Author Profile

Ash Ahuja

Ash Ahuja

VP, Executive Partner

14 years at Gartner,  33 years' experience

Location:  USA  |  Language(s):  English, Indian - Hindi, Indian - Punjabi

Roles and Responsibilities

Ash Ahuja is a VP & Leadership Partner for EITL Security and Risk Management.


Previous Experience

Mr. Ahuja has more than 29 years of experience in IT. He is an accomplished leader in cybersecurity, risk management, technology and business strategy representing major organizations such as Gartner, GE, BP, Coca Cola, ADT, etc. A quick summary: - Started coding at the age of 13, startup founder at the age of 15 building products for aviation, travel, interactive kiosks, and web - Product architecture, development and management for large scale Fortune 500 web enterprise products - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) with proven ability to develop enterprisewide information security vision and strategy while engaging the C-level - Practical risk-based approach to information security that supports business initiatives with a thorough understanding and incorporation of information security and risk frameworks - Experienced in launching and building large-scale practices in security and risk management consulting and advisory services. - Top performer, top retention, top growth awards - Regular conference speaker at Gartner and other events on information security, risk management, and IAM - Authored 40+ articles in various newspapers and magazines - Won multiple hackathon and ideathon challenges in the bay area for fun (wearables, automotive and e-commerce) - Passionate pilot, fashion photographer, improv and racing enthusiast; and according to Mr. Ahuja, he does use a wheelchair, but that's just how he rolls! He has been at Gartner advising over 140+ CISO's 1:1 over the last 10 years. He is also a sport pilot, improv fanatic and photographer.