As VP of Platform Products at Lookout, Santosh is responsible for the ongoing development, advancement and productization of the Lookout Security Platform. Previously, he was the head of ventures at Akamai Technologies where he focused on strategic investments in early-stage companies.
He also served as Senior Director of Product Management at Akamai for the licensed CDN portfolio. In 2006, Santosh co-founded Verivue, a CDN solutions company, and served as Vice President of Products, until the company was acquired by Akamai in 2012. Santosh started his career as a research scientist and product architect at Bell Labs (then part of Lucent Technologies), where among other projects, he was an architect of Lucent’s best-selling switching chipset.
Santosh holds a Ph.D. with distinction from Columbia University and a B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, both in Computer Science.