Rubrik hires Ajay Sabhlok as CIO and Chief Data Officer

Rubrik hires Ajay Sabhlok as CIO and Chief Data Officer

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Cloud data management company Rubrik has announced the appointment of Ajay Sabhlok (pictured) as Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer.

Sabhlok has more than a decade of experience in the technology industry and will oversee comprehensive IT, data and advanced analytics strategies for the company.

He joined Rubrik in 2018 as Vice President and Head of IT Enterprise Business Applications to build out the company’s IT Applications and Architecture functions.

“IT environments are only increasing in complexity, and as data continues to grow exponentially, so does the need to protect this data,” said Kiran Choudary, Chief Financial Officer of Rubrik.

“Following a highly successful tenure as VP of IT, Ajay is in the perfect position to deliver immediate impact in his new role as CIO and CDO.

“His experience in technology and applications makes him an ideal leader for our next stage of growth and development. As our enterprise sector continues to grow, Ajay will play a critical role in our expansion moving forward.”

Prior to Rubrik, Sabhlok led multiple IT Application portfolios at VMware, including marketing, customer support, order management, sales, business intelligence, advanced analytics, master data management and others.

“Today, more than at any time in history, leading businesses are hungry to create meaningful business value from their data,” said Ajay Sabhlok, Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer at Rubrik.

“This new role presents the perfect opportunity for Rubrik to continue to deliver on its promise to enable enterprises to maximise value from their data in increasingly complex and fragmented environments across data centres and clouds.

“I’m thrilled to lead our IT and analytics strategies for Rubrik and unlock new insights and possibilities for our valued customers.”

Rubrik said it has experienced growth in the enterprise sector with a growing number of Fortune 100 companies across industries turning to Rubrik for data centre modernization, cloud mobility and cyber resiliency.

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