Rakesh Nair

Rakesh Nair

SENIOR VP, Engineering

Rakesh Nair is the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Devo, overseeing the company’s research and development efforts. He has over 25 years of experience in cybersecurity and was the co-founder and CEO of Kognos, an autonomous cyber threat hunting platform that Devo acquired. Prior to founding Kognos, Nair served as the Head of Engineering for the NetWitness suite of products at RSA. He ran a global 150+ person team to develop SIEM, NDR, and EDR products. He joined RSA through its $250M+ acquisition of Silvertail, where he led engineering, pioneered AI in cybersecurity, and oversaw the product’s growth to an enterprise-ready offering, generating over $20M in revenue. Nair has also held various leadership roles at Juniper Networks, NetScreen Technologies, and other organizations.