Kanaiya Vasani is the Chief Product Officer at ExtraHop. Leading product and engineering efforts, he is responsible for driving growth and innovation within the Reveal(x) platform and the company overall.
Kanaiya has over 30 years of experience in networking and security with a proven track record of bringing new technology to market, managing large businesses and shepherding complex business transformations. He has held leadership roles in a broad array of corporate functions including R&D, Products, Marketing, Strategy and Corp. Dev.
Most recently Kanaiya was EVP of Products and Corporate Development at Infoblox where he played a pivotal role in doubling the company’s core network services business, incubating and scaling up its security business, and driving its expansion into edge services and cloud. He was also instrumental in taking the company private, its transition to SaaS, and its subsequent sale for a market-leading return.
Prior to Infoblox, Kanaiya held several senior leadership roles at Juniper Networks including leading Products for Juniper’s core routing business driving breakthrough innovation to reshape the core networking market. Before that, as GM and VP of Marketing at Terayon, he spearheaded the restructuring and strategic pivot of the business leading to its acquisition by Motorola.
Kanaiya holds an M.S. in Management of Technology and an M.S. in Computer Science from University of Minnesota.