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Amit Basu is the Chief Information Officer at International Seaways (INSW). INSW, headquartered in New York city, is one of the largest tanker companies providing energy transportation services for crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. Amit is a proven IT leader with almost 30 years of successful track record of delivering organizational growth, performance, and efficiency leveraging information technology. He has over 20 years of experience in maritime IT. Prior to INSW, he worked with Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) from 1995 and was their CIO between 2014 and 2016. Amit holds an MBA as well as a Master of Science degree in Information Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey. Amit is also a Certified Information Security Manager from ISACA. Amit is a pioneer in maritime industry in utilizing global IT managed services partners as well as garnering the value of cloud computing services. Amit was also instrumental in designing an information security and risk management framework at INSW for protecting information assets against potential cyber risks; monitoring the emergence of new threats and vulnerabilities; timely detection and efficient response to any cyber incidents.