Kaus Phaltankar

Kaus Phaltankar

Co-Founder & CEO, Caveonix

With 28+ years of experience in network and security engineering, Kaus Phaltankar is a seasoned hybrid cloud security, compliance, and IT governance expert. He has held pivotal roles at notable corporations like Dell Technologies, Virtustream, and Hewlett Packard, showcasing his proficiency in crafting innovative solutions for cybersecurity and risk management challenges.

Kaus' first company NetPlexus prioritized Managed Security Services. As the founder and CTO of ViewTrust Technology, his second venture, he led the creation of pioneering cloud and enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions. His innovative Compliance as a Service (CaaS) approach for clouds gained recognition in the Department of Defense Software Technology Journal. Kaus played pivotal role in the acquisition of ViewTrust by Virtustream, subsequently acquired by EMC and Dell Technologies.

He authored Building Secure Enterprise Internets, Intranets, and Extranets and holds patents in data center architecture. With a Masters in Telecommunications and Computer Science, coupled with CISA and CISSP certifications, Kaus persists in impacting the field. He volunteers at universities and is a member of the AFCEA International Technology Committee to advance STEM programs in high schools and universities.

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