Anand Prahlad currently serves as President & CEO of Parablu Inc – an Enterprise Software company focused on cloud security. With close to 25 years of experience building enterprise software solutions, Anand has a unique mix of security and storage DNA. After relocating to India in 2010, Anand was the Managing Director and Head of McAfee’s R&D Center in India for several years, where he also served as VP of Engineering and led product development for McAfee’s Data Center products. Prior to that, in the US, he spent 16 years at CommVault Systems, where he was Senior Vice President of Product Development and a key member of the executive team that led CommVault through a successful IPO in 2006. At CommVault, Anand headed a worldwide product team of around 350 employees and helped grow product revenue from zero to $300M during his time there.
Anand is a prolific inventor has several granted patents in the area of computer storage management. He is also a voracious reader and an ardent history buff. He and his wife Veena divide their time between Bangalore and the US.