ABOUT SYMANTEC

Sanjay Sawhney

Director of Research

Sanjay Sawhney

Sanjay Sawhney is Director of Research at Symantec Research Labs in Mountain View, CA, where he leads the SRL Core Research Group. Sanjay received a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, in 1985 and an M.S. in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1987.


Prior to joining Symantec, Mr. Sawhney has worked for over 20 years in various engineering capacities, both in startups and well-established companies. He has been a technologist and entrepreneur in areas such as security, systems, storage, and networking. As an engineer, he has developed various data-path technologies such as web proxies, network firewalls, IPS/IDS engines, traffic-rate shaping, filesystems, and SAN appliances. As an engineering leader, Mr. Sawhney founded two companies and led their engineering–Neoscale Systems, a data encryption company, and Ukiah Software, a network security and bandwidth management company. He has also worked in various engineering positions at Novell and Unisys.