Akhil Behl, CCIE Emeritus No. 19564, is a passionate IT executive with key focus on cloud and security. He has 18+ years of experience in the IT industry working across several leadership, advisory, consultancy, and business development profiles with various organizations. His technology and business specialization include cloud, security, infrastructure, data center, and business communication technologies. Currently he leads business development for cloud for a global systems integrator.
Akhil has written multiple titles on security and business communication technologies. He has contributed as technical editor for more than a dozen books on security, networking, and information technology. He has published four books with Pearson Education / Cisco Press.
He has published several research papers in national and international journals, including IEEE Xplore, and presented at various IEEE conferences, as well as other prominent ICT, security, and telecom events. Writing and mentoring is his passion and a part of his life.
He holds CCIE Emeritus (Collaboration and Security), Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Google Professional Cloud Architect, Azure AI Certified Associate, Azure Data Fundamentals, CCSK, CHFI, PMP, ITIL, VCP, TOGAF, CEH, ISM, CCDP, and many other industry certifications. He has Bachelor in Technology and Masters in Business Administration degrees.