Rohit Parchuri

Rohit Parchuri

CISO, Yext

About Rohit Parchuri

Rohit Parchuri is an accomplished Information Security executive with an established record of building, structuring, and institutionalizing Cyber Security principles and disciplines in a variety of organizational domains. He is currently leading the Cybersecurity program at Yext, a bleeding-edge AI Search platform. In this role, Rohit is responsible for building and executing Cyber Security program that manifests itself into Product & Application Security, Cloud & Corporate Infrastructure Security, Threat Intelligence, Data forensics & Incident Response, Privacy, Risk & Compliance. Continuing in this role, Rohit educates the Board of directors and executive management on Cybersecurity matters such as maturity, outstanding risks, and remediation protocols on a quarterly cadence.

In addition to his day job at Yext, Rohit serves as a Board Advisor for a multitude of technology companies and educational institutions. As a part of these roles, he assumes the responsibility of advising on Cybersecurity matters, market penetration, and product strategy while educating and assisting in curriculum building for the Cybersecurity executive degree program/s at CSU, California.

Rohit graduated from Depaul University at Chicago with a Master’s degree in Computer and Network Security Assurance, specializing in Application Security. He has also achieved a Masters in Business Administration. Rohit was featured in a number of cybersecurity and leadership podcasts and webcasts over the years and speaks at security conferences on topics ranging from DevSecOps, Security operations, Leadership and Cyber forensics. Originally from India, Rohit is an avid hiker and tries his hand at tennis every chance he gets.