Prasanna Kumar Burri
Group Chief Information Officer, Dangote Group, Nigeria

Harrison Nnaji
CISO, First Bank Of Nigeria, Nigeria

Daniel Adaramola
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) | 2022 Global CISO 100 Award Winner | Co-Founder & Advisory Board Member, Unity Bank, Nigeria

Group Chief Information Officer Jubilee Insurance, Kenya

Steve Uma
CIO & Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance Pvt Ltd, Nigeria

Faheem Ali
Chief Risk Officer, Musoni Microfinance, Kenya

Abdul Azeez Adeniji
Head, Internal Audit & Compliance, Filmhouse Group, Nigeria

Sithembile (Nkosi) Songo
Group Head - Information Security, National State-Owned Entity, South Africa

Confidence Staveley
Founder & Executive Director, CyberSafe Foundation, Nigeria

Yvonne Kagondu
Blockchain Consultant & Founder of Blockchain Kenya Ladies DAO

Remi Afon
President of CSEAN Nigeria

Victor Idonor
Director General, CYSEC NG and Principal Security Consultant at Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited

Samuel Mbonu
Group Chief Information Officer at Tangerine Africa & President (ISC)2 Nigeria Chapter

Bernard Munyaradzi Chadenga
Head of Cyber and Information Security, Rain South Africa

Dr. Fene Osakwe
Group IT-GRC and Strategy, IHS Towers, Nigeria

Rex Mafiana

CEO, Cabtree Limited & Consultant to the Senate Committee on Gas, Consultant to the House Committee on Power, Nigeria

Anna Collard
SVP Content Strategy and Evangelist, KnowBe4 Africa

Candid Wuest
VP of Cyber Protection Research, Acronis

Asher Alon
Deputy Managing Director, CyberSoc Africa

Dr Muktar Bello
Head, Quality Control and Assurance Section, UNODC, Nigeria

Kapil Madaan, Spark Minda, CISO

While working with Spark Minda, Kapil Madaan have been using extensive knowledge and expertise in defining and deploying new security strategies, while developing a best-in-class security team. He has created security policies that align with business and technology drivers, reflecting the organization’s desired security posture.

Additionally, he is responsible for overall security operations, handling imminent threats, timely reporting, and rapidly responding to protocols in case of a breach. Further, he have been proactively identifying security issues and potential threats, ensuring awareness of the latest threats, and continuously building processes and design systems to watch for and protect against them.

Mansi Thapar, Jacquar Group, CISO

PMP , Six Sigma black belt, ITIL, Iso27001 implementor certified with over 19 years of rich experience in Information Security, Risk management, Business Operations, Business Analysis and Program Management. Experienced in leadership, accountable for overall project implementation; a change agent - passionate, high energy, and results-oriented with a creative and analytical mind. Integrates self into the environment in order to effectively lead project teams while building positive professional relationships with clients from Canada, Germany, Malaysia, India, Singapore, Thailand and UK.

Experience in planning & executing various projects in compliance and quality standards. Skilled in defining documentation tasks for their products and services for evolving strategies that anticipate these tasks and leading to business growth.

Actively involved in developing PMO governance, business plans, senior management reports, standardization of template & trackers for continuous process improvement. Holds the credit of heading Project Management Office for a Multinational Project Team with budget of over US$ 150 M. Leads, coordinates, facilitates and motivates all associated project resources to gain alignment on project deliverables.

Kalpesh Doshi, FIS, CISO

CISA, CRISC, CEH with 20+ years of experience in InfoSec, ERM, Cyber Security, Project Management & BCM. Extensive management, consulting, operations and practice development exposure across security disciplines, processes, technology & standards.

Subhajit Deb,
Dr Reddy's Laboratories, CISO
Mithilesh Singh, IDFC Bank, CISO

Information Security & Risk Management leader having global program management experience of two decades with exposure in Banking, Financial Services, Payments, Telecommunications, Technology, Insurance, Fintech, Manufacturing, Government and Outsourcing Industry.

He has been a very active member of professional bodies like IDG, ISACA and is a regular speaker at CIO/CISO forums. He is certified CISA, CISM, CRISC, CDPSE, CBCP, CEH, ISO27001, ISO20000 IE, ITIL v3. He is post graduate in Computer Science and holds the credit of first student to present security research paper in RSA Security Conference. He has submitted and presented seven research papers at various international conferences.

