Prabhath Karanth

Global Head of Security & Trust

Prabhath Karanth (PK) is a seasoned security leader with 16+ years of leading global, cross -functional teams across hyper-growth startups, fortune 50 and big 4 consulting firms. He is the Global Head of Security & Trust at Tripactions where his organization drives several defensive and offensive security disciplines and is responsible for Product Security & Research, Detection & Response, GRC and Security Architecture & Engineering. His organization also serves as the single voice for security both with customers and employees through the Trust function.

Prior to Tripactions, PK served as a security leader in Adobe for 9+ years where he drove several initiatives to level up security as Adobe reinvented itself in the cloud and grew from $30B to $300B business. Prior to Adobe, PK was with PwC, advising fortune 100 companies on info sec strategy, governance, operations & technologies. PK is active in the security community and advice startups on product & business strategy, market positioning and to solve security and business problems at scale. PK also mentors several professionals and presents in national and international conferences on thought leadership topics. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in electronics & communications engineering and holds CISA, CISSP, CIPT, CDPSE, ISO 27001 Lead Implementor & PCI ISA certifications.