Rohit Ghai Named President of RSA

RSA President Says Legacy Mindsets Behind Industry’s Challenges; Proposes New Approach to Security to Navigate Advanced Threat Terrain

Bedford, MA  – January 9, 2017 – RSA, a Dell Technologies business and global leader in Business-Driven Security™ solutions, announced that Rohit Ghai will be appointed RSA’s new president. Ghai will be focused on RSA delivering solutions that help customers more strategically address their security transformation and better manage business risk.

Ghai is currently president of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division, and responsible for all aspects of the business. He has been instrumental in setting a compelling vision, transforming go-to-market and revitalizing the portfolio for the digital era through strategic partnerships and acquisitions. His transition to RSA will be effective upon the close of the transaction of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division.

Michael Dell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dell Technologies, said, “Under Rohit’s leadership, RSA will continue to excel as one of the industry’s most pervasive and influential security brands. RSA is perfectly positioned to help customers transform their security strategies well into the future.”

“I am thrilled to join RSA’s mission to deliver Business-Driven Security solutions, a transformational architecture that connects insights with business context to enable customers to manage business risk and protect what matters most,” said Ghai. “RSA has a highly talented leadership team and incredibly dedicated engineering and sales teams globally. We remain focused on our customers and partner ecosystem, and will continue to power their security transformation initiatives.”

“I am excited to welcome Rohit as RSA’s new President,” David Goulden, President, Dell EMC. “He is a talented leader who has been with Dell EMC for nearly seven years and possesses extensive operational experience helping organizations deliver increasing levels of customer value.” 

Ghai joined Dell EMC from Symantec, where he held a variety of senior engineering and general management roles. Previously, he was at Computer Associates in a number of senior management roles in the BrightStor and eTrust business units, and led the CA India operations as Chief Technology Officer.

He also brings a wealth of expertise in digital transformation in highly regulated markets, has deep knowledge across the software industry and brings to RSA a focus on operational excellence. 

RSA has been a leader in the industry for more than 35 years with customers representing every major industry, including 97% of F100 companies and 94% of the top F500 companies who rely on RSA every day to help them protect their most critical assets. Additionally, RSA holds leadership positions in six Gartner Magic Quadrants and defends millions of users around the globe from online fraud and identity theft.  

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