Silicon Valley veteran, Shirish Andhare to head Narus' operations in India

Bangalore, July 26 2013: Shirish Andhare has been named the general manager of India operations for big data analytics leader, Narus, Inc.Based out of Narus' Bangalore centre, Shirish, a Silicon Valley veteran with global experience in telecommunications, mobile and Web services he will play a key leadership role in driving company business initiatives as Narus continues to expand into new markets around the world.

"Shirish joins our team at an exciting and critical time," says John Trobough, President of Narus. "As cyber threats become increasingly global in nature, we welcome Shirish's leadership and vision in mobile and Web services technologies and applications. His technical expertise and entrepreneurial approach, combined with his product management discipline, make him an ideal addition to our team as we continue to drive our growth globally."

Shirish most recently served as vice president of emerging business at BroadSoft, where he spearheaded a third-party applications marketplace for telecommunications service providers. Previous to BroadSoft, he was vice president of product and corporate marketing at Sylantro Systems, where he positioned the Silicon Valley company as a global pioneer in Web 2.0-based telecommunications Web services. 

Shirishholds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, a master's degree in computer engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a master's in management sciences from Stanford University.

"Narus is breaking barriers in the areas of machine learning to deliver customers unparalleled cybersecurity solutions," said Andhare. "Narus has great talent, competitive technology and a strong customer base and is very well-positioned for growth. I look forward to working with the entire Narus leadership team as we expand our market reach and maintain our leadership in machine learning-based cybersecurity solutions."

Narus, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company is a pioneer in cybersecurity. Narus is one of the first companies to apply patented advanced analytics to proactively identify cyber threats from insiders and outside intruders. The innovative Narus nSystem of products and applications is based on the principles of Cyber 3.0, where the semantic Web and cyber intersect.