Cyber Security and Technology Leader
Chirag’s ambitious goal is to enable human progress through technology. To accomplish this, he wants to help build a world where there is trust in digital systems, protection against cyber threats and a safe environment online for communication, commerce and engagement. He is especially passionate about safety of children and vulnerable sections of society.
During the course of his career spanning over a decade in multiple countries, he has built, implemented and successfully managed cyber security, risk management and security awareness programs. The success of these programs were a result of unyielding focus on business priorities, pragmatic approach to cyber threats and most importantly, effective stakeholder engagement.
As a leader holding senior positions in organizations, Chirag excels at the art of translating business and technical speak in a manner that optimizes value.
His experience includes in-depth knowledge and application of several frameworks and standards including admittedly an alphabet soup of NIST, ISO, PCI-DSS, COBIT, HIPAA, ASD, etc.
His areas of expertise include Executive Cyber and Technology Governance, Cyber Threat and Risk Management, Cloud Computing, Supplier Security Management, Security Culture and Awareness, IT and Operational Technology integration.
Being an Engineer with extensive experience in hands-on technical roles, he is well-versed with multiple security technologies and tools across network, systems, applications, database and end-user computing domains.