Vivek has accumulated 20 years of IT and security experience in the Canadian Financial sector prior to joining Bell.  His experience includes trading floor design, development environments, security testing and assurance, security strategy and benchmarking, security standards and policy, awareness and education programs, and compliance programs for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).

Vivek has a B.Sc. in Physics and is certified to both CISM and CISSP.  Vivek is an active member of the global information security organization called Information Security Forum and has given numerous conference presentations on topics ranging from Information Security Privileged Identity Frameworks,  Information Security organizational design and implementing cost conscious security programs.  Vivek is currently accountable for Bell’s company-wide Information Security Strategy which includes Policy/Standards frameworks, data loss prevention, advanced persistent threat detection, denial of service attack mitigation, security information event management systems, digital forensics, cyber threat intelligence and performance reporting and benchmarking.