He has delivered multiple assignments on Cyber Security, Payments, PCI DSS, SSAE16, ISO27001, ISO20000, BS25999, ITSM, ISMS, COBIT, Secure Architecture Design & Solution Implementation, IT Security & Risk Management, IT Audit, Advisory & Assurance and Business Process & Controls Improvement for enterprises in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, India, UAE, UK & USA.

Ratan Jyoti, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd, CISO

Cyber Security, Risk management & Governance Leader and consistently recognized for outstanding technical, interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills. He has a flexible and stable work ethic that is underscored by a positive attitude towards operational excellence. He is acknowledged throughout career for demonstrating rational decision making; weigh facts and parlay the most pertinent information. Specialities are: Security Operations Leadership | Cybersecurity & Digital Resiliency | Legacy Security Transformations | Full Stack & Cloud Security | Information Security KPI’s | Security Policies & Compliance | Farud Prevention | Transition & Transformation | Team Management

Shivkumar Pandey, BSE, CISO

Currently working as Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in BSE Ltd. He has 20+ years of industry experience in Cyber Security and IT Service Delivery across fast paced industries like BFSI, ITES & Telecommunication. He has been performing at leadership roles in Cyber Security and IT infrastructure Management across these organizations for past 20+ years. Prior to joining BSE Ltd as Group CISO, he was associated with National Payment Corporation of India as CISO, Reliance JIO, SUD Life, Future Generali India, Kotak Mahindra, and TATA AIG. He has Masters in Information Management (MIM) and Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Telecomm from Mumbai University. He has in-depth understanding of securing Core Insurance Systems, Core Banking Systems, and Payment Systems (RuPay Cards, IMPS, CTS, NFS, UPI and NABCH payment systems). He has an extensive management and domain experience in driving the Information & Cyber Security programs in all key aspects i.e. Next Gen SOC Operation 24*7, Incident Management & Response, Security Analytics, Threat Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, UBA, Security Monitoring, Malware protection, Compliance, Policy, Standards (ISO 270001:2013 standards, PCI DSS 3.1 standards and BCMS ISO 22301), Procedures, Awareness, Identity & Access Management, IT-GRC, Network Security, Cryptography, Data Protection, Third Party Management and Business Continuity Planning. He has rich experience in delivering simultaneous large scale, mission critical projects on time and within budget for multinationals and organizations of National significance.

Keyur Desai, Essar Group, CISO

With more than 20+ years of experience in Information Technology enablement in Global Conglomerate Manufacturing Sector, Presently - associated as Chief Information Officer- Essar Ports & Shipping business, responsible for aligning the Digitisation journey with the business strategic roadmap and as Vice President, Spearheading Network, Unified Communications and Information Security domains for the ESSAR Group, a USD 15 Billion conglomerate in Diversified Business like Power, Energy, Ports, Shipping, Telecommunications, BPO, Retail and EPC. With Operations in more than 25 countries across five continents, the group employs 8000 people.

Kamal Dhamija, Apollo Tyres, Cyber Security Officers
Durga Prasad Dube, Reliance Industries, CISO

Durga prasad is heading Cyber- Security and Information Risk Management for the group. Managing a large team,serving diversified businesses with different compliance requirement and implementation of all state of the art Security technology solutions and processes. Design and Implementation of cyber security architecture of large and diversified corporation falls under his responsibilities.

Makesh Chandramohan, Group CISO – Aditya Birla Capital Ltd

Makesh Chandramohan is a seasoned professional with 18 years of experience across Cyber Security, Data Privacy, Business Continuity and Operational risk management across business verticals like Financial Services, Information Technology Enabled Services & Automobile Manufacturing.Person with exceptional stakeholder management and leadership skills.Designated Group CISO for Aditya Birla Capital Ltd., and directly responsiblefor Cyber SecurityStrategy and Data Privacy for all the subsidiary businesses across the group.

Member of various organizational Board level committees and avid speakerat various industry/Media forums.

He is Passionate on new age technologies and loves to explore, experiment and evolve.He likes to mentor tech startups