Vera: When it comes to security,
there is no endpoint.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
As CEO and Co-founder of Vera, Ajay is building the next great security company for a world without borders. He is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in enterprise software. Most recently, Ajay co-founded RAPsphere, a cutting-edge mobile security company which was acquired by AppSense in 2012. He also served as Vice President of Products and Services at Mashery, Inc. (acquired by Intel) where Ajay built-out all products, engineering and SaaS/cloud operations. Prior to Mashery, Ajay served as Vice President of Products and Solutions at newScale, Inc. (acquired by Cisco). He has also held key product management, software engineering and consulting roles at Corio (acquired by IBM) and Oracle.
Chief Technology & Product Officer and Co-founder
Prakash is the chief technology & product officer and co-founder of Vera. In this role, he oversees all products and technology, and is responsible for developing the overall product strategy and technical vision of the company.
Prakash is an entrepreneur who is passionate about building game-changing products. He most recently served as CTO and co-founder at RAPsphere, which was sold to AppSense in 2012. Prakash received his PhD from Cornell University and earned his Bachelors from IIT Madras, both in Computer Science.
Chief Marketing Officer
Robin is Chief Marketing Officer at Vera, where he runs marketing, alliances, and business development. For the past two decades Robin has held several leadership and management roles at market-winning companies, including Salesforce, Box, and Veritas.
Before joining Vera, Robin led enterprise marketing at Box helping grow revenue (more than 4x) and market awareness (by creating new market categories) through innovative programs and sales enablement. Prior to Box, Robin led product marketing at Salesforce for the Chatter product line and for EMEA, spending more than 4 years at the company in both San Francisco and London. Robin also worked at Veritas, Vignette, and several start-up companies throughout his career. Robin is from Denmark, where he studied international marketing at Copenhagen Business College.
Vice President of Engineering
As Vice President of Engineering, Peeyush is responsible for operating and growing Vera’s engineering presence on a global scale. A seasoned enterprise software leader, Peeyush has more than 20 years experience delivering software products across SaaS, mobile, and security applications, bringing a unique blend of product management, QA and engineering to Vera. He has lived and worked in India and Silicon Valley, working for leading organizations, such as Cisco, Oracle and Corio. Peeyush graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay.
Vice President of Customer Success
Ian McWilton has spent over 15 years building and scaling high-performing engineering and customer facing teams. He excels at helping the organization be at once both innovative and future proof. In his external facing positions, Ian builds high-growth customer-focused teams for technical support, professional services, training, customer success management and presales engineering. Ian holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Staffordshire University.
Vice President of Worldwide Sales
As Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Vera, Andy brings an exceptional pedigree of success as a strong and formidable sales leader. Andy joins Vera from Appcelerator, where he was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and before that served as Director of Sales at Good Technology. Andy also held strategic sales roles at OpenPages (an IBM Company) and Callidus Software.
Andy is also an avid SCUBA diver and world traveler, founding a charity to assist the preservation of the Roatan Marine Park, Honduras. Andy attended USMA, West Point and has a BA from Florida International University and an MBA from Temple University.
Vice President of Finance & People Operations
Carmen has over 20 years of experience in finance, human resources, operations, M&A, international business, change management and global financial system implementations. Prior to working in Silicon Valley, she held various senior finance roles in Italy, France, Africa, the United Kingdom and the Middle East while working for a multinational telecommunications company. Carmen has a bachelor in Accounting from McGill University, a CPA-CMA from Canada, and a dual MBA degree from the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University. She is fluent in Italian and French.