Management 2017-11-12T22:48:16+00:00

Management

VISHAL GUPTA
VISHAL GUPTAFounder and CEO
Vishal comes with more than a decade of experience in sales, marketing and business management. He is the Founder and CEO of Seclore and handles corporate development, investor relations and strategic vision.
Vishal is an IIT Bombay (Electrical Engineering) graduate and a specialist in biometric security systems. His ideation in fingerprint imaging led to the development of the core technology behind Herald Logic, a company he founded in 2000. The company showed record 220% CAGR, spreading to Singapore, Australia and UK.

Vishal is also an active participant in physics activities with the IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) and NSEP (National Standard Examination in Physics), he is amongst the top 1% in the country in physics.

Vishal is an active sports person, a keen blogger on information security solutions and an intrepid speaker at various information security forum.

ABHIJIT TANNU
ABHIJIT TANNUFounder and CTO
Abhijit Tannu is Founder and CTO, building innovative products and applications for enterprise security.
A technology architect at heart and an entrepreneur by his calling, he was also the Founder, Director & CTO at Herald Logic, the company he set up along with Vishal Gupta and others. In the past decade, Herald Logic has become a leading name in optimizing Sales Force and Channel effectiveness for Financial and Pharmaceutical companies.

In his 15-year experience, of which 8 have been as Head of Technology and Product Management, Abhijit has managed large turnkey projects, design & development and quality assurance, besides driving technology and innovations. In earlier positions, at Patni Computer Systems, Abhijit managed some of the largest projects and was involved in all aspects of delivery. He has also worked at Larsen & Toubro handling large turnkey projects.

Abhijit is an inventor of a technology product – IntelliPush – which is a rule-based engine which collects data from various sources, analyses it and performs actions as previously defined by the user.

Abhijit holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur.

Product Management, Product Architecture, building product teams and trekking are his passions.

LYNNE COURTS
LYNNE COURTSVice President of Global Marketing
With a passion for building pipeline and brand awareness, Lynne comes to Seclore with over 20 years of global executive sales and marketing experience in the software industry.
Lynne is responsible for coordinating product, corporate, and field marketing programs across North America, Europe, Middle East and India at Seclore.

Prior to Seclore, Lynne was Chief Marketing Officer for FoxT, a provider of access management software, where she helped the company increase market share, resulting in an acquisition in 2013. Other positions Lynne has held including Managing Director of EMEAs for ActionPoint, Director of Product Marketing for Chordiant Software, and a variety of marketing roles at NCR in the document management and workflow product division.

When Lynne is not busy creating new marketing programs, you will find her surfing or skiing.

SCOTT SULLIVAN
SCOTT SULLIVANVice President of Sales, Americas
As Vice President of Sales, Scott is responsible for building out Seclore’s customer and channel base in the Americas.

Scott brings an exceptional background of proven success as a sales leader with over 25 years of selling enterprise software solutions globally. Being instrumental in seven acquisitions, Scott also adds strategic M & A expertise to the executive team at Seclore. Prior to joining Seclore, Scott ran Global Channel Sales for Gigamon, managing over 400 partners globally.

Scott holds an MBA from Lesley University, a degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering, and is a former Marine Tank Commander.

ANDREW JOHNSON
ANDREW JOHNSONVice President of Business Development, Americas
As Vice President of Business Development, Andrew is responsible for global product partnerships in the Americas, including OEM, systems integrator, and technology partnerships.
Based in the Bay Area, Andrew is a successful veteran within the software industry having worked most recently for NetBase Solutions within the Social Analytics space managing Global Channel Sales and Corporate Development. Prior to that Andrew held executive leadership roles within Dell, Salesforce, and Eloqua.

Andrew received a BS in Applied Economics from the University of San Francisco.

MANJUL KUBDE
MANJUL KUBDEFounding Member & Chief Product Architect
Manjul is one of the founding members and is responsible for product development at Seclore. She leads all product releases, ensuring that Seclore products work out-of-the-box.
As a Chief Product Architect, Manjul is the main driving force behind the Seclore’s elite product development team. She loves finding elegant solutions to complex problems but never loses her focus from quality and timeliness of the delivery.

Manjul is a technology enthusiast who has a rich experience of designing and building several complex products in past. Prior to Seclore, Manjul was part of Herald Logic where she built IntelliPush – a complex event processing engine designed for processing large volume of data through a set of configurable rules in real time. It was awarded by Stanford University in a global competition in 2002. Prior to Herald Logic, Manjul worked at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Manjul has moved swiftly through many technologies and platforms from Linux to Windows to mobile platforms, from server side applications to desktop applications.

Manjul is a graduate in Mathematics and post graduate in Software Technology.

Manjul is a great cook. Travelling and reading are some of her other passions.

AMIT MALHOTRA
AMIT MALHOTRAVice President of Sales, India, Middle East and Africa
Responsible for driving sales across India, Middle East and Asia, Amit has over 20 years of experience starting up companies, driving channel strategies, and implementing business processes that transform companies.
Amit brings the same passion for driving corporate success to giving back to society. His interest in the non-profit, philanthropic world came to culmination with the creation of the Mon Ami Foundation where he plays a key role in the structuring, implementation, and monitoring of foundation projects.

