Kartik is a Partner at Ernst & Young LLP. He heads the Cybersecurity practice for Financial services vertical in India and runs a Cybersecurity Assessment and Critical Security Incident Response Centre of excellence in Mumbai.
Kartik has more than 16 years of experience in Information security and has been primarily involved in analysing risks to businesses arising from people , process, technology failures and developing strategies for secure Information architecture design.
Prior to joining Ernst & Young, he worked with another Big4 in their India & UK practices where he was responsible to build and scale their Attack & Penetration testing practice. He also had stints with the Mahindra group and other niche security consulting firms where he led information security teams to deliver niche services to his clients in the areas of security strategy, design and assessments.
His international experience spans across the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Dubai, Riyadh, Hong Kong, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Kartik completed his majors in Computer science from Pune University and is certified from SANS Institute, US on advanced studies in Cyber security defense strategies. In addition, he also holds other professional certifications like CISSP, MCSE, CCNA, CEH and ISO27001 Lead implementer.