Nagendra Bykampadi is Head of Security Architecture and Standards for Rakuten Symphony. He also serves as vendor co-chair of the O-RAN Alliance Security Work Group (WG11). Nagendra brings more than 25 years of wireless industry experience, working in direct support of security standardization in 3GPP SA3 and O-RAN Alliance since 2014. He leads a team of architects providing security architecture guidelines and support for Rakuten Symphony’s cloud native products. Nagendra is actively engaged with operators globally on all matters related to Open RAN security.