Through helping companies prevent open source threats, we hope to bring more attention to the support that is needed to sustain open source projects. The founders met in graduate school at Cornell Tech. We believe in the power of open source software but we felt that there was too much junk out there and soon GitLinks was born. Our mission is to be a force for good in the open source community.


Ian Folau

CEO & Co-founder

Ian leads business development for GitLinks. Prior to co-founding GitLinks, Ian spent 9 years conducting data intelligence and managing information security in the United States Army.

Ian is a second-time founder with a passion for building ideas into products. Hear him talk about the art of leadership in this TEDx video.

Ian holds an MBA from Cornell Tech, a master's from Middlebury College, and a bachelor's in system's engineering from West Point.

Nwamaka Imasogie

CTO & Co-founder

Nwamaka oversees engineering and software development at GitLinks. She is passionate about building amazing products that are intuitive and is obsessed with data-driven decision making.

Nwamaka is a second-time founder. Right out of college she founded a marketplace business that she grew to profitability. She's worked as both software manager and software engineer at Chevron where she created software and led multi-million dollar projects.

Nwamaka holds a master's degree in computer science from Cornell Tech and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. She is the inventor on 2 technology patents.

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