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Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Shankar Narayanan Viswanathan

I am Shankar Viswanathan, presently Heading the Cloud Infrastructure Security Team at Credit Karma. I helped judge Globee Awards in the Business and Information technology Categories. This year we received an unprecedented amount of highly qualified applicants from all over the world from Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Iran to Nigeria. It is refreshing to see businesses adopting a technology first approach across the world leading to a complete digital transformation. I thoroughly enjoyed reviewing and judging and I see the standard of content, applicants go up every year. Kudos to Globee Team for organizing this event and giving me this opportunity.

Director, Head of Cloud Security | Credit Karma | Milpitas, California, United States

Shankar Narayanan Viswanathan, is a seasoned Cybersecurity leader with over 15 years of experience in the Cyber Security space. Currently, he is serving as the Director, Head of Cloud Security at Credit Karma, responsible for leading the critical Cloud and Infrastructure security function, which protects the sensitive PII data of over 100 million US citizens and caters to their financial well-being. Previously Shankar served as the Director of Cybersecurity at Visa Inc, responsible for and successfully operating the Platform and Infrastructure security function, which helps secure the Visa Payment Platform that supports 255+ Billion Annual transactions worldwide. He has also previously played various Security Engineering roles in Product, Consulting and Non-Profit Organizations. He is part of the Advisory Board for a handful of early-stage startups in Cloud Infrastructure Security, Crypto, and IAM space. He holds a Masters in Information Security from Carnegie Mellon University. Shankar’s work and research have resulted in International Patents, Publications and Trade Secrets in the realm of Cybersecurity and Technology. Other credentials include Shankar being a member of Forbes Technology Council, IADAS. He was a judge for Industry Awards in Cyber Security, Business, and Technology categories.

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