Dhanya Thakkar joins Trend Micro as MD

Industry veteran Dhanya Thakkar is now the Managing Director of Trend Micro for India and SAARC, as a result of IndusGuard acquisition which he co-founded.

“We are extremely elated to welcome Dhanya Thakkar as an essential role player at Trend Micro. We believe he is best suited to lead Trend Micro India at this stage of the business unit’s growth and contribute to our vision of making the world safe enough for exchanging digital information. As Thakkar moves into his new role, the business will benefit greatly from his experience and expertise,” said Wael Mohamed, EVP – Corporate Strategy & Global Field Operations.

In his prior stint, Dhanya has worked with Third Brigade, a leading provider of server and cloud security software where he led the Business Development and Security Centre as the Vice President. He was involved in all aspects of their strategy and operations and was instrumental in engineering the acquisition of Third Brigade by Trend Micro. Prior to joining Third Brigade, Dhanya held various leadership positions at Entrust from 1995 through 2005. He is also the co-inventor of two patented technologies and has published Internet briefs on software technology.

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