Kamlesh Bajaj

Distinguished Fellow, EastWest Institute
Kamlesh Bajaj

Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj has four decades of experience in ICT, spanning wide areas that include cybersecurity, cyber crime, privacy protection, public key infrastructure and e-governance, among others. Dr. Bajaj was the Founder CEO of Data Security Council of India – an industry initiative in cybersecurity and data privacy. He was the Founder Director of CERT-In, Global Head of Information Risk Management Consulting Practice, Tata Consultancy Services and Dy DG of National Informatics Centre.

Dr. Bajaj has published and lectured extensively on cybersecurity and cyber crime, privacy and data protection, Internet governance, surveillance, encryption, e-commerce, digital signatures and cyber laws in national and international journals and conferences, and national media. He has contributed policy papers in these fields for public advocacy, and for enhancing cybersecurity through public private partnership.

Dr. Bajaj has served on various Government Committees on cyber security, privacy and IT, and contributes to the activities of global bodies like OECD and EWI.

Dr. Bajaj is a Distinguished Fellow, EastWest Institute – a global think tank. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from McMaster University, Canada, and a Masters degree from the University of Delhi. He is a Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) and a Fellow at the Institution of Electronics and Telecom Engineers (FIETE).