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Securonix appoints Venkat Kotla as Chief Technology Officer

Securonix stands at the forefront of defending modern enterprises against complex threats in hybrid environments

Securonix appoints Venkat Kotla as Chief Technology Officer


National: Securonix, Inc., a leading Unified Defense SIEM provider based in India, has appointed Venkat Kotla as its new Chief Technology Officer. Kotla's role focuses on steering the company's engineering efforts and fostering collaborations with top technology firms to meet the escalating demand for the Unified Defense SIEM platform.

Nayaki Nayyar, the CEO of Securonix, expressed enthusiasm about Kotla's addition to the executive team, highlighting the need for their platform to evolve and scale reliably to confront the expanding threat landscape.

Kotla's extensive expertise in advanced technologies, particularly AI, along with his success in cultivating technology partnerships and optimizing processes across diverse stakeholders, is expected to drive product development and enhance customer protection against internal and external threats.

Bringing over 25 years of experience from prominent enterprise software companies, Kotla boasts a proven track record of steering engineering innovation globally. His recent tenure as Vice President and Head of Engineering for Economy BU at Atlassian significantly contributed to the growth of their Economy line of business, surpassing $500 million ARR. Prior to Atlassian, Kotla held senior engineering leadership roles at Google for more than 14 years, overseeing areas.

Venkat Kotla's tenure at Google spanned over 14 years, during which he held pivotal senior engineering roles. His contributions were notable in areas such as Google Assistant and Google Looker, a multi-cloud enterprise SaaS catering to business intelligence, data applications, and embedded analytics. His experience in steering these crucial technological developments further solidifies his expertise in driving innovation and engineering excellence.

Securonix stands at the forefront of defending modern enterprises against complex threats in hybrid environments. The company has consistently been recognized for its excellence in the field. Notably, Securonix has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) for four consecutive times. Additionally, it received the Customers’ Choice distinction in the 2023 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM).

Recently, Securonix unveiled its groundbreaking Unified Defense SIEM, designed to provide organizations with an unprecedented 365 days of ’Hot’ searchable data. Moreover, the company introduced integration with ChatGPT, aiming to leverage generative AI capabilities within Securonix Investigate, thereby significantly reducing incident response times for cybersecurity threats. This integration marks a significant step forward in augmenting the platform's capabilities through cutting-edge technology.

Venkat Kotla's appointment as Chief Technology Officer aligns with Securonix's commitment to incorporating advanced technologies into their platform, paving the way for continuous innovation and solidifying their position as a premier solution provider in the cybersecurity landscape.

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