Profiles in Leadership: Amit Ghodekar, Cybersecurity Leader

Global Head of Cybersecurity on How He Entered the Field and Now Teaches Others
Amit Ghodekar, former global head of cybersecurity at the Cover-More Group

Amit Ghodekar, former global head of cybersecurity at the Cover-More Group, got into cybersecurity by chance. "I was mainly working on the infrastructure and product side, but one day our organization went through a difficult cyber crisis," says Ghodekar. "I got an opportunity to handle the cyber crisis … and that's how my cybersecurity career started."

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Ghodekar also discusses:

  • His passion for teaching cybersecurity;
  • Cybersecurity technologies he likes to invest in;
  • How he builds teams of young cybersecurity professionals.

Ghodekar is former global head of cybersecurity at the Cover-More Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, information technology and digital transformation. He has been instrumental in developing fraud detection systems for online trading platforms and implementing the industry's best technologies in the area of cybersecurity.

About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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