A product builder by profession, people builder by choice and creative builder by passion, Deepak is both a champion business professional with strong technical acumen in Technology. He has broad set of educational and career experiences grounded in Technology, Business, Strategy and Education.
Literally, “DEEPAK” means THE LIGHT and my family name “PANIGRAHY” means SUBMISSION FULLY, probably for submission or sacrificing life for a cause, making the meaning of life FRUITFUL in true sense, in gist. For Deepak, Life is all about LOVE and TRUST. Deepak dreams BIG and is determined to achieve them one day. He has always believed that impossible things in this world are there only to make them possible and carve a way out of them. That is what SUCCESS truly means and he believes in living by this belief. Of course, that makes him very much addicted to his own Dreams and Hopes and that is what keeps him kicking every day he wakes up.
Deepak is, currently, the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of InstaSafe Technologies Pvt Ltd, a cloud security firm based in Bangalore, India. He has experience in the domain of software security products, formulating strategies for marketing and fund raising campaigns. At InstaSafe, he champions the product and market strategies, the vision with which he started the company. Launched at UnPluggd, India’s largest startup Conference, InstaSafe was runners-up at Microsoft BizSpark Startup Challenge 2013 for Bangalore Region and was among the few to be shortlisted for Nasscom IP4Biz 2013. With its raving and innovative product offering, InstaSafe Secure Access (ISA), InstaSafe is taking on various challenges of the market heads-on.
Prior to living his dream job, he worked as the “Product Head” at Nevales Networks Private Limited, one of the hottest startups of India. Nevales Networks is a Nasscom Emerge 50 startup for 2011 and won as the top 10 technology SaaS startups in 2012. He focused to envision the secure business cloud product vision of Nevales to meet the requirements of Small Medium Enterprises and assisting partners to chose the best security solutions for their customers. He championed the product development, architect, design and strategy for N300-X with the Nevales Centralized Management Portal (NCMP). My work included identifying and evaluating new technical solutions available in the market. He has considerable experience in designing and implementing security solutions based on identity access management and encryption technologies for a wide range of industries. Multi-disciplined with experience from architectural design, implementation and systems maintenance, he was responsible for interacting with customers worldwide. especially India, to translate future needs to product plans of Nevales.
Deepak has spent 5.5 years at Database Security team of Oracle India Private Limited and and Identity Access Management Research team of Motorola India Research Labs. At Oracle, he was the core team member of a product, Advanced Security Options (ASO), which went on to become the largest revenue generating product among all streams of products in the Database Security.
Deepak is, also, a regular public speaker by hobby and is a certified “Competent Communicator” and “Advanced Leader-Bronze” by Toastmasters International, California, USA.
Deepak holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Utkal University and Masters of Technology from International Institute of Information Technology (Formerly, Indian Institute of Information Technology), Bangalore (Deemed University).
Disclaimer: All contents in the blogs are my personal perspectives based on mixture of personal and social group experiences, and have nothing to do with whoever my current employer is or past employers were. It will just be completely coincidental if there will be any resemblance to any circumstance.