CIO

“This taught me the importance of a fast response, teamwork, and educating others to handle security problems effectively,” said Rajeev Soota , Vice President-IT, Usha International Ltd.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? Over 34 years of experience, with a significant focus on the last two decades within IT. My expertise lies in managing business applications, specifically ERP solutions like SAP, APO, demand planning, sales forecasting, business intelligence, etc. Key roles evolved around automation initiatives, digitization, […]

“This taught me the importance of a fast response, teamwork, and educating others to handle security problems effectively,” said Rajeev Soota , Vice President-IT, Usha International Ltd. Read More »

“Supporting the next generation of cybersecurity professionals is like being a guide on a stargazing adventure” said Amit Saxena, VP-IT (CIO), Millennium semiconductors India Pvt Ltd.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I define strategic vision and lead business planning for technology systems, as well as establish project management and IT governance/prioritization to achieve organizational objectives. I also led business transformation initiatives to create business value, building next-level IT capabilities in the organization. My key

“Supporting the next generation of cybersecurity professionals is like being a guide on a stargazing adventure” said Amit Saxena, VP-IT (CIO), Millennium semiconductors India Pvt Ltd. Read More »

“Identify your crown jewels, prioritize proactive risk assessments, and implement mitigation strategies to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats and effectively protect critical assets,“ says Anand Deodhar, Group CIO, Force Motors

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I currently serve as the Group CIO for Force Motors, Jaya Hind Industries, and the Force Rolls Royce JV, overseeing IT functions across nine plants in India. My responsibilities include developing technology roadmaps, driving digital transformation, and managing IT solutions and governance. I

“Identify your crown jewels, prioritize proactive risk assessments, and implement mitigation strategies to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats and effectively protect critical assets,“ says Anand Deodhar, Group CIO, Force Motors Read More »

“Having the right tools is not enough without a well-trained workforce to carry out the job” said Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman, Head of IT, Shared Services at PNB Commercial.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I am the Head of IT, shared services for PNB Commercial, the real estate subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a premier fund management company in Malaysia. I oversee the IT Department and all the IT Services delivery within the group, which consists of

“Having the right tools is not enough without a well-trained workforce to carry out the job” said Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman, Head of IT, Shared Services at PNB Commercial. Read More »

“I strongly believe cybersecurity is a team effort, and together, we can build a more secure digital infrastructure and applications” said James Thang, Group Chief Information Officer(CIO) at UCSI Group.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I am the CIO for group of companies digitalization in education, healthcare, hotel, retail, telco, E-Money operator, consulting, construction, F&B and automotive. How will you describe your journey in the cybersecurity Industry? Handholding University’s Computer Science Faculty offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity

“I strongly believe cybersecurity is a team effort, and together, we can build a more secure digital infrastructure and applications” said James Thang, Group Chief Information Officer(CIO) at UCSI Group. Read More »

“Security is not a one time affair and need to keep reviewing, evolving and enhancing time to time” said Umesh Kalyankar, CISO & VP Technology at Bank of China.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? As a CISO, responsible for Security, Risk, Governance and Compliance from India Regulator and Head Office Regulations, Overview of Technology Projects. How will you describe your journey in the cybersecurity Industry? For almost 2 decades managing banking technology and security projects and now

“Security is not a one time affair and need to keep reviewing, evolving and enhancing time to time” said Umesh Kalyankar, CISO & VP Technology at Bank of China. Read More »

“Cyber threats evolve rapidly, and staying ahead requires a commitment to ongoing education and the flexibility to implement new strategies and technologies” said Sameer H Kulkarni, CIO at Coreintegra Consulting Services Pvt.Ltd and Core Integra Global Services Pvt.Ltd.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? As the CIO of Core Integra, I lead the IT strategy and oversee technology initiatives to drive business growth. My responsibilities include managing IT operations, ensuring cybersecurity, aligning technology with business goals, and fostering innovation. I also collaborate with other executives to integrate

“Cyber threats evolve rapidly, and staying ahead requires a commitment to ongoing education and the flexibility to implement new strategies and technologies” said Sameer H Kulkarni, CIO at Coreintegra Consulting Services Pvt.Ltd and Core Integra Global Services Pvt.Ltd. Read More »

“Always have the thirst to learn new things,, collaborate with good knowledgeable people, get trained, face test & never fear of failure.” said Gokulavan Jayaraman, Deputy Compliance Head & CISO at Lumina Datamatics Limited

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? At my current role, I am responsible for developing, implementing IT & Security strategies; overseeing technology operations; evaluating and implementing technology solutions; ensuring data security; ensuring compliance and fostering innovation. How will you describe your journey in the cybersecurity Industry? It all started

“Always have the thirst to learn new things,, collaborate with good knowledgeable people, get trained, face test & never fear of failure.” said Gokulavan Jayaraman, Deputy Compliance Head & CISO at Lumina Datamatics Limited Read More »

“It is crucial to periodically revisit your security architecture to reevaluate risks and make necessary adjustments,” said Irshad Saifi, CDIO at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? (Word Limit: 100 words) In my current role, I am responsible for driving the Innovation, Business Transformation, Information Technology and Cybersecurity for the firm. I play a pivotal role in identifying the firm’s needs and spearheading the development of a customer-centric digital transformation

“It is crucial to periodically revisit your security architecture to reevaluate risks and make necessary adjustments,” said Irshad Saifi, CDIO at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Read More »

Kamal Dhamija has been recently appointed as a CISO at Iris Software

About Kamal Dhamija: Kamal Dhamija is a cybersecurity strategist and transformational leader with more than 17 years of experience in driving digitalization journeys and strategic account management. His expertise lies in global service delivery utilizing the onshore/offshore model, where he has demonstrated a keen understanding of organization-wide cybersecurity strategies aligned with client objectives. Kamal’s leadership

Kamal Dhamija has been recently appointed as a CISO at Iris Software Read More »