CSO100 Award 2017

Sunil Varkey is Wipro's chief information security officer for its global IT business. He has over 22 years of IT and information security leadership experience in banking, telecom, ITES and manufacturing businesses in the US, Middle East, and India.  He has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering with an M.B.A in Investments and is also CISSP, CIPP/US, CGEIT, CRISC, CISA, ABCP, ITIL- V2 (Red Badge), Six Sigma GB certified. From 2004-2007, Varkey built and managed information security practice for GE Capital International Services (GECIS) and later Genpact.   Later on, as the CISO of Idea, Varkey was responsible for providing information security to a customer base of over 100 million users and almost 40,000 dealers. Currently, apart from handing Wipro's security, he participates in various advisory forums globally and has published and presented articles related to information assurance domain. Two of his patent applications on information security are currently in consideration.