Ankush Johar

Ankush Johar

Director

Infosec Ventures

Biography

A serial entrepreneur with multiple ventures and investments in Telecom, Media, Technology & cyber security. He runs a venture fund that invests in innovations that solve BIG problems in cyber security. He has invested in BugsBounty.com™, EmailAuth™, HumanFirewall™ and Infosec SSG™, with more investments in the pipeline.  /> He has serviced over 75+ Telecom Regulators and Ministries on crucial Telecom and Internet related issues. He’s had the honour of shaping crucial policy level decisions for governments and international bodies like the UN, ITU, BEREC (Body of European regulators) among others. He has done business with over 60% of all mobile operators in the world, i.e. over 500+ mobile operators out of the nearly 800 across 142 countries.

At the start of his career, he founded and successfully reverse-merged his first venture with a publicly listed company in the OSS/BSS vertical. Later at age 21, He conceived and implemented the world’s first & largest short code based service.

He holds an honours degree in Economics and a Masters of Sciences degree from City University London.
He is a keynote speaker, chairs events and makes regular appearances in the media in print, radio and TV on tier 1 media properties like the BBC, Sky News, CNBC, NDTV among others on mobile, internet, policy and cyber security related topics.

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