about zenaciti

Building better startups

Working at a startup for 25 years teaches you a lot of lessons. One lesson we learned was that great ideas are anywhere and everywhere.  Zenaciti is on a mission to build stronger, safer, and scalable companies. 

We offer a range of technical due diligence and strategic advisory services to organizations worldwide.  Our clients include investors, startups, and cloud service providers in the USA and Europe.  

Our advice is practical, pragmatic, and based on the operational and financial realities of each company. 

Zenaciti Team

Andrew Plato, CEO

Andrew has decades of experience as a founder, entrepreneur, CEO, industry analyst, security practitioner, author, and public speaker. In 1995, Andrew founded Anitian one of the first information security companies. Andrew was CEO of Anitian for 26 years until exiting in 2022. Andrew provides information security industry analysis, research, and technical due diligence reviews. Andrew is also the author of The Founder's User Manual - Practical Strategies for the Startup Leader

Toni Plato, EdD, COO

Dr. Plato has over 20 years of leadership experience developing people and organizations as VP of People, Director of HR and learning, program director, assistant professor, curriculum manager, and online instructor. Her expertise is in leadership development and organizational strategy for higher education, health care, and business.

Why Zenaciti?


Zenaciti provides plans based on real-world experience, not contrived theories or dated methods.


It may not be what you want to hear, but it will be what you need to hear to get results.


Our team ran businesses for decades. We know what works and what does not work. 


We are experts at crafting messages to customers, partners, or employees that precisely communicate intent and objectives.


There are no openings at Zenaciti at this time. You may send us your resume at [email protected]