- Job title of nominated professional: Managing Director, Cybersecurity Operations
- Company (where nominated professional or team is working): Exeltek Consulting Group
- Website: http://www.exeltek.net
- Company size (employees): 10 to 49
- Country: United States
- Headquarters Region: North America
In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:
1. Gotham Sharma is a respected cybersecurity adviser, educator, speaker, and trainer.
2. As an advisory board member for various colleges and universities Mr. Sharma regularly provides and feedback on cybersecurity curriculum and workforce development initiatives.
3. Mr. Sharma has spent the last 10 years at the intersection of technology and education, working with diverse audiences to share the importance of cybersecurity and digital privacy.
In less than 300 words, summarize the achievements of the professional or team in the nominated category
Gotham Sharma is the Managing Director of the Exeltek Consulting Group, a cybersecurity advisory and training firm focused on preparing the next generation of digital defenders. Gotham has worked with schools and universities to design and implement security curriculum and host a variety of workshops teaching courses in digital privacy and cybersecurity awareness to students of all ages.