CISO, Digital River
Kumar Dasani is a collaborative leader and trusted advisor to the business on information security, privacy and technology risk identification, risk management and risk reporting. Dedicated and results oriented servant leader with proven experience in building programs and highly effective teams to help deliver on a measurable security maturity journey in alignment with the business objectives.
At present, Kumar is the VP, Chief Information Security Officer at Digital River responsible for setting the vision, strategy and execution of enterprise information security, business continuity, and risk management. Prior to joining Digital River, Kumar was the Segment CISO for Medtronic Care Management Services where he built a cyber security program from ground up and helped deliver on the cyber security maturity, customer and regulatory requirements and compliance initiatives. His prior experience includes building security compliance risk functions in various industries and internal/external audit experience with KPMG focusing on healthcare and financial services industries.
Kumar received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Masters in Software Systems. In 2021, Kumar was recognized as the Visionary Leadership Award winner for his work in the cyber security field and governance, risk and compliance function. Kumar is also very active in the security community and maintains relevant certifications: CIPP/US, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CvCISO (pending)