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.


December 5, 2023


Give Your Firewall Admins Superpowers with the Cisco AI Assistant for Security

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Cisco's context-based AI is changing the game for security teams. Learn how Cisco AI Assistant for Security can help resolve change tickets in minutes.

July 13, 2023


Securing Identity as the New Perimeter: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Oort

2 min read

Cisco is excited to announce the intent to acquire Oort. Oort will accelerate Cisco’s delivery of the Cisco Security Cloud and bolster its Extended Detection and Response (XDR) and Identity and Access Management capabilities to combat identity-based attacks.

Furthering the AI-First Security Cloud: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Armorblox

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We are pleased to announce our intent to acquire Armorblox, a company that has pioneered the use of Large Language Models (LLMs) and natural language understanding in cybersecurity, to strengthen our plans for an AI-first Security Cloud.

February 24, 2023


Accelerating Our Security Cloud Vision: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Valtix 

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Cisco is excited to announce our intent to acquire Valtix, a privately held cloud network security company founded in 2018. Valtix will play a key role in the Cisco Security Cloud, a global, cloud-delivered, integrated networking and security platform for organizations of any shape and size.