About The Speaker
Dr. Ashish Kundu is a distinguished scientist, a leader in the area of Security, Privacy, and Compliance, and a distinguished speaker. Dr. Kundu is currently the Head of Cybersecurity Research at Cisco Research. He has been recognized as an ACM Distinguished Member and earlier as ACM Distinguished Speaker. Dr. Kundu has been honored with the prestigious Master Inventor recognition multiple times by IBM Research. Dr. Kundu’s doctoral research at Purdue University received the prestigious CERIAS Diamond Award for his outstanding contributions to cybersecurity. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. His research has led to more than 150 patents filed with more than 140 patents granted, and more than 40 research papers. He has led security and compliance of self-driving cars, tele-operated driving, and UAVs across all the stacks. He has also led the security and compliance of cloud-based healthcare, and cloud-based AI-driven education platforms. He has led cybersecurity of Nuro as its Head of Cybersecurity. Dr. Kundu also worked as a Master Inventor and Research Staff Member at IBM T J Watson Research Center. Dr. Kundu received his Ph.D. from Purdue University and he was affiliated with CERIAS.