The information security market has grown dramatically in the last decade, and there are no signs of it slowing down. In fact, Cybersecurity Ventures estimates that the worldwide cybersecurity market grew from $3.5 billion in 2004 to $75 billion in 2015, and forecasts growth to reach $170 billion by 2020. At some point, these big numbers are just that – big numbers. But these … [Read more...]
Prior to joining WatchGuard as CEO in April of 2015, Prakash was CEO at SafeNet, one of the largest information security companies in the world. While at SafeNet, Panjwani led the strategic acquisition of 12 companies including Aladdin Knowledge Systems and Cryptocard. He spearheaded the software division’s transformation from a copyright protection offering into a modern software monetization platform. Panjwani also refocused the company’s data protection product portfolio on three rapidly growing markets – crypto management, data encryption, and authentication – and successfully executed against a highly aggressive product development and go-to-market plan. SafeNet was sold to Gemalto (Euronext: GTO) for $890 million, a transaction that closed in January 2015.
Prakash holds a Masters degree in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.