Speaker Profile

Nitin Bhatnagar
Mr. Nitin Bhatnagar

Regional Director - India and South Asia, PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. Bhatnagar, Regional Director, leads the Council’s efforts in increasing adoption and awareness of the PCI Security Standards in India. In this role, Mr. Bhatnagar works closely with the PCI Council Management Team, Payment Brands, Assessors Community, Participating Organizations, Government entities and Regulators. Mr. Bhatnagar is an innovative thinker, speaker, television personality, and technical writer and has been often quoted in cybersecurity news stories and has been quoted by news organizations including the BBC, CNBC, Reuters, Economic Times and Times of India. 

Mr. Bhatnagar has been working in payment security domain for close to two decades and has been recognized amongst the “Top 100 Cyber Security Leaders of India 2022”. He has been constantly part of Research and Development around role of new emerging technologies i.e., Quantum Computing, Artificial intelligence (AI), and Mne Learning (ML), in protecting Payment Infrastructure from Sophisticated Cyber Attacks. Mr. Bhatnagar possess Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and Master's in "Cyber Law and Information Security" from Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India.