Vodafone Idea’s chief technology security officer (CTSO) and chief privacy officer, Amit Pradhan, has resigned from his post after a stint of over five years.

Pradhan will now be joining, Mandiant Consulting, a US-based firm in cyber investigation and forensics as a director. In his new role, he will report into the regional office in Singapore and look after operations in India and neighbouring countries.

Pradhan comes with over two decades of experience across service and user industry in areas like telecom, pharmaceuticals, banking, ITeS and consulting. Prior to Vodafone Idea, he served Vodafone Idea as the SVP – technology security, CTSO and chief privacy officer for around four years. In the past, Pradhan has also served in Cipla as the chief information security officer.