Andrew David Bhagyam, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPT, FIP

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Zoho Corp

Andrew David is the Lead - Privacy Operation and Management at Zoho Corp, one of the most promising Saas companies in the world having it's roots in India. He is an Electronics and Communications engineer by education, who initially worked as a Software Developer at Zoho Corp and later moved within the organisation to establish and lead the Data Privacy team at Zoho. On a daily basis, Andrew works with multiple teams from various business units providing guidance on data protection by design in all their application softwares, translating legal requirements and guidances to actionable work items for the organisation to work on, negotiating data protection agreements with their customers, conducting data protection impact assessments on their processes and procedures and evaluating their third party service providers on the privacy controls as part of their on boarding process.

He also takes care of compliance with the data privacy laws and industry standards that is applicable to the organisation. Having hailed from an ECE background, he also loves IoT and AI, having the mix of both the worlds of technicality(technology) and legality(law). 

Andrew is a certified Privacy Technologist and a certified Privacy Professional for Europe by the IAPP. He is also a certified Ethical Hacker as he believes that "If you want to give privacy, you should know how to break privacy in the first place so that you can put controls such that the privacy is not breached." 

 

Contributions by Andrew David Bhagyam

  • Virtual Chennai KnowledgeNet: 12 September 2020
    Speaker at Virtual Chennai KnowledgeNet: 12 September 2020
  • ISO 27018: Our Journey Towards Data Protection in Cloud
    Speaker at Chennai KnowledgeNet: 12 December 2019