Kanishk Gaur is a renowned Digital, Cyber Security, and Public Policy Expert.

Kanishk Gaur
  • Kanishk Gaur is a renowned Cyber Security, Public Policy, Government Affairs and a Digital Technology Expert. He specializes in various areas of cyber security and tech policy. He is a host and a tech commentator at leading News Channels and TV Shows, as well as a columnist for India’s Top Newspapers and magazines like The Economic Times, The Financial Express, Business Standard and ThePrint.


  • Kanishk advises leading Global Tech Companies, Governments Agencies, Global Defence & Security Companies on Cyber Defence, Advanced Cyber Threats, Online Harms etc. He also helps organisations to implement security standards viz-a-viz emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine learning (ML), Robotics, Cloud etc. Kanishk has advised the Government of India on Cyber Security Strategy and Internet of Things (IoT) Standards and works closely with tech leaders & thinks tanks in India and in the United Kingdom.


  • Kanishk advises Private Family-run Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Enterprises on Cyber Security, Privacy, Digital Transformation and implementation of emerging technology.


  • A British Chevening Commonwealth Fellow, Kanishk has undergone Leadership Training at the United Kingdom’s prestigious Royal Military College of Science (Shrivenham Defence Academy).


  • In a career spanning 15+ years, Kanishk has held leadership roles with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY) and Synopsis Inc. He has also worked as a Consultant and Strategy Advisor with CXO’s/Business leaders in the emerging Markets and held Profit & Loss responsibility.


  • He is a TEDx Speaker and a visiting faculty at leading Indian Business Schools (IIM’s, MDI, FSM). He is also invited, as a speaker, to various chambers of commerce (ASSOCHAM, CII, FICCI). For his work in innovation, leadership in the field of Cyber Security, he was awarded the ‘Chevening Fellowship by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Government of United Kingdom.


  • With deep commitment and gratitude to positively contribute towards the Indian society, Kanishk has been the change agent driving India Future Foundation (IFF) for the past four years, impacting millions in India, especially the marginalised and vulnerable groups.



  • Today through Kanishk’s s vision/mission IFF through its Digital Literacy, Financial Inclusion, Online Safety, Cyber Awareness Sustainable and other scalable programs, works towards education and empowerment of children and youth in rural areas in partnership with the United Nations, Indian Central Government, multiple state governments (Maharashtra, Kerala, Assam) and law enforcement agencies. This is achieved by the support of the Industry and on-ground involvement of Civil Societies and self-help groups.


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