Cryptography Meets Machine Learning

Cape Privacy improves data science outcomes through encrypted learning.

Founded in 2018, Cape Privacy was created to help protect our privacy by default.

Our collective technical backgrounds are a mix of cryptography, machine learning, data science and software engineering. We’ve worked at large enterprises like Salesforce, Cisco, IBM, and DataDog, as well as startups like GoInstant, Snips, DigitalOcean, Zenly, InVision, and OmniSci.

Our team is fully-distributed across the United States, Canada and Europe, working productively across 9 time zones.

At Cape Privacy, we believe:

Our foundational core values are those of respect, collaboration and trust. We are proud of maintaining a strong culture of work-life balance. Together we are solving important problems with technology.

  • Technology should protect our privacy by default
  • Privacy-enhancing technology should be accessible
  • Research into new privacy techniques should be published and peer-reviewed
  • Data science and machine learning has the potential to help solve some of the world's hardest problems

Leadership Team

Meet the team behind Cape Privacy.

Ché Wijesinghe
CEO

Ché has over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software industry as a senior executive and entrepreneur. Ché has a proven track record of building teams that deliver significant revenue growth and demonstrable business benefit. He was previously CRO at Datalogue (acquired by Nike), SVP at OmniSci and EVP at Composite Software (acquired by Cisco).

Gavin Uhma
CTO & Co-Founder

An experienced and innovative technologist, Gavin is an entrepreneur and angel investor in 20+ startups. Gavin was also the CTO of GoInstant which was later acquired by Salesforce.

David Besemer
Engineering

Former VP Engineering at OmniSci and CTO at Composite Software, David has more than 20 years of experience as a successful software executive. Using his deep knowledge about building enterprise software products, he is growing and guiding Cape Privacy’s world-class engineering team.

Katherine Jarmul
Product

An internationally recognized data scientist, programmer, and lecturer, Katherine is passionate about data science done right. She’s experienced in implementing data processing + ML systems and is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Florida Audience Analytics Program teaching data mining & programming.

Morten Dahl
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist

Morten holds an MSc in computer science and a Ph.D. in cryptography. With experience in data science and software engineering, he leads a research team that develops encrypted learning technologies.

Ben Decoste
Co-Founder & Platform

Having experience in Android development at Salesforce and backend development at GoInstant, Ben leads platform development.

Reesha Dedhia
Head of Marketing

Reesha is a marketing leader with over twelve years of experience in the technology industry. She previously led product marketing and GTM strategies at Anaplan (IPO: $PLAN), Cisco and PerimeterX.

Mike Gardner
Head of Customer Success

Mike brings over 15 years of experience helping customers maximize the business potential of their technology investments. Previously, he held senior management roles at OmniSci, Cisco, Composite Software and Verizon.

Our Investors

We’re proud to be backed by some of the best investors in the world!

Evolution Equity Partners
Tiger Global
Ridgeline
Boldstart
Versionone
Haystack
Radical

News Highlights

Cision PR Web

Cape Privacy Appoints New Head of Customer Success and New Head of Marketing; Executives Hail From OmniSci and Cisco

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AlleyWatch

Cape Privacy Raises $20M for its Platform That Allows Secure Collaboration on Machine Learning Models

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The Fintech Times

Evolution Equity Partners Lead Cape Privacy’s $20million Series A Funding Round

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Our mission is simple: data privacy for all

We started Cape Privacy because Privacy-Enhancing technology should be a priority.

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