Felix Mohan

Chief Executive Officer

Felix ranks amongst India’s foremost information security thought leaders with over 30 years experience in the field of Information Technology and Information Security.

  • Senior VP and Global CISO of Bharti Group, responsible for managing information risks, business continuity and compliance across twenty-two countries in Africa, India and South Asia
  • Also held charge as the Chief Architect and managed IT in South Asia with CIOs of Airtel Bangladesh and Sri Lanka reporting in to him during his tenure
  • Advisor in KPMG
  • CEO and Director of Secure Synergy, a security start-up that he co-founded, which grew to becoming one of India’s leading managed security services company winning the Frost & Sullivan award twice in a row within four years of founding
  • Director and Head of Navy’s IT
  • Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of Maharashtra; Officer on Special Duty to the Vice President of India


  • Member, Study Steering Committee (SSC), Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
  • Member of Cyber Security Task Force, NASSCOM
  • Cyber Security Task Force, NASSCOM and DSCI
  • Member of the National Task Force on Information Security set up by the Prime Minister’s Office under the auspices of the National Security Council to define India’s Cybersecurity Roadmap
  • Co-Chair of the Industry Working Group of the Indo-US Cyber Security Forum
  • Member of the DOT Working Group on Telecom Security
  • Chair of the CII National Committee on Data Security
  • Member of the Sub-Committees of the Government-Industry Joint Working Group for PPP and Cybersecurity Policy
  • Member of IBM Security Advisory Board
  • Member of RSA Security for Business Innovation Council
  • Member Advisory Board of the Cybersecurity Education and Research Centre of IIIT-Delhi


  • Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India for innovative work in information security
  • The Data Security Council of India ‘Security Leader Award‘
  • CSO Forum ‘Security Visionary Award‘
  • RSA ‘Security Strategist Award‘
  • India’s Star CSO Award