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Thompson named Rubrik’s lead independent board director

Rubrik has expanded its cybersecurity leadership team with the appointment of John W. Thompson as its new Lead Independent Director for its board.

Thompson (pictured) joined Rubrik’s board in 2018 and brings 40-plus years of leadership experience having previously served as Chairman of Microsoft’s board and Chairman and CEO of Symantec. 

In this expanded role he will continue to help facilitate Rubrik’s mission to secure the world’s data. 

Bipul Sinha, CEO and Co-Founder of Rubrik, said: “We’ve built a leadership team of cybersecurity experts across public and private sectors to better equip our customers in the ongoing battle against data threats such as ransomware.

“John is a cybersecurity pioneer. His proven leadership and experience building iconic companies will help us continue to deliver data security innovations and define the future of cybersecurity.”