Kamal Dhamija has assumed the role of Chief Information Security Officer at IRIS Software, following his tenure as the CISO at Indigo (Interglobe Aviation). Kamal’s primary objective at Iris Software Inc. is to design strategic defenses that are aligned with IRIS’s objective of helping clients achieve their business goals by fully leveraging technology, while providing an unparalleled, personalized client and employee experience. He is charged with establishing a resilient cybersecurity framework. With over 16 years of experience, Kamal specializes in Digitalization Journey, Strategic Account Management, and Global Service Delivery across the cybersecurity domain, particularly using the Onshore/Offshore Model.
On his appointment, Kamal says, “I am thrilled at the prospect of contributing my skills and expertise as the Chief Information Security Officer at IRIS Software. The company’s commitment to excellence and innovation is not only inspiring but aligns perfectly with my vision for cybersecurity as a fundamental component of our strategic goals. I extend my sincere appreciation to Abhijeet Kamathi and the predecessors for establishing a robust foundation for the Information and Cyber Security department at IRIS. The dedication to building a skilled and collaborative team is evident, and I am fortunate to inherit such a talented group of professionals.”
“My vision as CISO is to architect strategic defenses aligned with our business objectives and establish a resilient, ever evolving cybersecurity framework. My responsibilities incl. implementing robust cybersecurity policies, fostering a culture of cyber awareness, and enhance collaboration across businesses and departments to define cyber resilience as an intrinsic element of our organization’s fabric,” says Kamal. Earlier in his career, Kamal has worked with Apollo Tyres as Cyber Security Officer. He has also worked with TCS, Accenture and IBM to name a few. A Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and a Diploma holder in Information Technology, Kamal began his career as a security analyst with HCL technologies.