Ontic, the Protective Intelligence Platform, Welcomes First Board Member, Murali Swaminathan
Austin, TX, 12 July 2018 – Ontic Technologies, the protective intelligence technology platform, is pleased to announce that Murali Swaminathan has joined the team as a Board Member. Swaminathan will bring a wealth of knowledge to the table, having built enterprise software as a service (SaaS) platforms before and having the expertise necessary for scaling technology to meet clients’ needs.
“Across many verticals such as security, education, and high technology, I see a big opportunity for an intelligence platform to provide substantial value for organizations seeking to be proactive in managing risk,” said Swaminathan. “I’ve seen trends like this before, where a platform approach, leveraging the latest in technology advances has a huge potential for disruption and accelerates innovation. I am very excited by Ontic’s potential to be a category creator and leader.”
“Having worked with Murali for the past 6 years, directly and very closely, I’m very happy to be back working with him,” said Lukas Quanstrom, CEO & co-founder Ontic Technologies, “he has been where we’ve been before, and will help us ‘see around the corner’ in order to build the best possible business to drive our customer outcomes – the value that he stands to bring to Ontic cannot be overstated.”
Prior to joining Ontic Technologies’ Board, Swaminathan served in key leadership positions with Sprinklr and Cisco Systems. As COO & then Executive Vice President of Sprinklr (Customer Experience Management Platform), his efforts were critical in helping Sprinklr build scalable technology that clients require to meet their objectives and expert teams to maintain and support the technology. During his tenure with Cisco Systems as the principal lead for acquisition integration practices, Swaminathan developed strategy for integrating acquired companies and prior to that, led operations for Cisco’s global data centers.
Swaminathan holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from Wright State University and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
About Ontic Technologies
Ontic exists to keep people safe. In today’s world, you, your company, your employees, your students, or your physical assets may come under some kind of threat or attack. Investments in physical and other security systems have already been made to protect these critical assets — but are they working together, proactively, preemptively? Ontic provides proactive protection that leverages deep analytics and intelligence to discover signals, investigate risk, and initiate immediate, collaborative action. Ontic combines augmented intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data management — designed to support your legacy investments to create a new level of security for your world that saves money, time, and ultimately, lives.
Based in Austin, TX, Ontic is backed by Village Global, a seed and pre-seed early stage venture capital fund, that provides capital and advisory from its partners, which include Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, and others. Ontic works to ensure corporations’ and institutions’ most prized assets are safe: their people.
Learn more at www.ontic.ai