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Leadership Team

Saviynt’s leaders & board members driving company success

Management Team

Amit Saha

CEO & Board Member LinkedIn Profile Amit brings over two decades of industry expertise helping organizations address identity, security and compliance challenges. As CEO of Saviynt, Amit provides strategic leadership to ensure that the mission and core values of Saviynt are put into practice. He also manages strategic customer and partner relationships. Previously, Amit served as COO of Saviynt, where he led sales, business development, alliances, and go-to-market strategy. Prior to joining Saviynt, Amit held leadership positions at Infosys and HCL.

Yash Prakash

Chief Strategy Officer LinkedIn Profile Yash Prakash is the Chief Strategy Officer of Saviynt. Yash works closely with customers, partners and employees to successfully deliver an intelligent Identity Governance and Cloud Security solution.

This includes taking Saviynt’s unique solution approach from inception to delivering the right capabilities so Saviynt customers can effectively manage security and protect business-critical assets. As a key member of the executive team, Yash leads several strategic initiatives to drive company growth and deliver on the company’s mission of enabling smarter security for its customers. Prior to taking up this role, Yash led several key functions within Saviynt including product management, marketing, analyst relations, information security, and professional services. He brings over two decades of experience in product management, consulting, business development, and executing complex engagements for leading enterprises across the globe. Prior to joining Saviynt, Yash held leadership positions at IBM and Infosys.

Atul Vij

Chief Technology Officer LinkedIn Profile Atul Vij is the CTO at Saviynt. He leads engineering and product development, and is also responsible for the overall technology strategy at Saviynt. Atul brings over 15 years of experience in security and the Identity Access Management space, and specializes in Compliance, Role Governance, Risk, and Segregation of Duty (SOD). Prior to Saviynt, Atul held key positions at VAAU, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle, where he led product design, pre-sales, and delivery implementations.

Vibhuti Sinha

Chief Product Officer LinkedIn Profile As Chief Product Officer, Vibhuti is responsible for the vision, innovation and strategic direction of Saviynt’s product lines and product strategy, as well as, product and partner success. Prior to the CPO role, Vibhuti Sinha led the Cloud Products and Solutions at Saviynt as its Chief Cloud Officer. He was responsible for the strategy, architecture, and development of next-generation solutions including securing various cloud providers and platforms.He has nearly two decades of experience defining security architecture, IAM strategy, and implementing large scale security platforms for Fortune 500 organizations. Prior to Saviynt, he held various leadership positions and partnered with large financial institutions in addressing compliance and security needs including FFIEC, risk-based authentication, and access life-cycle management.

Anne Ceruti

Head of People LinkedIn Profile Anne Ceruti is currently the Head of People at Saviynt where she leads human resources, talent acquisition, and organizational performance as part of the executive team. She brings a proven track record driving bottom line results at Fortune 500 companies like Avery Dennison and The Walt Disney Company. Anne holds a B.A. in English Literature from St. Lawrence University and attended University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School – Executive Program HR.

Todd Rotger

Chief Revenue Officer LinkedIn Profile Todd Rotger is currently the Chief Revenue Officer at Saviynt where he leads the revenue functions of the company and is part of the executive team. He is a 30-year sales veteran with 23 years in sales & sales leadership roles with companies like CA, McAfee, Mercury, VMware, and HP. Prior to Saviynt he was the VP, Global Security & Risk Sales at ServiceNow where he was part of building a new Security & GRC business to over $170 CACV in less than four years.

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Jim Jackson

Chief Financial Officer LinkedIn Profile As Chief Financial Officer, Jim leads the global finance, accounting, tax, capital raising, and contracting functions at Saviynt. Prior to joining Saviynt he served as the chief financial officer for several public and private companies for more than 13 years where he also led two successful initial public offerings. Jim was most recently CFO of Tanium, Inc., a leading endpoint management and security company. His experience also includes 18 years as an investment banker in the US and Asia for Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Jim holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Shankar Ganapathy

Chief Customer & Operations Officer LinkedIn Profile Shankar Ganapathy has over two decades of experience as an operating executive in Enterprise Software & SaaS companies in Analytics & Data Management. Most recently, Shankar served as Head of Global Field Operations & CRO at Paxata where he helped the company achieve substantial top-line growth and supported their successful acquisition by DataRobot. Prior to that, Shankar was at MicroStrategy where he held multiple senior executive and GM roles in North America and International markets with significant revenue and P&L responsibilities. Shankar currently serves on multiple company boards in Data, AI and Edge domains. Shankar received his education at the Indian Institute of Technology, Yale University and MIT.

