Ankur Ahuja, Mentor
Ankur Ahuja is based in US and working as Vice President, information Security and CISO for Fareportal Inc., which owns major online travel brands in North America like CheapOair.com and OneTravel.com. Ankur leads a team of of information security and fraud prevention professionals based in US, India, Ukraine and Mexico. In Fareportal, Ankur has implemented global enterprise security program consisting of 7+ online brands, 2 mobile apps, 3500+ employees working across 8 global locations having contact centers, operations, technology, marketing, research and HQ offices. Out of overall experience of 15+ years, Ankur has spend 10+ years with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he managed multiple cyber security projects across 10+ countries and 70+ clients in telecom, fintech, travel and e-commerce industries. As a security leader, Ankur has won more than 5 global leadership awards and an active contributor through community roles which includes: Advisory Board Member of Rutgers University, New Jersey (US) for their cyber security program Governing body member of Gartner (Evanta), New York & New Jersey CISO Community. Globally registered speaker and affiliated member in ISSA (Information System Security Association) Ankur has more than 10 journal/newspaper publications and held speaker positions in 20+ security conferences including RSA and Blackhat.