Lionfish Tech Advisors welcomes Akshay Sharma
WILMINGTON, DE. February 01, 2022. -- Lionfish Tech Advisors, a global analyst advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Akshay Sharma, former Gartner Director analyst and current CTO of Kovair, to the advisory team.
Mr. Sharma has over 30 years of experience as an accomplished leader in the cybersecurity and technology industry. He has advised over a hundred vendors and service providers, in varying markets, to build stronger product offerings and managed services. His expertise includes advisory in 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, and what could be the basis for 6G.
In his previous experience as an industry analyst, Mr. Sharma also lead notable research in many markets including Cloud Security, DevSecOps, Privacy, Risk Management and Security Awareness training. Prior to his career as as technology analyst, Sharma was CTO at one of the first video/WiFi smartphone firms, and an entrepreneur in the tech sector. He has worked for organizations that are now a part of prominent technology vendors like Intel, IBM, Ericsson, Nortel, Siemens, and many more.
“I am thrilled that Telco Cloud Security pioneer Akshay Sharma is joining Lionfish Tech Advisors,” said Chief Executive Officer Rob Smith. “Together in our former roles, we helped define the Secure Edge, SD-WAN market, with secure network virtualization. I look forward to continuing our innovation in the cloud security market by helping vendors to meet their full potential.”
Mr. Sharma aims to serve as a trusted start-up advisor who helps position product offerings in the most opportune markets and build the most beneficial product for end users.
“With 5G and Edge Computing there are as many problems as there are solutions and opportunities in cybersecurity. Technology providers must be forward thinking from 4G, 5G to tomorrow’s 6G. They must be strategically and tactically oriented when executing their plans to keep up with emerging technologies and threats,” says Mr. Sharma. "At Lionfish Tech Advisors, I look forward to helping all vendors, and service providers with the best approaches to leapfrog in the cybersecurity market.”
Lionfish Tech Advisors bring hundreds of years of collective global IT Advisor experience together to help companies realize their full potential. Every member is a recognized thought leader who has conducted extensive market readiness and performance studies of companies small and large across the globe. Our advisors help vendors maximize profits, expand their customer base, secure competitive advantage, and foster investor relations. We are your Trusted IT Growth Partners.