Cyble, the Y Combinator-backed leader in AI-powered global cyber threat intelligence, announced today that former BookMyShow CTO Mahesh Vandi Chalil has assumed the role of Chief Product and Technology Officer at Cyble. This statement immediately follows the announcement that Forbes has named the firm one of America’s Top Startup Employers for 2023.
Mahesh is a graduate of the famous Harvard University and has over 25 years of global experience in his work. Mahesh has nearly two decades of experience in the technology industry, having worked with Apple, Bank of America, State Street Bank, Deloitte, Hotstar, Nissan Digital, Near, and most recently BookMyShow. He has a reputation for consistently producing business outcomes and developing profitable products. In addition, he has managed technology governance, crafted consultative and technical solutions, negotiated bids and solution contracts, and built and directed development centers.
“I am delighted to embark on this new journey with Cyble and advance its Engineering and Product operations. I look forward to collaborating with an excellent team at Cyble to deliver timely insight and enable corporations, governments, and people to mitigate cyber threat exposure and secure infrastructure and personal data. As an experienced and enthusiastic engineer, I have been eagerly awaiting this opportunity to investigate and build more novel solutions for addressing customer concerns around cyber dangers.” said Mahesh.
Manish Chachada, co-founder and chief operating officer of Cybele, stated, “We are delighted to have Mahesh join our team. He offers a plethora of experience and knowledge to the post, having previously held top leadership positions at prominent technological firms. As Chief Product and Technology Officer, Mahesh will supervise the company’s worldwide product development, technology strategy, and innovation activities.”
In his previous position at BookMyShow, one of India’s leading entertainment platforms, Mahesh led technology transformation, governance, advancements, solutions, and recommendations for product technology architecture to facilitate the development of scalable and dependable products and services for a seamless user experience. He was instrumental in taking the initiative to migrate BookMyShow’s highly scalable technology on-premise platform to the cloud in record time, as well as developing a robust technology solution for BookMyShow’s TVOD platform, Stream, which is the company’s movie streaming service, thus accelerating the product’s launch in early 2021.
According to Beenu Arora, Co-founder and CEO of Cyble, “Mahesh will play a crucial role in establishing the firm as a leading provider of innovative solutions in the worldwide market, given his track record of effectively directing product development and technological innovation. We are convinced that Mahesh will assist us in delivering world-class solutions that bring tremendous value to our clients and propel the growth of the firm.”
Cyble (YC W21) is a major worldwide cyber intelligence firm that uses AI-powered threat intelligence to assist businesses in managing cyber threats. With a focus on collecting intelligence from the deep web, dark web, and surface web, the firm has swiftly positioned itself as one of the industry’s fastest-growing cybersecurity startups, garnering accolades from Forbes and other prestigious sources. Cyble has a global presence, with operations in Australia, Singapore, and India in addition to its headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia. For more information on Cyble, please visit www.cyble.com.