Executive Biography

Raj Chopra

SVP & Chief Product Officer, Security Business Group

Raj Chopra is SVP, Chief Product Officer for Cisco Security, the most comprehensive platform portfolio to secure all users, from any device to any network or application. In his role, he leads strategy, execution, and design for all Cisco Security products. 

Raj is a seasoned executive with a proven record of delivering market-leading innovation in security with a strong focus on user-first experiences. He is a strong advocate of supporting diverse teams and equitable environments that bring out the best in everyone.  

Prior to taking on this role, Raj led product, design, and strategy for Proofpoint’s flagship Email Security portfolio, helping grow that business nearly 3-fold in 4 years.

Before Proofpoint, Raj was part of the founding team of Netskope. He built both the product and new market category of CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker) and spurred its growth into SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) and SSE (Security Services Edge). During his career, he launched more than a dozen cybersecurity products, including several in the past 15 years that rose to $250M+ in product revenue. 

Raj holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and a BS in Computer Science from NIT (National Institutes of Technology) India and has a growing eagerness to go deeper into in his yoga practice.