CSO100 Award 2017
Siva is a well-rounded IT professional with rich senior management experience gained by working for organizations around the world. He has demonstrated abilities in building and running IT organizations. He has held several sensitive roles such as CIO, CTO, chief architect and project director for large projects in several large companies. Currently, he is the global chief of security for Bharti Airtel where he is harmonizing different facets of telecom security namely IT, network, regulatory and physical security functions to offer an integrated security front to combat emerging cyber threats. Earlier as the CISO of SingTel Optus, Siva successfully transformed a back office security function into a strategic business enabler and a channel for enhancing customer experience. Siva is a keen researcher of corporate innovation, enjoys increasing organizational innovativeness by working on the mindsets at the grass root levels to foster a wider innovation culture.
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