Gotham Sharma

Gotham Sharma

“It’s our collective responsibility as information security professionals to help prepare the next generation of digital defenders.”

Gotham Sharma is the Chief Information Security Officer of the New York City based Exeltek Consulting Group, a cybersecurity & digital privacy advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations strengthen their security posture and defend against cyber threats.

Prior to Exeltek, Gotham designed and deployed data security solutions for a number of Fortune 500 financial services organizations, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley. Gotham has been nominated for, and received, several awards for his work as a cybersecurity educator, entrepreneur, mentor, speaker, and writer.

His work has appeared in Cybercrime Magazine and the Cybersecurity Skills Journal. Gotham is a graduate of the FBI Citizen’s Academy, Harvard University’s Cyber Risk Management program, and held the rank of Specialist in the New York Guard, under the Department of Military and Naval Affairs.