Pratik Savla is a seasoned Information Security, Compliance and Privacy Leader with over 15 years of experience largely in the private sector, responsible for safeguarding organizations against evolving cyber threats. His expertise lies at the intersection of cybersecurity, data privacy, technology risk management and regulatory compliance.
Pratik has a proven track record of assembling and leading high-performing teams of security professionals, driving cross-functional collaboration, and ensuring that security and compliance initiatives are integrated seamlessly into the broader organizational framework. Pratik’s approach to security emphasizes a holistic view, encompassing not only technology but also processes and people, ensuring a well-rounded defense.
With a keen understanding of industry-specific compliance requirements, Pratik has also successfully guided organizations through complex regulatory landscapes, including GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001, SOC 2 and PCI-DSS.
In his current role as Chief of Staff for Enterprise Security and Compliance at Synaptics, Pratik oversees a comprehensive enterprise security program encompassing risk and vulnerability management, compliance, incident response, and security awareness training.
Pratik holds a Master’s degree in Information Security from Purdue University and is also certified in CEH, CISA, and CDPSE.
Pratik is also currently serving as an Advisory Board Member for the California State University (CSU) Chico’s Cybersecurity for Executives Certificate program as well as core committee member for Google’s Minimum Viable Secure Product (MVSP) initiative. He has also served previously as a core committee member of the Vendor Security Alliance (VSA).
Pratik has previously held positions at Venafi, FireEye/Mandiant (Google Cloud), RSM, VMware, Intuit, Esker and Purdue University.
Pratik has featured on Forbes, WIRED magazine, Daily Mail, ThreatPost, Dark Reading, BankInfoSecurity, Tech Radar, and other publications about different security issues.
AI & Cybersecurity Insights
Delivered To Your Inbox