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We Are SS8

Providing technology and solutions today for a safe tomorrow.

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“As a leader in Lawful and Location Intelligence, our goal is to help make societies safer. It is our commitment to extract and analyze the critical intelligence needed by Law Enforcement Agencies and Emergency Services, so they have the best information possible with real-time visibility.”

Dr. Keith Bhatia


Helping Protect the Worlds’ Citizens

Founded in 2000, SS8 has evolved into a global expert for communication networks and is now the trusted lawful intelligence solution to the largest global communications providers.

Constantly improving, our fully virtualized Intellego XT and Xcipio portfolios have been tested and proven in 5G communication networks. Incorporating location, high speed metadata extraction and big data analysis, our leading platforms provide critical and evidentiary information to intelligence agencies around the world.

These capabilities have become the technology foundation for the largest law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the world, assuring they can identify, track and apprehend suspects-of-interests (SOI) in today’s complex communication environment.

Our Core Values

One Team


Integrity & Respect

Meet the Team

SS8 Leadership

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Chief Technology Officer & Security Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Global Services
Vice President of Product Management
Vice President of Finance & Accounting
Vice President Account Management
Vice President of Engineering

Our Investor

HighBar Partners is a private investment firm that provides strategic growth capital to enterprises and infrastructure software companies, with a focus on long-term value creation.

They are an engaged investor who specializes in partnering and further developing successful businesses responsibly, by working with management teams and existing investors.

“SS8 provides national security software to some of the world’s most important organizations. Their longstanding relationships with Tier 1 CSPs and LEAs are a testament to both SS8’s leadership and technical expertise. We are excited to partner with the management team to further strengthen and expand these relationships and provide SS8’s leading solutions to additional customers and markets.”
John Kim
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at HighBar Partners

Join Our Team

Want to Make a Difference?

We’re always looking to bring new talent in to enhance our culture. SS8 is made up of a diverse team from many backgrounds, all bound together with a love of technology and protecting society.

SS8—Smart People, Powerful Technology.

It takes more than a great product to make a company successful; it takes great people. We work hard to attract top talent by creating an environment that brings out the best in every individual, and by creating a workplace where people are excited to come to work each day.

SS8 is looking for talented individuals who want to work in leading edge technology within a dynamic company. Each person here makes an impact in a collaborative environment where you can see the results of your efforts. If you have what it takes to thrive in this fast paced environment, check out our current job openings.

SS8 is ISO Certified

Given the critical role of SS8 platforms in helping investigate crimes and respond to emergencies, information security is paramount. We are proud to be ISO 27001:2022 certified. SS8’s dedication to quality extends to every aspect of our business, including our Information Security Management System that supports the design, development, marketing, sales, and servicing of our products and solutions. Our goal is to deliver excellence to our clients and partners around the world every day, and this certification demonstrates our commitment to data privacy, risk management, and cyber-resilience.

SS8's ISO/IEC 27001 Certification Badge

Want to Learn More About SS8

Our solutions have been selected by the world’s leading LEAs and CSPs because our powerful compliant solutions deliver results. Learn more by downloading this free Overview.

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Dr. Keith Bhatia

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

Dr. Keith Bhatia rejoined SS8 in 2018 and has more than 25 years of leadership experience in both the telecom and IT markets. His expertise includes strategic planning, operations, driving key technical innovations, and international business.

Prior to SS8, Keith served as senior vice president and general manager at Comtech successfully generating business growth and managing several acquisitions. Prior to Comtech, he was responsible for new business acquisition and product management at Neustar, Movius and ADC. Earlier in his career he was CTO at IP Unity where he grew its international business, working with companies such as Nokia, Huawei, Cisco, and NEC. He holds an MBA in International Finance and a Doctorate of Business Administration in Technology Forecasting.

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Dr. Cemal Dikmen

Chief Technology Officer & Security Officer

Cemal has been with SS8 since 1995. As SS8’s Chief Technology Officer, he plays an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development, and future growth in regards to its security, personnel, physical assets, and information. A renowned expert and thought leader in the legal compliance and communications analysis domain, he has been a frequent speaker at various industry conferences over the past 10 years. Prior to joining SS8, Cemal held software engineering and business development positions at NewNet, ADC Telecommunications and Telenity. He holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering.
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Jerry Su

