Valmiki (Val) is a globally recognized expert in cyber and cloud security industry with focus on innovation and collaboration to address the information security needs of the future. He currently serves as an Executive Director in the Cyber Advisory Services at EY. Val for several years has served as trusted advisor to a number of the top Fortune 500 C-Level executives, public agency leaders and education institution management teams.
Val is considered as an original thought leader in the domain of Cyber Peace and in 2014 established the Cyber Peace Alliance, a global think/do tank of cybersecurity and policy experts advancing the concept of a secure and trusted Cyberspace. Val founded the Cyber Future Foundation and its Constituents including the Cyber Peace Alliance to take the initiative forward.
Val is known for his Commitment to the information security professional community and is constantly engaged as a leader and contributor within many standards initiatives, security alliances and consortium. He also serves as the Global Co-chair of Cloud Security Alliance’s IAM domain. Val is also the Founder and current Chairman of CSA North Texas, which, in a couple of years, has grown to be a significant contributor to the global Cloud Security domains. He also addresses graduate classes at leading schools on Information Security, Risk Management, and Cloud Security.