Rakesh is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and private investor.  In 2007, Rakesh founded Trusteer which was acquired by IBM in 2013. Previously, Rakesh was the founder, along with Nir Zuk (co-founder of Palo Alto Networks) of OneSecure (acquired by NetScreen Technologies) and then served as Vice President of North American Sales at NetScreen (not part of Juniper Networks).  Rakesh has successfully invested in various cybersecurity startups including Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Securent (acquired by Cisco), Mi5 Networks (acquired by Symantec) and Watchdox (acquired by Blackberry), Worklight (acquired by IBM) and many others.