Chief Financial Officer

Jerry brings over 20 years of experience across Corporate Development, Finance, Operations and Product Strategy to the SS8 team. Previously, he was Vice President and GM of Global Strategy for Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, a leading solutions provider for the Public Safety & Law Enforcement industry where he managed strategic and financial planning, M&A and business development. Jerry has also held senior positions in corporate strategy, M&A, business operations and product marketing at Symantec, the market leader in cyber security and Brocade, a global storage networking provider acquired by Broadcom. Before entering enterprise technology, Jerry launched his career in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry working across sales and finance with FBR Capital Markets for nearly a decade. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of California, Irvine and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
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Jeff Jones

Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Jeff Jones is the Senior Vice President of Global Sales for SS8. Jeff has over 30 years of experience leading sales and global go-to-market organizations. At SS8, he is responsible for leading our lawful and location intelligence sales teams worldwide, as well as our overall channel organization. 

Prior to joining SS8, Jeff was the Global Sales Leader of Juniper Network’s Data Center Automation sales team. In addition, he has served as the Global VP of Sales at Apstra and the EVP of Global Sales, Alliances, and Channels for the PFX Security and Tools Division at Netscout. Before that, Jeff spent 17 years at Apple in various sales and leadership positions. 

Jeff brings with him extensive experience in the areas of business scaling, revenue growth, profitability, and strategic partnerships and has a history of creating high performance sales teams throughout his career. He has broad, hands-on experience in the global network security, management, and visibility sectors and a passion for helping sales organizations reach their full potential.

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DeAnn Baker

Vice President of Marketing

DeAnn joined SS8 in August of 2020 as Vice President of Marketing. In her role, she oversees the company’s global marketing, brand, demand generation, communications and go-to-market strategy. She brings over 20 years of business strategy and marketing experience to the SS8 team and has extensive knowledge of the telecommunications market.

Prior to SS8, DeAnn was Vice President of Strategic Development and Marketing for the Enterprise Division at Comtech. There she oversaw the development of business strategy programs to drive revenue growth and the global marketing operations and execution.

DeAnn received a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.

Jamie Barton

Vice President of Global Services

Jamie Barton is Vice President of Global Services for SS8 and has over 20 years of experience supporting, designing, and maintaining communication networks and infrastructure. At SS8 he leads the client services team of lawful intelligence experts and manages all SS8 customer relationships. He is responsible for the development and execution of SS8’s client management strategies and works closely with leadership to ensure consistent implementation with our clients around the world.

Syed Hussain

Vice President of Product Management

Syed Hussain has spent more than 20 years working in the telecommunication and cyber security industry in Engineering and Product Management leadership roles. He brings significant technical expertise to his role as VP of Product Management for SS8’s Lawful Intelligence products, covering Service Providers and Law Enforcement market domains. He has led architecture and design of 4G and 5G Lawful Interception solutions in Cloud and non-cloud environments. Syed represents SS8 in both ETSI and 3GPP standards bodies and at technology summits and holds a BS in Computer Science and Engineering.

Sangeeta Laud

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Sangeeta Laud is the Vice President of Finance & Accounting at SS8, where she oversees all accounting operations and manages financial reporting, tax, audit, financial planning, and analysis. She also supports the company’s M&A activities. Prior to this role, Sangeeta served as SS8’s Corporate Controller. With over 20 years of professional experience in financial disciplines within technology companies, she brings a wealth of expertise to her position. Sangeeta holds a B.A. in Accounting, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (inactive) and has earned an MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University. She also is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
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Simon Patten

Vice President Account Management

Simon joined SS8 following a 30-year career with British Telecommunications Plc in the UK. For the majority of this time, Simon held senior sales and general management positions working with the defense, security and law enforcement agencies. He led teams selling and delivering a diverse range of solutions, including major national and international networks, computer network defense, and other security-based capabilities. Simon holds a BA in Business Studies and gained his MSC as a Sloan Fellow of the London Business School.

Dr. Okan Yilmaz

Vice President of Engineering

Okan is the Vice President of Engineering at SS8 Networks. In his position, he is responsible for leading the company’s design, development, and quality assurance for all products. He has spent more than 20 years in engineering and leadership roles and has been an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech and the University of the District of Columbia. Okan has extensive experience in the management and oversight of the full software development lifecycle of microservice based, containerized high-availability solutions for the telecom industry. This includes lawful intercept mediation, high-performance data analytics products, and 5G wireless edge and core technologies. Throughout his career he has demonstrated a passion for building strong teams that together design industry-leading technology. Okan holds a BS, MS, and PhD degree in Computer Science and is pursuing his Master of Business Administration at Virginia Tech.