NEW YORK, NY – October 26, 2016 – MENTIS Software, the data masking and enterprise data security pioneer, announces the hiring of Sambasivam (Sam) Sampathnathan as Vice President of Product Management and Customer Success. In this role, Sam will be responsible for maximizing the value of MENTIS’ security platform and enterprise solutions for its customers.
He brings more than 20 years of experience to our customers, having primarily focused on product management, development and delivery, client management, and support. Sam worked at Worldwide IBM USA for the last 12 years in Optim product line as a product manager, solution architect and practice management and was part of the Princeton Softech (PST) acquisition in a role primarily geared towards product management, architecture, development, integration, and solution delivery around ILM, Data Security and Compliance.
“Exceptional customer service and relentless support are at the core of MENTIS’ value proposition and Sam’s experience is a perfect fit for our customer success team – one that is already known for its responsive and competent support,” said Rajesh Parthasarathy, Founder & CEO of MENTIS. “He will lead our efforts in product strategy, vision, rollout, solution delivery, and customer engagements and, most importantly, he will be responsible for ensuring customers realize the full value of MENTIS’ platform and enterprise solutions.”
Sam has had global experience in assisting Fortune 500 clients successfully deploy ILM and Data Security solutions and has been a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences including Oracle Open World, OAUG, Collaborate, Quest Regional, IBM Information of Demand, and IBM Interconnect, as well as many regional events across the globe.
“It is critical for an enterprise to secure their IT infrastructure and the intellectual business data before a breach happens,” Sam said. “I’m looking forward to working with MENTIS customers, our internal team, and our partners to ensure that we accomplish a shared goal of protecting our customers’ sensitive data, and I’m excited to join a company whose vision is so different from others in its market, and that brings its customers such unique, groundbreaking solutions to help them safeguard their enterprise data.”
The MENTIS platform begins with iDiscoverTM that provides certainty about where data is and the programs that put it there. Next is iMaskTM, iScrambleTM, and iMonitorTM that wrap security around it, and then iRetireTM to reduce exposure. The MENTIS suite secures sensitive data across the data’s lifecycle, and in all IT environments, whether Non-Production, Pre-Production, or Production.
About MENTIS Software
Founded in 2004, MENTIS was one of the first companies in what was then a fledgling data-security market. Guided by a visionary founder with a deep grounding in both business and technology, MENTIS immediately began to innovate and has since never stopped.
Gartner has featured MENTIS since 2008: first, as a Cool Vendor; in their 2012 inaugural Magic Quadrant for Data Masking, as a Visionary. From 2013 on, as a Challenger. Bloor calls MENTIS an Innovator in this same space.
MENTIS helps protects the data of some of the most iconic industries and institutions in the world. Our customer roster includes internet commerce pioneers and national airlines; higher education institutions ranging from the Ivy League to Land Grant schools; international industrial behemoths and retail giants; and household names in the highly regulated financial services and healthcare industries.
And it was MENTIS who was called in to secure the data of one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.