An accomplished leader in Cyber Security with over seventeen years’ experience working with startups and fortune 500 companies in risk-based Information Security programs, Compliance, and Privacy. Demonstrated a track record of aligning security with business strategies and delivering cybersecurity capabilities across products and enterprises. Successfully built security teams, driving secure product development, managing technology risk, and achieving regulatory compliance. Expertise is in translating complex technical information and create robust security governance, security policies, and risk management for enterprise information security programs. Consulted several fortune 500 companies to improve security strategy with an emphasis on security architecture,
compliance, risk management, and security controls.

Leadership roles at different Information Security companies like Network Associates (Network General, PGP, McAfee), Qualys, and Securenode. Founder Smashon Inc, an online health and wellness portal.

ALM Information Management Systems, Harvard University, B.S. Engineering, NIT, an MBA in Technology Management. Current certifications in the field of Cybersecurity include – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv8), and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). A professional graduate certificate in Cybersecurity from Harvard University.

An active member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), International Information Systems Security Certifications Consortium (ISC)2 and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).