Ashok Sankar brings over 25 years of expertise across the technology product strategy, management and marketing discipline. He is currently VP of Solutions Marketing at ReliaQuest, where he partners with our Platform and SOC teams in their mission to help organizations reduce security complexity so they can better manage risk and confidently drive measurable and actionable outcomes. He leads thought leadership and strategic marketing initiatives to drive awareness of our unique value propositions consistently across various channels and develop relevant content to foster productive engagements with prospects and customers. Prior to ReliaQuest, he was the Director of Solutions Strategy and Marketing focused on public sector and education markets at Splunk. He is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry and has held leadership roles at various organizations including Raytheon Cyber Products (now Forcepoint), RightNow (acquired by Oracle), SpringCM (acquired by DocuSign), NetSec (acquired by Verizon Business) and IBM. He is a graduate of the Cybersecurity Strategy program from Georgetown University and is an adjunct professor with the Cybersecurity Strategy Masters’ program at University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC). He brings expertise across security, mobile, and cloud technologies and their applications in public sector and commercial industries. Ashok is pragmatic marketing certified, twice, and lives in northern virginia.
An increasing attack surface promoted by a dynamic enterprise IT environment has had security teams facing more cyber threats and searching for more ways to combat them. However, having an array of security tools doesn’t necessarily make an enterprise more secure. In fact, new research from IDG and ReliaQuest suggests that “tool sprawl” or “tech […]