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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.