Founder & CEO, ProtectBox


In her current role, as founder/CEO of cybersecurity comparison website & marketplace, Kiran is not just making the process of “Security for all” easier through Tech4Good. By making buying quick, simple & affordable for small & medium businesses. And taking away the pain for Suppliers too by getting them Sales (not just leads) in a fair marketplace powered by responsible AI. But by also bringing diversity to cyber, by offering non-tech, gig roles through collaborative global partnerships. Kiran also speaks & advocates for Quantum Computing. Winner of 8 Awards (finalist in 30+) including CogX 2020’s Best AI in Cybersecurity, 2019 & 2018’s Most Influential Women in UK Technology longlist with coverage in The Times, Telegraph, Wired, CityAM amongst 30+ others.


Prior to this Kiran has had various careers across government, industry (as a banker, PR, investor), not-for-profits and consulted for several start-ups. Plus scuba dived the world for a year, sold lingerie, worked as a nurse whilst training as a doctor. Highlights include managing all the UK government’s bi-lateral cyber relationships; #WeProtect (children against online exploitation) Summit; Ministerial Reviews on Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) resilience & machine learning digital redaction; raising the 1st Socially Responsible Investment in South Africa supported by Archbishop Tutu for miner Lonmin & raising the 1stIndian infrastructure private equity fund at 3i.