Dr. Vivek Balachandran is currently an Associate Professor with Singapore Institute of Technology and the Deputy CEO of Verbosecurity Pte. Ltd. He is currently leading the SIT BEng (Hons) Information Security programme at SIT. He has been in the field of cybersecurity for over 12 years and in the field of computer science for over 18 years. 

He completed his Ph.D on Software Security from Nanyang Technological University Singapore and has worked as a Research Scientist with the Agency of Science, Technology and Research. 

As an academic he teaches cyber security and computer science courses to students and is involved in various research projects related to Software Obfuscation, Android Malware Detection, Drone Security, AI enabled cyber-crime detection, Application Security, Compiler Optimization, Security Analytics, Quantum computing etc.