Mr. Rajeev Rishi was appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of Central Bank of India in August 2013. Mr. Rishi is also currently the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association.
Mr. Rishi started his banking career as a probationary officer with Oriental Bank of Commerce in 1979 and was later promoted as General Manager in the year 2005. Post this, Mr. Rishi was appointed as Executive Director of Indian Bank from October 2010 to July 2013.
During his illustrious career, Mr. Rishi has been Director of several leading organizations such as Exim Bank, IIFCL, Indo Zambia Bank, and ECGC Limited to name a few. He has been chairman of the Finance Committee of IBPS and Chairman & Executive Committee Vice President of IIBF. Mr. Rishi was also appointed Member of the Depositor Education and Awareness Fund Scheme of 2014 that was constituted by Reserve Bank of India.
Mr. Rajeev Rishi holds a bachelors degree in arts and law.
Advocate Prashant Mali is a Internationally renowned Cyber Law & Cyber Security Expert, Author & High Court Lawyer based out of Mumbai, India . He is also President of the award winning premier technology Law Firm "Cyber Law Consulting ".This year He has been awarded as "Cyber Security Lawyer of the year-India by Financial Monthly magazine of U K. He has also been awarded as "Cyber Security & Cyber Law Lawyer of The Year:2014" by Indian National Bar Association. He is Masters in Computer Science & Masters in Law with certification in Computer Forensics & Systems Audit with working experience in the field of IT Security & Law for more than 20 Yrs. He has been interviewed by leading TV Channels . He regularly writes for leading magazines and is a passionate speaker at National & International Seminars.He has authored 6 books on Cyber Crimes & Cyber Laws. He is a legal adviser to Police, Govt Companies ,MNC's, Corporates and represents them in various courts. He has successfully argued and got decisions in landmark cyber cases as a legal counsel. Recently was invited by Oxford University to Present a paper on "Cyber Terrorism & International Law" and his abstract of Research paper namely " Defining Cyber Weapon A techno Legal perspective" is selected by NATO's Cyber Conflict Centre in Tallinn, Estonia. His Research Interest are in Cyber warfare, Cyber Security, Cyber weapons and International Cyber Law. He is passionate speaker and invited in many National and International Conferences as key note on topics like Electronic evidence, Cyber Laws, Cyber Insurance,Social Media, ecommerce, Cyber security policy & IPR. He is Chevening(UK) Cyber Security Fellow and Fellow of IVLP (USA) in "Linking Digital Policy to Cyber Crime Enforcement"
Dr Ramasastri is presently Director of IDRBT, an institute established by Reserve Bank of India for research and development in banking technology. As head of the institute, Dr Ramasastri has been leading initiatives in cyber security, analytics, payment systems. He has recently mentored the white paper on implementation of block chain technology in banking and finance in India. He has been actively involved in the activities of CIO forum, CISO forum and Analysts forum of banks. He is the chairman of IFTAS, a company promoted by IDRBT for providing technology services to RBI and banks.
Prior to joining to RBI, Dr Ramasastri was CGM-in-Charge of Department of Information Technology in Reserve Bank of India. He led the important projects such as next gen RTGS and ADF.
He holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Mr. Khan is a core IT person who started his career as a programmer in private IT Company and within a short span of 3 years he became a part of top 5 IT officials of that Company. He joined IDBI Bank in Nov 1988 as Asst. Manager in IT stream and grew to the level of Chief General Manager. During his 28+ years of service in IDBI Bank, he held various important positions like GM-IT, Dy. CEO-IDBI Intech Ltd., CISO, General Manager-Operation Risk & BCM, etc. As a CISO, he introduced various technologies in the Bank to protect its Information Assets and was conferred with awards from various magazines/organizations. For consecutive two years, he was bestowed with Top 100 CISO award by InfoSecurity Magazine, a leading magazine on Information Security. He attended various seminars as a speaker and panellist. He was also nominated for various National & International programmes on IT security, IT and Management conducted by IIM-A, IDRBT, Buffalo University, New York, etc. Presently, he is MD & CEO of IDBI Intech Ltd., an IT Company of IDBI Bank, providing end-to-end support both in software and Infrastructure space to IDBI Bank and its group companies. Many of its marquee products/services are implemented in various Banks and financial entities located not only in India but also at clients located across various geographies like Gulf and African continent.
