Meet Steve Touw

Steve is the co-founder and CTO of Immuta, whose mission is to make the future of data secure. He is known for his data science work with US Special Operations Command and the US Intelligence Community. Steve is passionate about data and its power.

Steve Touw

Topics of Interest


ABAC is the future. RBAC is the legacy. Steve explains why attribute-based access control is the future of data access control, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re a PhD, engineer, or tech-luddite.

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Privacy Market

Steve can compare the competition and where the market is headed in detail but without missing the forest.

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How Privacy is Changing the World

Steve explores how advanced privacy techniques could be employed to automate contact tracing without sacrificing privacy.

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About Steve

Steve Touw is the co-founder and CTO of Immuta.

He has a long history of designing large-scale geo-temporal analytics across the U.S. intelligence community — including some of the very first Hadoop analytics and frameworks to manage complex multi-tenant data policy controls. Previously, Steve was the CTO of 42Six Solutions (acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation), where he led a large Big Data services engineering team. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography from the University of Maryland.

2015 – Present

Immuta, CTO




SPADAC (acquired by GeoEye - now DigitalGlobe), Software Engineer


SBI Technologies Corp., Software Engineer


NGA, Engineer

Orchestrating access control is the last frontier of DataOps.

Steve Touw

About Immuta

Immuta enables organizations to unlock value from their cloud data by protecting it and providing secure access. The Immuta Data Security Platform provides sensitive data discovery, security and access control, data activity monitoring, and has deep integrations with the leading cloud data platforms. Immuta is now trusted by Fortune 500 companies and government agencies around the world to secure their data. Founded in 2015, Immuta is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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