Distil is the leading Content Protection Network (CPN) and the first cloud-based, intelligent gatekeeper for website content. Our CPN makes real-time decisions and seamlessly distinguishes human visitors from malicious bots. Distil mitigates against duplicate content, improves SEO power, and accelerates the end-user experience – all while reducing server load and infrastructure demand. The setup is lightning–fast, secure, and completely transparent.
Our mission is to provide enterprise class protection safeguarding commercial and individual content producers. With Distil’s CPN there is finally a solution to protect your content, your brand, and your revenue without impacting your end-user experience.
Rami Essaid – Co-Founder & CEO
Rami began his career as the founder and CEO of Chit Chat Communications. After a successful exit, he consulted in mobile development. With over 11 years in communications, network security, and infrastructure management, Rami advised enterprise companies to help improve scalability and reliability while maintaining a high level of security. Rami attended North Carolina State University where he majored in computer engineering.
Engin Akyol – Co-Founder & CTO
Engin comes to Distil Networks from Cisco systems where he had five years of experience providing networking and network testing consulting for core enterprise customers as part of Cisco’s ECATS group. Engin’s responsibilities included creating and executing test plan’s based on customers’ requirements, interacting with developers to provide quick resolution to issues, and providing recommendations for deploying new networking equipment and software.
Prior to Cisco, Engin was a software engineer for Sony Ericsson device drivers and platforms group. Engin is a computer engineering graduate from North Carolina State University.
Andrew Stein – Co-Founder & Chief Scientist
Getting his start running a large online kids’ game, Andrew took his passion for web development to NC State where he became the Senior Web Developer for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Working on everything from identity management programs to digital signage systems, Andrew has run into a little bit of everything and is always eager for new challenges. He’s also awkwardly passionate about MySQL query optimization.