Seasoned Security and IT veteran to Lead the Company’s Global Security Operations
Aryaka®, the leading WAN as-a-Service company, announced today that Randolph Barr will join the company’s leadership team as Chief Security Officer. Randolph will lead the company’s global security operations, and will work on leveraging the latest best-of-breed controls to address the security threats of today and tomorrow.
Randolph (Randy) Barr is a seasoned Security and IT veteran with over 20 years of Information Technology and leadership experience. He is one of the top Security Officers in the SaaS space, and has been selected for three straight years as a “Top Security Executive” by ExecRank. Randy also serves on the advisory boards of several cloud companies and is a frequent speaker at Information Technology and Security conferences, including CSO Perspectives, RSA, BITS Security Forum, The Security Standard, and SaaS/Gov.
“I am thrilled to join Aryaka during this exciting phase of their growth. Working with Aryaka’s world-class leadership team, at a time when the company is poised to disrupt the enterprise WAN space, is a phenomenal opportunity for myself. The company is doing extraordinarily well, and has truly secure solution offerings for the enterprise. I look forward to taking Aryaka’s security infrastructure to the next level, by building on top of their existing security program,” Randy said.
“Enterprises are now transitioning away from legacy WAN solutions that are often challenged to handle the visibility and control required for effective security. Randy is an outstanding addition to our leadership team,” said Shawn Farshchi, President and CEO of Aryaka. “In particular, Randy’s knowledge of securing global cloud solutions will be invaluable as we execute on our growth strategy and global expansion. With the addition of Randy to our senior management team, we continue to focus on delivering the highest level of security and service to our customers around the globe.”
Prior to joining Aryaka, Randy served as VP and CISO of Saba Software, and was responsible for building the company’s global security infrastructure from the ground up. Prior to Saba, Randy held several management and key security and IT positions at leading cloud companies, including ServiceSource, Qualys, Yodlee, and WebEx Communications.
Aryaka is transforming how global enterprises connect sites and users worldwide, and use mission-critical applications to support modern business execution demands. Aryaka’s Global SD-WAN combines a purpose-built private network, SD-WAN, optimization and acceleration techniques, connectivity to cloud platforms, and network visibility in a single solution that is delivered as a service.