Rajavel Brings More than 20 Years’ Experience in Cybersecurity and Cloud Leadership at Citrix, McAfee, and Cisco Systems
Bangalore, January 28, 2022: JFrog Ltd. (“JFrog”) (NASDAQ: FROG), the Liquid Software company
and creators of the JFrog DevOps Platform, today announced that Citrix Chief Information Officer
(CIO) Meerah Rajavel has been appointed to its Board of Directors. A graduate from Thiagarajar
College of Engineering and with over 20 years of experience in enterprise software, cybersecurity,
and application performance solutions, Ms. Rajavel brings to JFrog a wealth of expertise in revenue
growth, go-to-market, and business transformation strategies that will help drive the company’s
advancement in the DevOps and DevSecOps markets. Rajavel’s appointment will increase the size of
the JFrog Board of Directors to 10 members.
“We are thrilled to welcome Meerah to our Board of Directors,” said Shlomi Ben Haim, Co-founder
and CEO of JFrog. “Her extensive experience in making IT a strategic tool for business excellence and
competitive differentiation at world-class organizations will be key in helping guide JFrog through
our next stage of global growth and product expansion.”
A business-centric technology leader and award-winning CIO, Ms. Rajavel has helped drive
profitability, agility, and transformation through the creative use of emerging technologies at large
corporations such as Citrix, McAfee, and Cisco Systems, as well as rapid growth startups. A change
agent and innovative leader with a reputation for supporting women in technology, Rajavel will be
integral to JFrog’s continued commitment to workplace diversity.
Prior to her current post as CIO for Citrix, Rajavel served as CIO and Head of Cloud Product
Operations at Forcepoint, where she was responsible for extending the company’s delivery of cloud-
based cybersecurity capabilities to customers worldwide. She also held a mix of IT leadership roles at
Qlik, Cybersource, InfoSys, and Solix Technologies.
Ms. Rajavel has been recognized among the 50 most innovative technology leaders transforming
business by Forbes CIO NEXT 2021, among the Top 25 Cybersecurity Women Leaders to Watch by
the Cyberdefense and Software Report, earned the 2017 Stevie Award for Most Innovative Woman
of the Year, and was named a 2014 Woman of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal.
“I’ve followed JFrog’s growth trajectory over the past 10 years and have been very impressed by its
ability to help organizations digitally transform through the seamless and secure delivery of software
updates, which are such an integral part of today’s business infrastructure,” said Rajavel. “As the
criticality of securing the software supply chain continues to escalate, I know JFrog - which securely
manages critical pieces of the software development lifecycle from development, to production, and
all the way to devices – will drive market standards in the months and years to come.”
Ms. Rajavel is currently a strategic advisory board member at TruU, an identity platform for digital
and physical security, and previously served on the boards of directors of NOVA Workforce and
WinIT Leadership. Ms. Rajavel holds a Master of Business Administration in General Management
from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University; a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer
Science from Thiagaraja College of Engineering in India; and a Project Management Professional
Certification from University of California, Santa Cruz.
JFrog Ltd. (NASDAQ: FROG), is on a mission to power all the world’s software updates, driven by a “Liquid
Software” vision to allow the seamless, secure, fearless flow of binaries from developers to the edge. The
JFrog DevOps Platform enables software creators to power their entire software supply chain throughout
the full binary lifecycle, so they can build, secure, distribute, and connect any source with any production
environment. JFrog’s hybrid, universal, multi-cloud DevOps platform is available as both self-hosted and
SaaS services across major cloud service providers. Millions of users and thousands of customers
worldwide, including a majority of the Fortune 100, depend on JFrog solutions to securely embrace digital
transformation. Once you leap forward, you won’t go back! Learn more at https://jfrog.com and follow us
on Twitter: @JFrog.
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