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Ashish Mehta

Director at Genese Incubation Management Services Pvt, Ltd

Ashish is co-chair of the CSA Blockchain/Distributed Ledger working group, where he leads and supports the group’s peer-reviewed research papers and coordinates educational and networking webinars with various industry players for the wider CSA community and industry participants. He has represented CSA as a speaker at multiple global events and is heavily involved with the Quantum-safe Security and Internet of Things working groups. Among his past research contributions are: Using Blockchain Technologies to Secure the IoT, a CSA blog post on the documentation of distributed ledger systems, and OWASP Medical Device secure deployment. He is director at Genese Incubation Management Services Pvt Ltd., a leading startup advisory firm. He serves as an advisor to the Government of Kerala's Blockchain Initiative and takes part in various technology analyst panels. He has taught blockchain and secure coding courses and is the co-author of books on BPX (SAP) and OCEG(GRC). He is also an active participant in the research efforts of NIST, ACT-IAC, OWASP, IAPP, and IEEE. He was awarded the Young Alumni Achiever Award by IIT-Kharagpur for 2020. He has a B.Tech (Hons) from IIT-Kharagpur and M.Sc in Cryptography with a Minor in Technology Strategy from Columbia Business School.