OpenSky Corporation, a TÜV Rheinland Company Appoints Industry Veteran, Anish Srivastava as the new CEO and President to lead its Cybersecurity Business in North America
20-year IT Security Veteran Will Lead TÜV Rheinland’s Growing Cybersecurity Business in North America
COLOGNE and Littleton, Mass. – February 5, 2018 – TÜV Rheinland, a leading international testing service provider for quality and safety, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Anish Srivastava as Chief Executive Officer and President of OpenSky Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland, effective February 2, 2018. Mr. Srivastava will also serve as a member of the Board of Directors for OpenSky Corporation.
“We are delighted to welcome a leader with such a comprehensive cross-industry expertise to OpenSky. Anish brings our team a deep understanding of the cybersecurity industry and the digital transformation needs of customers across multiple industries. He will guide the team at OpenSky through the next stages of business growth and expansion in North America,” said Frank Luzsicza, executive vice president ICT & business solutions at TÜV Rheinland.
“I cannot imagine a more important and exciting time to join OpenSky,” said Anish Srivastava.
Anish Srivastava has more than 20 years of experience leading, innovating and scaling cybersecurity businesses globally. Throughout his career, he advised a number of global clients in addressing complex, large-scale transformation challenges around information and IT security. Prior to joining OpenSky, Anish held several leadership and executive positions at IBM, most recently as Managing Partner and Practice Leader of the North America IBM Security Services Business Unit. Earlier, he held a similar role in the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining IBM, he was with Tata Consultancy Services, leading the Information Risk Management consulting and services business for the North America region, driving sales and delivery targets for the company. Anish holds both an MBA and a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Pune.
“I cannot imagine a more important and exciting time to join OpenSky,” said Mr. Srivastava. “With its diverse and highly engaged mix of clients, best-in-class services portfolio backed by strong values, a rich heritage of its parent company TÜV Rheinland, and an extremely talented group of people, OpenSky is well-positioned to capture an even greater market opportunity. As a passionate cybersecurity practitioner at heart, this is the perfect opportunity to combine my industry experience with my belief in providing a secure and safe digital future. I look forward to leading OpenSky through its next exciting chapter of growth.”