Who we are

We are a Brazilian startup aiming to reduce information asymmetry when it comes to third and Nth- party security and compliance risk management in a cooperative and scalable fashion.

Organizations of all sizes have increasingly used outsourcing and third parties  to deliver value. Using partners, sales channels and specialized suppliers, it is possible to improve quality and speed-to-market. 

However, along with benefits, it is often necessary to share sensitive data with third parties. It isn’t enough for each company to assess its own environments in isolation. An incident in one company can negatively impact the rest of its supply chain.

Thinking about ensuring compliance and security throughout this chain inspired the creation of Tenchi. It was founded in October 2019 by Felipe Bouças, Alexandre Sieira and Dani Dilkin. They subsequently developed a platform that continuously monitors relationships in real-time, simplifying decision making.

Connecting and enabling communication across the entire supply chain has considerable benefits. By connecting companies and their suppliers in a trusted environment, Tenchi enables trusted relationships to form across the technology ecosystem.

Institutional investors

Leadership

Felipe Bouças

CO-FOUNDER AND CEO

Senior executive and successful entrepreneur in the information security sector with more than 25 years of experience. Previously, Felipe was the Global Product Director for Managed Security Services at Verizon, where he joined following the acquisition of Niddel in January 2018.

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO at Niddel, the first information security company in the world to offer an autonomous threat hunting system.

Co-founder, board member and Chief Executive for 13 years at Cipher (acquired by Prosegur), which has successfully grown from a small startup to a global company with over 300 employees and 500+ active clients in Brazil, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Angel investor in several technology companies and mentor of the startup accelerator Alchemist in Silicon Valley.

Alexandre Sieira

CO-FOUNDER AND CTO

Alexandre Sieira is a successful entrepreneur in information security with a global presence since 2003. He began his career as co-founder and CTO of Cipher, a Brazilian security consulting firm and MSSP with an international presence, later acquired by Prosegur. 

In 2015, he became co-founder and CTO of Niddel, a SaaS startup focused on entirely cloud-based security analytics and was awarded a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2016. 

Following Verizon’s acquisition of Niddel in 2018, he became the Product Management team manager for all Verizon Security Services’ detection products.

Dani Dilkin

CO-FOUNDER AND SENIOR PARTNER

Dani Dilkin leads services at Tenchi Security. With more than 20 years of experience in the field, Dani specializes in projects dealing with complex environments that unite technology and innovation platforms. 

Dani has experience with multinationals and global corporations, and was a leader in cyber security practices at Kroll and Deloitte in Brazil. He is also a member of the Information Security Working Group of the Brazilian Internet of Things Association. 

Previously, Dani was director of consulting services at Cipher and worked at NET, Terra Empresas, and Getronics.

Eduardo Pinheiro

Eduardo Pinheiro

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

Engineer graduated from PUC-RIO, master’s degree from UFRJ and master’s degree in Computer Science from Rochester University and PhD from Rutgers University. 

He worked at Google for 13 years, going through several areas such as Datacenter Analytics, Gmail, Android, and Security. 

He was CTO of a real estate finance company and then worked at Apple on the Storage team. He currently serves as director of Engineering at Tenchi Security.

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