Dinesh Pillai is the Founder and Managing Director of Acquisory Risk Consulting Pvt. Ltd. He brings in decades of rich expertise in cyber security, risk management and process engineering across various industry verticals. 
He began his career with the Tata Group and worked with the Mukund Group before joining Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. During his stint of 15 years, he was instrumental in making Mahindra SSG a prominent name in risk consulting. Under his leadership, several business verticals viz., physical security consulting practice and fraud risk management practice were setup in Mahindra SSG. He headed Mahindra Special Services Group (Mahindra SSG) since 2009.
Recognized as a thought leader, Dinesh has shared his expertise at several national and international conferences on various key challenges faced by the corporate leaders and the government sector. He has written extensively on cyber security issues in key publications like The Economic Times, Times of India, Hindu Business line, Mint, Financial Chronicle, The Financial Express, CSO Forum, Business Today, Business Week, Express Computer, CIO review Magazine, CIO & Leader Magazine and India Today. He is a prominent speaker on issues of cyber security.
He is a member of the CII, BCCI, FICCI and ASSOCHAM. He is a member of the working group of Government of India for PPP in Cyber Security under Deputy NSA. He was also the Chairman of the Safety and Security Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry 2010-11 which addressed several issues of security and development in the city of Mumbai.
A Post Graduate in Electrical Engineering, Dinesh has attended the executive program at ISB and Business Leadership program at Harvard Business School in 2010.