Senior Vice President - Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance, DarkMatter

Harshul Joshi

Harshul Joshi is the Senior Vice President of Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance at DarkMatter. In this role, he is responsible for various cyber risk and regulatory activities in vital industries such as oil and gas, government, defence and finance. He also leads the cyber security and regulatory components of DarkMatter’s Smart City solutions.

Over the past 17 years, Harshul has worked for a range of leading organisations – including Fortune 100 companies – in the fields of cloud-based technologies, regulatory compliance, cyber security, governance, risk, internal audit and privacy. He is a dynamic practice leader with a successful track record of working with various C-level executives; with state,
national and multilateral bodies – including the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the PCI Security Standards Council; and with other entities operating in the security space. A well-known international speaker, he also leads
global dialogues on topics such as cloud adoption, cyber security and regulatory challenges. Before joining DarkMatter, Harshul was the General Manager of Salesforce.com’s Government Cloud platform, responsible for all strategic, operational and regulatory aspects of the service. In addition he was Salesforce.com’s Global Head of Cyber security
Regulations and Standards. Prior to joining Salesforce.com, Harshul led the Security practice for PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP) in the technology sector. He also has held various leadership roles with Sony Corporation of America,
GTE Internetworking (currently Verizon) and KPMG LLP. He is a member of several Boards of Advisors to Silicon Valley companies, is the Global Editor for ISO 27007, and is a regular contributor to various ISO and country-level cyber security standards. Harshul earned a Master of Business Administration from Montclair State University, a Master of Science
Degree in Information Systems from Bentley University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Gujarat University.