Chief Security Officer & Head of Engineering for Trust and Safety
- Top Women Leaders 2018
Vijaya joined Lookout (her prior company) in 2017 to lead all aspects of product development including engineering, threat research and cloud operations in the midst of a massive growth phase for the Company. The industry veteran began her career as an engineer with Cisco rising from Director of Engineering to Head of Engineering and ultimately culminating in her role as Engineering Executive with Cisco’s Security Business Group. Prior to Lookout, Vijaya was the Senior Vice President of Cloud Products and Engineering for FireEye.
At Lookout, Vijaya quickly made a number of strategic decisions to scale Lookout’s product development. Her passion for balancing customer demands with forward-facing innovation helped transform the culture of the organization resulting in record product velocity. Vijaya believes that “Happy people build great products,” and focuses a lot of her energy on employee culture and on innovation and operational excellence. Powered by the largest dataset of mobile code in existence, Lookout is the security platform of record for mobile device integrity and data access.