Dr.Kailash Katkar

Dr. Kailash Katkar, Managing Director, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Dr. Kailash Katkar is the Managing Director of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, India’s leading IT Security Solutions Company. He is responsible for the overall leadership, strategy and management of the company. Under his leadership, Quick Heal Technologies became the first Indian software product company to hit the capital markets in 2016.

Born in 1966 to a Maharashtrian family at Rahimatpur, a small village near Satara in Maharashtra, Kailash grew up in Pune and from a very young age, chose to break the norms of attending rigorous classroom sessions and decided to divert his inquisitiveness and hard work to start his own business. This little spur of thought guided by sheer grit and gumption drove him to set up his own business – from a small one-room, boot-strapped electrical device repair station to an IT Security Solutions empire spread worldwide.

As a true visionary, his strategic business approach has continuously produced significant business value for Quick Heal Technologies in the form of financial performance, customer satisfaction, market share and productivity. His strong commitment to operational excellence, an innovative approach to business problems, and an aptitude for partnering cross-functionally has made Quick Heal the most preferred consumer security solutions brand. In 2015, the company successfully forayed into enterprise cybersecurity with the launch of the brand ‘Seqrite’.

His brainchild Quick Heal Foundation functions in the areas of community welfare, education and creating awareness around cybersecurity. The foundation has provided training and guidance on cybersecurity to millions of students. In 2017, Chitkara University felicitated Kailash with the Honorary Doctorate for his outstanding contribution to Business, Education and Humanity.

Sanjay Katkar

Dr. Sanjay Katkar, Joint Managing Director, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Dr. Sanjay Katkar co-founded Quick Heal Technologies Limited in the year 1995. He is the Joint Managing Director and an executive member of the Board of Directors.

In his role he is leading the global technology strategy and is responsible for the core research and development of the products, the malware research lab and for driving product vision and innovation to continuously improve cyber security.

Sanjay initiated the antivirus product development and over the years built all the teams including threat research, product development, quality assurance and product management. With a highly distinctive personality and a passion for technology, Sanjay created the indigenously designed and developed anti-virus. His significant and outstanding contribution has earned Quick Heal a global position.

Sanjay is a distinguished speaker at various industry forums and has also been a speaker at various IIM and IIT events. He has served as Director of Association of Anti-Virus Researchers, Asia. He enlightens the industry at various DSCI and NASSCOM events.

Sanjay holds Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Pune. In 2019, MIT - ADT University, Pune felicitated Sanjay Katkar with the Honorary Doctorate for his outstanding contribution in the field of Cyber Security.

Sanjay Katkar

Mr. Vishal Salvi, Chief Executive Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

A seasoned professional in cybersecurity and information technology, Vishal’s career spans over three decades. He has held significant leadership roles at prominent organizations such as PwC, HDFC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Global Trust Bank, Development Credit Bank, and Crompton Greaves. His immediate past assignment was at the Infosys Ltd. as its Global Chief Information Security Officer, Business Head of the Cybersecurity Service Line, and Senior Vice President, where he played a crucial role in shaping the company's information and cybersecurity strategy.

He is widely recognized as a global leader with substantial management and domain expertise in executing transformative cybersecurity programs. An active member of several advisory councils and boards, Vishal provides leadership and guidance on various cybersecurity issues, promoting the adoption of best practices across industries. He has also served as an Independent Director of the Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

Vishal holds a degree in computer science engineering and an MBA in finance from Bombay University. He has participated in Executive Leadership Programs at prestigious institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, and IIM Ahmedabad. His professional certifications include CISM and DSCI Certified Privacy Professional. Over the years, he has been honored with numerous awards from esteemed institutions such as DSCI, CSO Forum, and ISACA.

Outside of his professional life, Vishal values work-life balance and enjoys reading, watching movies, and traveling with his family.

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Ms. Anupama Katkar

Ms. Anupama Katkar, Chief of Operational Excellence, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Ms. Anupama Katkar, Chief of Operational Excellence at Quick Heal Technologies Limited and Chairperson of Quick Heal Foundation, is entrusted with the pivotal role of orchestrating business operations while championing the CSR initiatives. With a tenure dating back to the inception of Quick Heal, Ms. Katkar brings a wealth of experience navigating the company through various trials and triumphs.

Staying true to the company's core purpose to innovate, simplify and secure, her commitment to operational excellence permeates every facet of Quick Heal's endeavors, from enhancing quality standards to harmonizing procedures for efficiency. Her focus spans innovating operations, integrating top-notch technologies, streamlining & simplifying internal processes and much more, all aimed at fortifying success across the board.

