Anand drives strategy and business execution for Vaultize, where he brings over 17 years of technical innovation and executive leadership experience in security and data management.
Prior to Vaultize, Anand was head of Pune operations of McAfee (now acquired by Intel). He came to McAfee in 2008 through the acquisition of Reconnex, where he founded India R&D center as Country Manager and built an outstanding engineering team that successfully delivered Reconnexâ€™s market-leading Data Loss Prevention (DLP) product. Prior to Reconnex, Anand had a distinguished career spanning 10 years with VERITAS Software (now Symantec) in India where he joined as a founding engineer in 1995 and held various senior technology leadership positions including Chief Architect and Technical Director of Storage and Server Management business unit and worked on initiatives and strategies involving research and rapid prototyping. He also had short stints at IBM Toronto Labs, IBM India and Ensim.
Anand holds 52 US patents in data protection, data security, storage virtualization, disaster recovery and clustering. Anand holds Masterâ€™s degree in computer science and engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay (Mumbai) and Bachelorâ€™s degree in computer science and engineering from SGSITS Indore.