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Executive Chairman of the Board & Founder
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 Sunís security portfolio. As a thought leader and entrepreneur, Sachin has pioneered the field of identity & access governance, cloud security, risk management, continuous compliance, security analytics for over two decades. Sachin is also an acclaimed speaker and frequently speaks at industry conferences and seminars.
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.
From 2012 until 2016, Paul was President of business intelligence/analytics company MicroStrategy (NASDAQ:MSTR) which had over $500 million in revenue, 4,000 customers, and operations in thirty countries. In this role, he developed key components of MicroStrategy’s corporate strategy while overseeing all elements of its organization. From 2011 to 2012, Paul was Chief Operating Officer of ParAccel, an analytic database platform company. As COO he was responsible for translating the company’s vision into measurable actions that improved revenue, market share, and operating results. ParAccel was acquired by Actian and is best known as the software that forms the foundation for Amazon AWS’ Redshift EDW. From 2007 to 2011, Paul was MicroStrategy’s Executive Vice-President, Worldwide Sales & Operations, where he was responsible for the company’s global software, support, and services revenue. Between 1999 and 2007, he held a series of consistently expanding executive roles at MicroStrategy, including Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales; Vice President, Worldwide Business Affairs, and Vice-President & Chief of Staff. From 1996-1999, Paul served as an attorney in the Intellectual Property Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he held a Top-Secret security clearance. From 1991-1996 he was as an attorney with the firm of Howrey & Simon in Washington, DC.
Paul has spoken frequently on technology trends and corporate operations, including interviews with the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, USA Today, CIO Magazine, Information Week, and PC Magazine. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Sisense (analytics software) and Snap & Style (omni-channel customer engagement). He received a B.A. with Honors in English Literature from Gettysburg College and graduated with Honors with a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.
Paul enjoys time with his wife and three daughters, surfing, hunting, and fishing.
CEO & Board Member
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. Jim held many key leadership positions at Microsoft leading product and application teams, infrastructure and security teams, including serving as Microsoft’s Chief Information Security Officer and spending several years living in Asia and then Europe learning the Microsoft field business while running the respective regional IT teams. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. DuBois worked for Accenture, focusing on financial and distribution systems. He has degrees in computer science and business.
Amit Jasuja has spent over two decades in leadership roles in the security and identity industries. As the Senior VP of Identity Management at Oracle, Amit helped grow Oracle’s identity portfolio from its beginnings into a half billion-dollar business, and the undisputed market leader in identity management. Amit has also held senior executive roles at Symantec Corp, Netegrity (acquired by CA), Corio (acquired by IBM), and as the Chief Operating Officer at Qlue (acquired by ServiceNow) and TrustedKey (recently acquired by Workday). Amit holds a BS in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur, and an MS from UC Davis.
COO & Board Member
Yash Prakash is the Chief Operating 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’s growth and deliver on 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 is the CTO at Saviynt. He leads the engineering, product development and is also responsible for the overall technology strategy at Saviynt. Atul brings over 15 years of experience in Security, Identity/Access Management space and specializes in Compliance, Role Governance, Risk and SOD. Prior to Saviynt, Atul held key positions at VAAU, Sun Microsystems and Oracle where he led product design, pre-sales, and delivery implementations.
Chief Cloud Officer
Sanjeev drives the over all architecture of the Saviynt products and cloud infrastructure for our SaaS offerings. He also oversees and coordinates the efforts incorporating new technologies into Saviynt products, to continuously drive our capabilities and innovation forward. Sanjeev has over 10 years of experience focused on strategic deployments and technical services in the Identity & Access management, Risk and Compliance space. Prior to joining Saviynt, Sanjeev managed several service engagements at Oracle Inc, Sun Microsystems and VAAU developing and delivering innovative solutions in the enterprise security space to varied industry verticals while building lasting relationships with the clientele.
