Michael Mestrovich has been named Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Rubrik.

The former CISO of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Mestrovich will lead Rubrik’s internal data security efforts and provide unparalleled cybersecurity and cyber policy expertise to the firm.

Mestrovich brings more than 20 years of information technology (IT) and security leadership experience to the role, most recently serving as CISO for the CIA, leading the Agency’s cyber defense operations, developing and implementing cybersecurity regulations and standards, as well as directing the evaluation and engineering of cyber technologies.

While at the CIA, Mestrovich also served on a rotational detail as the Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of State. Before Mestrovich’s career in the public sector, he was a Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems and served in the U.S. Air Force.