Dubai, UAE – Sunday, July 31st, 2016: Paladion, a global cyber security leader, today announced the appointment of Sunil Gupta, a former COO from Infosys’ EdgeVerve as President and Chief Operating officer. In this new role, Sunil is responsible for the business strategies and outcomes in MEA and India, and will direct all business units and delivery.
Paladion’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Rajat Mohanty, said, “Security management is transitioning from slow people based processes to a more active posture by leveraging automation and analytics. Paladion has been at the forefront of these developments and delivers leading edge CyberActive services through a proprietary, high performance analytics and orchestration platform. Sunil brings a wealth of experience in building great organizations that deliver platform based services. He has a deep understanding of the dynamics that are playing out in enterprises as IT is transitioning to be more agile, secure and responsive. Sunil will help position Paladion effectively to solve the next gen challenges of security management.”
Over the past 30 years, Sunil has held several leadership roles; VP-Engineering in Aricent (erstwhile Hughes Software Systems), CTO in Symphony Teleca, COO in Logica India, and Edgeverve systems (an Infosys company). His expertise lies in translating strategic vision in to action, building high performance teams and helping businesses innovate and grow. Sunil has led large change management programs helping organizations achieve agility, client centricity, and people focus which are also the key underpinnings of Paladion’s vision.
On his new office, Sunil Gupta, President and COO, Paladion said, “I am excited to have joined Paladion, a market leader in thecyber security space.In my new role, my main focus will be to make Paladion a highly proactive, responsive, learning organization with clients and people at the center of the business. My immediate emphasis will be on operational efficiency and to expand Paladion’s footprint into new markets in the pursuit of growth.We will also create new partnerships and business models to deliver greater value to our clients. I look forward to a lasting association with Paladion and a reciprocally progressive impact on both”.
Sunil has a B-Tech in Computer Science from NIT Trichy, Madras University. He began his career in NCR working for companies like C-DOT and Hughes Software systems, and later moved to Bangalore and worked for Symphony Teleca, Infosys and EdgeVerve. He currently lives in Bangalore with his family.
Paladion is a specialized partner for information risk management providing end-to-end services and solutions in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Paladion is rated and has been recognized and awarded by Gartner, Asian Banker and Red Herring, amongst others.
For over 15 years, Paladion has been actively managing information risks for over 700 customers. Paladion provides a complete spectrum of information risk management comprising of security assurance, compliance, governance, monitoring, security analytics and security management services to large and medium-sized organizations. Paladion is also actively involved in several information risk management research forums and has authored many books on the same. With a staff of over 800 dedicated security experts, Paladion has 6 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) across the world.