F5 welcomes Mohan Veloo as new chief technology officer for APCJ

  • Returns to F5, where he previously had a tenure of more than a decade
  • Has more than two decades of experience in the information technology sector

F5 welcomes Mohan Veloo as new chief technology officer for APCJ

F5 has announced the appointment of Mohan Veloo (pic) as chief technology officer (CTO) for Asia-Pacific, China, and Japan (APCJ), effective 30 April 2024. 

In a statement, the company emphasised that this newly created role highlights its commitment to empowering APCJ organisations with innovative technological solutions that can help them thrive in the AI era. Veloo will be responsible for setting F5’s technology vision for the region as the company continues to revolutionise application security within modern infrastructure landscapes.

With over two decades of experience in the information technology sector, Veloo is a seasoned senior executive with a strong passion for applications and their connectivity, security, and operation. He has held senior leadership roles in solutions engineering across leading technology providers and previously spent over a decade at Oracle.

Returning to F5 after more than a decade-long tenure, Veloo brings valuable experience from his previous roles as Vice President of Solutions Engineering for APCJ and Vice President of Global Solutions Engineering. Before his return, Veloo served as the Vice President of Solutions Consulting at Zscaler.

"In the dynamic landscape of today's digital economy, businesses across all industries are not only adapting but also innovating in the face of expanding cybersecurity risks. F5’s portfolio enables enterprises to become more agile and secure,”  Kunal Anand, CTO, F5 said. He added “With his profound expertise in application services and solution architecture, Veloo is uniquely qualified for this pivotal role. His appointment underscores our commitment to leading the digital transformation journey with visionary leadership and advanced technology."

Meanwhile, Adam Judd, Senior Vice President of APCJ Sales, F5 said, “We are delighted to welcome Veloo back to F5 as our new CTO. His extensive expertise and strong technical leadership will be crucial to our continued success in the region. We are confident that his strategic vision and unwavering commitment to excellence will be instrumental in strengthening F5’s commitment to being an AI enabler, as we help organisations across the region protect and power every application, everywhere.”

Veloo’s appointment coincides with an exciting time for APCJ organizations capitalising on AI opportunities. However, the increasing adoption of AI across the region poses challenges, including daunting complexity and evolving threat landscapes. In response, F5 has integrated AI across its solution portfolio to help customers protect against sophisticated threats and manage multicloud application environments efficiently.

Veloo’s leadership will further strengthen F5's position in the region as a leader in multicloud application security and delivery. He will also identify opportunities in emerging areas, ensuring F5 remains ahead of the curve.

“I am thrilled to be returning to F5 and honored to be driving the company’s technology vision in the region,” Veloo said, adding that this is a time when application delivery and security have never been more important and complex. “I am particularly excited about the opportunities in leveraging AI to easily optimise application performance, resilience, and security, anywhere. I look forward to working with our fantastic teams to continue empowering APCJ organisations to thrive with comprehensive, AI-ready solutions,” he said.


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