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Vinay Gupta is currently working in DBS Bank India as Managing Director and Head Legal, Compliance & Financial Crime and Security Services. Mr. Gupta is an alumnus of BITS, Pilani and IIM, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Gupta is a career banker with more than 30 years' experience in banking. During this long stint, he has been exposed to all parts of banking, having worked in senior positions in Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, International Trade, Financial Control, Branch Banking, Information Technology and Human Resources. He has worked in a number of banks in India, Singapore and Middle East including HSBC, DBS and Reserve Bank of India. Prior to his current assignment, he was responsible for Compliance oversight over DBS Bank's operations in Indonesia, Dubai, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam. More recently, he has been busy in helping DBS India drive its digital agenda forward.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and watching sports.
Suryanarayanan has more than 24 years of experience in information technology, including three years experience in information security domain. Currently he is Chief Information Security Officer of Central Bank of India.
He is a post graduate in Mathematics. Also holding certain professional qualifications/certifications - MBA (finance), MCA, and CAIIB. He is also CISA certified.
Mr. Vallabh Kolhatkar is currently the Chief Information Security Officer [CISO] & Deputy General Manager of Bank of Maharashtra. He has more than 3 decades of rich experience as a banker and has handled diverse portfolios – ranging from branch to IS, Audit, CBS, Testing, Foreign Exchange and IT. In his current role as the CISO of the bank, Vallabh was instrumental in developing ISSP and Cyber Security policy and Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP) for the bank as well as setting up of C-SOC.
Dr. Sanjay Chougule is a Senior General Manager at ICICI Bank Limited. He is presently the Global Head for Internal Audit and also the Global Head for Financial Crime Prevention & Reputation Management at ICICI Bank.
Dr. Chougule is a graduate in Chemical Engineering and law, and a Doctorate in Management from the Mumbai University. He has handled various business and internal control functions at erstwhile ICICI Limited and later at ICICI Bank during the last 2 decades, such as, risk management, fraud prevention, compliance, internal audit and Anti Money Laundering.
He has also participated in various RBI / IBA working groups and is actively in industry level initiatives as well.
Sanjay Sharma holds an MSc in Physics with specialisation in electronics. He has over 22 years of experience in Technology in the Banking Sector.
In his current role as Head - Technology, Innovation & Customer Fulfilment at RBL Bank, Sanjay drives the Technology, Innovation & Customer Fulfilment initiatives for the Bank. He is responsible for developing technology strategy and IT vision in accordance with business strategy of the bank by driving innovation across channels and products.
Prior to joining RBL Bank, Sanjay has held senior leadership positions in Technology and Operations at IDBI group. He was Managing Director and CEO of IDBI Intech, a technology company operating in the BFSI sector, having clients in domestic and overseas markets. He led the growth of IDBI Intech from a captive subsidiary to a niche Technology Company, providing an array of services to these clients.
Rajesh Thapar is Group Executive Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at YES Bank. He has more than 16 years of Information Technology and Security experience primarily in Banking and Financial sector with assignments in assessing and implementing Information Security tools and practices; Risk Management including IT Risk Governance and Technology Compliance.
Prior to YES Bank, he was with IBM India as Information Security and Risk Management Lead, delivering IT security and Risk Management functions across multiple strategic outsourcing clients. He has also worked with Citigroup Global Services (now TCS eServe) and IDBI Bank.
Rajesh is B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineeing) from NIT, Jalandhar and M. Tech, with specialization in Banking Technology and Information Security from IDRBT, affiliated to University of Hyderabad. He is also CISSP and CISA certified.
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He provides strategic direction and delivers Cyber Security, Information Risk and Security Governance at Axis Bank, including eight international branches. In a career spanning nineteen years, Jain had played key roles in blue chip organizations such as Barclays Bank, Nomura India, AXA Business Services, Bank of America and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Jain has consistently been specializing in Technology Risk and Information Risk for about two decades for regional and global levels at various multinational banks and financial institutions. His areas of expertise and core competencies include Business Process Controls, Applications Risks, Technology Infrastructure Risks, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Risks, Technology Audits, Identity & Access Management Controls, Technology Forensics and Investigations.
Prior to joining Axis Bank, Jain served as the Head of India and Emerging Markets, Technology Risk and Information Risk, at Barclays where he established Technology Risk Management function, Information Risk Management function and Internal Controls function for the Retail and Commercial bank in India. He later managed Information Risk across 14 Emerging Market countries including Barclays Africa and looked after the Technology Risk function for India region for Corporate Bank, Investment Bank and Wealth business in India.
