Episode 66

Episode 66 - Cara Wolf - CEO of Ammolite Analytx

In this episode, we dive into the fascinating journey of Ammolite Analytx, a company that evolved from a management consulting firm to an AI powerhouse and eventually found its niche in the cybersecurity realm. Our guest is none other than Cara Wolf, the CEO of Ammolite Analytx, who takes us through the twists and turns of the company's trajectory.

Starting back in 2006 as a management consulting firm, Ammolite Analytx underwent a significant transformation over the years. Cara shares insights into the company's origins, the challenges faced during its evolution, and the pivotal decision to shift focus towards AI and then cybersecurity by 2018.

One of the key highlights of this episode is Cara's recounting of her extensive background in finance, corporate fraud, and her experiences working with startups. She sheds light on the challenges of raising capital in Canada and how these hurdles were further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, ultimately leading to the decision to pivot towards cybersecurity services.

Throughout the conversation, Cara discusses the importance of team building, sales strategy, and the core values that drive Ammolite Analytx. She also candidly shares lessons learned from failures, emphasizing the critical role of customer relationships and delivering top-notch service in the cybersecurity industry.

Join us as we unravel the entrepreneurial journey of Cara Wolf and gain valuable insights into navigating the ever-evolving landscape of technology and business.

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Evgeniy Kharam

Evgeniy has the opportunity to spend more than 40,000 hours working in cybersecurity,
providing pre and post-sales support in various technologies and later as an architect and principal consultant.
Evgeniy is very passionate about technology, vendors, and architecture. He brings a lot of knowledge about VAR, MSSP, and technical pre-sales. He believes in connected infrastructure that there is a significant need for vendor consolidation and the ability for security control to integrate and share information.
Evgeniy is proficient in speaking on most cyber security technical domains, which include: Endpoint Security, Network Security, SIEM/SOC/SOAR, SASE/SEE, VMS, and many more.
In 2020, Evgeniy co-hosted a Security Architecture Podcast. The podcast format focuses on architecture and vendor integration into the customer environment
In 2022 he founded the Cyber Inspiration podcast; the podcast explored the minds of CTOs and CEOs when they started their cyber security company!
Personal: Evgeniy has four kids, a daughter, a son, and twins (boy and girl) . Twins are a great way to learn to multitask, and nothing scares me anymore :)(besides snakes)
Hobbies: Photography, podcasting, public speaking, snowboarding, whitewater canoeing, SUP, mountain biking, motorcycles, breathing techniques, and gadgets