Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj is the CEO of the Data Security Council of India (DSCI). He was the founding Director of the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) at the Ministry of Communications and IT and served as Deputy Director General, National Informatics Centre (NIC). He was Deputy Controller of Certifying Authorities and was the Global Head, Information Risk Management Practice, GCP, TCS.
At DSCI, Dr. Bajaj guided the development of best practices frameworks for data security and privacy protection. He serves on various Government Committees on cybersecurity and ICT and contributes to the activities of global bodies like OECD and EWI. He has published and lectured extensively on the IT Act 2000, cybersecurity and cyber crimes, e-commerce, emerging technologies, and digital signatures in national and international journals and conferences. Dr. Bajaj holds a Ph.D. (Physics) from McMaster University.