Data Safeguard Inc. hires Wipro exec of Indian origin as Chief Growth Officer


Data Safeguard Inc., a global award-winning leader in data privacy solutions has hired a top corporate executive of Indian origin as its Chief Growth Officer. The new CGO will help define and drive the overall growth strategy of the company in marketing, alliances, partner ecosystems, investor and analyst relationships across the globe while aligning with market and customer needs.

Dr. Damodar Sahu brings more than 25 years of Industry experience and was a tenured Wipro employee of over 11 years. He has worked in various locations across India and USA and helped grow many divisions across Wipro including hi-tech, technology, blockchain, CTO, manufacturing, iDEAS Growth partnerships, and sales. Sahu is one of the founding members of Wipro’s in-house Startups, AutoInsights (CTO), and Aftermarket Service Transformation. He also enables global partnerships on the cloud for data and engineering SaaS companies by combining marketing, business development, and sales efforts.

“Damodar’s innovative and social approach to supporting customer and partner ecosystems is a perfect fit to lead our future growth around the globe,” said Mr. Sudhir Sahu, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Data Safeguard Inc. “I am sure Damodar will contribute significantly to our company, our people, and look forward to working closely with him to grow the company to greater heights.”

Sahu graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, PGDBM in Operations Management from Amity University, MDP in Leadership in the Age of Digital Transformation from IIM Calcutta, PhD in CS & IT from SunRise University, India, and has been conferred with Honoris Causa Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Social Services with reference to World Peace and Philanthropy, conferred with Doctor of Letters (D.Litt., USA) for Social Services and IT from International Universities. He is also an advocate of social causes like “The Chain Reaction of Giving,” supporting the education of underprivileged students in Odisha, India as well as mentoring young startups in his community.

“I am excited to partner with Damodar so that we can bring Data Safeguard’s innovative AI/ML products and solutions to clients across the globe. I am confident that Damodar’s passion, enthusiasm, and influence will help Data Safeguard Inc move to the next level”, said Mr. Lee C. Nocon, Chief Technology Officer of Data Safeguard Inc.

Elliott Lowen, Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) said “We are excited to welcome Dr. Damodar Sahu to Data Safeguard as our new Chief Growth Officer. Dr. Sahu brings a wealth of experience in the data privacy and security space, and we are confident that he will be a valuable asset to our team”



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