Jerod Curley

Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer LinkedIn Profile As chief strategic initiatives officer, Jerod Curley is responsible for corporate development and providing strategic leadership to Saviynt’s sales, partnerships and overall growth strategy. Jerod brings over 28 years of extensive experience across sales, marketing, product, operations, strategy, m&a, and go-to-market execution. Prior to joining Saviynt, Mr. Curley held the roles of CEO at GibGuru and SVP at TravelClick, as well as sales leadership positions with Oracle, CA and Xerox. Mr. Curley is an active board member and mentor for various technology companies and non-profit organizations focused on education, scientific innovation for children’s healthcare, and environment preservation. Mr. Curley holds a bachelors degree from The Ohio University and a minor in Management Information Systems.

Scott Plutko

SVP Global Partners LinkedIn Profile Scott has over 30 years of experience and demonstrated success in building global sales and alliance relationships. He spent the last 18 years at Deloitte, most recently as a Managing Director leading sales and third-party relationships within the Cyber Risk practice, and he was also part of the Identity and Application Security leadership teams. Over the years, Scott and his team received multiple Partner of the Year awards during his service as the global leader for key partnerships. A seasoned Cyber and Identity leader, Scott previously spent time as the Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at both Access360 and Technologic Software building global ecosystems, with an additional regional sales leadership role at FileNet.

Wade Tibke

SVP Marketing LinkedIn Profile As Senior Vice President of Marketing, Wade Tibke is responsible for executing Saviynt’s marketing strategy. Wade has more than two decades of experience building dynamic marketing teams at enterprise SaaS companies. He was an early employee at Tableau and spent over ten years growing revenue from $1 million to $1 billion and taking the company public in 2013. Wade and his teams ran demand generation and growth operations, winning several industry awards and scaling their marketing platform to drive Tableau’s success. Since his Tableau days, Wade has run marketing for various high-growth software companies on the West coast. Mr. Tibke holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University. In his spare time, he enjoys trail running and design.

Jayanta Bhowmik

SVP Engineering LinkedIn Profile Jayanta is a seasoned executive with 25+ years of enterprise product engineering experience. He has managed and scaled distributed engineering teams of varying sizes at multiple companies including Paxata, Workday, Optum, Microsoft, and Oracle. He is an “aspiring” musician and loves playing the innumerous musical instruments he has.

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Sandipto Banerjee

SVP Products & Solutions LinkedIn Profile As Senior Vice President of Products & Solutions, Sandipto Banerjee is responsible for the overall Saviynt’s Product strategy. He is a seasoned executive with 18+ years of product management experience in the Data, Analytics, and Identity space. He has led and scaled product and engineering teams across global development locations – USA, China, Belgium, Poland and India. Most recently he head the Identity & fraud business at Experian and prior to that senior executive roles at MicroStrategy and Collibra. Sandipto has a PhD from University of Cincinnati.

Board Members

Sachin Nayyar

Executive Chairman of the Board & Founder LinkedIn Profile Sachin is responsible for creating the overall vision and strategy for the company. Prior to Saviynt, Sachin was the Founder and CEO of Vaau, where he took the company from conception to acquisition by Sun Microsystems. While at Sun, he held the role of Chief Identity Strategist, responsible for the vision and direction of Sun’s security portfolio. As a thought leader and entrepreneur, Sachin has pioneered the fields of identity & access governance, cloud security, risk management, continuous compliance, and security analytics for over two decades. Sachin is also an acclaimed speaker and frequently addresses industry conferences and seminars.

