Deepak Dutt brings over 20 years of cybersecurity and entrepreneurial expertise in bridging the technology and business worlds. He has a range of experience from startups to large worldwide software companies and Government organizations. He has a reputation for going after tough tasks, hard goals, and accomplishing what the business needs to thrive.
Prior to his latest venture, Deepak Dutt worked in various roles in cybersecurity, new venture development, R&D and product management at Nortel, Siemens, Newbridge Networks. He was a recipient of the award of excellence by the Nortel CEO.
Deepak has a successful track record in his entrepreneurship path where he co-founded a software company in India, Intsyx, specializing in eLearning which was subsequently acquired by an Ottawa based firm, bringing him to Ottawa at age 22. As the CEO of Zighra, an emerging leader in the cybersecurity space, he has expanded the business globally with operations in Canada, US and UK.
For his entrepreneurial innovation, the Ottawa chamber of commerce honored him with the Top 40 under Forty Award for business excellence. He was also named as one of Ottawa’s top rising stars.
Deepak holds a M.Sc. in computer science from the University of Ottawa, is an official member of the Forbes Technical Council and actively participates in International Forums and Advisory Boards of various start-ups and has authored over fifteen patents granted and pending.