Ajay Singh Corporate Advisor and Mentor, and visiting faculty on Cybersecurity at leading management institutesAjay Singh has spent over 35 years in the IT industry in different roles and was the CEO of an award-winning fintech company for over a decade. His considerable experience in corporate risk management, governance and strategy with respect to the deployment and use of IT platforms and solutions give him exceptional insight into how they are inherently related to cybersecurity.
He has a master’s degree from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and has further specialized in cybersecurity, cyber law and cyber forensics.
He has led the development of IT products and solutions for multiple industry verticals such as banking, telecom, corporate and government for global markets. His journey into cybersecurity has taken him from being a practitioner to a student, then researcher, and onwards to teaching management students the essentials of cyber risk management.
He has spoken at several industry forums and conferences and has been the recipient of several awards including Indian Leadership Award for Industrial Development from All India Achievers Foundation, Most Talented Retail Professional of India Award from CMO Asia, Best Practice Leader Award, South Asia, at the OD & Talent Management Summit and Leadership Award from Indira Group of Institutes.
He is a certified corporate director and fellow at Institute of Directors and currently lives in Mumbai, India. He serves as a corporate advisor and mentor and is a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Pace University—Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, New York, and a visiting faculty for Cybersecurity at leading Management Institutes.