Tarun Krishnamurthy

  • Tarun Krishnamurthy

    Senior Director - Engineering, Mcafee

    Tarun Krishnamurthy is the Senior Director Engineering at McAfee India Center (MIC). He heads the engineering of security products in the Data Center unit focusing on optimized technology for virtual & public cloud environment. He has been instrumental in building the big data analytics solution around real-time intelligence of McAfee products, performance and usage.

    He is a founding member of McAfee, India since 2002. He has been instrumental in the setup and establishment of the center, maturing it to one that innovates, engineers and supports nearly all of McAfee's products. He has pioneered several engineering and process practices to mature multiple engineering centers, built a few version 1.0 products and headed India site operations for over 3 years.

    He comes with over 19 years of experience spanning areas of Enterprise software, Identity Management, Application Management, Workflow Management, B2B frameworks, Web servers. He has driven strategic programs by bringing together globally distributed, multi-functional engineering and non-engineering teams. Tarun has also led global teams for identifying centers in India, China, Vietnam, Chile, Costa Rica and Argentina. He has also set up the Mobile Engineering center in China for McAfee.

    Prior to McAfee, Tarun worked in the US and Australia with Borland and in India with Aspect (I2), Aztec Software and Sun Microsystems.

    He holds a B.E. from Bangalore University and an M.S. from the University of South Dakota, USA; both of them in Computer Science; and an Executive Certificate in International Management from Stanford University and National University of Singapore.