Jawahar Sivasankaran

Jawahar Sivasankaran leads Global Security Specializaton Sales for Splunk. He brings to this role over 22 years of industry experience in Sales, Consulting, Business Development and Products with a strong security practitioner background. He has led teams advising customers on complex security topics, helping them adapt to the emerging threat environments. Before Splunk, Jawahar most recently worked in various security leadership roles at Cisco in the Global Security Sales Organization. Jawahar started his career and grew in the technical ranks, eventually growing to a Cisco Distinguished Engineer and was part of the most senior technology leaders within the company. Jawahar holds an MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Masters degree in IS Mgmt and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering.

Official Title:

Group Vice President, Global Security Specialization Sales

What You Really Do:

Lead a talented team that helps customers protect their businesses from advanced cybersecurity threats

First Day at Splunk:

July 24th 2019


Customer Success, Risk Management, Team Development and Meditation

Favorite Quote:

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Favorite Movie:

Groundhog Day

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