Positive Technologies, a global cybersecurity company specializing in telecom security, announces the appointment of Santhosh Kumar as managing director to spearhead the company’s Middle East and Africa and South Asia operations.
Positive Technologies’ unique cybersecurity products and services are designed to help operators stay secure and achieve their business goals. Currently, the company’s solutions are being successfully deployed by a multitude of telecom operators, spanning 43 countries around the globe.
Kumar brings almost 20 years of experience within the technology industry, 10 of which were dedicated to cybersecurity. Prior to his appointment at Positive Technologies, Kumar held several regional leadership roles with renowned global companies, including Sophos and F-Secure, where he was recognized for his outstanding work which contributed to the exponential growth of those businesses. Moreover, Kumar has established a number of startups from the ground up to multimillion-dollar businesses.
Amit Nath, CEO of Positive Technologies said, “Having almost two decades of experience under his belt, we believe that Kumar will play a pivotal role in delivering Positive Technologies’ global business acceleration strategy. Our objectives go beyond expanding our operations and footprint; in these unprecedent times, Covid-19 has significantly changed the way organizations work and forced them to expedite their digital transformation and security strategies, which has put CTOs and CIOs under immense pressure.”
“As a global leader in the telecom security industry, we take pride in our long-standing record within the cybersecurity industry and deep knowledge of telecom-related specialties; we felt compelled to play an active role in sharing our expertise and help in educating organizations on the risks cybersecurity threats impose on their continuity. We are positive that Santhosh Kumar will offer his unwavering commitment to this role, reinforce our existing relationships and foster new strategic alliances and more,” Nath continued.
Santhosh Kumar, managing director, Positive Technologies Middle East, Africa and South Asia, said, “I am excited to be part of Positive Technologies team and embark on this aspiring journey in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. I would like to thank our CEO for his trust, and I look forward to scale-up our efforts in this region, work closely with all our partners and customers, and gain in-depth insights of the organizations and markets’ needs. I believe that with my experience and the backing of the unparalleled team of experts at Positive Technologies, we will be strongly positioned to collaborate further with our customers and create the right solution that is specific to their requirements and drive their business performance and value”.
Positive Technologies has a long-standing relationship with most of the mobile operators in the Middle East region including Saudi Arabia and Egypt, amongst other countries.