Pankaj Parekh was appointed Chief Product and Strategy Officer (CPSO) of SecurityFirst in August 2018. He is responsible for the long-range vision to set the direction for the company's products, as well as running the development, testing, and delivery organizations for Security First's products.
Recently, he was Vice President of Engineering at Zscaler, bringing next-generation security to the cloud and building it to scale across hundreds of data centers. Prior to that, he was GM and Director of Engineering at Microsoft, including leading the Windows Security Team, as well as delivering a number of networking and security products, and responsible for revenue of over $800M. He founded iPolicy Networks and led product and engineering teams to build the industry's first implementation of a next-generation firewall solution for enterprise and service providers. Pankaj is accustomed to thinking years ahead of the market and has been involved in several security startups.