COLOGNE, Germany and LITTLETON, Mass., Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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.
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.”
About OpenSky Corporation
OpenSky Corporation offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of security solutions and services for connected devices, platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) with the mission to enable a secure and safe digital future. With headquarters in Littleton, MA, OpenSky is a 100% subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland, operating some of the world’s broadest smart device and IoT testing labs, defining industry standards for functional safety and security and is a leading provider of inspection and assurance services that combine safety, quality and security certifications.
OpenSky provides expertise to help corporations protect information assets, minimize risk and accelerate the adoption of enabling technologies with its holistic approach and framework that addresses Cybersecurity, Privacy, Cloud Infrastructure and Functional Safety requirements to build trusted, connected platforms. The portfolio of services supported by industry participation in defining such standards and research, enables clients to effectively stay at the forefront of adopting new technologies for managing safety and cyber risks. It provides advisory, consulting, systems integration and managed security services organized across three core disciplines for connected platforms:
- Advanced Cyber Defenses;
- Mastering Risk and Compliance and
- Secure Cloud Adoption.
OpenSky was founded in 2007, and was acquired by TÜV Rheinland Group in 2014 to expand and drive synergies within both companies to address the growing cyber security concerns across functional safety, inspection and assurance services (certification) as the world embraces digitization.
About TÜV Rheinland
TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 20,000 employees and annual turnover of over EUR 1.9 billion. For more than 15 years and with more than 600 specialists around the world, TÜV Rheinland ICT & Business Solutions has been supporting the private and public sectors with comprehensive consulting and professional services expertise in IT, Cybersecurity and telecommunications through strategic consulting, design, digital transformation and process optimization solutions.
Source: TUV Rheinland