Dr. Madan M. Oberoi
Director, Cyber Innovation and Outreach
Dr. Madan M. Oberoi is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 1992 batch. He is presently deployed as Director, Cyber Innovation and Outreach, INTERPOL, and located at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore. He supervises two sub-directorates including ‘Strategy & Outreach’ sub-directorate and ‘Research & Innovation’ sub-directorate.
Dr. Oberoi holds a PhD in the area of cybercrime from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow (2010-2011) under Fulbright Scholarship Program in the area of "Cyber Security" from University of Washington. He also holds a Master’s Degree in ‘Management and Systems’ from IIT Delhi and another Master’s degree in Police Management.
Dr. Oberoi has worked as Inspector General of Police, Deputy Inspector General of Police and as Superintendent of Police with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Premier Federal Investigation Agency of India. He has headed CBI’s Cyber-Crime Cell and has also worked as the Head of Technical, Forensic and Coordination (TFC) Zone of Central Bureau of Investigation. He has also been involved with a number of task forces /committees working in the area of technological up gradation and was responsible for setting up a “Hi-Tech Centre for Cyber-Crime Forensic Analysis” in CBI.
Dr. Oberoi has also held many critical posts in Delhi Police as well. He has headed police force in three districts including Central District of New Delhi. He has also worked as head of Prime Minister’s Security Unit in Delhi Police. In his last posting with Delhi Police, he was heading their Special Cell, which is responsible for Anti-Terror Operations and also action against Organized Crime. Dr. Oberoi additionally also headed the Licensing Unit of Delhi Police.
Dr. Oberoi has served in two UN Peace Keeping Missions. He was head of the Management Information Unit of UN Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina at Mission HQ in Sarajevo. He has also served as Head of Data Centre in Mission HQ of UN Mission in Kosovo at Pristina.