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Chief Security Officer, ABB
Member Since: 9/19/2018
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Satish joined San Jose-based ABB in February 2017 as chief security officer and Group VP, architecture and analytics, ABB Ability™, responsible for the security of all products, services and cybersecurity services. Satish brings to this position a background in computer programming and more than 25 years of experience in security and analytics. Prior to joining ABB, Satish was the vice president of technology at Vidder Inc., a security startup that provides unified access control across internal networks, clouds and external users. Before that, Satish spent 21 years at Cisco, the world's leader in networking and communications technologies. At Cisco, he led engineering organizations including orchestration, SDN, NFV and cloud virtualization, as well as security and media experience in emerging technologies and businesses.

Satish holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Calicut in Kozhikode, India and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. In addition, Satish holds three patents in computer networking and has 17 patents filed in the field of video analytics.

Articles by Satish Gannu
High Stress Levels Impacting CISOs Physically, Mentally
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  2/14/2019
Valentine's Emails Laced with Gandcrab Ransomware
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/14/2019
2018 Was Second-Most Active Year for Data Breaches
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  2/13/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-02-20
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