Recently acclaimed as the 'Best Social Entrepreneur' by BW Business World and honored as the 'Social Leader of the Year' at the SABERA Awards 2023, Ms. Katkar stands as a beacon of social responsibility. Through the Quick Heal Foundation, she spearheads meticulously designed CSR initiatives aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, catalyzing tangible change in the youth of the country, under privileged sections of society, and communities at large. Under her leadership, these programs have positively impacted the lives of nearly 54 lakhs individuals across the country.

Her mantra, "Miles to go before I Sleep," reaffirms her unwavering dedication to perpetual improvement and innovation. Ms. Katkar's mentorship extends beyond the confines of Quick Heal, nurturing personal and professional growth wherever she goes, thereby enriching lives and fostering a culture of continuous advancement.

Mr. Ashish Pradhan

Mr. Ashish Pradhan, Chief Technology Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Mr. Ashish Pradhan is the Chief Technology Officer at Quick Heal Technologies Limited. In his role, Ashish leads all software engineering functions, and is responsible for delivering cutting edge products.

Ashish is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of cyber security product development leadership experience. Prior to joining Quick heal, he led global software engineering organizations and built products for companies like BindView, Symantec, and Exabeam from Pune and Mountain View, CA. He has also helped build successful SaaS security solutions at Indusface, an Indian startup.

Dr. Lalit Mohan

Dr. Lalit Mohan, Chief Product Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

With over 25 years of rich experience in the IT & Cyber Security Industry, Dr. Lalit Mohan will be responsible for Product Management. His expertise spans managing and identifying new cyber security services related to Threat Management and End-point Security. Dr. Lalit brings a wealth of experience in various capacities, including Innovation, Product & Engineering, and Sales.

Prior to joining Quick Heal, Dr. Lalit has held key roles in renowned organizations like Infosys and Wells Fargo. At Infosys, he served as the Head of Product and Engineering for the Cyber Security Practice. His stint at Wells Fargo saw him as the Head of Innovation and R&D, focusing on FinTechs and emerging technologies. Notably, Dr. Lalit also contributed to the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), an establishment of the Reserve Bank of India, where he co-led the 5G Use Cases Lab for Banking and Financial Services, a pioneering initiative. He set up a community cloud for the banking sector, offering core banking and payment services to co-operative and small banks. Dr. Lalit played a crucial role in establishing and managing the Indian Banks' Information Sharing and Analytics Centre (IB-CART), equivalent to FS-ISAC. His representation of Indian Banks extended to associations with BIAN, TRAI, Ministry of Electronics & IT, Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India, and Cloud Security Alliance.

With a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from IIIT-Hyderabad, specializing in Threat Intelligence, his academic journey reflects a deep understanding of cybersecurity, contributing significantly to his professional roles.

Dr. Lalit Mohan is excited to be part of the Quick Heal team and committed to build Quick Heal as a Global Leader in the Cyber Security Space.

Mr. Ankit Maheshwari

Mr. Ankit Maheshwari, Chief Financial Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Mr. Ankit Maheshwari, Chief Financial Officer, Quick Heal Technologies will oversee the organization's financial activities and serve as the strategic financial advisor.

Ankit is a highly experienced Chartered Accountant and Commerce Graduate from the University of Delhi with a successful career spanning over two decades.

He has extensive experience in Business Partnering, M&A, Group Controlling, Management & Financial Reporting, Procurement, Legal & Statutory Compliances, and has held leadership positions across multiple industries, including Power, Retail, Telecom, IT-enabled services, Shared Services, KPO, and Manufacturing, both at regional and corporate levels.

Ankit is known for his exceptional interpersonal skills and has a proven ability to collaborate with Bankers, Credit Rating Agencies, Investors, and Merchant Bankers on acquisitions, due diligence, and liaising with diverse statutory agencies.

He is also an avid reader and a beach enthusiast.

Mr. Samuel Sathyajith

Mr. Samuel Sathyajith, Senior Vice President – Enterprise Sales, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Samuel Sathyajith is the Senior Vice President - Enterprise Sales. With nearly three decades of experience in the IT industry, Samuel brings invaluable expertise in scaling businesses and driving market innovation, particularly in the cybersecurity sector.

