Concentric, a leading provider of AI-based solutions for protecting business data, has announced that CEO Karthik Krishnan has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class technology executives. Krishnan was vetted by the Forbes review committee, which looks at criteria including a track record of successfully impacting business growth, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
“We are honored to welcome Karthik into the community,” said Scott Gerber, Founder of Forbes Councils. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and makes an even greater impact on the business world.”
As a member of Forbes Technology Council, Krishnan will collaborate in member-only forums, participate in Q&A panel discussions and, contribute to articles on Forbes.com.
“There is no greater and pressing challenge than helping businesses protect their growing volumes of unstructured data,” said Krishnan. “With Concentric’s deep learning solution, enterprises gain a risk-based understanding of their high-value data so they can easily identify, monitor, and protect it. I am excited about being included in this esteemed community of business leaders and look forward to sharing my experiences and learning from other members.”
Krishnan brings over 20 years of experience in the technology industry to the Forbes Technology Council. Before joining Concentric, Krishnan held leadership positions at Intel, Microsoft, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. He earned his MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was an F.C. Austin Scholar and prior to that received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.