Mani Akella Corporate Faculty (CSMS)
Mani is a dynamic executive with demonstrated expertise in all phases of information and network security issues including security strategy, GRC (governance, risk, compliance), architecture, and operational services. Mani has a diverse background consisting of positions encompassing the creation of innovative, technologically advanced security solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Combined breakthrough technology which lead to cost-effective monitoring of data networks and the ability to react to incidents with more agility, providing heightened intrusion detection capabilities that were previously undetected. Links strategy with execution to produce sustainable results, and ensures global technology investment decisions are made for optimal support of the business strategy and global enterprise technology environment.
Achievements include: coauthoring text books on information security, the use of social psychology in security and incident response. Has been published in trade magazines such as Network World and Computer World.