Ankush Baveja in his current role interacts with infosec buyers to understand how and what motivates a buying cycle when building up a SOC. Previously Baveja led a team of 30 SOC analysts as an SOC Manager with a Fortune 200 financial services firm. Also Baveja has worked in multiple roles such as SOC Analyst, Consultant, implementation with overall 11 years of experience in SOC operations. Starting as an SOC Analyst, Baveja then moved to implementation and worked with 20 SOC organizations to implement their SIEM, EDR and create rules and use cases. Later as a cyber-defense consultant, Baveja worked on SOC maturity assessments and helped clients realize their true objectives. As an SOC Manager, Baveja worked to improve SOC efficiency, SOC processes and developing SOC KPI’s.