Very Good Security (VGS) Hires Chandar Venkataraman as Chief Product Officer

World-class product executive joins VGS to drive innovation and product-led growth

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Very Good Security (VGS), the modern standard for data security and compliance, today announced the hire of Chandar Venkataraman as Chief Product Officer (CPO) to drive product innovation in security and compliance across the VGS services as the company furthers its rapid growth this year.

“VGS is revolutionizing how companies approach compliance, data security and custodianship through our Zero Data approach,” said Mahmoud Abdelkader, co-founder and CEO of VGS. “Chandar’s incredible leadership in technology products and engineering has left a lasting impact on every company he’s served. We’re excited to bring his product leadership to VGS to accelerate our mission of bringing Zero Data to companies of all sizes through product innovations.”

Venkataraman is a global product and technology leader with 20+ years of experience in product innovation and product-led growth. He has led world-class product, engineering, and design teams in building industry-leading products in cloud computing, security, and enterprise software. Before joining VGS, he was executive vice president and CPO at Mattermost, general manager at AWS, and CPO at Druva.

“VGS’ unique Zero Data approach to data custodianship, security, and compliance is redefining the industry in a fascinating way,” said Venkataraman. “I couldn’t be more excited to join the company and work with a phenomenal team to deliver product innovations that customers will love. I look forward to enabling a growing set of customers to unlock untapped business value from their data with VGS.”

Using a Zero Data™ approach, VGS offers services like card issuing, payments optimization, tokenization, and more to customers like DoorDash, Brex, Texas Capital Bank and Even, among others. To learn more about VGS services, visit

About Very Good Security

Very Good Security (VGS) is on a mission to secure the world’s information. Providing essential security and compliance infrastructure, VGS enables startups and enterprises to focus on their core business instead of compliance and regulatory overhead. VGS customers enjoy a Zero Data™ approach to information security, retaining the value of sensitive data without the cost and liability of securing it themselves. For more information, visit


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