Sameer Ahirrao


Ardent Privacy

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Sameer Ahirrao is CEO of Ardent Privacy, Data Privacy solutions company based in National Capital Region. Prior to founding Ardent Privacy, he brings two decades of experience in security and privacy engineering. Earlier he led Security Engineering team at Lockheed Martin , spent 5 years at Symantec in IT GRC product area and worked at Deloitte with Enterprise risk services serving fortune 500 companies for regulatory audits and consulting. Sameer holds Bachelor of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Pune Institute of Computer Technology, University of Pune and holds various accolades such as CISSP, CISA, CCSP. Sameer is IAPP volunteer, serves as subject matter expert for ISC2 and frequent speaker at local and international security conferences.


Contributions by Sameer Ahirrao

  • Where is my personal data bill of materials?
    The Privacy Advisor
  • What You Need to Know about India’s Personal Data Protection Bill
    Speaker at Virtual Baltimore KnowledgeNet: January 28, 2022
  • Privacy and Data Protection In a Pandemic
    Speaker at Virtual Americas Innovation Award KnowledgeNet: January 26, 2022
  • Kids Are (Not) Alright: Protecting children's privacy in the pandemic
    Speaker at Virtual Baltimore KnowledgeNet: March 11, 2021
  • Baltimore Privacy Holiday Happy Hour with Privacy Engineering Insights
    Speaker at Virtual Baltimore KnowledgeNet: December 18, 2020
  • Alleviating Data Privacy Concerns with Knowing Your Data
    Speaker at Virtual Baltimore KnowledgeNet: October 21, 2020
  • CCPA in Works: Learnings from early 2020 and virtual Networking
    Speaker at Virtual Baltimore KnowledgeNet: June 3, 2020