Rishi Tripathi VC Cyber Advisor

Rishi Tripathi

CISO, Mount Sinai Health System

About Rishi Tripathi

Rishi Tripathi is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System. Rishi was previously the first Chief Information Security Officer of the NBA. He brought risk-management knowledge and expertise from his multi-industry experience to develop a custom security program for the NBA. Over the span of 5+ years, he developed and implemented the NBA’s first global information security strategy to secure sporting events, Replay Center, digital technology, and on-prem and cloud systems. Rishi transformed the NBA’s cybersecurity program into a highly sophisticated, best-in-class system.

Over his career, Rishi has executed cybersecurity transformations for highly complex environments like SCADA, financial, manufacturing, R&D, cloud, broadcast, and arena systems. Rishi has held cybersecurity roles at Citi, Tyco International, and Florida Power & Light, in addition to the NBA.

Rishi holds an MBA in entrepreneurship from Florida International University, a BS in industrial electronics engineering from India, and multiple certifications.