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San Francisco, California- October 19, 2020– Scanta Inc, a San Francisco based AI company on a mission to secure conversational systems from cyberattacks is pleased to announce the addition of Doug McNitt, Bibhuti Kar, and Matthieu Soulé to its advisory board.

“We are very excited to have Doug, Bibhuti, and Matthieu on board with us,” said Chaitanya Hiremath, CEO of Scanta. “Their experience will add a new perspective to the company, help guide corporate strategy, and also provide input on technology trends which will be invaluable to our success.”

Doug McNitt is the Senior Lead counsel for Cisco’s artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data protection, and privacy framework with two decades of experience leading impactful and inclusive teams at publicly-traded technology companies.

Bibhuti Kar is the head of R&D at cybersecurity company Seqrite and was formerly the VP of Engineering at Sophos. He has over 20 years of experience building technical teams.

Matthieu Soulé leads the innovation lab of BNP Paribas Group in San Francisco as the Deputy CEO of BNP Paribas Labs and provides counsel to large international clients on their open innovation and digital strategies.

“With our new board member’s technical experience, market knowledge and industry contacts, Scanta’s executive team will have a powerful resource to tap into as we build the company,” said Hiremath. “We are poised for exciting growth ahead.”

About Scanta

Scanta is a San Francisco, California based AI company on a mission to secure conversational systems from cyberattacks by developing Zero Trust security solutions to monitor and protect them. Scanta’s VA Shield software protects these systems by monitoring both the network and conversational levels so companies can safely and widely deploy them. This requires a company with a deep understanding of AI, machine learning, natural language processing, cybersecurity and data science. Scanta combines these skills to create a new level of security empowered to stop attacks on a wide range of conversational systems.