A seasoned technology and business executive with extensive experience building world class teams and best of breed software products. Shailaja has led global engineering teams delivering cloud-enabled security software solutions to >500 million users. A passionate leader with a proven track record for launching innovative and first-to-market security solutions across consumer, SMB and enterprise segments.

Most recently, as the General Manager of WW Mobile and ISP Business Unit, Shailaja lead the consumer IoT and connected home security strategy and execution leading a cross-functional team working with ISPs, Telcos, MVNOs and Router OEMs.

Currently, Shailaja is responsible for security and threat defense solutions across endpoint platforms (ENS and EDR), eXtended detection and response platform (MVision XDR), data center security, and Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (MVision CNAPP).

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