Cloud Security Posture Management & Governance – Kris Rajana, Bhasker Nallapothula – ASW #115

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Kris Rajana
President and CTO at Biarca, Inc.

Kris brings 25+ years of storage/cloud experience and a big proponent of open source philosophy. His customer centric focus and approach to solving complex technical problems and execution has enabled Biarca to be a trusted advisor to many of our customers. Kris is responsible for engineering and management of distributed teams and execution to ensure “on time / on spec / on quality” delivery to Biarca’s global client base. His expertise in security posture management and compliance is key for our cloud security practice. Kris has led the efforts of customizing Biarca services/solutions across several industries such as health care, manufacturing, education, technology, media and entertainment. Kris holds a Ph.D from Penn State University and has continued his learning with many executive management courses at Stanford.

Bhasker Nallapothula
Director of Engineering at Biarca

Bhasker is the Director of Engineering at Biarca and oversees the design and development of cutting-edge cloud solutions, with an emphasis on best practices and reliability engineering. Bhasker started his career in Silicon Valley where he was able to obtain engineering experience with several companies including Hewlett Packard, Broadcom, TiVo and security starting AOPTIX. Starting as a developer and soon moving into managing engineering teams, Bhasker brought together global teams for the deployment of server-side system software and tools, with an emphasis on embedded systems. Prior to working with the above firms, Bhasker held engineering and managerial positions at TATA and as an R&D scientist at the Defense Research and Development Organization. Bhasker has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Andhra University.


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