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Cohesity appoints new VP of R&D

Cohesity has welcomed Kirk A. Law as senior vice president of research and development (R&D).

Bringing more than 30 years of experience to the role, Law will have global responsibility for engineering, product management and Cohesity’s ecosystem business.

“Cohesity is a phenomenal company driven by customer-focused innovation, talented employees, exceptional leadership, and strong cultural values,” said Law.

“We will continue to deliver next-gen solutions that can help organisations radically simplify data management, improve their security postures in the face of sophisticated ransomware attacks, benefit from AI-powered insights, and do more with data, which is their most valuable digital asset.”

Law previously served as a senior vice president of development at Tableau Software, and as senior vice president of engineering at Primary Data. He also held leadership roles at SanDisk, NetApp, Cacheflow Systems Inc., and SGI (formerly Silicon Graphics Computer Systems).

“Kirk’s proven leadership, deep understanding of business and technology, and his laser focus on innovation made him the ideal candidate for this role,” said Mohit Aron, CEO and founder, Cohesity.

“Kirk also understands how impactful a strong company culture can be in terms of employee engagement and retention and spurring best-in-class research and development that solves customer challenges. For all of these reasons, we’re thrilled to have Kirk on our executive leadership team.”

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