About Us

Athenian Tech is a Digital Risk Management company providing Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning-powered technology solutions to protect Digital Identity for businesses. Athenian Tech offers 360 protection against advanced digital and cyber threats.

Athenian Tech platforms focus on protecting businesses from identity thefts, frauds, social engineering attacks, APT, Ransomware attacks, Cryptojacking emerging threat vectors from Dark, Deep, Surface Web.


Kanishk Gaur



Kanishk Gaur is a Digital Risk Management Entrepreneur specializing in Trust, Safety,  Cyber Security, Privacy,, and Technology Consulting. 


Over the last 15  years, he has advised Business leaders, CEO, Chief Strategy and Innovation Leaders in  emerging markets to drive the implementation of agreed technology strategies and  initiatives to grow business manifold through Digital, expand in new markets and  improve top, bottom-line growth. 


Kanishk has led leadership roles with Deloitte, EY,  and Synopsis Inc., serving as Chief of Staff, Director Consulting, and Strategy Advisor  to CXO’s /Business leaders in the emerging Markets and holding Profit & Loss  responsibility. 


Kanishk is a recipient of the prestigious Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship award (2018) and has undergone training at Cranfield University at the Defense Academy of the UK, Shrivenham. An MBA graduate from MDI, Gurgaon.


Col. Sunil Kapila

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Col. Sunil Kapila is a subject matter expert in Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, and  Protection. His areas of expertise include Cybersecurity and Privacy Implementation,  bridging the vast gaps between the legal aspects of privacy regulations and the  technology implementation exploring new technologies, and tinkering with  electronics and Arduino Boards. 

He carries over 35 years of experience in Cyber  Security Strategy, Governance, Security Operations, Threat Intelligence with stints as  Vice President of Engineering, Head Security Solutions with brands like Tata  Advanced Systems, and Wipro Technologies.

Sunil has led Cyber Security Product Development for Tata Advanced Systems  leading global partnership with Lockheed Martin

Sunil led Wipro’s Cyber Security Practice in India and Middle East 

He is Alumni of IISC Bangalore and Electronic Warfare Specialist from Indian Army Signal Division

Col. Sanjeev Relia 

CSO(Chief Strategy Officer) of Athenian Tech


Colonel Sanjeev Relia (Retired) served for over thirty-two years in the Indian Army, specializing in telecom, establishment of voice and data networks, and cybersecurity. 


In his current role, he is responsible for conducting Cyber Security Audits, Cyber Due Diligence, Cyber Forensics, and providing training on various aspects of cybersecurity and awareness. As part of his work with Athenian Tech, Col. Relia has successfully conducted numerous seminars and provided guidance to interns on various aspects of cybersecurity and cyber technologies. 


He has led numerous training sessions and actively participated in seminars at both international and national levels. Notably, he delivered training sessions at the United Service Institution (USI), New Delhi, focusing on topics such as Understanding Cyber Attacks, Cyber Warfare, and the Threat to India's Critical Infrastructure. 


Col. Relia represented the Embassy of India in Seoul during a joint Indo-Korean partnership, addressing the theme of 'Shared Cyber Security Challenges.' Additionally, he headed a panel discussion on the topic of Non-State Actors in Cyberspace at the 18th Asian Security Seminar conducted by the Institute of Defence Studies, New Delhi. 




Lt.Gen . Rajesh Pant 

India’s Former National Cyber Security Coordinator at PMO


Lt Gen. (Retd) Dr Pant previously held the position of National Cybersecurity Coordinator in the Prime Minister's Office, Government of India.


Before his tenure as the National Cybersecurity Coordinator, Dr Pant was in charge of the Army's cyber training establishment. During this period, training programs were developed that catered to the needs of the Indian Army in terms of cyber defence.


Dr. Pant has served in the Army Signals Corps for over 41 years. His contributions in the areas of national security and cybersecurity have been acknowledged with three awards from the President of India.


On the academic front, Dr Pant holds a Ph.D. in information security metrics. His research in this field has contributed to cybersecurity advancements. 



Prof. Jamie Saunders

Former Head of Cyber Crime Unit at U.K National Crime Agency

Dr Jamie Saunders is an Oxford Martin Fellow at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. His current clients include various Governments across the world, businesses large and small, and a number of leading UK Trade Associations.

Our Team

Our team consists of India's best Cyber Security Experts, Data Scientists, Threat Intelligence , Digital Risk Managers,Threat Intelligence and Hunting Specialists. Our team works 24*7 to carry out proactive cyber security, digital risk management research to identify sophisticated threats which can impact your businesses and harm your digital identity.