Cohesity to obey the Law

Cohesity has hired Kirk Law  as senior vice president of R&D where he will have global responsibility for engineering, product management and Cohesity’s ecosystem business.

The tech veteran brings over 30 years of relevant experience to Cohesity with a passion for developing products.

Law said: “We will continue to deliver next-gen solutions that can help organisations radically simplify data management, improve their security postures in the face of sophisticated ransomware attacks, benefit from AI-powered insights, and do more with data, which is their most valuable digital asset.”

Law’s technology expertise spans multiple sectors including data management, governance and security, with an extensive history in systems engineering, intelligent automation software and enterprise product development for on-premises and cloud deployments.

Before joining Cohesity, Law served as a senior vice president of development at Tableau Software,. Prior to that, Law was the senior vice president of engineering at Primary Data. He also held leadership roles at SanDisk, NetApp, Cacheflow Systems, and SGI. He began his career at the David Sarnoff Research Center, which at the time was an R&D centre for the RCA where he received several patents in digital TV processing technologies.