Phishing Attacks Increase, Network Transformation, & Unified SASE as a Service – Deepen Desai, Renuka Nadkarni, Tim Roddy – ESW #361

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Deepen Desai
CSO & Head of Security Research at Zscaler

As Chief Security Officer at Zscaler, Deepen Desai is responsible for running the global security research operations as well as working with the product group to ensure that the Zscaler platform and services are secure. Deepen has been actively involved in the field of cybersecurity for the past 19 years. Prior to joining Zscaler, he held security leadership roles at Dell SonicWALL.

Renuka Nadkarni
Chief Product Officer at Aryaka

Renuka Nadkarni is a security veteran with 20 years of experience in launching startups and businesses within large publicly traded companies. She formerly held a CTO Security position at F5 Inc., where she was instrumental in driving their entry into the security market. Renuka holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston and a BS from the University of Mumbai.

Tim Roddy
VP of Marketing at Open Systems

As Vice President of Marketing for Open Systems, Tim is responsible for global marketing strategy, branding, messaging, communications, corporate website, and industry analyst relations. Tim brings over 25 years of go-to-market strategy, marketing, and partner expertise in cybersecurity, software, cloud, and SaaS, including 15 years of executive and leadership positions at iboss, Fidelis Cybersecurity, McAfee and Secure Computing. Tim earned an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley


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