Amit hold a B.T. degree from Regional Engineering College (NIT), Kurukshetra, along with a Management course from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC), and completion of the Asian International Executive Program (AIEP) from INSEAD.

DEV KURBUR
DEV KURBURVice President of Global Customer Success
Dev leads Seclore’s effort in ensuring customer success by driving adoption & usage, delivery of business value, and reduction of friction across a global customer base spread around the world. He leads a team of project managers, technology consultants, solution consultants, customer success managers, support engineers, and trainers who focus on the post-sale customer experience.
Dev brings more than 20 years of proven track record in delivering superior levels of adoption, loyalty, and customer satisfaction for both large enterprise and small business customers world-wide. Prior to joining Seclore, he served in executive positions driving customer success and leading service organizations in companies such as WhiteHat Security, ShoreTel, Juniper Networks, and Lucent Technologies.

Dev earned his MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, CA and a MS in Computer Science from Villanova University, PA. He loves the outdoors, home remodeling projects, and on occasion wears his dance shoes and lets loose.

SUCHINDRA POTNIS
SUCHINDRA POTNISVice President of Business Development, Europe and Asia
As Vice President of Business Development for Europe and Asia, Suchindra is responsible for a sales and alliance team focused on developing new business opportunities in Europe and Asia.

Suchindra has spent more than 22 years in sales, business development, and operations roles in enterprise application sales, primarily around IP-based solutions. He has worked with Oracle Financial Services, Moneyline Telerate, and HCL Technologies selling complex enterprise products and product-led services primarily in Europe and ASEAN countries.

Suchindra is a long distance running enthusiast and in addition to pushing his luck solving tough Sudokus puzzles, he is learning the art of professional Scrabble.

GIRISH MISHRA
GIRISH MISHRAVice President of Global Finance
As head of the Finance and Legal function at Seclore, Girish is responsible for Seclore’s Global Finance and Investor Relations management with a focus on expanding the company’s operations, new investments, funds management, and compliance.

Girish comes with 20+ years of experience which includes establishing finance functions in start-ups, driving to IPOs, and creating subsidiary business units in the USA, UK, Germany and Australia.

Girish is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA), Company Secretary (ACS), Law graduate (LLB), and Commerce graduate (B. Com). His spare time activities include listening to music, reading, and trekking.

AMIT SHARMA
AMIT SHARMAVice President of People Practices
As the Vice President of People Practices, Amit Sharma spearheads Seclore’s global vision and growth initiatives, working closely with the business heads to optimize the organization’s talent portfolio. Amit’s overall objective is to deliver a ‘WOW’ culture through innovative and effective processes and people practices at Seclore.

Prior to Seclore, Amit led Strategic People Practices for Zycus Inc. and GEP Inc., both world leaders in procurement products and services respectively, where he helped them grow the organizations from startup to top players in their markets.

Amit holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Pune. When he has free time, Amit is an avid music listener and practices singing and swimming.

HARSHAVARDHAN LALE
HARSHAVARDHAN LALEVP of Customer Success for Asia
Harsh Lale, VP of Customer Success for Asia, brings more than 17 years of successful system integration and consulting experience to the Seclore Customer Success team.

His expertise includes developing new business streams across verticals in multiple geographies, providing IT consulting support to small/medium and large enterprise customers, conducting IT/Financial Forensic audits, and driving customer success with innovative technologies. Prior to Seclore, Harsh has held senior management positions with KPMG, Ernst and Young, and PwC.

Harsh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Nagpur University, has earned his Masters in IT from Symbiosis Centre for IT, and has completed his Certificate course in International Business from Griffith University, Australia. He is an avid music listener, traveller and a connoisseur of good food.

AJIT PILLAI
AJIT PILLAIVP India Sales
Ajit comes to Seclore with more than 20 years of experience in IT Security, driving sales & marketing initiatives to promote IT solutions in the domains of e-security, Networking Performance & Data.
His most recent assignment was with Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. where, as Director-Sales, he spearheaded enterprise business across India and SAARC region. In his previous assignments, he helped MNCs such as Trend Micro & Secure Computing to set up and grow their business in India and has created a niche in the growing IT Security space.

Ajit has a B.Tech in Computer Engineering from National Institute of Technology Calicut, which gave him an early kick start in the nascent years of Information Technology and digital revolution in India.

Ajit has a keen interest in calligraphy and has attended various workshops and actively participated in calligraphy contests. Gardening is his passion and he enjoys spending weekends amidst lush greenery, unwinding to old Hindi and Tamil songs.

Ajit is actively involved in voluntary services, society and environment upkeep through “Go green initiatives” such as maintaining gardens in common areas of the society and was part of green festivals such as “Vasantostav” which encourages green initiatives to showcase their products and brings together the residents through nature campaigns.