Ashvin Kamaraju

Global Vice President, Engineering and Cloud Operations, Thales

Ashvin Kamaraju is the chief technical officer and vice president of engineering for Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing (CPL), a division of the French multinational company that provides services for the aerospace, defense, transportation and security markets. Kamaraju drives the technology strategy for Thales CPL, overseeing a global organization of researchers and technologists to conceptualize and develop the company’s portfolio of data protection products and services.

With three decades of experience in engineering and cybersecurity, Kamaraju previously served in leadership roles at Vormetric and Symantec. After earning two master’s degrees in engineering and computer science from the University of Cincinnati, Kamarju began his career at Sun Microsystems, where he contributed to the company’s transition from SunOS to Solaris.