Anurag Gurtu is a successful entrepreneur and an executive in Silicon Valley. Mr. Gurtu currently heads marketing and strategy at Aisera and in the past ran Product Marketing for data science and machine learning division at Splunk (2015 to 2017). Prior to Splunk, Mr. Gurtu headed marketing and strategy at Caspida, the leader in next-generation Cyber Security & Threat detection where he and his team were instrumental in creating a new cyber-security market category called "User Behavioral Analytics (UBA)". Prior to Caspida, Mr. Gurtu headed Technical Marketing & Competitive Intelligence at FireEye (2013-2015) and played a key role in helping the company go public. Before FireEye, Mr. Gurtu spent time at Cisco as an Architect and headed Product Management (2008-2013), Mr. Gurtu lead Cisco's incubation team and received numerous awards as a distinguished speaker and innovator. Mr. Gurtu was instrumental in creating and launching multiple product categories that spanned from virtualization to security. Prior to Cisco, Mr. Gurtu ran Professional Services at nCircle, which was acquired by Tripwire and before was an architect at seed stage startup that was acquired by Sun Microsystem back in 2008. Mr. Gurtu started his career as a researcher at UCLA and worked on 3D modeling to treat Alzheimer back in late 2003.
Mr. Gurtu has over fifteen years of experience working on various aspects of technology from 3D modeling, to virtualization and containerization, to security and artificial intelligence. Mr. Gurtu holds numerous certifications including a CISSP. Mr. Gurtu graduated with a M.S degree with specialization in Computer Networks from University of Southern California.