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Sumedh Thakar, President & CEO

As CEO, Sumedh leads the company’s vision, strategic direction and implementation. He joined Qualys in 2003 in engineering and grew within the company, taking various leadership roles focused on helping Qualys deliver on its platform vision. Since 2014, he has served as Chief Product Officer at Qualys, where he oversaw all things product, including engineering, development, product management, cloud operations, DevOps, and customer support. A product fanatic and engineer at heart, he is a driving force behind expanding the platform from Vulnerability Management into broader areas of security and compliance, helping customers consolidate their security stack. This includes the rollout of the game-changing VMDR (Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response) that continually detects and prevents risk to their systems, Multi-Vector EDR, which focuses on protecting endpoints as well as Container Security, Compliance and Web Application Security solutions. Sumedh was also instrumental in the build-up of multiple Qualys sites resulting in a global 24x7 follow-the-sun product team.


Sumedh is a long-time proponent of SaaS and cloud computing. He previously worked at Intacct, a cloud-based financial and accounting software provider. He also worked at Northwest Airlines developing complex algorithms for its yield and revenue management reservation system. Sumedh has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with distinction from the University of Pune.

Joo Mi Kim, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer of Qualys, Joo Mi has worldwide responsibility for all elements of the company’s finance organization, including finance, accounting, investor relations, treasury and tax. A strategic and operational finance executive, Joo Mi brings more than 15 years of combined experience in financial planning and operations, investor relations, investment banking, and economic consulting.

Joo Mi previously served as the CFO of Impact, a leader in partnership automation, and prior to that was the CFO of Aera Technology, an enterprise SaaS company. From 2016 to 2018, she served as the Vice President of FP&A and Investor Relations at Qualys. Earlier in her career, Joo Mi was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan and an economic consultant at Ernst & Young. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Allan Peters, Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Allan is responsible for all aspects of revenue performance driven by focusing on delivering sustainable customer value and business outcomes, the leadership of the worldwide sales and partner organization, and continuing Qualys’ growth momentum.

Allan has more than 20 years of executive sales experience, building and scaling world-class software and services organizations from private growth companies to leading public companies. He previously served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Trustwave, a leader in cybersecurity threat detection and response. Prior to Trustwave, Allan held executive sales leadership positions in public and private growth companies BigFix, Conga, SecurityFocus, CA, IBM and Symantec. He received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Kansas.

Nagi Prabhu, Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer (CPO), Nagi focuses on delivering industry-leading innovations and products that drive growth. He is responsible for all aspects of the product including engineering, development, operations, product strategy and management, and customer support.

Nagi’s career includes more than 30 years of experience building and scaling enterprise B2B products that serve organizations of all sizes in multiple industries. His focus on innovation and customers and his long-term strategic vision helped him create high growth in companies such as Icertis, Apttus (Conga), CA Technologies, and RealPage, among others. Prior to joining Qualys, Nagi was CPO at Solutionreach, a leader in patient relationship management helping transform patient-provider communication. He received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Bangalore University.

Suresh Balasubramanian, Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Suresh is responsible for driving the company’s go-to-market strategy - balancing the demands for building awareness, thought leadership, and category creation with qualified pipeline generation to drive business growth. His career includes more than 25 years of security industry experience including global marketing roles at Adobe, driving successful turnarounds at well-known brands like The Myers-Briggs Company, and category creation at early-stage, venture-funded security companies. Suresh also served on the Board of Directors of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and the Business Software Alliance (BSA).

He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National Institute of Technology, India, a master’s degree in computer science from The Ohio State University. He graduated with honors from the Wharton Business School with an MBA focused on finance and strategic management.

Rima Touma Bruno, Chief Human Resources Officer

As Chief Human Resources Officer, Rima helps the Qualys workforce maintain a high level of performance by serving as an employee champion and cultivating the corporate community. She brings more than 15 years of domestic and international human resources experience to the company. Prior to joining Qualys, Rima was in HR at VeriSign as part of the mergers and acquisitions group where she was responsible for investigating potential acquisitions, focusing on talent assessment, management style, cost analysis of benefits, and stock plan transfers.

Rima joined VeriSign as part of its acquisition of Signio, where she served as Director of Human Resources, spearheading employee practices and all other aspects of HR. She also led the Human Resources departments at NetObjects, Inc. and Verity, Inc. where she played an integral role in taking both companies through a public offering. Rima holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from San Jose State University.

Bruce Posey, Chief Legal Officer

Bruce leads the Qualys legal team and oversees vital regulatory and governmental relations efforts. Bruce previously served as general counsel and corporate secretary at IntelePeer, Inc.; Openwave Systems, Inc.; iPass, Inc.; and AuraServ Communications. Also, he was senior vice president of federal relations and regulatory law for US WEST Communications, and vice president of public policy and external affairs for MediaOne. Further, former Colorado Governor Roy Romer appointed Bruce to serve in a cabinet postion as executive director of the state’s Department of Administration. Bruce holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oregon and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He is also a member of the California (registered in-house counsel), Colorado and Oregon State Bars.

Ishpreet Singh, Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer at Qualys, Ishpreet Singh has global responsibility for corporate IT infrastructure and operations, enterprise applications and architecture, data integration, and IT security. A strategic and operational IT executive, he brings more than 16 years of combined experience in leading digital transformation initiatives including streamlining internal operations and optimizing strategic benefits across various industries.

Prior to joining Qualys, Ishpreet was SVP of IT Applications at Pluralsight, a technology workforce development company, responsible for leading its technology transformation. He has held executive leadership positions in various business operations and IT roles at Imperva, App Annie, Splunk, and Deloitte. Ishpreet holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Kalyani, India and has multiple certifications in finance, strategy and operations.

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