Ilia Kolochenko

Ilia Kolochenko

Founder, CEO, and Chief Architect, ImmuniWeb, Inc.

Ilia Kolochenko is a Swiss application security expert and entrepreneur. He started his career as a penetration tester and has 15 years of experience in security auditing and digital forensics. After serving in Swiss artillery troops in 2007, Ilia founded his first pentesting and cybersecurity firm High-Tech Bridge. In 2014, Frost & Sullivan named the company a leading service provider in the European pentesting market. Later Ilia invented and built the first concept of ImmuniWeb Platform that combined the strengths of human intelligence with Machine Learning. In 2017, Ilia was named a “Thought Leader” by the prestigious SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards.

Today, as a Chief Architect at ImmuniWeb, he leads our data scientists, security analysts and software engineers. Ilia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Webster University, a Master of Legal Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Cybercrime Investigation) from Boston University. Currently, Ilia is a PhD Candidate (Computer Science) at Capitol Technology University. Ilia Kolochenko is a member of Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN), a Member of GIAC Advisory Board, a Committee Member at Boston University MET CIC (Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity) Center and CIPP exam item writer at the IAPP. He authored over 50 articles on application security and cybercrime investigation for leading cybersecurity magazines.

Ilia is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/A and CIPP/C) by IAPP and a holder of multiple GIAC certifications (GDAT, GCPN, GPCS, GCSA, GCTI, GMOB and GLEG).