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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.