Varun Badhwar is a founding executive of CipherCloud where he is responsible for product strategy, product marketing, evangelism, and sales enablement. As a subject matter expert on cloud security, he is regularly invited to speak at a number of global industry conferences. Prior to joining CipherCloud, Varun was responsible for ensuring the security of the Force.com ecosystem at salesforce.com, which included over 1,500 partner applications. Prior to salesforce.com, he was a Consultant within the Risk Advisory Services group at KPMG, where he advised Fortune 500 Clients on managing IT security and privacy, operational risks, and alignment with overall business strategy. Varun earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT).