Nayaki Nayyar named Chief Executive Officer of Securonix

Nayaki Nayyar

Securonix, Inc., a pioneer in Next-Gen SIEM, UEBA, and SOAR, today announced the immediate hiring of Nayaki Nayyar as Chief Executive Officer and member of its Board of Directors. Sachin Nayyar (unrelated), the company’s founder and former CEO, has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Ms. Nayyar has over 25 years of experience leading transformation, innovation, and growth in large enterprise software companies. She was most recently President and Chief Product Officer at Ivanti, where she was in charge of cybersecurity, automation, edge and endpoint device management, and service management. She was important in Ivanti’s considerable expansion through acquisitions, launch of Ivanti’s Neurons Platform, and increasing its total addressable market from $30B to $60B in the last two years. Ms. Nayyar formerly held executive positions at BMC Software and SAP.

“I am super proud to join Securonix, an exceptionally innovative pioneer that has redefined the SIEM market, has been named a leader in SIEM by Gartner four years in a row and set the standard for cloud-native security analytics and operations,” said Nayaki Nayyar, Chief Executive Officer, Securonix. “Securonix has achieved excellence across multiple domains, including product innovation in Next-Gen SIEM, UEBA and SOAR, threat detection/hunting, data science, and operations, and is now poised to scale its operations and reach. I look forward to working with the team at Securonix to achieve our mission to address the cybersecurity challenges faced by organisations globally.”

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am delighted to welcome Nayaki to the Securonix team,” said Sachin Nayyar, Executive Chairman, Securonix. “Securonix is well-positioned for sustained long-term growth with the industry leading solution in the SIEM, UEBA and SOAR markets and strategic GTM partnerships with Snowflake and AWS. Nayaki’s track record of innovative corporate leadership and deep subject matter expertise make her the right leader to guide Securonix through its next phase of growth.”

“Nayaki is a seasoned software product leader with distinctive experience building operationally excellent platforms, while simultaneously helping customers migrate to a seamless cloud experience,” said Nadeem Syed, Senior Managing Director and Head of Value Creation at Vista Equity Partners and Securonix board member. “Her deep product experience, coupled with her stellar track record of scaling businesses and building global teams, make her the ideal leader to push Securonix even farther ahead of its peers in both product capabilities and customer experience.”

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Nayaki now serves on the boards of TD Synnex, a leading IT distributor and solutions aggregator; Veritone, Inc., a leading developer of artificial intelligence technology solutions; and Corteva Agriscience, a publicly traded agri-science firm. She has a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University in India, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Houston, and is a Stanford Executive Program graduate.

The Securonix platform was designed specifically to protect against advanced threats in today’s complex hybrid environments. Securonix has been recognised a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management for the fourth time in a row (SIEM).

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