Data Security Council of India (DSCI) appoints Nandkumar Saravade as new CEO
Data Security Council of India (DSCI) Board announced appointment of Nandkumar Saravade as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization. He will be join as a full-time CEO on July 1, 2015 and will be based in the DSCI New Delhi office. He will take over from the current officiating CEO, Ms. Rama Vedashree, VP NASSCOM.
R. Chandrashekhar , president, NASSCOM , announcing his appointment said, “We are delighted to announce Mr Saravade ’ s appointment as CEO of DSCI. His rich experience will add immense value to the industry. Since the inception in 2008, DSCI has been leading cyber security and privacy protection initiatives in the country through policy advocacy, thought leadership, awareness and building capacity of security professionals and also law enforcement agencies. We see Saravade’s experience contributing significantly to taking these to a next level, as the organization grows.”
“I am absolutely delighted to join DSCI at this exciting time,” said Nandkumar Saravade , the incoming CEO of DSCI. He added, “I have been associated with NASSCOM and DSCI for a long time and have witnessed DSCI emerging as a most credible and committed body for elevating data security and privacy protection standards in India. It is a very challenging responsibility given the current environment on cyber security and I am committed to taking DSCI forward.”
Nandkumar Saravade was, until recently, working as an independent advisor on fraud and security to Ernst & Young (EY) and ICICI Bank.