Amit Saha

CEO & Board Member LinkedIn Profile Amit brings over two decades of industry expertise helping organizations address identity, security and compliance challenges. As CEO of Saviynt, Amit provides strategic leadership to ensure that the mission and core values of Saviynt are put into practice. He also manages strategic customer and partner relationships. Previously, Amit served as COO of Saviynt, where he led sales, business development, alliances, and go-to-market strategy. Prior to joining Saviynt, Amit held leadership positions at Infosys and HCL.

Paul Zolfaghari

Board Member LinkedIn Profile Joining Carrick in 2017, Paul Zolfaghari has used his operating experience in data management, analytics, business intelligence, and enterprise software to assist the firm in finding the next generation of leading technology companies. He also works closely with Carrick portfolio companies after investment, helping them develop scalable business plans, implement key operational processes, and deliver exceptional financial results. Paul is on the Board of Directors of Carrick companies Saviynt, Mavenlink, Everspring, and Seven Lakes Technologies, and is a board observer at InstaMed.

Jim Dubois

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile Prior to joining Saviynt’s Board of Advisors, Jim DuBois served as Chief Information Officer and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Corporation from May 2013 to September 2017. Mr. DuBois was accountable for the company’s global security, IT infrastructure, collaboration and business applications. Jim is a tech leader with a unique view of IT innovation and digital transformation along with a deep understanding of technical strategy, cyber security, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. He brings content about these topic areas to life with stories from his 25 years at Microsoft, especially leading the digital transformation as CIO as Satya Nadella reinvented Microsoft.

Elissa Fink

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile Elissa Fink was Tableau Software’s CMO for 11+ years and retired at the end of 2018. She is credited with driving marketing through all stages of growth, driving the company from ~$5 million to over $1 billion in revenue. Elissa also cultivated and grew the loyal and enthusiastic Tableau fanbase from 2,000 customers to over 100,000. She now serves on boards, advises fast-growth tech companies in scaling and marketing strategy, and also teaches at the University of Washington.

Bobby Morrison

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile As a member of Saviynt’s Board of Advisors, Bobby Morrisson brings a tenured executive level of leadership with 20+ years of experience leading/transforming multi-billion dollar organizations with deep expertise in marketing, finance, product development, commercial strategy, enterprise sales, consumer sales, digital transformation, and executive team leadership.

In addition to serving on Saviynt’s Board of Advisors, Bobby is currently the CRO of Intuit. Prior to Intuit, Bobby led Microsoft’s WW Small, Medium, Corporate and Education Market Segments.

Jeff Margolies

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile Jeff Margolies is an influential cybersecurity expert and business leader with nearly 25 years of cybersecurity experience in both products and services. In addition to serving on Saviynt’s Board of Advisors, Jeff is currently the SVP of Strategy and Strategic Partnerships at FireEye where he is part of the Chief Strategy Office.

Over the years, Jeff has held numerous practice leadership roles, with oversight over offering strategy, alliances, ecosystems, and corporate development. He has expertise in Cyber Strategy, Cloud Security and Identity Management.

Ram Ramachandran

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile Ram Ramachandran is a technology executive with 25+ years of experience leading product development at enterprise and consumer technology organizations. Ram played a leading role in the growth of MicroStrategy as a founding engineering team member – helping to grow the engineering organization from 5 to 500+ spanning multiple locations. A named inventor on several US Patents in the fields of scalable software systems in the Business Intelligence and analytics fields, Ram currently serves as CTO and SVP of Global Services at Clarabridge – a leading SaaS provider of Customer Experience Management software.

Eric Brown

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile Eric is an experienced public company CFO with proven operational skills. Industry experiences include a range of enterprise technology areas including: security, business intelligence, collaboration and consumer products / video gaming. Eric is a technology enthusiast and has worked as an enterprise technology company co-founder / prior to serving as a public company CFO for the last 15 years. Eric has served on several public company boards (IGT and Verity) prior to advising Saviynt’s board.

Rick Snyder

Board Advisor LinkedIn Profile Rick Snyder is an award-winning executive leader who recently retired as a Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems after nearly ten years with the company – and over 37 years in the technology industry. Most recently, Rick led Cisco’s Americas Partner Sales Organization (APO), the company’s largest geographical region, representing the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Rick and his wife, Leslie, have four children and are based in Naples, Florida. Rick holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland.

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