Jacques Declas, founder and CEO of 42 Crunch, is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years in the Enterprise Software industry and a record of scaling international sales team. He has an extensive knowledge of the API Security market having served in senior VP roles in Forum Systems, Vordel (acquired by Axway) and Intel. During his career Jacques has built worldwide partnership with Software vendors such as Computer Associates, Oracle and Microsoft and leading consulting firms such as Accenture, Atos and CSC. Jacques holds a bachelor of Financial Management and European Business Law.
Philippe Leothaud has over 20 years of experience in Identity Management, application security and integration. After 8 years at BeeWare (now acquired by DenyAll) as CTO of a company focusing on Web Application Firewall, Web SSO and Web Access Management, and 6 years at Vordel (now acquired by Axway) as Principal Architect for API Management and API security, he co-founded 42Crunch and is now specializing in securing API infrastructures, using/extending existing tools and standards (OpenAPI, OAuth, OpenID Connect, JOSE) and creating new ones.