Sameer Ahirrao (CISA,CISSP,CCSP)
Founder and CEO
Sameer drives data centric privacy vision at Ardent and ensures product is aligned with business mission of customers to reduce enterprise risk. He is experienced security leader with two decades of experience in enterprise security and privacy. Prior to founding Ardent he led security engineering team at Lockheed Martin serving large government customers. In earlier career Sameer worked with Symantec both on product and consulting serving large enterprise customers and Deloitte with Enterprise risk services serving fortune 500 companies for regulatory audits and consulting. Sameer holds Bachelor of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Pune Institute of Computer Technology, University of Pune and holds various security accolades such as CISSP, CISA, CCSP. He serves as subject matter expert for ISC2 and frequent speaker at local and international security conferences.