Today we are talking to Najaf Gillani, the Chief Software Development Officer at OpSec Security.  And we discuss the technology they use to protect the world’s biggest brands, why having an innovative mindset will make every day exciting, and the advantages of working at a company with an appetite for disruption.

All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!

Check them out now at!

About Najaf:

Najaf Gillani is OpSec Security’s Chief Technology Officer in charge of managing a robust team of  software engineers for OpSec Security – the leading Brand Authentication and Protection  Solution provider. 

He has over 20 years of experience running Global Software Engineering teams working for  eCommerce giants like eBay, Walmart, Macy’s & technology disruptors like Openwave systems.  Along with his strong professional experience, he has an entrepreneurial background and has a  solid business acumen, which allowed him to start and run a few businesses successfully.  

Najaf’s passion for technology has helped companies build many complex platforms to meet  customer needs and to solve key customer problems. He started several innovation labs during  his career to incubate new ideas and built many proofs of concepts to disrupt different markets.  He also serves on the Advisory Board at Ithaca College, NY for their Cyber Security Program. 

About OpSec:

OpSec Security is the global market leader in securing and protecting brands. After decades of leadership in brand protection technology, OpSec grew to become the leading provider of fully integrated brand and document security, providing companies and governments with myriad solutions to help our customers ensure brand quality, reputation, and integrity.

OpSec is a leading innovator in online brand and digital content protection, offering our clients end-to-end safeguards against counterfeiting, piracy, and unauthorized usage. We continue to innovate, finding increasingly advanced ways to meet an ever-growing range of threats. Even as the counterfeiters, pirates, and other bad actors employ more sophisticated ways to damage your brand, we never stop getting better at protecting it.

For more information, visit

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

Read more about Joel

Reach out to Joel

If Joel can be helpful to you, send him a message
or schedule a meeting.

Send Message Schedule Meeting
Fresh CTO Content 24/7

Fresh CTO Content 24/7

Join our mailing list to receive relevant content hot off the press.

You have Successfully Subscribed!