Cohesity has announced the appointment of Eric Brown as Chief Financial Officer and Srinivasan Murari as Chief Development Officer.
Brown will manage Cohesity’s financial strategy as it expands it expands its multicloud for data protection, AI-powered data security and data management business arms. An experienced public company CFO, in 2021 Brown led Informatica’s initial public offering as CFO, raising $1B in proceeds at a $10B enterprise value.
“The scale and growth Cohesity has achieved is a testament to the tremendous value its AI-powered data management and security innovations bring to organisations. My role is to ensure the company has the best financial framework for sustainable, profitable growth and leverage my experience to make Cohesity public company-ready,” said Brown.
“I’m honored to join Sanjay and the talented team he has put together as we continue on a course toward sustainable, profitable growth.”
Murari will be responsible for Cohesity’s engineering and R&D teams as they to continue to work across AI, security, and multicloud. He previously served as Vice President of Engineering at Google Cloud, where he was responsible for the productivity of approximately 20,000 software engineers.
“Cohesity is a phenomenal customer-focused company driven by groundbreaking innovation, talented employees, strong leadership, and deep cultural values,” said Murari. “I am excited to work with Cohesity’s talented leadership team to continue to deliver industry-leading solutions that can help organisations radically simplify data management, improve their security postures in the face of sophisticated cyberattacks, provide AI-powered insights, and do more with data – their most valuable digital asset.”
“Cohesity’s business continues to be strong. Our industry-leading growth has been validated by the most influential industry analysts. We are growing in the enterprise and are significantly expanding our data security and generative AI technologies while steadfastly advancing the number and depth of our strategic partnerships,” added Sanjay Poonen, CEO and President of Cohesity.
“All of our key metrics indicate we are building a category leader with a focus on public readiness. We are taking share in our market by top-line growth while also aiming to become cash flow positive within our current fiscal year. Brown and Murari are well-respected talents in their areas of expertise who, along with our other leadership appointments, bolster our executive team to be one of the best in our category and position us well for our plans to become public.”