Ari Fogel is the CTO and a co-founder of Intentionet. He is the creator and primary developer of the Batfish configuration analysis engine, which he developed during his Ph.D. studies at UCLA. Seizing an opportunity to commercialize and expand his research, he put his studies on hold and co-founded Intentionet with his Ph.D. advisor and his internship mentor. Ari holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from SUNY Buffalo where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He has (co-)authored publications in networking, artificial intelligence, and mobile security, with several papers at top conferences such as NSDI and OSDI.