Nils Karn met his cofounders at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) while he was doing research there. Before that he had several years of experience in international IT project management and joined a cloud project at HPI before he founded in 2021 the Resility GmbH with his three co-founders in Potsdam, Germany. Mitigant is based on research in the area of public cloud security. With Mitigant Nils supports companies to improve their Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) as well as harden the cloud infrastructure by verifying their security approach.