Ritesh guttoo
Working on innovative and effective solutions to protect against imminent cyber threats.

Ritesh Guttoo

EY Africa, India and Middle East Cybersecurity Leader

Cyber security sounding board for top organisations. Uses new technology like robotics and machine learning to bring insights to clients. Husband and father of two. Loves testing the latest gadgets.

In his role as Africa Cyber Leader, Ritesh has led the implementation of a Centre of Excellence for cyber security services in Africa, which is delivering on complex and exciting engagements across the world. He is also pioneering the development of innovative solutions, with a team that comprises cyber, robotics, data science and solution development skillsets.

Ritesh has over 15 years of cyber security and forensics experience. He has previously worked with large accounts in North America and across the EMEIA region. He has successfully established chief information security offices (CISOs) for clients, designed security operations Centres and worked on national cyber security strategies.

Ritesh started his career with a Big Four consultancy firm, working in digital and cyber security initiatives. He then worked in different countries to gain experience in establishing cyber security functions and to acquire international accreditations.

How Ritesh is building a better working world

Ritesh is committed to creating a safer environment for EY’s clients, by helping them to recognise and deal with cyber risks in an effective manner.

He regularly speaks at business leader forums on the importance of dealing with emerging risks, which are often neglected in digital and innovation programmes.

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