DarkMatter, a cyber security firm based in the UAE, announces the appointment of Harshul Joshi as its senior vice president, Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance. The executive joins DarkMatter from San Francisco-headquartered cloud computing company, Salesforce.com, where he was GM of the company’s Government Cloud platform, and its global head of cyber security regulations and standards.
Joshi comes with over 17 years of experience in the fields of cloud-based technologies, regulatory compliance, governance, risk, and internal audit; which are all critical areas with respect to DarkMatter’s ongoing advisory services to government and commercial entities.
Prior to joining Salesforce.com, Joshi led the Security practice for PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP) in the technology sector. He has also held various leadership roles with Sony Corporation of America, GTE Internetworking (currently Verizon) and KPMG LLP. He is a member of several boards of advisors to companies in Silicon Valley, is the Global Editor for ISO 27007, and is a regular contributor to various ISO and country-level cyber security standards.