"Chinmay Hegde is a Subject Matter Expert in the areas of Smart Things, IT-OT, Networking and Cyber/Network Security with an experience over 17 years in the industry, working for the global security giants such as McAfee, Symantec and Cisco. Also, he has been heading the Application detection and FINRA research for Actiance Inc. before he started his entrepreneurship career where he co-founded Netocol Group (India and Singapore - sold in the year of 2013), Interactive Spectrum where he sold off his shares to a PE venture in recent past. At present, he is a Strategic Consulting Expert for Smart Cities and Security in India, working closely with the governmental and non-governmental organizations. Currently, he is the Chief Partner with Astrikos Consulting.
Chinmay possesses intellectual properties in the area of Security Analytics, Security Compliance Enforcement, Dynamic Insider reputation rating. He has been contributor to McAfee Global Support Knowledge base and Manipal University on various technology topics. He is certified RedHat, Cisco, Apple professional (server, security and storage) and possesses one each Master Degrees in Information Technology Management and Literature respectively, apart from a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science."