Chairman & CEO
Kumar Ritesh, one of the world’s pre-eminent cyber security experts, has 20+ years of leadership experience in the public and private sectors. A highly dynamic and skilled executive who merges technological acumen with proven business skills, he has a strong track record of developing successful cyber security strategies, products, policies, standards and solutions, in addition to running complex IT security programs. Through his blogs and public speaking engagements, Kumar educates companies on cyber security risks, solutions and trends.
Shiong Tan is a unique blend of technology pioneer and international business leader. He has worn multiple hats in the tech world in addition to heading up business development for Antuit’s cyber organization. He also has extensive technology experience in previous lives as a private equity and venture capital investor. Shiong is the founder and CIO of White Bear Capital, an investment firm focused on cybersecurity and blockchain technology opportunities, and serves as Co-Chief Operations Officer of Antuit Inc., Group CFO and a board member of Antuit Group.
[CYFIRMA PARENT COMPANY]
Neeraj Bhargava manages the Board of Directors of Antuit, the parent company of CYFIRMA, and is actively involved in Antuit’s strategy and talent management. He is the founder and CEO of Zodius, the lead investor in Antuit. Prior to Zodius, Neeraj was the co-founder and CEO of WNS (listed on the NYSE with a peak market cap of $1.5 billion). He has also served as Managing Partner of eVentures India where he was the first investor in MakeMyTrip (listed at NASDAQ), NetMagic (sold to NTT), Customerasset (evolved into India-listed FirstSource) and Mentorix (sold to LionBridge). Previously, Neeraj was a Partner at McKinsey & Company where, among other initiatives, he was a leader of the founding team of the McKinsey Knowledge Center.
MANAGING DIRECTOR/CO-HEAD MBD FOR ASIA PACIFIC GOLDMAN SACHS AND ANTUIT BOARD MEMBER
Ankur Sahu is co-head of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division (MBD) in Asia Pacific. He is a member of the Global Corporate Investment Committee, MBD Risk Committee and Asia Pacific Management Committee. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1998 as an associate in the High Technology Investment Banking Group in San Francisco and moved to the Principal Investment Area in 2000. Ankur relocated to Tokyo in 2004 and to Mumbai in 2011, before returning to Tokyo in 2015. He was named managing director in 2005 and partner in 2006. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of Antuit, he is a board member of DEN Networks Ltd., Global Consumer Products Pvt. Ltd., Japan Renewable Energy Co., Ltd., ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd., PRL Developers Pvt. Ltd. and USJ Co. Ltd.