Jain is a CISA and PDGM in Information Systems & Finance. He is a regular speaker at ISACA conferences.
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Girish is a seasoned Information Security professional with over 17 years of experience in Information Security Management, Risk Management, Cyber Security, Security Operations, Networking & Network Security.
Girish joined Citi in August 2012 as Business Information Security Officer (BISO) for ICG in India. In this role he works as a partner with ICG Business & Technology team to provide Information Security governance & oversight. He has been part of key initiatives to enhance controls in areas like Third Party Management, Sensitive Data Handling and defining Information Security controls for RPA initiatives. Prior to Citi, he worked with core Technology companies and organizations like Nomura, Amdocs, HCL Technologies, Dimension Data, Cable & Wireless and Amdocs prior to moving into BFSI domain. In his last role with Nomura, he was leading the Global Information Security Operations function.
Girish is BE (Electronics & Telecommunication) from Mumbai University. He is also CISSP & CISM certified.
A pioneer in Cyber Laws, Ms. N. S. Nappinai has demonstrated depth of knowledge in each field of her specialization in Constitutional, Criminal (predominantly white collar / corporate criminal cases & Cyber Crime cases), Intellectual Property Laws (IPR), Technology Laws, Corporate & Commercial Laws; known for her strong ethics, hard work and unstinting commitment to law; Commenced Practice in 1991 at the Madras Bar; Moved to Mumbai in 2000 and associated with the Law firm Amarchand Mangaldas for a brief while; Set up independent practice in Mumbai in 2002;
N S Nappinai has authored a book on cyber laws titled "Technology Laws Decoded" published by LexisNexis (2017).
Specialties: Constitutional, Criminal, Cyber Laws (including Cyber Crime), Technology Laws, IPR, ADR, Corporate & Commercial Law; & Mediator;
Sameer Ratolikar is a Computer Engineer with 21 years of work experience in information security and IT. Before taking on the current role of Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank he was the CISO for Axis bank and its subsidiaries.
Prior to Axis Bank, he has worked in National Informatics Centre (Ministry of IT) and Bank of India. He holds several certifications in areas like Ethical Hacking, Security Auditing and Cyber Law. Sameer has been associated with cyber security initiatives of RBI, IBA and Ministry of IT and has been a speaker at professional forums like the Data Security Council of India.
Sameer Ratolikar at HDFC Bank he heads the Information Security Group and responsible to provide leadership to the development and implementation of Information Security program across the Bank.
Rajnish is a senior Banking Professional, having 20 years of experience with HDFC Bank, Citibank, Standard Chartered, Reliance Retail and ICICI Bank.
He is currently, Head Digital Transformation & Mobility Banking and is responsible for Digital, Social & Mobility Strategy for HDFC bank and inculcating Innovation as a culture & using innovation as a strategic differentiator to gain leadership position in chosen markets.
Earlier, he was Chief Innovation Officer for Citibank and prior to that Head - Remote Banking. Digital Payments & Business Innovations, at Standard Chartered Bank, a leading UK based Bank with strong presence in Asia.
He specializes in Digital, Mobile, Social Strategy Formulations and Execution and has a versatile domain knowledge in BFSI sector encompassing almost areas except treasury operations.
He also specializes in setting up and running strategic business units with a profit center driven approach and has set up 5 SBUs so far, being responsible for developing strategy, leading execution & managing operations with focus on Customer Acquisition, Revenue Generation, Proliferation of Products & Services, Customer Experience and Business Innovation.
He has extensive depth in Digital, Social, Mobile, Self Service Industry, Digital Payments, Business Innovations, Technology Space, Outsourcing Models, IT Networks set up & management and Purchase/Vendor Management.
Pushkaraj Kale is Director Sales with Microsoft India and is responsible for their BFSI business in the West.
With over 23 years of experience in the software industry spanning various executive sales and marketing positions, Pushkaraj is currently working on aligning Microsoft's business strategy to the rapidly changing IT landscape in BFSI which is the fastest growing industry vertical in India. Microsoft is a platform and productivity company, focused on empowering people and businesses around the globe to do more and achieve more in today's mobile-first, cloud-first world. He specializes in IT transformation and Business strategy.
