Rishi Kacker and Matt Pauker are the two founders of Voltage, Voltage makes security software that can encrypt documents, files, and e-mails at the touch of a button.
The two 25 years old started it a a summer research project while at Stanford studying using the basement office in the engineering building as their office before entering their business plan into a competition, A competition which they won.
They both has both graduated, In 2002, Rishi graduated from Stanford with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Rishi also studied economics and finance while working towards a Masters in Management Science and Engineering. Matt received his B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford that same year.
While at Stanford, Rishi helped build the Scribe E-mail System, a research project designed to deploy a complete secure email solution and was also involved in a strategic planning venture, teaching of computer science, and in the Business Association of Stanford Engineering Students (BASES)
Matt was responsible for driving its technical vision and architecture. He currently manages the Voltage SecureData product line and Voltage's key management platform, used by the world's largest enterprises and software companies to secure their most sensitive data.
The company currently has around 75 employees and 130 big-business customers .