With more than 25 years of experience in general management, operations, business development and client relations across industries, Pinkerton Vice President Rohit Karnatak is outstanding in the field of risk management. He has envisioned and executed game-changing business transformations through consulting, risk advisory, security management, and background verification. Under his leadership, Pinkerton India has expanded into high-growth, emerging markets both domestically and internationally in line with the Global Screening offerings as well as the risk and security services.

During his 10+ years with Pinkerton, Rohit has extensively contributed to various comprehensive risk dimensions, leveraging his vast industry knowledge and expertise to provide significant strategic insights and solutions.  

Career Highlights

  • ​​In-demand thought leader, speaker, and contributor to various comprehensive risk management forums
  • Prevailing risk management and background verification expert and proven news source for industry trends and insights
  • Improved clients’ risk mitigation strategies with Pinkerton’s embedded subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Improved the efficiency of investigations and background screening

Work Experience

​​Rohit has extensive experience leading, managing, and mentoring operational and customer-focused teams across a variety of industries, including consulting, risk mitigation, media, background verification and IT/ITES.

​Through his certification in Managing Risk in the Information Age in Cybersecurity from Harvard, he has provided trajectory to clients with respect to Risk Advisory, Assessment, and Consulting.  

​As an ISO 9001:2015 QMS and ISMS 27001:2013 qualified lead auditor as well as certified lead implementor of BS 10012:2017 + A1:2018 personal management system including general data privacy regulations (GDPR), Rohit is well-known for driving brand growth, maximizing tactical results, and strategically driving top-line and bottom-line performance. He has created strategic roadmaps and led global implementations throughout a wide array of security and risk management dimensions.  

​Rohit specializes in assembling high-performing teams, benchmarking performance, and increasing efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Pinkerton has transcended its client expectations as a leading comprehensive risk management company in India under Rohit’s guidance and leadership.  

Education & Training

  • ​Commerce Graduate, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Certified in Managing Risk in the Information Age (Cybersecurity) from Harvard
  • Qualified Lead Auditor of ISMS 27001:2013 & ISO 9001:2015 QMS
  • Certified Lead Implementor professional - BS 10012:2017 + A1:2018 Personal Management System including General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR)


  • ​Visionary leadership
  • Crisis management
  • Profit & loss management
  • Mentorship
  • Change management
  • Strategic management
  • Corporate governance


  • English
  • Hindi
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