EVP Worldwide Sales
Kevin Brown leads the Revenue Office and is responsible for developing and leading Saviynt’s Sales teams, Solution Engineering teams and the Global Business Development team. Prior to joining Saviynt, Kevin held sales & services leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, Vaau (acquired by Sun), Computer Associates and Wipro Limited. Throughout Kevin’s career, he has been focused on driving excellence in the Identity and Access Governance sector at many Fortune 500 companies. Kevin has the ability to deliver on his promises to the business…on time and within budget. Kevin lives in CT and in his spare time values time with his friends and family.
Sr. VP of Solutions and Strategy
As Senior Vice President of Solutions and Strategy, Nabeel Nizar leads the Worldwide Technical Solutions and Partner Engineering teams at Saviynt. His responsibilities include go-to-market messaging and enablement for field and channel sales, system integrators and strategic technology alliance partners. With more than 20 years of experience in the Identity & Access Management space, Nabeel has helped organizations develop their Identity and Security strategy to support Governance and Compliance frameworks. Prior to joining Saviynt, Nabeel was the Chief Evangelist and Identity Strategist for Novell, NetIQ and Microfocus, while working with Fortune 500 companies on the development of their IAM strategy.
Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer
As a Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer, Jerod Curley is responsible for providing strategic leadership to Saviyntís sales, partnerships and over all growth strategy. Mr. Curley brings over 24 years of extensive experience across sales, marketing, product, operations, strategy, and go-to-market execution. Prior to joining Saviynt Mr. Curley has held the roles of CEO at GibGuru, SVP at TravelClick and 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 healthcare and environment preservation. Mr. Curley holds a bachelors degree from The Ohio University and minor in Management Information Systems.
Benjamin Lazar has 30 years of experience helping companies achieve revenue growth and valuation through rapid customer acquisition and market expansion with cutting edge, cost-effective marketing leadership. He is an inbound marketing expert with experience bringing products to market through the latest marketing automation technologies. Most recently, Ben was the Chief Marketing and Product Officer for Payspan, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare reimbursement and payment automation services, where he was responsible for designing and bringing Payspan’s innovative products to market. Ben is excited to join Saviynt to help us dominate the industry by clearly identifying our ideal customer profile, building a best-in-class digital strategy and working collaboratively with Sales and the entire organization to create rapid growth.
VP Business Development
Keith Mozena is responsible for growing Saviyntís business through solution oriented and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Saviynt, Keith held sales & services leadership roles at Symantec, Ernst & Young, Calico Commerce (acquired by Peoplesoft), KPMG, and IBM. Keith is recognized as a leading information technology professional, with more than 28 years of experience in information security, business and manufacturing automation. His broad background in selling & implementing solutions, business transformation, strategic partnership development, and solution marketing is a result of Keithís experience spanning industries including: financial services, CPG, life sciences, manufacturing, and power & energy. Keith holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. In his spare time enjoys saltwater fishing, boating, and the outdoors with family and friends.
VP Sales, EMEA
As VP of Sales for EMEA, Grant leads the sales and business development functions for the EMEA region. With over twenty years experience of software and hardware sales, he has worked with many of the worldís largest blue-chip organizations. He has held senior leadership positions with a number of key organizations in EMEA, including BT and Computacenter. Prior to joining Saviynt, Grant was the Regional Director and GM for NetIQ in Western EMEA, where he spent five years providing Identity, Access, Governance and Security solutions to corporate customers. Grant lives with his wife in the south of England and outside of work enjoys countryside walks with their dog Finn.
VP of Product Management
Raj Muchimilli is responsible for Saviyntís SAP and Custom Application offerings. Raj has over 20 years of experience as a leader in Information Security. Prior to joining Saviynt in 2012, he has lead Global Governance, Risk and Assurance initiatives at Shell working with teams in the US, UK, Philippines and Malaysia and implemented best practice controls in Security and Access Management. Earlier, he was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young in IT Risk Management, leading engagements in Application Security and Enterprise Risk Services. Prior to his consulting career, Raj has worked in the Industry in Financial Reporting and Analysis with fortune 500 companies bringing a wealth of business experience to the Saviynt team.