EastWest Institute Announces New Distinguished Fellow

News | June 12, 2019

The EastWest Institute (EWI) announced today that Dr. Gulshan Rai has joined the team as a Distinguished Fellow. Dr. Rai will contribute toward the institute’s programmatic initiatives working closely with the Global Cooperation in Cyberspace program.

“We take great pleasure in welcoming Dr. Rai, who will prove to be a valuable member of our team,” said Bruce McConnell, EWI executive vice president. “Offering years of experience in both the fields of law and policymaking, we very much look forward to Dr. Rai's contributions and unique insights to our programmatic work on cyberspace security.”

Dr. Gulshan Rai holds a master's degree in technology and doctorate and has over 30 years of experience in different areas of Information Technology, which include different aspects of e-Governance, cybersecurity, cyber laws and several related fields. 

He recently retired from government service as the National Cyber Security Coordinator, Government of India in the Office of Prime Minister. Prior to that he was in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. He held the prestigious post of Director General, CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) and headed E-Security & Cyber Law Division, STQC and other Divisions.

Click here to read his full bio.