Alka Agrawal

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Ms. Alka Agrawal

Visiting Professor

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Ms. Alka Agrawal is a Visiting Professor in the Computer Science Department at PES University.


MTech Computer Science, IIT Delhi, 1989


  • Over 19 years experience in engineering and IT . Very experienced in product development, software releases, and partner alliances, part of global acquisitions, strategic hiring and product introductions. Proven track record of strong leadership and successful management of complex and large engineering programs including entire product transitions to India development center. Projects under my leadership are consistently completed early or on time and on or under budget.
  • Over 18 months experience of running 400 people India Development center for a Billion $ MNC.
  • Over 1 year’s experience as a consultant to a startup in the security area.
  • Over 3 years experience as consultant to various startups and venture capitalists.
  • Over 5 years experience as visting faculty for Information Security and other Core subjects
  • Strengths include leadership, simultaneous management of large number of responsibilities, people networking, technical ability, program and resource management, strong knowledge of IT, and the ability to learn very quickly, besides being a high performer consistently.

Area of expertise

Networking & Security.


  • MTech Computer Science, IIT Delhi, 1989 Date of birth - Sept 11, 1964 Marital status - Married Reading & Music
  • Patent in the area of multithreading the TCP/IP stack o First customer award 2004 at Novell Inc. level
  • Employee of year 2000 at Novell Inc. level
  • First ever President’s award for Novell Bangalore for year 1996 was awarded to a member in TCP/IP team, managed by self

Research area

  • Detection of Malware/ Attacks/ any Intrusion based on Behavioral patterns
  • Rule based rootkits detection