We are catalysts for cyber innovation

We provide velocity capital

Building a company is a journey. We aim to accelerate your trajectory and unlock your potential by providing an unfair advantage in the cybersecurity industry. Like our founding investment company Temasek, we are a patient investor here to guide and equip you every step of the way. Join us as we build a Collective of companies to achieve our vision of a digitally resilient business world. 


Our global team of seasoned experts act as trusted advisors to enterprise clients across all regions and industries. They will open doors to new connections on your behalf.


Joining our cybersecurity specific portfolio will create unparalleled opportunities for joint client deals, integrations and collaborations. The advisors, thought leaders and experts in our ecosystem will help guide you on your scale-up journey.


We believe that digital resilience is built from a combined power of talent, knowledge and technology. By progressing the agenda of leading organisations towards cyber and digital resilience, our Academy underpins the need for the technologies and services we curate in our portfolio.


As founders, it is important to surround yourself with people who have been there, done that, on similar paths and overcome the same industry obstacles. Our deep experience in cybersecurity as founders, leaders, operators, board members and investors will give you an edge and be a catalyst for your venture.

Amit Jasuja



Chief Portfolio Officer

Amit plays a major role in aiding our strategy towards creating value for our clients through our portfolio of companies and partnerships.

A technology executive with over three decades of experience in security leadership roles in companies like Oracle and Symantec, Amit was most recently CEO of a digital identity startup Trusted Key, which was acquired by Workday Inc.

JC Broido



Managing Director, APAC

Jean-Claude (JC) Broido is ISTARI's Managing Director of Asia Pacific and Japan where he is responsible for ISTARI's Operations in the region.

JC has 30+ years of experience in Information and Cyber Security Technology during which he has advised many clients on technology led transformations, business resiliency and cyber security risks. Prior to joining ISTARI, JC held a number of roles at IBM, including Vice President of IBM Security, Asia Pacific, and Vice President Business Development for Cloud and Cognitive Solutions. Before IBM, JC spent 5 years in Tokyo as President of McAfee Japan.

JC received a Masters of Finance Degree from the London Business School and an Electronics Engineering Diploma from ENSICAEN.

Curtis Dalton



Managing Director, Americas

Curtis is responsible for establishing ISTARI's presence in the US market and leading business development efforts across the Americas. As a key member of our executive leadership team, his role contributes to the strategic direction and evolution of the company.

With 30 years of experience, Curtis has a long and distinguished career in cyber security and has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, Curtis was Global Technology Consulting Innovation Lead at Protiviti and prior to that he was Managing Director, North America Security Strategy & Risk Lead for Accenture. Other companies include Principal Security Group (which he founded and served as CEO) and Siemens. Curtis has served as an adviser on a number of boards.

Abel Archundia




Abel joined ISTARI in October 2020 as Managing Director, Life Sciences and Industrials. ISTARI is a Temasek platform company focused on helping the best companies in the world manage down digital risk.

At Bayer, Abel was head of IT and Digital Transformation for Bayer Pharma Division since 2017, and member of Bayer Group IT Board. Before joining Bayer, Abel was Global CIO, Sandoz, a Novartis Division (2012-17) as well as head of IT for Novartis Technical Operations (~85 plants) looking after manufacturing, supply chain and quality. He was a member of the Novartis IT Board.

Past positions include Cemex (CIO EMEA), Dell (General Manager, Mexico) and Boston Consulting Group (Principal, Monterrey and Dallas offices). He holds a degree in electronics engineering from Tec de Monterrey, Mexico, and an MBA and Public Management degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Joe Hubback




Joe Hubback is the ISTARI Academy Global MD and Client Director for Northern Europe. Joe has a broad background including McKinsey & Company (where he was a partner and co-led the creation of their cybersecurity practice), he is a published independent cybersecurity analyst and has also held corporate leadership roles (as MD for North West Europe in Keller running a full P&L).

He started his career in the industrial sector as an engineer designing and installing electronic control and robotics systems. He is also passionate about entrepreneurship and is a trustee of the Centre for Entrepreneurs charity.

Our Portfolio


Armis is the leading agentless, enterprise-class device security platform, designed to protect organisations from cyber threats created by IoT devices.


BlueVoyant is an expert-driven cybersecurity services company whose mission is to proactively defend organisations of all sizes.

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Claroty bridges the industrial cybersecurity gap between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments.

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D’Crypt is a high value design and development house that works with customers to deliver cryptographic technology.

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Ensign InfoSecurity is the largest pure-play end-to-end cybersecurity service provider in Asia.

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IronDefense is the industry’s most advanced network detection and response (NDR) platform built to stop the most sophisticated cyber threats.

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Prevalent AI

Prevalent AI are the leaders in Security Data Science, leveraging deep experience in building some of the world’s most successful cyber analytics solutions for both government and commercial.

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Sygnia is a cyber technology and services company, providing high-end consulting and incident response support for organisations worldwide.

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Sonrai Security

Sonrai Security delivers enterprise cloud security for companies running on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Powered by our cloud identity graph, Sonrai combines CSPM, CIEM, and data security in one platform.

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