About us

Our Mission

Based in San Francisco, California, StopTheHacker is one of the tech industry’s most respected leaders; a provider of SaaS services focused on cyber warfare in the arenas of web malware, security and reputation protection. StopTheHacker’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based technology is supported by the National Science Foundation and has won multiple awards since 2009. StopTheHacker has become widely recognized globally, protecting website owners ranging from large multi-nationals to web hosting companies and small business owners, all who are vulnerable to malicious hacker attacks.

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Peter Jensen is the Chief Executive Officer of StopTheHacker and has been Director since 2011. Mr. Jensen brings invaluable sales and management expertise to the team given his distinguished and long career in the technology sector. With his leadership, he has been an instrumental part of several major acquisitions at his previous companies.

Before joining StopTheHacker, Mr. Jensen was the Vice President of Sales at Pancetera Software, Inc., a data management and protection company, from 2010 until its 2011 acquisition by Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM). Prior to Pancetera, he was the Vice President of Sales at Thinstall, an application virtualization company, through its acquisition by VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), who retained Mr. Jensen as a sales manager following the transaction. Mr. Jensen earlier held senior sales management positions with Oracle Corporation and Symantec Corporation. He received his MBA from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.

Dr. Anirban Banerjee is the lead Primary Investigator, the VP of Research and Development, and co-founder of StopTheHacker Inc. He graduated with his Ph.D. in Computer Science, from the University of California at Riverside in 2008. Dr. Banerjee’s thesis research includes well over twenty published papers in the areas of internet security, measurements and web technology.

Over the last few years, he has garnered great visibility and respect among the web security community, rapidly advancing as a recognized authority in the fight against underground cyber crime. Dr. Banerjee’s profound expertise in Artificial Intelligence and web security along with his exuberant passion for innovative product development, propel StopTheHacker into the much coveted position as one of the tech industry’s hottest new startups.

Professor Michalis Faloutsos is co-founder of StopTheHacker Inc. and esteemed faculty member of the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Riverside. He received his Bachelor’s degree at the National Technical University of Athens and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. at the University of Toronto (1999). His extensive research has focused on internet protocols and measurements, routing and security. As co-author of more than 100 scientific publications, Professor Faloutsos has also completed numerous National Science Foundation (NSF) and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) grants. He was bestowed the prestigious NSF CAREER Award for a cumulative total of more than US $8 million in grant fundraising. His renowned intelligent humor and comprehensive achievements in technological academia lend a seasoned fortitude to the StopTheHacker team.