Prior to Microsoft, he has worked with CA India for 11 years in various capacities. His last role was that of a Regional Sales Director for West where he led key initiatives in Govt, Mfg, ITES and BFSI segments. Prior to CA, he worked with L&T Infotech selling Seagate Software's Systems management as well as BI tools. He started his career with Apcom computers selling networking products to OEMs and was responsible for developing business in upcountry markets.
Pushkaraj is an Electrical engineer from Shivaji University and did his Masters in Marketing Management from NMIMS. He has also attended a long residential program for senior management at IIM-A.
He enjoys long distance driving and is now cultivating photography as a hobby. His wife – Sheetal is a homemaker and they have a 15 year old daughter – Sakhi.
Meenu Chandra is Senior Attorney in the Corporate, External & Legal Affairs function of Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt Ltd where she leads a team of Attorneys, Investigator and Analyst. She is leading the Cybersecurity Engagement Centre initiative of Microsoft India that showcases an immersive experience of Microsoft's leadership in fighting cybercrime. She works closely with leadership on strategic business, commercial negotiations and government elite initiatives & policy engagements including privacy and security issues, IP protection & related policies while advising and advancing business interests of the company.
Meenu Chandra has 20 years of experience of advising various industries including IT, BPO firm, and High Tech. She is actively engaged in policy debates as Co-Chair of IP Committee of AMCHAM, Chair BSA India Campaign Committee and member of IP Committee in ASSOCHAM, CII and FICCI. She is responsible for driving policy and advocacy programs with Government, Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Industry bodies, Academia, and Corporates Meenu has various publications on IP and Innovation, Trade secrets, ACTA, Anti-Counterfeiting, IP and Competition law.
Bruno Goveas has been with Akamai since 2004. He is currently driving Akamai's Security business in the India region.
Previously he was responsible for managing key Akamai Enterprise business unit partner alliances in the Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) region. Prior to this Bruno was responsible for Akamai's Product Management and Product Marketing functions in APJ.
At Akamai, Bruno has held various sales, channel, business development, marketing and product management roles.
Sushmit, a visionary who has built teams that delivered mission critical banking solutions worldwide. His ability to build teams and collaboratively solve problems in one of a kind.
Ritesh Doshi is Regional Head – Sales at Cisco Systems and is responsible for driving Financial Services Business for Cisco in the Western region.
In his earlier roles, Ritesh was responsible for driving Sales in some of the largest Financial Services customers in India.
Ritesh has a career spanning 18+ years.Ritesh has earlier held variety of roles, largely into design, architecture and deployment of Networks and Security for some of the largest installations in the country in Manufacturing, Financial Services and Govt segments.
Ritesh has worked for companies like Network Solutions, Anagram Stock Broking etc in his earlier roles.
Jayant is a Partner and leads Forensic Technology within the Deloitte Forensic practice in India. He has over 17 years of experience in Investigations, Anti-bribery and corruption, forensic technology and regulatory compliance. He has worked across industry sectors with primary focus on IT/ ITES, consumer markets and manufacturing industries. Jayant has assisted companies with matters related to cybercrime, bribery and corruption investigations, litigation support through e-discovery, dispute resolution and responding to regulatory enquiries.
Himanish is a Partner within the Risk Advisory function of Deloitte. Himanish has over 20 years of Financial Services experience both as a consultant and in the industry across India and International markets especially Asia Pacific. He has experience in managing large asset portfolios as well as working on several strategic initiatives in the Banking Industry and has worked with several cross functional teams across geographies during his professional career. He has rich experience in several risk solution engagements for large financial services groups, Banks, Non-Banking Financial Services, Insurance, Capital Markets and Asset Management entities.
Karthik is a Partner and leads the Financial Services sector within the Deloitte Forensic practice in India. He has over 17 years of experience in the banking and financial services sector and has led a range of projects, particularly in the areas of risk and compliance. Karthik has extensive experience in investigating frauds in the financial services industry, with clients ranging across banks, brokerages and PE firms. His experience in Anti Money Laundering (AML) projects includes assisting financial institutions in developing their KYC policies and procedures, reviewing their compliance framework, software selection and remediation of their existing clients. Karthik has also authored various leadership articles and launched key publications such as the recently released Deloitte India Banking Fraud Survey, Edition II – along with articles focusing in the areas of risk, compliance and AML. He regularly delivers talks on these topics at various national and international forums. He has also provided assistance in the form of industry know-how during the FATF review.