As a Security Architect, Anirudh Chand brings technical and security, strategic guidance to our customers, and evangelism to the broader IT security community. He also plays a key role in developing innovative relationships between the organization and its technical alliance partners. Anirudh (Ani) has over 14 years of experience in the IT Security sector, where his focus areas have included Malware Analysis, Information Management, cloud, virtualization, and systems architecture. He has vast experience across a broad spectrum of Information Security from Security Monitoring to threat reverse-engineering and now in privilege access management. Prior to joining Tripwire, Ani was the Enterprise Architect for BeyondTrust in the APJ region where he quickly built a reputation on being a subject matter expert on Privilege Access methodologies. He served as Security Architect with Microfocus, a world leader in Security and Identity Access management that owns brands like SuSe, Attachmate, NetIQ and Novell. Ani was responsible for providing subject matter expertise in a broad range of security solutions provided by Microfocus in the SIEM and IAM space. Within that role, Ani has cemented his position in the Security sector in Melbourne specifically and is a trusted key advisor for many silos of the industry that include Banking and Finance, Retail and Government. During his free time, Ani loves to play Badminton, trekking and basketball. He also loves cooking, though he confesses he’s not very good at it!