CloudBees, an enterprise software delivery company, named Prakash Sethuraman as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Sethuraman was previously global head of cloud security at HSBC. During his tenure at HSBC, he led digital strategy and architecture, helped the organization drive public cloud and container adoption and led the creation of a global Open Banking platform that is used across 19 countries. In his most recent role at HSBC, Sethuraman led a dedicated cybersecurity team focused on cloud and container security and helped institute new security processes to protect the U.K.-based bank as it accelerated its journey toward cloud and container ecosystems operating at scale.

As CISO, Sethuraman will lead the security strategy for CloudBees and the company’s product line. Sethuraman brings extensive experience gained through his career leading digital and security initiatives for organizations in highly regulated industries that depend on mission critical applications.

Prior to working at HSBC, Sethuraman has held various technology leadership roles. He founded and is currently chairman of Enterprise Blueprints, a management consultancy focused on technology strategy and architecture. Through Enterprise Blueprints, Sethuraman led significant technology transformation initiatives for leading financial services institutions in the U.K. He was also chief architect for financial services at Wipro, a CloudBees partner.