Paladion appoints new COO

Sunil Gupta joins from Infosys EdgeVerve Systems

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Paladion appoints new COO Gupta says he will focus on operational efficiency and expanding Paladion’s foorprint into new markets.
By  Manda Banda Published  July 31, 2016

Paladion, a cyber security solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Sunil Gupta, a former COO from Infosys EdgeVerve as president and chief operating officer.

In the new role, Gupta is responsible for the business strategies and outcomes in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), and India, and will direct all business units and delivery.

Paladion's CEO and co-founder, Rajat Mohanty, said: "Security management is transitioning from slow people-based processes to a more active posture by leveraging automation and analytics. Paladion has been at the forefront of these developments and delivers leading edge CyberActive services through a proprietary, high performance analytics and orchestration platform. Sunil brings a wealth of experience in building great organisations that deliver platform-based services."

Mohantysaid Gupta has a deep understanding of the dynamics that are playing out in enterprises as IT is transitioning to be more agile, secure and responsive. "Sunil will help position Paladion effectively to solve the next gen challenges of security management," he said.

Gupta added: "I am excited to have joined Paladion, a market leader in the cyber security space. In my new role, my main focus will be to make Paladion a highly proactive, responsive, learning organisation with clients and people at the centre of the business. My immediate emphasis will be on operational efficiency and to expand Paladion's footprint into new markets in the pursuit of growth. We will also create new partnerships and business models to deliver greater value to our clients.  I look forward to a lasting association with Paladion and a reciprocally progressive impact on both".

Over the past 30 years, Gupta has held several leadership roles including as vice president engineering at Aricent, CTO at Symphony Teleca, COO in Logica India and EdgeVerve Systems (an Infosys company). His expertise lie in translating strategic vision into action, building high performance teams and helping businesses innovate and grow.

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