Rakesh Nair currently is Vice President at Devo where he focuses on building Devo's security product portfolio. Prior to that he was co-founder and CEO of Kognos, where he created the first autonomous cyber threat hunting platform. With over 25 years of experience in cyber security leadership, Rakesh has deep expertise in building enterprise security products.
Prior to founding Kognos, Rakesh served as the Head of Engineering for the NetWitness suite of products at RSA. In this role, he ran a global 150+ person team working to develop SIEM, NDR and EDR products and incubated the fusion of security telemetry. He joined RSA through its $250M+ acquisition of Silvertail, where he led the engineering team, pioneered AI in cyber security, and oversaw the product’s growth to an enterprise-ready offering generating over $20M in revenue.
Before SilverTail, he held various management and leadership roles including Chief Architect of Security Products at Juniper Networks and Engineering roles at NetScreen Technologies and various companies in the networking/security space.