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Verkada’s mission is to protect people and assets in a privacy-respecting manner. We are a leader in cloud-managed enterprise building security, enabling over 11,000 organizations worldwide to keep their people safe. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada’s five product lines — video security cameras, door-based access control, environmental sensors, alarms, and visitor management — provide unparalleled visibility through a single secure cloud-based software platform.

Filip Kaliszan is the chief executive officer and founder of Verkada, a Silicon Valley Unicorn disrupting the $100b+ industry of physical security. Since founding Verkada in 2016, Filip has led the organization’s technology growth into five essential security product lines with more than 11,000 customers. He has overseen Verkada’s international expansion, scaling its workforce to more than 1,000 employees across the globe, which has led to being named a LinkedIn Top Startup three years in a row and listed as a top place to work by Inc. Magazine and San Francisco Business Journal. 

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A builder at heart, Filip created his first startup as just a sophomore in college at Stanford University. The startup was CourseRank, a platform for college students to rate and review professors and create and share course schedules. After only a few short years, he sold it to Chegg.

Filip holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and systems and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University.

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