A cybersecurity entrepreneur and a public speaker with more than 19+ years of experience in the trade craft. Having started his cybersecurity career before graduating, he has been in the trenches since 2003, when cybersecurity was a new niche and immature practice.
A dynamic and professional leader, he co-founded DTS Solution in 2011 and has been instrumental in bringing the organization to where it is today; with its reputation as a leader in cybersecurity across the region serving 400+ clients and serving 7 of the top 10 brands across the Middle East.
He works as the CISO for FLUID Finance which is Global CeDeFi Liquidity Aggregator based on AI-based quant driven algorithm which recently raised $10M in funding. He also worked as a CISO for HAYVN a Crypto Trading, OTC and Payment Gateway and helped them be the first regulated and licensed VASP from ADGM.
He has worked for leading cybersecurity vendors – Fortinet and Juniper Networks and held senior positions in Agilisys (a leading managed cloud security services provider in the UK) and Vodafone.
He holds a MEng (Master’s in Engineering) from Kings College London and holds various industry certifications – ISO27001 LA/LI, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CDPSE, CCSK, CPSA (CREST UK), GISCP along with many technical certifications, he is an active member of ISACA and Cloud Security Alliance and has delivered many keynote speeches at major cybersecurity conferences.