Ashish Agarwal


Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development

Ashish Agarwal is senior vice president, strategy and corporate development at McAfee. He leads mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and business development.

Most recently, Ashish served as vice president of corporate development at Akamai, where he was responsible for M&A and investments for the company’s cloud security line of business. Specifically, he led acquisitions in support of strategic fraud prevention and Zero Trust initiatives. Prior to Akamai, Ashish served as a senior member of Symantec’s corporate development team, where he led multiple acquisitions and divestures that transformed Symantec into a pure-play security company. He has also held strategic advisory roles in investment banking and consulting, including at UBS and Citi.

Ashish earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from Delhi University and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.