Sarwat is a Cybersecurity expert with 20 years of experience in the information technology field. He held many executive positions at the fortune 500 corporations and the big4 firms (i.e Deloitte, EY, &KPMG) lately he was the Vice President for National Cybersecurity CGI-Canada (one of the largest Multinational IT corporations). He also served at the cybersecurity committee of the International Telecom Union a UN organization.
With a degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA, and a Phd researcher at Leicester Business school; he also hold multiple industry certification including, a certified information system security professional (CISSP), certified information system auditor (CISA), PSEC System Engineer and was the head of the International Association of Privacy Professionals chapter (IAPP).
He has multiple publications at a prestigious academic journals, i.e. JMO, Academy of Management and presented at many security conferences for government and the industry.
He has always had a passion for education and taught at well ranked universities i.e York university, American university and others. In his capacity as a program director and professor he was developing courses, exams and teaching Cybersecurity, IT management, IT Audit, for undergrads as well as for graduate programs and EMBA.