Kamlesh Bajaj
Distinguished Fellow

Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj was the Founder CEO, Data Security Council of India (DSCI). He was also the Founder Director of Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). 

His career in ICT of nearly forty years includes several positions and different roles: Global Head, Information Risk Management Consulting Practice, Tata Consultancy Services; Dy CCA, Department of Electronics and IT for establishing techno-legal framework for public key infrastructure; Deputy Director General, NIC. 

Kamlesh established DSCI as the lead agency in data security, privacy protection, and cyber security, with its footprint in India and abroad. He led the development of best practices in security and privacy; authored several important policy papers on security, privacy protection, cyber security, Internet Governance, cyberspace as global commons, cybercrimes and international treaties. He writes in the national media on these matters.

As a member of several government committees on cyber security, Internet governance, privacy law, security education, and cyber forensics he has contributed to making of policies. He was a member of the committee that drafted the Privacy Bill. He has actively contributed to all the EastWest Institute conferences on global cooperation in Cybersecurity, since 2010. 

Dr. Bajaj holds a Ph.D. in Physics from McMaster University, Canada in 1976, and a Masters degree in Physics from the University of Delhi in 1971. He is a Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow at the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.  

He wants the corporates to elevate cyber security to the Board level. He looks forward to contributing to the EWI initiatives in cyber security.