Speakers / Vikram Kalkat
Vikram joins Kaspersky Lab in 2017 to become the lead for KICS business development in the region. In this role, Vikram is responsible in increasing the cybersecurity company’s footprint in the entire APAC region for the KICS line of business. Vikram is also acting as Senior Business Development lead for B2B solutions as part of the APAC team.
He is well-versed in the IT industry and has authored white papers on strategy and risk and has recently published a book digital business strategy called “Digital Spine: A Study in Business Strategy”.
Prior to starting at Kaspersky Lab, Vikram worked most recently with IBM as Business Development lead where he managed a key technology account for APAC region.
Vikram took on major roles in business consulting, account sales management and programme management for over 17 years across UK, Ireland, Canada and Singapore. He has worked with clients in both public and private sectors in industries such as mining and chemical, banking and telco across the globe.
Born and raised in India, Vikram graduated from the Modern School in New Delhi and earned his postgraduate degree from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.