Ash Devata

General Manager, Cisco Zero Trust and Duo Security

Security Business Group

Ash Devata is General Manager of Cisco Zero Trust, the most comprehensive platform to secure access for any user, from any device, to any IT application or environment. In his role, Ash leads product strategy, engineering, design, and operations functions for Zero Trust products within Cisco’s broader security portfolio. This includes the Duo business. Prior to taking the helm of Cisco Zero Trust, Ash led product and go-to-market strategy for Duo. Ash joined Duo at an early stage and helped Duo grow into a worldwide business with more than 25,000 customers. Before Duo, Ash managed the enterprise solutions portfolio at RSA, which helped customers solve use cases in GRC, DLP, SOC, SIEM, security analytics and vulnerability management. He also helped build and launch more than a dozen cybersecurity products, including four $100M+ revenue products, at RSA, EMC and Cisco in the last ten years. Ash has a bachelors in engineering, masters in business management and a stack of bibs he collected through occasional long distance running.


November 9, 2021


Enabling Easy and Secure Access for All

2 min read

Organizations are looking to embrace a Hybrid Work model to provide flexibility and access to their employees. Read how a zero trust approach offers the needed security.