Ajit Gaddam

Senior Director, Security Architecture Engineering, Visa Inc.

Ajit Gaddam is the Head of Security Engineering at Visa, where he is responsible for building large scale machine learning driven cybersecurity products, leading engineering programs and providing expert guidance on security matters. He has presented at conferences worldwide, including Usenix ENIGMA, Black Hat, Strata Data Hadoop, COSO Dubin and GCS Ukraine. Gaddam has been quoted by major media organizations and his work has been showcased in academic journals, security publications, and in two published books. He is an active participant in various open source and standards bodies, is a prolific inventor of disruptive technologies (over 80+ global patents), and moonlights as an instructor (SANS, community colleges).