CEO: Ratul Mahajan
The Redmond, Wash.-based startup launched out of stealth earlier this year aiming to bring cutting-edge software development techniques to networking, such as continuous integration and automatic debugging. CEO and co-founder Ratul Mahajan spent 11 years as Principal Researcher at Microsoft, helping build technologies for Microsoft Azure. Intentionet's Batfish solution is an open source network analysis tool that finds bugs and guarantees the correctness of network configuration. Batfish, which is provided as a managed service, enables network engineers to rapidly and safely evolve their network without fear of outages or security breaches. The startup received $3 million in funding this year from True Ventures.