Director of Software Engineering | Synopsys ( Black Duck Software) | Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Jagat Parekh is an Engineering Director with the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. He is Spearheading the Engineering teams that builds The Black Duck KnowledgeBase™—the most comprehensive database of open source component, vulnerability, and license information. He engages with various technical and business communities to understand how application security is evolving with ever-expanding attack surfaces and increasingly sophisticated threats. He specializes in building mission critical, Scalable SaaS products leveraged by enterprise customers with proven track record of record up-time with enormous capacity to process Petabytes of Data consistently. With Masters Degrees in Computer Science from Syracuse University, Master of Liberal arts from Harvard University & 15+ years of building Information Security products, he posses unique combination of Engineering, Management and business vision. He manages global team of 50 Software Engineers, Architects and Managers. The portfolio of extensive set of Cybersecurity products he has built includes: Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Vulnerability Risk management, Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM), Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC). All of them are consistently recognized in leader’s quadrant by Gartner MQ and Forrester-wave as industry leader. Recent proliferation in Software Supply Chain attacks and overall state of cybersecurity is of keen interest to him.