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Vikram Desai

Managing Director, Accenture Security, Global Platform Lead


Vik is responsible for Accenture Security’s global Platform strategy. His mission is to consider the “art of the possible” to create industry tailored solutions that shield Accenture clients from advanced cyber risks, while maximizing operational efficiencies.

Armed with more than 25 years of experience leading public and privately held high technology companies, Vik’s deep cross-sector business and operational expertise spans:

  • Cybersecurity

  • Analytics

  • IT infrastructure

  • Application networking

  • Communications

Vik lays special focus on the media and entertainment, public service, communications and electronics, and high-tech industries.

Prior to joining Accenture, Vik served as chief executive officer and a Board member of three technology pioneers (Kavado, Inc.; Liquid Computing Corp; Viziant Corp), a president of Global Crossing (LVLT) and chief operating officer of Radware, Ltd. (RDWR). He previously served on the Board of Directors of Security Innovation, and currently serves as a Board observer for Endgame, Inc. Off hours, Vik volunteers his expertise and support to the Yale University Entrepreneurial Institute as an Institute mentor.

Vik holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Connecticut. In his free time, Vik’s interests include travel, skiing, tennis and golf. In his life and work, he draws on Mahatma Gandhi’s famous quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

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