Cyberattacks and supply chain risks are growing in sophistication and complexity. Establishing and sustaining cyber resilience is an opportunity to cultivate and foster competitive advantage.

Krishna Balakrishnan

EY Global and Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity Managed Services Leader

Global thought leader and cybersecurity visionary. Transforming cybersecurity ecosystems into a strategic, cutting-edge business enabler to propel and sustain growth. Philanthropical pioneer.

Krishna and his team provide clients with effective strategies to manage and reduce cybersecurity risks, turning cybersecurity ecosystems into cost-effective strategic business enablers that embed tangible, long-term value.

With more than two decades of experience, Krishna has developed a multi-jurisdictional practice across diverse industries including financial services, manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, retail and consumer goods. He advises clients on complex cyber risk engagements, using his experience and deep domain knowledge to originate and lead cyber transformation programs that drive sustainable business growth and innovation.

Prior to joining EY, Krishna established a boutique consultancy house and held senior leadership roles at a global technology services and consultancy company.

Krishna holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication (Hons.) and is currently based in Singapore.

How Krishna is building a better working world

“I am committed to fostering a community that is kinder, more people-centric and inclusive of different genders, diversities, and backgrounds. My family and I have been delighted and honored to support over 30 underprivileged children, improving their access to care and education so that they can reach their potential and live full lives. My commitment to philanthropy outside of work is foundational to my approach to client engagement and advice, and underscores my focus on building a better working world.”

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