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Ankur Sheth

Senior Managing Director

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485 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

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Ankur Sheth is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in New York. Ankur has been focused on cybersecurity for over 20 years across a variety of competencies and industries and continues to serve his clients in successfully mitigating potential cyber threats.


Ankur possesses an extensive knowledge of cybersecurity controls, processes, and technologies, and continues to assist clients with projects ranging from strategy to implementation. He has worked with clients across multiple industries ranging from financial services to healthcare and beyond to help them strategize, analyze, plan, architect, design, implement, and support cybersecurity related controls and systems. Ankur utilizes extensive education and experience along with his business and security knowledge to deploy leading practices across all security aspects within enterprises. Additionally, Ankur has worked with his multi-national clients at a global level across North and South America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific.

Ankur regularly works with risk and IT officers and executive and board members on the changing cybersecurity landscape and the best approaches for managing that ongoing risk in an effective and efficient manner. Ankur has helped build and develop cybersecurity programs at organizations that employ leading technologies and practices to enhance their overall security posture.

Ankur’s professional experience includes:

  • Developing a tailored cybersecurity strategy for clients to effectively enhance their existing cybersecurity program into a more mature state over time. This involves identifying critical issues, and converting discovered gaps into actionable recommendations, and laying the the foundation of a strategic roadmap that can be actioned upon.
  • Conducting IT and cybersecurity risk assessments across organizations utilizing the leading frameworks such as ISO and NIST, to identify key risks and develop approaches for mitigation
  • Integrating cybersecurity expertise into broader assessments, such as GDPR, HIPAA, and ITAR, to provide leading practices to organizations reviewing their compliance measures
  • Conducting and facilitating workshops globally with client executives focused on discussing key cybersecurity trends and areas of improvements for organizations across all industries
  • Implemented a variety of security technologies such as identity and access management solutions, to enhance existing processes by increasing the security and automation involved; this includes understanding the business requirements and generating a solution architecture, design, and operational components for the system build
  • Developing cybersecurity and IT governance programs to help clients build and mature their program in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Conducting security testing within an organization to find key vulnerabilities and attack vectors to help clients enhance their technical security controls.
  • Conducting organizational  governance  reviews  to  revamp  and create  a  structure  more  conducive  to  the company’s industry and associated risks.
  • MBA, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
  • BS, Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

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