Saviynt’s Leadership Team

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Saviynt’s board of directors and key stakeholders behind the company’s solutions and success.

Management Team | Board of Directors

Management Team

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Amit Saha

CEO & Board Member

Yash Prakash

Yash Prakash

Chief Operating Officer

Atul Vij

Atul Vij

Chief Technology Officer

Bob Franzetta

Chief Financial Officer

Vibhuti Sinha

Vibhuti Sinha

Chief Cloud Officer

Sanjeev Nimmakayala

Sanjeev Nimmakayala

Chief Architect

Todd Rotger

Chief Revenue Officer

Shankar Ganapathy

Chief Customer & Operations Officer

Jerod Curley

Jerod Curley

Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer

Nabeel Nizar

SVP of Products and Solutions

Scott Plutko

SVP Global Partners

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Wade Tibke

SVP Marketing

Board Members

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Sachin Nayyar

Executive Chairman of the Board & Founder

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Amit Saha

CEO & Board Member

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Paul Zolfaghari

Board Member

Jim Dubois

Jim Dubois

Board Advisor

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Rick Snyder

Board Advisor

Bobby Morrison

Board Advisor

Elissa Fink

Board Advisor

Shankar Ganapathy

Chief Customer & Operations Officer

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.

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Jerod Curley

Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer

As senior vice president, Jerod Curley is responsible for providing strategic leadership to Saviynt’s sales, partnerships and overall growth strategy. Jerod brings over 24 years of extensive experience across sales, marketing, product, operations, strategy 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.

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Yash Prakash

COO

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 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.

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Atul Vij

CTO

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.

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Kevin Brown

EVP Worldwide Sales

Kevin Brown is responsible for developing and leading Saviynt’s sales team, leveraging the SME, pre-sales team and the channel partners that are being developed in parallel. Prior to joining Saviynt, Kevin held sales & services leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, Vaau (acquired by Sun), Computer Associates, and Wipro Limited. The consistent threads across all these positions are (1) Kevin’s expertise on Identity and Access Governance solutions within many Fortune 500 companies, and (2) Kevin’s ability to deliver what was promised to the business on time and within budget. Kevin lives in CT and in his spare time values time with his friends and family.

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Vibhuti Sinha

Chief Cloud Officer

Vibhuti Sinha leads the Cloud Solutions and Services at Saviynt, and is responsible for the strategy, architecture, and development of next-generation solutions including securing various cloud providers and platforms. He has 12+ years of experience defining security architecture, IAM strategy, and implementing large scale security platforms for Fortune 500 organizations. Prior to Saviynt, he was a Senior IAM Architect with Infosys, responsible for partnering with large financial institutions in addressing compliance and security needs including FFIEC, risk-based authentication, and access life-cycle management. Vibhuti brings a wealth of experience in addressing cloud security architecture, design, and strategy. In his spare time, he enjoys running and photography.

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Sanjeev Nimmakayala

Chief Architect

Sanjeev drives the overall architecture of the Saviynt products and cloud infrastructure for SaaS offerings. He also oversees and coordinates efforts to incorporate new technologies into Saviynt products, continuously driving capabilities and innovation forward. Sanjeev has over 10 years of experience focused on strategic deployments and technical services in the Identity & Access Management and the Risk and Compliance spaces. Prior to joining Saviynt, Sanjeev managed several service engagements at Oracle Inc, Sun Microsystems, and VAAU, developing and delivering innovative enterprise security solutions across a variety of industry verticals while building lasting relationships with clients.

Nabeel Nizar

Sr. VP of Products and Solutions

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 strategies.

Bob Franzetta

Chief Financial Officer

Bob brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, including over 15 years in software companies ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies. Prior to Saviynt, Bob was the Chief Financial Officer at MYCOM OSI, a multinational software company based in London.  Other software experience includes Aspect Software and Escalate Retail (now JDA). 

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Paul Zolfaghari

Board Member

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.

Scott Plutko joins Saviynt as SVP Global Partners.

Scott Plutko

SVP Global Partners

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.

Sachin Nayyar

Sachin Nayyar

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 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.

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Jim Dubois

Board Advisor

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.

Wade Tibke

SVP Marketing

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.

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Rick Snyder

Board Advisor

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.

Bobby Morrison

Board Advisor

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.

Todd Rotger

Chief Revenue Officer

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.

Elissa Fink

Board Advisor

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. 

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Amit Saha

CEO & Board Member

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.