Chief Product Officer Ram Krishnan at CloudPassage

Placement Announcement

About Ram

Software veteran Ram Krishnan brings extensive experience in product strategy and business execution from nimble start-ups to global corporations. As general manager for Hewlett Packard’s $900 million Applications Lifecycle Management business unit, he drove growth into mobile, agile and cloud applications. At Symantec, Ram successfully expanded the company’s risk and compliance offering from tactical compliance tool to strategic IT risk management, delivering rapidly on product vision and exceeding business goals. As senior vice president of products and marketing at GuardianEdge, he played a key role in transforming the company from niche player into Gartner market leader in under three years, which was instrumental to their acquisition.

Ram holds an MBA in Strategy, Marketing & Finance from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and an MS in Computer Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Chief Product Officer

April 5, 2016. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Ram Krishnan has been named Chief Product Officer at CloudPassage. The search was led by Mark Lonergan.

About CloudPassage

CloudPassage® Halo® is the world’s leading agile security platform that provides instant visibility and continuous protection for servers in any combination of data centers, private clouds and public clouds. The Halo platform is delivered as a service, so it deploys in minutes and scales on-demand. Halo uses minimal system resources; so layered security can be deployed where it counts, right at every workload—servers, instances and containers. Leading enterprises like Citrix,, and Adobe use CloudPassage today to enhance their security and compliance posture, while at the same time enabling business agility. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital, Shasta Ventures, Musea Ventures, and other leading investors.


Ram is that rare strategic business executive who brings to the table deep technical understanding, proven market experience and demonstrated success in scaling companies. 

Robert Thomas, CEO, CloudPassage

As enterprises increasingly leverage cloud infrastructure to power their transformation to agile IT, their security strategy needs to evolve as well. CloudPassage’s automated, scalable, on-demand security platform provides innovative solutions for organizations to address their security and compliance concerns in an agile and flexible manner.

Ram Krishnan, Chief Product Officer, CloudPassage

Ram Krishnan is a world-class general manager with deep experience in the cloud  and DevOps markets.  Under his guidance, CloudPassage will become the undisputed leader in the Enterprise Cloud Security space

Mark Lonergan, Founder and Managing Partner, Lonergan Partners