His impressive career includes leadership roles at Cloudflare and Arbor Networks, where he played integral roles in achieving remarkable sales and revenue growth. His journey began in the Indian Air Force, where he served as a Commissioned Officer in the Aeronautical Engineering branch, laying the groundwork for his exceptional leadership skills. Transitioning to the IT sector, he has continually leveraged his Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Instrumentation Technology from Bangalore University to innovate and excel.

Beyond his professional achievements, Samuel is an avid sports enthusiast and a family man, finding joy in hiking and traveling.

He is incredibly excited to be part of the Quick Heal team and committed to building Quick Heal as a Global Leader in the Cyber Security Space.

Mr. Sudhanshu Tripathi

Mr. Sudhanshu Tripathi, Vice President, Head Marketing & Growth, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Mr. Sudhanshu Tripathi is Vice President, Head Marketing & Growth at Quick Heal Technologies Limited. He brings over 17 years of experience across diverse sectors from domestic and international markets. His functional expertise spans Marketing, Communication, ESG, Corporate Strategy, Policy Advocacy, Digital Transformation, & Business Development.

He has successfully created global brands, led strategic initiatives and advisory assignments by building high performing teams in start-ups as well as global matrix organizations.

Sudhanshu is an active public speaker and a sky-dive enthusiast. He loves to engage with the start-up ecosystem.

He is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Nagpur University and holds a Management degree from UWA, Perth, Australia in Strategy & Marketing.

Mr. Ajit Zanjad

Mr. Ajit Zanjad, Vice President and Head of Delivery, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Ajit brings over 19 years of experience in cybersecurity to Quick Heal Technologies Limited. Before joining, he held the position of Cybersecurity Delivery Leader at Infosys, where he led large, strategic accounts for the company. He was responsible for the financial performance (P&L) of his department and oversaw various aspects of client projects, including program management, implementation, transformation, ongoing operations, and maintaining compliance.

Throughout his career, Ajit has held leadership roles in cybersecurity at renowned organizations like IBM India, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hitachi Systems, and MIEL e-Security. His expertise spans a wide range of cybersecurity domains, including Cloud Security, Network Security, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), Vulnerability Management (UVM), Database Security, and regulatory compliance.

In his current role as Head of Delivery at Quick Heal, Ajit leads critical functions like Pre-sales, Professional Services, Managed Security Services, Technical support, and Training. He is passionate about delivering comprehensive cybersecurity solutions and services to enterprise and government clients worldwide.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Ajit enjoys trekking and participating in marathons.

Ms. Swapna Sangari

Ms. Swapna Sangari, Vice President, Human Resources, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Ms. Swapna Sangari, Vice President of Human Resources, oversees all aspects of the organization's HR function, collaborating with the leadership to align HR strategies with business objectives. She also partners with global stakeholders to continue establishing Quick Heal as a cybersecurity leader.

With an Executive Post-Grad degree from UC Berkeley's HAAS Business School, Swapna excels at leading teams and global business leaders during their growth phase. She has previously spearheaded transformation initiatives in APAC and Europe, leveraging her expertise as an OD, Change Catalyst, and M&A expert. Her experience spans Product, R&D, Fortune 500 companies, and start-ups, where her expertise lies in defining and managing strategic priorities to meet business goals.

Swapna's personal interests include running marathons and cycling, as well as theatre and writing articles.

Mr. Ashish Kadam

Mr. Ashish Kadam, Director of Government Business, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Mr. Ashish Pratap Kadam, Director of Government Business, Quick Heal Technologies Limited. With over 18 years of experience in Government Business Planning, Operations Management, Accounting & Marketing Analytics, Mr. Aashish is a strong business development professional with a PGPMAX focused on Business Administration and Management from the Indian School of Business.

He has also pursued MCS - Computer Science from Pune University, MBA from ISB, Hyderabad, and Executive Education from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and Business Executive Education from Wharton School, USA. 

Being a sportsperson and from a sound Management, Technology & Spirituality background, he believes in following his passion and accomplishing his dream.  This has helped him achieve controlled growth with Great Wall as MD.

Being a techno-savvy person and Government expertise his vision towards technology infusion in the business can help us do better.

Mr. Deepak Mishra

Mr. Deepak Mishra, Head, Retail Sales, Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Mr. Deepak Mishra is Head of Retail Sales at Quick Heal Technologies Limited. In his role, he is responsible for enhancing market share and driving channel strategy for the retail brand.

Deepak comes with over two decades of experience in FMCG, Beverages, Telecom and IT Industries. He has extensive exposure in sales and distribution, channel management, and building a robust distribution to drive productivity and profitability.