MS Prasad is a network/information security veteran of 30+yrs of exp, who is renowned in the industry and trusted by Indian government departments to oversee security for their computer networks. Prior to Athinio, he was with NeoAccel India , a pioneer in virtual SSL VPN solutions, and grew the company to a team of 40+ people which later was acquired by VmWare . At NeoAccel, he led all engineering development, product management, developed channels and drove sales and marketing organizations . Prior to NeoAccel, he was a data security scientist at DRDO for 24+ years, where part of his assignments included role as a security auditor of different Government organizations & writing Mil standards for SW engg and security. Prasad is the recipient of the DSP Design Innovation Award (1987) and Best Scientist Award (1989 and 1998). He is a fellow of IETE, M-IEEE, M-IEE. He also leads the Indian chapter of Cloud Security Alliance(CSA). He holds a B.Tech(ECE) from IIT Kharagpur and M.Tech(CS) from IIT -Kanpur.
Babu Daniel, in his professional career spanning over 28 years, has handled various key IT positions in companies like Transasia Bio-Medicals, Midmark Inc and Agappe Diagnostics. Babu has always been keen on helping organizations leverage Information Technology to enhance productivity and data security.
Peter is the missionary entrepreneur behind this venture. Peter drives the mission and vision of the company, and integrates Marketing, Innovations, R&D departments as a cohesive force. He is an experienced entrepreneur with multiple earlier ventures and has more than 20 years of experience in product management, leadership, customer and people acquisition, fund raising, sales and partner practices. Peter is a hands on technologist/coder with experience around various technology domains across storage, data security, computing and networking. Prior to that, Peter worked for Calsoft Labs for 3 years where he created a new CoE for storage networking R&D and as the entrepreneur, and led the business development/marketing efforts to sell the IP created (network file virtualization technology pluggable to any L4-L7 switch). Before this, he was running NetDiox computing systems, a storage research and training venture for experienced professional, which he created in 2005. Prior to NetDiox, he had been consulting in the US for 6+ years for companies like Bell communications research (Wireless networking group), IBM (SAN file systems group), HP (Compiler/Linker group) and US West Communications (Field Access Systems) among few startups around in-memory databases and networking space. Peter holds a Masters degree in Computer Science & Applications (MCA, from Department of Computer Science, Madras university campus), and a Bachelors in Physics(St.Peter's college, Mahatma Ghandhi University, Kerala, India) and owns a US patent on Distributed, virtual cloud as a single inventor with several other patents pending. In the Past, He was also an adjunct faculty member at IIIT-B. He is currently a member of the board of studies, at University Of Madras, CS department.
Davis is Technology executive having 25+ years of experience leading System software and Product development Teams. He is a co-founder at Xerve Innovations, an e-commerce sales aggregation/automation company. Before that he was the strategy director at NetApp where he worked for over 8 years. He was Instrumental in developing strategies for rapid growth of NetApp's R&D in India. Before NetApp he was lead development of HP UNIX core operating system at HP for over 7 years. During his stint at HP, he led many UNIX kernel projects, particularly in VM subsystems and was also involved in language tools lab. Before his IT career, he server in Indian Air-force, for more than a decade as Wing Commander. While in the Indian Air Force, he was engaged in Radar and Electronic warfare for the first ten years and in system simulation software development during the later years. He has a M-Tech Computer Science (IIT Kanpur) and a PGDBM (IIM Calcutta). He is also a professional leadership coach, and is a speaker for leadership workshops. His hobbies include reading and technical deliberation on various storage technologies with younger technologists to help them change their orbits and to enable taking their potential to out of its limits and beyond.
Technical Sales & Business Development expert with more than 22 years of experience in Business Development, Sales Management & Solution Consulting of IT solutions and services. Strong technical knowledge & domain expertise in selling end-to- end Cyber Security, Data Protection & Cloud Solutions. Proven track record in Revenue Growth, Strategic Accounts Acquisition, Sales Team Management & Quota Achievement in both Public/Private multinational companies and Start ups. Specialties: Business Development, Solution Based Consultative Selling, Alliance Management, Solution Consulting & Technical Marketing.
Mr.Ranganathan has been a technology entrepreneur for 40+ years, with his Network /Data center infrastructure integration/consulting company, BNA India which he bootstrapped from scratch. BNA india a 30+ years old company having around 300 Employees and is now executing many government projects as well as from large customers, with integrated R&D division to deliver customized solutions. He is also well versed in distributed data bases, storage networking, IP-Video surveillance markets and related level-0/1/2 technologies in Networking. He is also an adjunct faculty at IIIT-B and holds a B.Tech and M.Tech in ECE.(Both degrees from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore). Mr. Ranganathan is adept at building GTM channels for taking IT infrastructure class solutions to the market and have unique point of views on market alignment and Innovations.