Apptega Welcomes New VP of Technology & Product, Hesom Parhizkar

Leading global cybersecurity management software company, Apptega, welcomes technology industry veteran, Hesom Parhizkar, to its leadership team. As Vice President of Technology and Product, Parhizkar will report to CEO of Apptega, Armistead Whitney.

Mr. Parhizkar will execute the company’s business mission through the development and deployment of Apptega’s market-leading SaaS products and technology, including managing onshore and offshore development teams, leading an agile development and implementation process, and overseeing Apptega’s infrastructure and security.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Hesom to Apptega where he will drive efforts around the company’s leading cybersecurity products and technology,” said Armistead. “Hesom’s vision and dedication to grow the cybersecurity sector coupled with more than two decades of technology leadership experience make him a valuable addition to the Apptega team.”

Parhizkar was previously Chief Technology Officer at Wela, a SaaS technology company building intelligent solutions for financial services companies allowing them to enhance internal communication and efficiencies, while extending the client experience beyond client portals. As CTO, Hesom oversaw the development of the company’s long-term vision, specifically with regards to strategy and the overall standard for the architecture of the technology.  

Prior to Wela, Hesom served as Senior Vice President of Technology at eVestment, where he helped lead the overall technology strategy, architecture, and goals for their global SaaS product offerings. Parhizkar also served as Software Development Manager and Scrum Master at eVestment, where he led the deployment of products with his expertise in agile development methodologies.

“I saw Apptega as a company solving a real problem in the industry and wanted to be a part of the solution and change,” said Hesom Parhizkar. “I look forward to working with a team of proven industry leaders and helping to deliver product and technology tools that will help organizations implement market-leading cybersecurity programs that keep them protected and compliant.”  

About Apptega  

Apptega is committed to making cybersecurity easier and more accessible for everyone. By using technology to unify, track and report cybersecurity processes, Apptega helps organizations of all sizes stay protected and compliant. Apptega is at the intersection of creativity and patent-pending technology, making cybersecurity simple for everyone from small business IT leaders to Fortune 500 companies with dozens of security professionals. Apptega was founded in early 2017 by American entrepreneur Armistead Whitney and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit