8-year-old Indian-origin CEO to address cyber security summit

8-Year old CEO to lecture about developing cyber security skills in current generation at the Ground Zero Summit in New Delhi on November 14.

By Silky Malhotra Published Date
13 - Nov - 2014
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13 - Nov - 2014
8-year-old Indian-origin CEO to address cyber security summit

An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy, Reuben Paul, is among experts who will address a cyber security conference in New Delhi.

The US-based whizkid Reuben Paul, will speak about the need for developing cyber security skills in the current generation, according to the organizers of Ground Zero Summit. Minister of State for External Affairs, V K Singh, is also listed as a keynote speaker for the event.

The organizers said, "8-year-old Reuben Paul gives keynote at Houston Security Conference."

Reuben has been trained in Object C programming language by his father, Mano Paul. The child prodigy is now learning Swift programming, for Apple’s iOS platform. He has his own gaming firm called Prudent Games, and is designated as CEO of the company. Mano Paul, his father is his partner in the company.

"I started learning about computer languages around one-and-a-half years back. Now I design my own projects," Reuben stated.

"This will be Reuben's fourth conference where he will be giving lecture on cyber security. He will talk about need to create awareness about cyber security among young kids as well as demo white page hacking," Mano Paul said.

Other keynote speakers listed for the event include Home Ministry Joint Secretary Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, National Technical Research Organization Director of Cyber Security Operations Alok Vijayant and Special Commissioner Police (Traffic) with Delhi Police Muktesh Chander.

Recently an Indian-origin teenager Shubham Banerjee secured funding from Intel to manufacture a low-cost Braille printer. The middle-schooler is one of the world's youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur. Banerjee plans to mass-produce the printers and sell them for about $350.

Source: ET