Fortinet Appoints Vishak Raman as Vice President of India Sales, SAARC and Southeast Asia



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Fortinet has announced the appointment of Vishak Raman to a new role as vice president of sales in India, SAARC and Southeast Asia.

Vishak Raman brings with him over two decades of cybersecurity experience with proven expertise in product management, sales, marketing and business development. Previously, as Senior Regional Manager, India and SAARC at Fortinet, he was instrumental in establishing and growing Fortinet’s technology leadership and success in India. He has also set up a one-of-a-kind technical support center in Bangalore, which has over 200 engineers providing 24/7 support to Fortinet customers in India and the Middle East.

Joe Sarno, Sr. Vice President International Sales – Emerging & APJ at Fortinet said, “We are delighted to welcome back Vishak Raman to lead Fortinet’s India, SAARC and Southeast Asia businesses. He brings considerable experience and knowledge of the cybersecurity market to add to our leadership team. Vishak Raman will be a key contributor as we continue to solidify our leadership position and drive future growth in key areas such as the convergence of security and networking, the continued expansion of the Security Fabric mesh platform, and the adoption of our Secure SD-WAN, SD-Branch, Adaptive Cloud, and OT.

Prior to Fortinet, he was Director of Security Business, India and SAARC at Cisco. Vishak, who holds an engineering degree and a post-graduate degree in business management from IIM Ahmedabad, has also held various positions at FireEye, Tata Communications, WatchGuard, Sify and HCl Technologies.

Vishak Raman, Vice President of Sales, India, SAARC and SEA at Fortinet, said, “I look forward to working with the sales team, channel partners and distributors to secure the networks of the an expanding attack surface, increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, and the network security complexity challenges that most organizations face. The Fortinet Security Fabric provides a solid foundation for any company’s digital adoption journey, and I’m excited to help our customers succeed in the digital economy. Fortinet cybersecurity mesh architectureThe main goal of is to put security wherever it is needed, anywhere on the network, even as users, devices and applications multiply and become more mobile. Given our leadership in security innovation, we have a strong pipeline and strong business momentum and are well positioned to continue strong growth for several more years in this market.

Additionally, Fortinet thanks Rajesh Maurya for his outstanding leadership in growing the business in India and SAARC as he assumes a new role at Fortinet, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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