Management Team


It never occurred to us that we couldn’t solve the hardest problems, so we did. We like doing it. We thrive.



Rajesh K. Parthasarathy

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer

“Every enterprise application, with late twentieth-century roots, has risk and vulnerability built in. There’s no point in lamenting design choices that were made back then. We have to deal with them, because almost every organization in the world depends on these applications for mission-critical operations. At MENTIS, all we think about is risk, and our one and only focus is to defeat it. In today’s world, our customers need us to be that way.”

management linkedin

MENTIS’ founder bridges the gap between business and the technology that fuels it. A deep business background as a Big Four auditor and independent consultant is coupled with ERP and security solution design and implementation expertise earned at Fortune 100 companies.

In 2004, Rajesh founded MENTIS to launch what had become a unique vision: an information security platform that looked at data-rich ERPs from a risk perspective, building deep intelligence about data, code, and user access, into a fully integrated platform that could adapt to current and future risks that were bound to arise in a data-centric world. Named by Yale University as a “Rising Star” in their inaugural assessment of security industry leaders, he has built MENTIS into the thought leader in its market.

Paula Capps

Chief Operating Officer

“We pride ourselves on making our processes easy and transparent to our customers. We have an environment that values excellence, and not just in our products, but in every aspect of how we work with our customers. Responsiveness is key to us.”

management linkedin

Paula joined MENTIS immediately after the company was founded, bringing more than 25 years of experience in administration and business management to creating the framework for MENTIS to operate from.

With a strong background in entrepreneurial and business ventures, she has built on operational and management experience earned through long stints at leading consulting and Fortune 500 firms. Among these are The Boston Consulting Group, APM, and Computer Sciences Corporation’s Healthcare Group.

Suresh Sundaram

Executive Director

“I knew MENTIS by its reputation as a pioneer and innovator in the space, but it wasn’t until my former company partnered with MENTIS that I saw how practical this radical risk focus of theirs really is. Companies are amassing data at previously unimaginable rates and it’s only going to continue. At MENTIS, we’re building what is essentially a security architecture that by design can adapt to information vulnerabilities as they arise. It’s been an exciting time to join MENTIS.”

management linkedin

As Executive Director, Suresh oversees strategy, marketing, and business development for MENTIS.

Suresh brings a rich understanding of global markets, IT, and operations service delivery, and is passionate about growing disruptive enterprise technologies in the unfolding digital world. In 27 years at HCL, he has built expertise in strategic initiatives to drive business growth through partnerships and investments and has played a pivotal role in the development of HCL Technologies into a global force in IT Services. He has also led technology projects from concept to launch and has built global market recognition. A key focus has been the digital economy, particularly risk and compliance and core systems transformation.

Robert B. Peck

Chief Financial Officer

"As a financial officer, I know what the impact of a data breach is on a company’s bottom line. And it’s not just immediate costs, but the financial hit that a loss of confidence in your brand can do. My role at MENTIS is not just internal, influencing our own strategic growth, but to also provide the kinds of insights I’ve gleaned over my career to help anticipate and think about what matters to our customers.”

management linkedin

Bob is the acting Chief Financial Officer of MENTIS Software, providing financial planning, budgeting, and analysis support to the President & CEO, the Chief Operating Officer, and the Executive Director. Bob is currently Senior Vice President and Controller of a production company, a role he has held since March 2008.

Bob brings more than 20 years of experience to MENTIS, having held progressively senior accounting and controllership positions in various organizations including Insight Communications Company, Inc., PRIMEDIA Inc., Pinnacor, Inc., and CSC Healthcare Inc. Bob had also spent five years in public accounting at Goldstein Golub Kessler & Company, P.C.

Padma Nidamarti

Vice President of Development

"We partner with our customers, and we work with everyone on their staff as if we are one and the same team. That's how we see it. We'll always take that approach. It’s who we are.”

management linkedin

As the Vice President of Development for MENTIS, Padma actively provides guidance to the development team to facilitate innovative product development and roll-out. She coordinates the activities of the development and support teams to accomplish both systems and business objectives. She also plans and executes staff development activities and training.

Padma comes from a background in design and development of application software. She has several years of experience with the complete software development lifecycle. Prior to working with MENTIS, she worked as a programmer and developer in the brokerage, financial, and telecom industries.

Get in Touch With Us!

Are you interested in receiving more information about our products? Do you have questions about sensitive data security? Would you like a demo? Complete the details below and one of our specialists will get in touch with you.

We love to help our customers solve their data security problems. Please tell us about what you are trying to accomplish, details about your environment, and any other information that will help us understand your needs better.

Enter the characters shown in the image.