Singapore-based cybersecurity solutions firm, Flexxon, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Ravi Agarwal to its advisory board. Mr Agarwal, a former executive at Intel and Microsoft, brings more than three decades of experience in technology and will lend his extensive expertise to Flexxon's strategic growth and innovation strategy across its markets of operation.
Joining Flexxon's illustrious advisory board alongside BG Rami Efrati, Ted Tan, Professor Annie Koh, and Henry J. Sienkiewicz, Mr Agarwal expressed his delight at accepting the role. "I am delighted to accept this role and bring Flexxon and its innovative cybersecurity solutions to the fore of our industry's development. Cybersecurity is one of the greatest necessities in today's digitized society, and I look forward to playing a part in hastening the process through my work with the forward-looking and dynamic team at Flexxon," he says.
Camellia Chan, Co-Founder and CEO of Flexxon, extended a warm welcome to the latest member of the advisory board, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome Ravi to our distinguished advisory board, an invaluable sounding board and source of insight as we take the company to new heights across the globe. With Ravi's extensive and proven depth of expertise and experience, I have no doubt that we will be able to strengthen our efforts in bringing truly effective, intelligent and impactful cybersecurity solutions to organisations and individuals across the globe - and change the state of play in our favour against hackers."
Mr Agarwal is renowned for his deep experience in strategy and brand development, as well as business transformation. As Intel's Director of Marketing, he was instrumental in launching the 'Intel in it' branding initiative in Japan, which later paved the way for the worldwide 'Intel Inside' campaign. For this achievement, Mr Agarwal was honoured with Intel's prestigious Intel Achievement Award.
Aside from his corporate successes, Mr Agarwal has also played a pivotal role in community initiatives. He led a mentorship programme for underprivileged college students in collaboration with the Ministry of Education in Singapore. He served as a professor specialising in emerging markets strategies at Singapore's Nanyang Business School and was an active member of the Harvard Club Singapore. Mr Agarwal also held a position on the board of the Singapore American School for five years.
Established in 2007, Flexxon specialises in next-generation hardware-based cybersecurity solutions and industrial NAND flash storage devices. The company's X-PHY Cybersecure SSD, launched in 2021, has been integrated into laptops from leading manufacturers such as Lenovo, HP, and ASUS and fortified as an option in SingTel's SME cybersecurity solutions suite. Flexxon seeks to continue to build on its success, with plans to unveil an industry-first innovation geared towards securing data centres and servers in the coming months.
Currently, Flexxon maintains a global presence with offices in Singapore, the USA, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Through continuous innovation, the company strives to fulfil the evolving cybersecurity needs of today, boasting over thirty patents and market-leading products designed to provide users with the highest security and confidentiality standards.