Press release

CloudKnox Security Appoints Raj Mallempati as Chief Operating Officer

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, a leader in identity privilege management for hybrid and
multi-cloud environments, today announced that Raj Mallempati has joined
the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Effective immediately,
Mallempati is responsible for CloudKnox’s overall business and
go-to-market strategies.

Prior to joining CloudKnox, Mallempati was most recently the SVP of
Marketing at Malwarebytes. Mallempati has also held positions as the VP
of Global Marketing at MobileIron, VP of Product Marketing at Riverbed
Technology, and was the Director of Marketing and Business Strategy at
VMware. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of
Pennsylvania, MS, Computer Science from the University of Texas, and a
B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

“There is a massive amount of growth taking place in the cloud
infrastructure security space overall, but I was drawn to CloudKnox
specifically because it’s clear the company is taking a truly unique
approach to proactively addressing the threat of over-privileged
identities and it’s working. I am very excited with CloudKnox’s
enterprise grade security platform, very robust product roadmap and
great customers. This has been validated by the phenomenal quarter
CloudKnox recently had where they closed several six figure deals and
saw a significant increase in their pipeline. I am incredibly excited to
help lead CloudKnox to its next phase of innovation tied with
operational excellence. I look forward to the impact we’ll continue to
achieve together.” Raj Mallempati, COO, CloudKnox.

CloudKnox was selected as a Top 10 finalist for the RSA Conference 2019
Innovation Sandbox contest, which honors the industry’s most innovative
startups. The company has also attained Advanced Technology Partner
Status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN), which is the
highest tier for technology partners that provide software and SaaS
solutions. CloudKnox achieved APN Advanced Technology Partner status
through a rigorous qualification process. The designation is based on
AWS business history and references from CloudKnox customers.

“There is still a lot of confusion when it comes to the infrastructure
challenges around identity privilege management and authorization,
especially regarding hybrid cloud, which is something we aim to change.
We’re thrilled to have Raj join us in this effort, given his impressive
track record of helping companies accelerate their GTM. He brings a
unique perspective and skill set to the CloudKnox leadership team and I
look forward to working along side him.” Balaji Parimi, founder and CEO,

To learn more about The CloudKnox Cloud Security Platform, please visit:

About CloudKnox Security
CloudKnox Security is the only
Cloud Security Platform built from the ground-up to support the
monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across
hybrid and multi-cloud environments using an Activity-based
Authorization model. Through an extensible single platform, CloudKnox
transforms how organizations implement the principle of least privilege
and empowers security teams to proactively address accidental and
malicious credential misuse by continuously detecting and mitigating
identity risks. CloudKnox is based in Sunnyvale, CA.