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Avinash Kotikalapudi

Senior Director and Data Protection Officer
The future depends on what you do today.
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As a Senior Director,  Avinash leads the IT Security and GRC services at Anglepoint helping clients in the area of information security, risk management, and privacy. He is also the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and leads the privacy program at Anglepoint

With over 15 years of experience in IT security, Avinash loves working with clients in building security programs focusing on governance, risk and compliance, third party vendors, privacy and overall security risk across the organization.

Prior to joining Anglepoint, Avinash worked at KPMG where he managed the delivery of security programs covering regulatory and compliance requirements of his clients and has performed technical assessments of the effectiveness and design of cybersecurity controls.

In addition to his audit and advisory experience, Avinash has hands-on experience in implementing network identity access management products, load balancer, firewalls, routers, and switches.

Avinash is based in  Santa Clara, CA  and holds a Master’s degree in Engineering with a focus on Security from San Jose State University. His professional certifications include Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

Avinash Kotikalapudi

Senior Director and Data Protection Officer
The future depends on what you do today.
Avinash is a director at Anglepoint and has over 10 years of experience focused in the area of software compliance, IT compliance, IT audit and IT advisory. He leads a team of highly skilled individuals to deliver software licensing and sales enablement as well as establish procedures and appropriate metrics pertaining to software planning and software compliance. He has helped several of his clients optimize their software licensing programs to be in compliance with the associated license agreements and general licensing policies. Prior to joining Anglepoint, Avinash worked at KPMG where he performed contract compliance audits focused on software end-user license agreements. He focused on helping clients streamline their software assets, achieve software compliance and assisted in the recovery of millions of dollars in non-compliance on behalf of licensors. He has also provided network security and risk management services to his clients and has performed audits involving identification, testing, and remediation of IT controls. In addition to his audit experience, Avinash has hands-on experience in implementing network identity access management products, load balancer, firewalls, routers, and switches. Avinash holds a Masters degree in Engineering with a focus on Computer Networks from San Jose State University. His professional certifications include Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).
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