Our Team

 

Founder & CEO

Vishal D Dharmadhikari is the Founder and CEO of India Cyber Connect. Building on skills acquired through international business and security backgrounds, he envisioned the creation of India Cyber Connect to strengthen India’s cyberspace.

While living in Israel, Vishal was also accountable for initiating the India-Israel Cybersecurity Connect – a business event featuring leading governmental and corporate cybersecurity figures, along with proficient start-up companies in order to formulate cross-border cybersecurity partnerships.

Leaders participating in the event came from governmental agencies such as Embassy of India in Israel, Israel's Ministry of Economy, Israel Space Agency, and the National Cyber Security Directorate.

Alternatively, Vishal continues to advocate a call to foster strategic cyber-partnerships and meaningful collaboration between Indian and foreign cybersecurity companies via reputed media platforms.

 


 

Executive Director

Ajay currently serves as the Chairman of a standardization-based Innovation Focus Group with the International Telecom Union. Inspired by a strong desire to help innovators, Ajay founded International Markets for Innovations (iM4i) and also serves as the Executive Director at India Cyber Connect.

Previously, Ajay has held senior leadership positions with Nokia and Nokia Siemens Network such as: Global Head of Industry Environment, Global Head of Business Development (Emerging Markets) and Global Head of Services Innovation Management.

In addition to authoring research papers and books in the technology domain, Ajay was invited as Executive-in-Residence by INSEAD Business School, France, where he worked on Innovations. Presently, Ajay is the founding member of two Indian Standards bodies and sits on Boards of various companies and universities across the world. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Judge Business School at the Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.