Grant Thornton said Thursday that Chawla will be based at a company office in McLean, Virginia, and work with clients across the U.S.
“Cybersecurity threats are growing, the industry is ever-changing, and Vishal joins a team that aims to keep our clients a step ahead of these bottom-line issues,” said Srikant Sastry, national managing principal of Grant Thornton’s advisory practice.
Chawla has previously worked at Deloitte’s cyber risk practice and served in a senior manager role within the consulting services unit of Oblix (now an Oracle company).
He also held positions at IBM, Digital Equipment Corp. and Kellogg’s.
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