Rubrik, one of the prominent Zero Trust Data SecurityTM companies, recently announced the appointment of tech leader Abhilash Purushothaman as its General Manager and Vice President for Asia.
Purushothaman, who hails from Bengaluru in India, brings over a decade of exposure, including executive positions at CISCO, CA Technologies, and AppDynamics. In his previous role, he worked as Regional VP (South East Asia, Greater China, Korea, and India) for CISC AppDynamics, and prior to that, he was Vice President of APJ at CA Technologies.
Sharing more about the appointment Antoine Le Tard, Vice President, Rubrik APJ, said in this newly designed role, Purushothaman will lead the business in India, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, and across ASEAN.
“We’re combining India and ASEAN under the one leadership umbrella to strategically serve the markets with a cohesive and consistent approach,” he commented.
“Rubrik continues to establish itself as a data security leader, and I couldn’t think of anyone better than Abi to lead our growth in Asia. He has been at the forefront of the digital revolution from New Delhi to Taiwan and understands the unique data security challenges organizations in the region face.”
Purushothaman further clarified Singapore, India, as well as other regions across Asia, have witnessed rapid digitization in the past three years. However, data security remains an afterthought, given the pace of transformation.
“Asia continues to see a spike in cyber attacks, and this trend has only accelerated as countries across the region digitize and the amount of valuable data increases,” he said. “That’s what attracted me to Rubrik – there’s a clear market need for zero trust data security, and I look forward to helping organizations in the region secure their data and improve their cyber resilience.” It must be noted that Rubrik is focusing on securing the world’s data. With Zero Trust Data Security, the company assists organizations achieve business resilience against malicious insiders, cyberattacks, and operational disruptions.