A dynamic IT leader with more than two decades of eclectic industry experience, Rakesh Kharwal is the Managing Director at Cyberbit, India – a globally leading cybersecurity solutions provider across both IT and OT networks. Rakesh has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, leading high growth businesses, focusing on advanced and niche technology solutions. Rakesh joined Cyberbit as its MD in 2019 following his two-year a stint at IBM as its Country Manager for Cybersecurity business. Before IBM, He was with McAfee as the Head of Govt. Business (India) in 2009 and became Director of Enterprise Sales in 2013. He also worked with Microsoft as its Product Manager (Security). Rakesh’s in-depth IT understanding was pivotal in driving positive outcomes at Microsoft and he was one of the founding members for building its CSO Forum. Rakesh began his career hardware and networking industry where he spent about 5 years. Rakesh believes India to be a promising cybersecurity market that will achieve global prominence in the near future. He is working together with Cyberbit’s workforce as well as its global leadership to position the brand aptly within the emerging market and generate the desired business results.