Pranjali Desai

CDM Program Manager and Director of Policy and Compliance

U.S. General Services Administration

Pranjali Desai is the CDM Program Manager and Director of Policy and Compliance at the U.S. General Services Administration. As the CDM Program Manager, Ms. Desai leads the enterprise-wide implementation of CDM tools and update to Agency policy and procedures to operationalize the use of CDM tools and dashboard. Ms. Desai is an accomplished security leader with over 15 years of combined experience in both the commercial and public sectors. Her experience includes development and implementation of organization security policies and procedures, development of government-wide cloud security requirements for certifying cloud service providers, developing cloud computing strategy, management of enterprise-wide security awareness and role based training programs, management of enterprise-wide information security continuous monitoring (ISCM) and continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) programs, management of Inspector General (IG) and other external audits, management of FISMA reporting including Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) goals and metrics, privacy metrics, and risk management assessments and scorecards. She holds security industry certifications including CISSP and CEH.