As the sole founder of Invicti Security, Ferruh has been in every single position inside the company. By working on the different departments, Ferruh developed empathy for and with his team. He understands their needs and their desires. He also learned how to choose the right people for the right positions in the company. As a leader, Ferruh acknowledges the strong points in his company.
Ferruh leaves with a final piece of advice for leaders: repeat yourself over and over again.
Sole founders go through every position in their company.
By going through different positions, one can identify new skills and work to improve them.
Choose your team right, they determine your growth.
In hiring, try to think in advance about the skills you might need in the future.
Leaders must recognize the strengths of their companies.
Repeat yourself over and over and over again.
About Ferruh Mavituna
Ferruh Mavituna is the Founder & CEO of Invicti Security, makers of Acunetix and Netsparker.
He developed the first proof-based web security scanner with state-of-the-art accurate vulnerability detection and exploitation features, today used by thousands of companies around the world. Ferruh has changed the automated web application security space. He is also a frequent speaker at several conferences about Web Application Security, released several research papers and tools. Coming from a developer background (C++, ASP, ASP.NET, and PHP), Ferruh has been working in the web application security since 2002.