Kumar Sharad

Kumar Sharad

Kumar Sharad is a Senior Threat Researcher in the Security Expert Analytics & Learning (SEAL) team at Splunk. He did his PhD at the Security Group at the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory. Prior to joining Splunk he worked in research labs in UK and Germany. He has a keen interest in the application of machine learning techniques to study security and privacy problems.

Official Title:

Senior Threat Researcher

What You Really Do:

Employ Machine Learning to improve Threat Detections

First Day at Splunk:

July 19, 2021

Interests:

Cooking, hiking, and day trips

Favorite Quote:

"A month in the laboratory can often save an hour in the library."

Favorite Album:

Random Access Memories by Daft Punk