Cohesity Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

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8 August 2023 

Cohesity, a frontrunner in the field of data security and administration has officially introduced Eric Brown as the new Chief Financial Officer.

Cohesity, a frontrunner in the field of data security and administration has officially introduced Eric Brown as the new Chief Financial Officer and Srinivasan Murari as the Chief Development Officer.

Brown, a seasoned CFO with over 25 years of operational expertise, will oversee Cohesity’s financial strategy during its expansion into multi cloud data protection, advanced AI-driven data security, and innovative data management. His experience spans diverse enterprise technology sectors, including security, data analytics, collaboration, and interactive entertainment. Notably, he successfully led Informatica’s IPO in 2021, raising $1 billion at a $10 billion enterprise value. Brown’s technology background traces back to his days at MIT when he co-founded an AI/data mining company.

Murari, a visionary tech executive with more than 35 years of experience, will lead Cohesity’s engineering and R&D teams as they push the boundaries of AI, security, and multi cloud solutions. His recent role at Google Cloud involved overseeing a vast team of software engineers across various domains. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at VMware, displaying expertise in compute and storage within multi cloud environments.

Brown expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Cohesity’s growth and impact underscore the value of its AI-driven data management and security innovations. My role is to establish a solid financial framework for sustained growth, drawing from my experience to prepare Cohesity for the public market.” Murari also shared his excitement, emphasising Cohesity’s customer-focused approach and innovation-driven culture.

These appointments align with other leadership changes, reflecting Cohesity’s shift toward a sustainable growth model prioritising positive cash flow. This strategic plan aims to achieve positive cash flow by Fiscal Year 2024, while maintaining a healthy cash position.

Sanjay Poonen, CEO and President of Cohesity, highlighted the company’s robust growth and industry recognition. Cohesity’s growth has been validated by influential industry analysts, with IDC ranking it as the fastest-growing among the top 25 players in the Data Replication and Protection Software Market in 2022.

Cohesity occupies a unique position in a market where security, cloud, and AI are critical concerns. As cyberattacks and data management complexities increase, Cohesity’s growth signifies its appeal to enterprise customers seeking comprehensive solutions. Notably, Cohesity has gained traction across sectors, with a notable presence in prominent financial and Fortune 100 companies.

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