ACA Compliance Group names new head for its dedicated cybersecurity and technology risk advisory team

Governance, risk and compliance company ACA Compliance Group has named Kavitha Venkita to lead its new dedicated cybersecurity and technology risk advisory team.

Venkita will oversee all the business running’s of the new ACA Aponix division, including cybersecurity advisory, cyber and technology risk diligence for financial sponsors and corporates, and vendor management.

Prior to this role, Venkita has gained 20 years of experience in launching, managing, and growing technology and information services businesses globally, including through mergers and acquisitions.

Previous positions include strategy consulting, as well as building and leading the global IT and government practices at Gartner/CEB.

Over the years, Venkita has worked with several Fortune 500 CISOs and helped teams generate research on security KPIs, third-party risk management, and transforming the security function to true risk management.

Kavitha Venkita, Partner and ACA Aponix Business Lead, said: “In my years working with security and IT leaders, I have seen the ongoing mutation of security risks organizations face, and the threats have never been greater than now.

“The need for exceptional guidance and best practices to develop a holistic approach to cybersecurity and technology risk is no longer a nice-to-have, it is a necessity. ACA Aponix provides innovative solutions for our clients to make their programs seamless and effective. I’m excited to join this talented team and to help expand the business.”

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