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Dr. Damodar Sahu joins Data Safeguard as Chief Growth Officer

 Dr. Sahu

 Dr. Sahu will help define and drive the overall Growth Strategy of the company in Marketing, Alliances, Partner Ecosystems, Investor and Analyst relationships across the globe  

Data Safeguard Inc., a global award-winning leader in data privacy solutions, onboards Dr. Damodar Sahu as Chief Growth Officer.  Dr. Sahu will help define and drive the overall Growth Strategy of the company in Marketing, Alliances, Partner Ecosystems, Investor and Analyst relationships across the globe while aligning to today’s market and customer needs. 

He brings more than 25 years of Industry experience and was a tenured Wipro employee of over 11 years, worked in various locations across India and USA. He helped grow many divisions across Wipro including Hi-Tech, Technology, Blockchain, CTO, Manufacturing, iDEAS Growth partnerships and Sales.  Dr. Sahu is one of the founding members of Wipro’s in-house Startups, AutoInsights (CTO) and Aftermarket Service Transformation (Mfg. & Hi-Tech). 

Dr. Sahu, an award winning and inspiring individual, has been collaborating with cross-functional compassionate leaders in Alliances and Partnerships, influences variety of stakeholders and to create value through such unique relationships. He also enables global partnerships on the cloud for data and engineering SaaS companies by combining marketing, business development and sales efforts. 

Dr. Sahu graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, PGDBM in Operations Management from Amity University, MDP on Leadership in the age of Digital Transformation from IIM Calcutta, PhD in CS & IT from SunRise University, India, and has been conferred with Honoris Causa Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Social Services with reference to World Peace and Philanthropy, Conferred with Doctor of Letters (D.Litt., USA) for Social Services and IT from few International Universities.  

Currently, he resides in Troy, Michigan with wife Namita, and has two beautiful daughters Sai Damini (Pursuing master’s in psychology) and Shohani (9th Grader).  He is an avid marathon runner, loves road trips, photography, and yoga. His motto “We have one life, live life to the fullest and be always helpful to others”. 

“Damodar’s passion to making a difference in the corporate and community world amazes me everyday. His innovative and social approach to supporting customer and partner ecosystems is a perfect fit to lead our future growth around the globe,” said Sudhir Sahu, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Data Safeguard Inc. “I am sure Damodar will contribute significantly to our company, our people, and look forward to working closely with him to grow the company to greater heights.” 

I am extremely excited to partner with Damodar so that we can bring Data Safeguard’s innovative AI/ML products and solutions to clients across the globe”.  I am confident that Damodar’s passion, enthusiasm and influence will help Data Safeguard Inc move to the next level”, said Mr. Lee C. Nocon, Chief Technology Officer of Data Safeguard Inc. 

Elliiott Lowen, Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) said “We are excited to welcome Dr. Damodar Sahu to Data Safeguard as our new Chief Growth Officer. Dr. Sahu brings a wealth of experience in the data privacy and security space, and we are confident that he will be a valuable asset to our team” 

Damodar actively advocates “The Chain Reaction of Giving,” supporting education of underprivileged students Odisha, India as well as mentoring young startups amongst his community and social activities: 

  • Startup Mentor at Startup India, and Startup Odisha 
  • Co-Founder & Lead – Odisha Healthcare AI @Odias in Machine Learning  
  • World Peace Ambassador – India by World Peace Tracts  
  • Ranked as the #1 Global Social Seller for Wipro – By LinkedIn 
  • Thinkers360 Thought Leader 
  • Habits Champion 

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