Sharat Sinha

VP & GM for APAC, Check Point

Executive Advisor | Riverwood Capital
Vice President & General Manager for APAC | Check Point Software Technologies

Dr. Sharat Sinha is an Executive Advisor to Riverwood Capital where he serves as a part-time consultant for the firm and its portfolio. He is also the Vice President and General Manager for the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APAC) region at Check Point Software Technologies. In this role he has responsibility to grow Check Point’s APAC business through adoption and deployment of the state-of-the-art cyber security solutions. Prior to Check Point, Sharat was at VMware, where he led their Commercial and Partner Business, as Vice-President for the Asia-Pacific and Japan region. In addition, he has held leadership positions at Palo Alto Networks, as Theatre VP for the APAC, and at Cisco, as the Managing Director for Cloud and Enterprise Managed Services.

Sharat holds a Doctorate in Business Management from the University of South Australia and has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering. He also holds a Postgraduate degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).