Rishi Bhargava is co-founder and vice president, marketing for Demisto, a cybersecurity startup with the mission to make security operations "faster, leaner and smarter." Prior to founding Demisto, he was vice president and general manager of the software defined datacenter group at Intel Security. A visionary and technology enthusiast, he was responsible for delivering Intel integrated security solutions for datacenters.
Before Intel, he was vice president of product management for datacenter and server security products at McAfee, now part of Intel Security. As an entrepreneur at McAfee, he launched multiple products to establish McAfee leadership in risk and compliance, virtualization, and cloud security. He joined McAfee by way of acquisition in 2009 (Solidcore, an enterprise security startup). At Solidcore, he was responsible for product management and strategy. As one of the early employees and member of the leadership team, he was instrumental in defining the company's product strategy and growing the business.
Rishi has over a dozen patents in the area of computer security. He holds a BS in computer science from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and a Masters in computer science from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He is passionate about new technologies and industry trends and serves as an active advisor to multiple startups in Silicon Valley and India.