Avinash W Kadam, Advisor, ISACA India Task Force, is a leading authority on Information Security. He has more than four decades of experience in Information Technology Management, Information Systems Audit, Information Security Consulting and Training. Kadam has served as Vice President of ISACA International Board for two years from 2006 to 2008. He was President of ISACA Mumbai Chapter from 1998-2000. He is the recipient of ISACA's Harold Weiss Award for 2005, "Given to Recognize Dedication to the IS Audit, Control and Security Profession". He is currently Advisor to ISACA's India Task Force.
Kadam regularly writes articles on Information Security topics. He has written a number of articles about COBIT 5 and also co-authored a publication "Securing Sensitive Personal Data or Information under India's IT Act Using COBIT 5". He was a project coordinator and advisor for another publication from ISACA - "RBI Guidelines Mapping with COBIT5".
He holds BE (Mechanical), AMIE (Electronics and Telecommunication) and Master in Financial Management (MFM) degrees and a string of information security certificates that he also teaches.