Bengaluru: EY has announced that Securonix founder Tanuj Gulati is a finalist for the 2017 Entrepreneur of The Year Award in the Southwest region. The EY awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Gulati is an expert in security applications of big data analytics; he is known as “chief inventor” of Securonix’s most innovative solutions. Gulati pioneered the use of user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) for cybersecurity when he co-founded Securonix in 2008. Securonix solutions couple the latest advances in big data security analytics with machine learning to predict, detect and respond to advanced cyber threats, insider threats and fraud in real-time.
Today, Securonix is the security analytics market leader and the fastest growing enterprise security analytics solution provider. Its award winning security analytics platform is disrupting the market with advanced behavior analytics, next-gen SIEM, and log management capabilities that deliver automated, end-to-end security in real time.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the EY Entrepreneur of The Year Awards,” said Gulati. “An entrepreneur is nothing without his team, and mine is the best in the business. Together we’re innovating new solutions that solve critical security problems, and our work has never been as crucial to the prosperity of enterprise, organizations and nation-states as it is today.”
Entrepreneur of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. Finalists are chosen by an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, including the Entrepreneur of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur of The Year National Awards Gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.