DarkMatter Group expands leadership team
Appoints Nilesh Patel EVP of Secure Solutions and Joshua Knight EVP of Cyber Defence
UAE-based cybersecurity firm DarkMatter Group has made two appointments in its executive suite, naming Nilesh Patel as EVP of Secure Solutions and Joshua Knight as EVP of Cyber Defence.
Patel most recently served in product and business leadership roles at Palo Alto Networks in San Francisco Bay Area and has previous experience with technology companies such as NetApp and Intel. He brings domain expertise in software and systems, SaaS, cloud services, cyber security, data-centric platforms and services, managed services, IoT and 5G network security.
Knight on the other hand most recently held leadership roles at Cognisant in Texas and has previous experience with global technology companies such as IBM and AT&T. He brings expertise in cyber security, governance risk and compliance, identity management, and next generation services including mobile, cloud and analytics.
“It is the cornerstone of our organisation to embrace and develop the best talent pools that convey the required breadth of proficiencies in order to instill growth and help deliver essential value to clients. Both Nilesh (Patel) and Joshua (Knight) have developed their strategic and organisational expertise over the course of many years with leading technology companies. With the appointment of two global leaders in their fields, we continue to strengthen the DarkMatter senior team and we reaffirm our steadfast commitment for providing comprehensive insights and executions that fulfil our mission of smart and safe digital,” said Karim Sabbagh, CEO of DarkMatter Group.