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Master Paul Singh, Ph.D

6th Dan Black Belt

Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja, Ph.D., stands at the forefront as the named CTO of Pure Storage (no relation to Pure TKD), embracing its mission with an unwavering commitment. His journey encompasses a flourishing career as a serial entrepreneur and corporate luminary, characterized by a distinct fusion of business prowess, an extensive industry network, and profound technical expertise.

Boasting an illustrious background, Dr. Ahuja has been the visionary force behind three successful startups: Internet Junction, Webstacks, and Reconnex. Notably, these ventures were later acquired by industry giants Cisco Systems, Extreme Networks, and McAfee, respectively. Following these acquisitions, Dr. Ahuja assumed pivotal roles as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President within the Mobile and Network Security Business Units. His wealth of knowledge concerning innovation and burgeoning trends in networking, network security, and data loss prevention is a testament to his years of immersion in the industry.

Dr. Ahuja's academic foundation includes a Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering from Thapar University in India. He further honed his expertise with a Masters and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University. Distinguished by his inventive spirit, Dr. Ahuja holds an impressive 50 patents for security-focused technologies, reflecting his deep understanding of the field. His insights have been showcased in prominent public forums, including the Content Protection Summit, IC3, IEEE Computer Society, McAfee FOCUS, and the Cloud Expo.

While his technological fervor and knack for fostering innovative enterprises are well-recognized, Dr. Ahuja possesses a multifaceted personality. He revels in his passion for automobiles, earning him the label of a car enthusiast. Moreover, he stands as a TaeKwonDo Master with an impressive 6th Degree Black Belt. Dr. Ahuja's pursuits extend to holistic wellness practices, such as QiGong and weight training. Aspiring martial arts enthusiasts and tech aficionados alike are drawn to the captivating journey of Dr. Ahuja, where innovation and personal growth converge.

Master Paul Singh, Ph.D
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