Indusface Expands Global Leadership Team

Bangalore, India, November 29, 2013 --( SaaS based Cloud Application Security expert adds a Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Technology Officer to accelerate growth and product innovation.

Indusface, a leading SaaS based cloud application security organization today announced expansions to its global management team with the appointments of Mehul Shah as Chief Strategy Officer, formerly from VeriSign and Venkatesh Sundar as Chief Technology Officer, to address strategic growth and technology innovation.

Insecure web and mobile applications continue to drive the demand for strong application security and compliance practices across enterprises, where 8 out of 10 applications have serious vulnerabilities, dangerously impacting business profits, customer data and brand reputation. Indusface with IndusGuard, its successful flagship suite of application security products has witnessed exponential growth in this area, securing an expanding base of over 600 customers worldwide. Indusface continues to achieve industry recognition for its technology and business success with the most recent recognition from Gartner as a niche player in their Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing and has gained accreditation by the PCI Security Standards Council as a PCI Approved Scanning Vendor.

“Indusface is changing the game in global enterprise application security and is moving in a direction of fulfilling its vision of providing comprehensive detection and accurate protection mechanisms against all types of application vulnerabilities. As Indusface continues on its drive to evolve it’s flagship product IndusGuard’s portfolio and build momentum in the market place, it is imperative that we have business and technology leadership that will help the company grow to the next level. I am very excited that we have seasoned professionals on board who understand the needs of customers and the market, to guide our current growth and enable future expansions,” said Ashish Tandon, Chairman and CEO of Indusface.

Mehul Shah will spearhead Indusface’s aggressive strategy for growth and expansion. He comes with over 15 years of rich global techno commercial experience. He has a deep understanding of various technologies within internet security, telecommunications and IP technologies. He will leverage an overall understanding of global geography dynamics, as well as key CXO level relationships for potential business development as Indusface looks to expand to newer territories via strategic partnerships. Mehul has a MBA from Fuqua School of Business (Duke University), Masters in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University, and B.E. Electrical Engineering from the University of Pune.

As Chief Technology Officer, Venkatesh Sundar will be responsible for product and technology innovation, engineering, research and development. Venkatesh has been with Indusface for nearly four years, contributing immensely to Indusface’s success. He has a unique combination of being a strong technologist and seasoned sales person for over 15 years, making him the right choice to enable Indusface’s new product development to enhance its application security portfolio for customers worldwide. Venkatesh has a MBA from Queens University, Canada and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune.

About Indusface
Indusface ( was formed with a vision of securing every organization which owns a website, from cyber-attacks, by providing them with a comprehensive application security solution. Since its inception, Indusface has focused on providing organisations with a 360 degrees view of their application security posture, discover their existing and potential vulnerabilities and help them in fixing these vulnerabilities to achieve continuous security.

Indusface is a privately-held, SaaS based, award winning, innovative, visionary, fast growing information security company, trusted by fortune 500 organizations across the globe and catering to more than 600 customers worldwide across different verticals. Indusface helps safeguard web and mobile applications using its flagship product IndusGuard, giving customers the distinctive edge of having total application security.

Indusface has been recognized by Gartner as a Niche player in its Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, 2013. Indusface is a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India and 500 Asia, NASSCOM Emerge 50, ChannelWorld Premier 100 and Red Herring Top 100 Asia award winning organization. It has been empanelled by prestigious independent bodies, PCI ASV and CERT-IN, to address customer’s compliance requirements.

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