Lt General (Dr) Rajesh Pant is a globally acknowledged expert in the field of Cyber Security. He previously served as the National Cybersecurity Coordinator in the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of India, overseeing a period during which India’s ranking in the UN Global Cybersecurity Index rose from 47th to the top 10.
With a Ph.D. in Information Security metrics, an M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur, an M.Phil from Madras University, and a Master of Management Studies from Osmania University, Dr. Pant is well-versed in both the academic and practical aspects of his field.
Before his role as National Cybersecurity Coordinator, he led the Army’s Cyber Training establishment for three years, accumulating a total of 41 years of distinguished service in the Army Signals Corps. He received three prestigious awards from the President of India for his outstanding contributions during his military career.
Following his retirement, Dr. Pant served as the Chairman of a listed Electronics Company, acted as a peer review member of NAAC, and was a Governing Council member of IETE (India). His extensive background encompasses military operations, academic excellence, corporate governance, and profound wisdom in the realm of cybersecurity.