Hear from Smruti Pradhan

About Smruti Pradhan:  

Smruti is a Senior Data Privacy Consultant at Paramount Computer Systems, IT services cybersecurity, a regional leader company in the Middle East. Smruthi is an Engineer & MBA graduate, who has been accredited as a Fellow in Privacy after completing CIPP/E & CIPM with Tsaaro Academy. 


  1. How did you get into the field of Data Privacy? 

After I completed my MBA in 2018, I was hired as a GRC consultant in HCL where I was given an opportunity to establish data privacy services for my organization. That is how I got introduced to the field of privacy and it has been an incredible journey for me since then. 


  1. What is the importance of certifications for anyone in the field of privacy?  

Certifications are extremely important and personally, I feel it adds to your credibility in the marketplace. It enhances your field knowledge and lets you experiment with the learnings gained. 


  1. How did Tsaaro Academy help you in your CIPP/e and CIPM Journey? 

Tsaaro played a crucial role in my certifications and the trainers were beneficial and approachable. I am glad that within a short span of time I could clear both the certifications from the academy with the right guidance. 


  1. How has your journey to becoming a FIP been? What are the benefits one can expect from becoming a FIP?  

The journey has just started I would say and the learning never stops. Being credited as a FIP is a huge honor for me and I hope to explore more into privacy advisory going forward. 


  1. Would you recommend Tsaaro Academy? 

Absolutely yes for anybody who wants to explore the privacy field and for anyone who wants to be a leader in the privacy space.