Amitabh Bhardwaj - Joint Director (IT and Cyber Security), Government of India

Amitabh Bhardwaj

Joint Director (IT and Cyber Security), Government of India

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With an illustrious 22-year journey in Telecommunication, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Project Management, and Public Policy, Amitabh emerges as an impassioned and collaborative leader, thriving in challenging landscapes. Currently steering the ship as the Joint Director of IT and Cyber Security for the Government of India, he spearheads the design, implementation, and operation of secure IT networks and systems, ensuring unwavering compliance and business continuity across diverse domains and geographies. 


Amitabh is celebrated for his strategic prowess and adept problem-solving skills, successfully guiding geographically dispersed teams through mission-critical tasks. Armed with certifications as an ethical hacker, project management professional, and a graduate in public policy, he seamlessly blends technical acumen with a fervent interest in regulatory analysis. Amitabh envisions leveraging his expertise to propel the Government of India into a realm of digital innovation and transformation, promising a future where his leadership contributes significantly to the nation’s progress.