Venkat Krishnapur has replaced Anand Prahlad as Head of Operations for its Intel Security Group’s India Engineering Centre.
Prahlad has moved on from Intel Security to pursue other career interests.
Venkat was previously the Vice-President of Engineering for the Consumer Business Unit at Intel Security in Bangalore. In his new role Venkat will lead R&D and innovation effort in India, by leading a team of over 1,000 R&D engineers as well as continue to maintain his role as Head of Consumer Engineering at ISecG India.
Venkat possesses over three decades of work experience in the field of technology and has been associated with McAfee’s India Engineering Center for more than 12 years now. He joined McAfee (now Intel Security) in 2003 and since then has been at the forefront of building both Consumer and Enterprise teams. He has also been instrumental in driving innovation in Consumer and mobile security business units supporting projects and process initiatives both locally and globally. Additionally, Venkat also led the Intel Education Digital Wellness Program as part of the CSR activities at ISecG.
Venkat is an M.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and a graduate in Electrical Engineering from the B.M.S. College of Engineering Bangalore.