Padma Vatsavai is founder and CEO of Vinformatix.

Vinformatix is a software development company that specializes in designing and maintaining web-based applications, websites, and portals for public and private sector clients. Vinformatix designed the web-based system that 90,000 victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas used in 2017 to apply for disaster aid. The firm also designed two web-based portals for Louisiana Economic Development, including Louisiana Job Connection, which helps businesses find potential employees.

John Morello is a 14-year veteran of Microsoft who is now Chief Technology Officer of Twistlock, a Portland, Oregon-based firm that is changing the face of cybersecurity. Twistlock opened a Baton Rouge location in the psring of 2018 at LSU's Innovation Park and is continuing to grow with clients nationwide that include GridSpace, Aetna and Workiva. What makes Twistlock unique in its approach to developing cybersecurity solutions is it's cloud-native approach that is much faster and more effective than what most of the competition is doing.

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