Aarij M Khan
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Aarij M Khan
|Job title of nominated professional||Vice President of Marketing|
|Company (where nominated professional or team is working)||Securonix Inc.|
|Company size (employees)||100 to 499|
|Headquarters Region||North America|
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* Breadth of cybersecurity understanding - Mr. Khan has had the opportunity to work with several different security products and technologies, including network security, threat intelligence, exploit/vulnerability assessment, digital risk, financial fraud and overarching SIEM/security management solutions. He maintains a strong understanding of current and emerging security technologies, techniques and innovations.
* Depth of technical expertise - Mr. Khan has an engineering background, and strives to stay close to those roots. Even in his marketing leadership roles, Mr. Khan has commanded a deep knowledge of the product/solution he is working with. This has enabled him to help his internal teams, customers and partners understand innovations in cybersecurity, and articulate their benefits to prospects, customers, and internal executives.
* Market vision - Mr. Khan stays abreast of the latest trends in the cybersecurity and broader IT markets gaining key insight into customer, technology and purchasing trends. This insight and market vision has helped Mr. Khan accelerate adoption of the products and solutions he works with, launch products in new and adjacent markets, and bring new solutions to market.
Mr. Khan has spent over 10 years marketing and positioning cybersecurity companies, vendors, and products for high growth and successful outcomes. In his tenure, he has developed and maintained strong technical proficiency, as well as business acumen. Mr. Khan maintains strong customer orientation, constantly working with, advising and enhancing CISOs, security professionals and IT leaders on their cybersecurity programs and strategies.
Mr. Khan developed the marketing strategy, product and brand positioning for several category-creating and category-leading security products, starting with the Imperva SecureSphere Database Security Gateway (DSG) product family. He joined Imperva when the company had less than 30 US employees and created the go-to-market strategy for what evolved into the Database Activity Monitoring (DAM) space. Mr. Khan and was crucial in Imperva DSG’s recognition in the Gartner Magic Quadrant as a leader in the market.
Mr. Khan also led the marketing efforts for ArcSight’s award-winning flagship ArcSight ESM SIEM solution, joining ArcSight before the company’s IPO. At ArcSight, he defined the requirements for ArcSight’s mid-market SIEM product family, ArcSight Express and oversaw the tremendous growth of this new offering. After ArcSight’s acquisition by Hewlett Packard, Mr. Khan continued to evangelize ArcSight products internally and to HP’s customer base, including developing new channel strategies fueling continued growth.
More recently, Mr. Khan has contributed to the growth of innovative cybersecurity solutions, including fraud prevention and malware detection solutions at ThreatMetrix, vulnerability management at Tenable, digital risk management at RiskIQ and more. Currently, Mr. Khan leads marketing at Securonix, the leading User Entity Behavior Analytics, and Next-Gen SIEM provider, and is executing a high growth multi-channel marketing strategy for growth.
Mr. Khan is an accomplished cybersecurity subject matter expert and is regularly asked to speak at public and private security venues, including conferences such as ISC2, Cybersecurity Summit, SecureWorld Expo and more.