Sandeep Agrawal obtained a B.E. degree in electronics and power engineering from Nagpur University, in Nagpur, India in 1986. He has worked for the Indian government at the Department of Atomic Energy, Garware Chemicals Aurangabad, IBM and Neilsoft Limited. Presently, he is working as the executive vice president of Neilsoft Limited in Pune. He has global certifications in IT security such as CISSP, and contributes to the U.S. National Board of Information Security Managers smart grid cyber security panel.