Dr. Saritha Arunkumar

IBM Public Cloud Worldwide Technical Leader - Security , IBM

Dr Saritha Arunkumar is a Thought Leader with over 23 years of experience in Cyber Security space, leading and shaping up security in upcoming and emerging areas like Biometrics, IoT security, Blockchain and Cloud. Saritha has a bachelor's degree in engineering, master's degree in operations research and a PhD in Mobile Security. She is a Master Inventor, very passionate about innovation and runs various innovation workshops and patent jams taking the IBM community and helping university students and Secondary schools see the importance of ideation and patenting. Fellow of BCS, Fellow and Board Director of CiiSec, Saritha leads women in Cyber workstream within CiiSec to help more women take up Security as their career. She has won many awards including runner up for Future of the Women in Digital and Tech Category and winning TechWomen50 award. Saritha is one of the Winners of Princess Royal Silver Medal Award for 2023. (https://raeng.org.uk/programmes-and-prizes/prizes/princess-royal-silver-medal).