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About Us

Launched by seasoned Subject Matter Experts, Gemini Advisory is specifically oriented to solve the most complex issues in an age of ever-growing cyber threats. From retrieval of compromised data, brand monitoring, covert actor engagement and ransomware extortion negotiations, our unmatched coverage of the underground communities hidden within the Deep & Dark Web, fused with years of experience in undercover operations, allows us to accomplish the most delicate tasks successfully. Gemini Advisory was acquired in March 2021 by Recorded Future, the world’s largest provider of intelligence for enterprise security.

Our Team

Gemini team co-founder and CEO Andrei Barysevich
Andrei Barysevich

Co-Founder and CEO

Andrei Barysevich is the co-founder and CEO of Gemini Advisory. Previously Andrei was tasked with building and leading the research teams at the threat intelligence companies Recorded Future and Flashpoint. Andrei was previously an independent e-commerce fraud researcher, and a private consultant for various federal law enforcement agencies. Andrei’s work and commentary has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, HBO, and numerous other media. For the past 15 years, he has been involved in multiple high-profile international cases resulting in successful convictions of members of crime syndicates operating global reshipping, money laundering, and bank fraud schemes.

Gemini team website co-founder and CIO Dmitry Chorine
Dmitry Chorine

Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer

Dmitry is Gemini Advisory's Chief Technical Officer. He oversees the engineering team and personally monitors our infrastructure integrity to ensure that our day-to-day operations keep to the highest technological and procedural standards. Prior to co-founding Gemini Advisory, Dmitry's career spanned consulting, IT systems administration, and engineering, allowing him to draw from a diverse set of skills while perpetually improving and refining Gemini's product.

Gemini sales vice president Caroline Pugliesi
Caroline Pugliesi

Vice President of Sales

Caroline Pugliesi is Gemini Advisory’s Vice President of Sales. Prior to joining Gemini Advisory, Caroline spent 8 years at Recorded Future building sales revenue from $0 to over $100 million in ARR and leading a world-class sales team. Her experience in sales and business strategy will propel Gemini forward with the same momentum as we continue to expand rapidly in the fraud intelligence market worldwide.

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Stas Aforov

Director of Research and Development

Stas Alforov started his cyber career at the National Cyber Forensic Training Alliance (NCFTA) as part of the Cyber Financial program. He focused on identifying Eastern European threats to the payments industry, monitored and identified money mule networks, and led the US participation in the Airline Action Days operations for several years. He has used his knowledge of cybercriminal organizations, operational security, and tactics, techniques, and procedures to assist both the financial sector and domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies. He now serves as the Director of Research and Development at Gemini Advisory, where he identifies and improves ways of monitoring asset portfolio exposure and effectively assists financial institutions in mitigating payment card fraud.

Gemini platform director of demand generation Trevan Marden
Trevan Marden

Director of Demand Generation

Trevan began his career in the Content Group at Thomson Reuters (formerly Thomson Financial). He soon discovered his passion for startups and early-stage companies when he joined Metalogix, a Microsoft SharePoint ISV in rapid growth stage. Later, Trevan joined Cygilant (formerly EiQ Networks), an information security services company, where he held several marketing roles, helping to build and execute demand generation and other marketing functions as the company pivoted from an enterprise software company into a SMB-focused SaaS and services organization. Prior to joining Gemini Advisory, Trevan spent two years running his own marketing consulting business while living abroad. In his role at Gemini, Trevan is responsible for refining Gemini’s brand, conceptualizing and deploying the marketing strategy, and owning all marketing channels.

Julie Berteloot
Julie Berteloot

Strategic Account Manager

Julie is Gemini Advisory’s Strategic Account Manager. She is in charge of the relationship with existing clients ensuring we always provide the utmost service. Prior to Gemini Advisory, Julie worked in the travel and airline industry where she started specializing in payment and loyalty fraud, covering the America’s region from Canada to Argentina and Caribbean. Julie was the region’s coordinator for the Airline Action Days for three years. She is based out of Las Vegas, NV.

Our Mission

At Gemini Advisory, we believe cybercrime shouldn’t pay. We aim to bridge the gap between wide-ranging threat intelligence offerings available to cyber defense teams and the demand for very specific and actionable solutions required by fraud prevention teams.

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