Meerah Rajavel is the chief information officer (CIO) for Forcepoint. In this role she leads internal cybersecurity, information technology and customer cloud operations teams that support Forcepoint’s global employees as well as its human-centric cybersecurity strategy, product portfolio and services.
Rajavel brings more than 25 years of experience in information technology to Forcepoint. Most recently, she was the CIO at Qlik, a visual analytics company, where she led efforts to build an IT infrastructure and operational excellence strategy to support rapid growth on a global scale. Before joining Qlik, Rajavel led IT cloud services for all McAfee products at Intel Security. Earlier in her career, she held IT leadership, research & development and product development roles at Cisco Systems, Infosys, Nortel, Cybersource and Solix.
Rajavel holds a Bachelor in Computer Science & Engineering from the Thiagarajar College of Engineering at Anna University in Chennai, India. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California.