Devo Names Upesh Patel as SVP of Corporate Development
Devo Technology, the cloud-native data analytics, and security company announced the appointment of Upesh Patel as senior vice president of corporate development. Patel brings deep experience and a proven track record in the security industry for creating value from next-generation cloud-native security technologies, and for building strategic relationships at some of the world’s most recognized security companies, including Aqua Security, CrowdStrike, IBM Security, and Check Point Software. He will play a key role in driving Devo’s strategic direction forward, contributing critical insights on products, market trends, and business opportunities.
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Patel joins Devo at a pivotal time as the company’s explosive momentum continues into the second half of this year, with no signs of slowing. The company’s more than 100% year-over-year growth in Q3 is underpinned by strong growth in enterprise customers, including marquee organizations Bird, Magna International, One Main Financial, and Sprout Social.
“We’re experiencing a sea change in the security analytics market as more and more organizations urgently look to replace legacy solutions that have failed analysts and SOCs, especially as enterprises accelerate their move to the cloud,” said Marc van Zadelhoff, CEO of Devo. “Rapidly expanding customer requirements—which Devo is uniquely positioned to fulfill—are driving a surge in the need for, and interest from, a broad ecosystem of strategic partners. Upesh’s experience and insight will be instrumental for Devo as we drive the company’s next phase of growth and success through integrations and partnerships with leading technology companies ranging from cloud providers to technology and OEM partners. We’re absolutely thrilled to have Upesh on our team.”
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Patel brings decades of executive-level experience in business strategy and corporate development. Most recently, he was vice president of business development at container and cloud-native security pioneer Aqua Security. Prior to Aqua, he served as vice president of business and corporate development at CrowdStrike and spent several years as vice president of business development at Trusteer, which was acquired by IBM Security. He also spent nearly a decade at Check Point Software as director of business development. Patel earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the U.K.
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