In one of the first CISO movements of the new decade, Bithal Bhardwaj has moved on from GE to join infrastructure major, GMR Group as Group CISO.
Bhardwaj had been associated with GE for over 13 years, during which he served the company in various roles, including IT Risk Governance Leader – GE GDC Global & India Suppliers, CISO & Principal Risk Advisor – GE South Asia & China and India Security Hub Leader among others.
In August 2018, he was appointed GE’s CISO – International Regions. As the regional CISO leader he was responsible for leading all regions outside of North America, including Latin America, Russia, Europe, MENAT, Sub Sahara Africa, Asia Pacific, South Asia & Greater China.
Bhardwaj has over 20 years of extensive experience in the area of information security and is considered one of the noted voices in the Indian infosec space.