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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Sr Technical Compliance Manager
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)Intuit
Company size (employees)10,000 or more
CountryUnited States
Headquarters RegionNorth America


Akshay is an accomplished Security engineer who is passionate about security. Throughout his career Akshay has demonstrated a commitment to excellence, innovation, in his career by taking ownership of diverse and multicultural projects . He had the opportunity to contribute to growing field of software security specifically in the field of Vulnerability Management, Automation and Application Security. Akshay is deeply committed to sharing knowledge about security by serving as a judge in local cybersecurity events, mentoring upcoming students in cybersecurity by participating in local cybersecurity meet up events within the community, local cybersecurity chapters. With his array of experience, he has involved directly in contributing to multi-billion dollar enterprises in the US and Asia, with a focus on improving the security and compliance posture of the organizations.

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1.Strategic Leadership : Akshay headed the integration of DevSecOps tools and practices for a then $20 billion banking partner in Europe by collaborating with teams across Europe, US and Asia while driving a big impact across the organization. Akshay spearheaded the migration of assets from on-premise to the cloud and shifting security to the left in development lifecycle. Akshay was able to decrease operation costs of up to 8 billion Pounds across 3 years with successful implementation of application security program. Through his leadership skills, he as able to foster an environment that is open to collaboration by organizing training's, cyberfest's , bringing in a culture of security first mindset .

2. Leveraging AI and Machine Learning for Efficiency and Security : Through Akshay's creative solutioning Akshay was able to add more than $170,000+ in revenue for one of leading energy companies' in the world. Akshay's innovative thinking extends beyond traditional compliance measures. He actively advocates for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to enhance both security and efficiency. Akshay played a key role in AI solutions developed and implemented by Intuit . These solutions facilitated the secure processing of a staggering 125 billion transactions annually and enabled bi-directional data sharing with over 20,000 financial institutions. This integration not only streamlined operations but also paved the way for innovative features, such as the ability to import 1.7 million cryptocurrency transactions in TurboTax. This seamless integration of technology and compliance exemplifies Akshay's commitment to utilizing innovative solutions to address both security and customer needs.

3. Giving Back to Cybersecurity Community : Beyond his dedication to cybersecurity, Akshay actively participates in the broader cybersecurity and compliance community, serving as a judge in local cybersecurity events and mentoring upcoming students. Through his leadership, knowledge-sharing, and innovative spirit, Akshay Sekar has established himself as a leading figure in the field, inspiring others to adopt a strategic and technology-driven approach to securing the future of financial services. The groundbreaking work led by Akshay Sekar has not only advanced cybersecurity and compliance practices but also captured the attention of the tech world, earning extensive media coverage and accolades.