Data Security Council of India (DSCI), has announced the elevation of Vinayak Godse as CEO.
Prior to this, he was senior vice president.
Godse has been associated with the company since its inception in 2008.
He takes over from Rama Vedashree, who led DSCI as the CEO from June 2016 to September 2022.
Rajendra S Pawar, chairperson, DSCI and chairman and co-founder, NIIT Group, said, “We are delighted to welcome Vinayak Godse as the CEO of DSCI. Over the years, DSCI has positioned itself as the key industry body in Data Protection and Cyber Security. As DSCI enters its fifteenth year, I am confident that Vinayak’s rich experience will enable DSCI to formulate strategies and cyber priorities for the industry and the country. I would also like to thank Rama Vedashree, former CEO, for her contributions in the last six plus years to establish DSCI as a distinguished body in the security and privacy sphere.”
Godse said, “Cyber security and privacy have come to a critical level, driving national level discourses while creating immense opportunities. DSCI would orchestrate innovation, capabilities and contribute towards India’s cyber preparedness, and be the driving force ensuring secure and privacy assured digital transformation. I look forward to working closely with the industry, security leaders, community, researchers, start-ups, and government bodies to strengthen India's position in the global cyberspace.”