments.  He has played a variety of leadership roles in areas of business/technology development and strategy, international SW development management, SW product development and R/D. He is knowledgeable in various aspects of technologies, IT/SW business and international business practices in the industry and has trained other senior SW managers. He has an outstanding track-record in both commercial and technological dimensions. He presently leads InfoAlive corp. as CEO and is responsible for all aspects of the services based business for product development and programming globally.  Prior to InfoAlive he has had various executive level positions and has been a co-founder, CTO and Director with a successful start-up venture GlobeRanger in USA.  He has also led major segments of business for IBM and currently is on the faculty of teachers with the SP Jain University in Mumbai.