SECTOR:
Exited
HEADQUARTERS:
NEW JERSEY
IVY CAP INVESTMENT:
2013
YEAR OF EXIT:
2019 (Fund I)

Srinivas, Sameer and Navin are transforming cyber safety with 360 degrees managed detection and response services!

The founders of Aujas decided to strengthen security resilience by minimizing the occurrence of attacks and threats, so people could drive change, innovate, and accelerate growth. They did so by building and transforming cybersecurity postures to enable business and mitigate risks. Instated in 2008, Aujas Cybersecurity is now part of the NSE Group and a subsidiary of NSEIT. With the help of their experienced and efficient team, Aujas Cybersecurity Limited has built strong security foundations and overcome compliance challenges among many companies.

Aujus is leading in the Cybersecurity space with 1500+ customers served globally, 2000+ cybersecurity projects, 93% customer retention rate and 400+ cybersecurity experts.

FOUNDERS
Srinivas Rao
Co-founder and Mentor
Srinivas Rao is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aujas Networks, a pure-play digital security services company. Rao co-founded Aujas Networks in February 2008 after over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to co- founding Aujas, Rao served as the Senior Vice President - Market Management at Cisco Systems and also served as the Chief Operating officer at IBM Netsol. Previously, he worked at Network Solutions as their Executive Director, where he was instrumental in scaling it from an early stage entity to a medium sized company, before it was acquired by IBM Global Services. He has also worked as a senior executive with Microland, a leading Indian IT service provider. Rao holds a B.E. from Osmania University and an MBA from IIM, Bangalore.
Sameer Shelke
Co-founder and CEO
Having successfully completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Pune, and the Executive Management Program at the Indian Institute of Management, over a decade ago, Sameer has come a long way in his professional journey. Before starting Aujas Cybersecurity, he has held business and technology leadership positions at Fidelity Investments, Cisco, Hewlett Packard & Microland, along with several industry certifications such as CISSP, CISA, ITIL Masters, etc. Sameer is now nearing three decades of experience in cybersecurity, playing a crucial role of core technologist, and hands-on CEO.
Navin Kotian
Co-founder and COO
Navin's educational journey began in Henden College, London where he pursued his BTEC in Computer Studies, before moving on to studying BE, Computer Engineering from Amravati University. He later did MMS in Marketing from NMIMS. He is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Their
Winning
Edge

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Fit Research
Accelerate cybersecurity transformation with customized solutions to businesses.

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Quality Control
Strengthening security resilience by minimising the occurrence of threats and risks of attacks to enable enterprises to drive change, innovate and accelerate growth the way they want.