Col KPM DAS (Retd)

Col KPM Das an Adjunct Fellow at the Takshashila Institution, currently serves as the National Cybersecurity and Trust Officer for Cisco in India and Asia Pacific, driving emerging cybersecurity initiatives. With a background in the IT services industry and prior service in the Indian Army, he has held leadership roles and demonstrated expertise in information warfare, military technology, and cybersecurity. He is a published author and contributor in various related fields, with a keen interest in wargame theory and development, including the creation of the First Battle BC, a Battalion to Corps Wargame. His significant accomplishments include setting up the Information/Cyber Warfare Cell during Operation Vijay and the deployment of SATHI, a mobile platform for infantry soldiers during Counter terrorist operations.