Pravin is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of CipherCloud, driving the growth and culture of CipherCloud by managing its business, strategy, and execution. He founded CipherCloud in 2010 when he recognized that while the cloud was disrupting enterprise IT, the security technologies had not kept pace and enterprises were losing control over their sensitive information. Pravin launched the industry’s first CASB solution to address cloud security needs of businesses in February 2011, and since then he has led the CipherCloud team to deliver several innovative solutions and 20+ patents in the field of cloud security and information protection.
Pravin is a security visionary who has pioneered a number of innovative technology solutions during his 20 years of founding and building three industry-leading security companies. Prior to CipherCloud, Pravin was the Founder & CTO of RiskVision, a leading Security Risk Management company acquired by Resolver, and Co-founder & VP Engineering of ArcSight, which was acquired by HP for $1.6 billion. Previously, Pravin was Co-founder & Chief Architect at Impresse Corporation, and held technical leadership positions at Verity, Attachmate, and Tata Consultancy Services. Pravin holds dozens of patents in security technologies and is the inventor behind CipherCloud’s groundbreaking technology.
Pravin holds an MS degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and Charter Member of TiE, a global organization dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship