EMEA Lead for IBM X-Force Command Centre, Master Inventor, IBM Security


Saritha Arunkumar

Saritha Arunkumar

Saritha is a thought Leader with over 22 years of experience in Cyber Security, leading and and shaping up security in upcoming and emerging areas like Biometrics, IoT security and Blockchain. Building upon her deep technical expertise in security design, solutions, architecture, risk, compliance and governance, she became an expert and trusted client advisor across industries and account teams in emerging solutions for IAM, IoT Security, Biometrics and BlockChain.

Working on Security Strategy, Risk and Compliance areas, Saritha led a number of Risk Quantification engagements for large European Clients and helped them assess their top assets ,risks and using the FAIR methodology quantify the risk associated.

Currently Saritha works as an Executive Security Advisor in the IBM Security Command Centre global team helping clients to see the pressure of being in a cyber crisis and the processes they need to put in place to deal with one. This includes taking the C-suite leaders through the Cyber Challenge experience, sharing best practices, increasing their cyber awareness, helping them through better preparedness for CyberCrisis. This further leads to helping with architecting and designing solutions for Clients based on their requirements.

She is a Master Inventor, fostering and nurturing new inventors by guiding and mentoring them through various programs across UKI, thus leading to the overall of growth patents for IBM. During her career she has been encouraging and promoting diversity in the technical field, and was runner up for Future of the Women in Digital and Tech Category and winning TechWomen50 award.