8 & 9 June, 2023
Hilton, Manyata Tech Park
DR. PAVAN DUGGAL
ADVOCATE SUPREME COURT
Practicing as an advocate, Supreme Court of India, for over 2 decades, Dr. Pavan Duggal has made an immense impact in the unfolding fields of Cyberlaw and laws related to E-Commerce. His never-ending effort in the above mentioned fields have earned him the reputation of an expert in the fields, both in the National and in the International domain.
Dr. Pavan Duggal, is the Founder & Chairman of International Commission on Cyber Security Law. He is also the President of Cyberlaws.Net and has been working in the pioneering area of Cyber Law, Cyber Security Law & Mobile Law. While a practicing Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Dr. Pavan Duggal has made an immense impact with an international reputation as an Expert and Authority on Cyber Law, Cyber Security Law and E-commerce law.
HEAD NON-FINANCIAL RISK AND CISO, MAX LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
He is an IT professional with experience in Regulatory & Compliance Management, Policy Advocacy and Strategic Planning. Strengths include Policy Research and Analysis. His key interest areas include Data Privacy, Cyber Security, Skill & Capacity Building, Internet Safety, Education, Technology and Business Innovations.
GROUP CISO, BIOCON
As a Digital Resilience leader, he promotes digital resilience and help individuals, businesses, and communities become more prepared to deal with the challenges of the digital age, by optimizing risk-taking through structured approaches. He has always had to wear two hats One as a subject matter expert and another as a change transformation leader and has successfully reduced operational costs while helping enterprises optimize risks, and transform global programs by establishing strategies, streamlining and consolidating operations and managing change while remaining focused on the need to establish and improve resilience.
Since 1991, he has worked in and out of various parts of the organization, as an Auditor, a Consultant, a Practice Leader, a Risk Officer, and a CISO transforming cybersecurity, business continuity, data privacy, and risk management programs engaging at the topmost level of most enterprises.
Ashish has 20 years of experience in IT operations, IT Strategy formation, IT security, managing new hotel builds, Hotel Applications, Compliance and governance, Managing Internal and external customers. He manages new Technology initiatives and IT Security for the group (over 32 locations) globally.
He is Keen in strategy with expertise in devising strategies aimed at enhancing overall organizational growth, sustained profitability of operations and improved business performance.
Primary leadership role/style is 'SHAPER' as per Dr. Meredith Belbin's model (well-known management theorist). Other key traits are Company worker and Chairman.
AREA VICE PRESIDENT, INDIA & SAARC, COMMVAULT
Balaji leads the sales organization in Commvault for India and SAARC and is responsible for accelerating growth, driving sales execution excellence and expanding market share across the region. Commvault supports more than 100,000 organizations globally, including Au Small Finance Bank, Apollo Tyres, Marcellus and Wibmo in India. A strong customer advocate, Balaji will also collaborate and strengthen Commvault’s broad and diverse partner ecosystem to deliver Commvault’s innovations and commitments to our customers in their data transformation journey.
With two and a half decades of deep tech expertise in the Indian market, Balaji has successfully built businesses across all verticals, especially on Enterprise, Government, Commercial & Channel. He is a people-first leader, who is passionate about mentoring and coaching people to drive high performance and collective growth. Balaji has a proven track record with key leadership roles across leading technology companies including Veritas, VMWare, HPE, Mandiant, and IBM, managing cross functional teams from Pre-Sales, Operations to Channel and Professional Services, delivering intrinsic value to partners and customers alike. Based in Mumbai, Balaji is a nature enthusiast, and can often be found behind a camera and with a local guide, in pursuit of capturing the rewarding images of those illusive Tigers and other wildlife.
VICE PRESIDENT, SHEELA FOAM (SLEEPWELL)
Charu Bhargava is a Path-Breaking and Passionate IT Executive with 21+ remarkable years driving Digitalization of Business Processes. The journey of using technology for outcome-led difference begun with Sheela Foam (Sleepwell) in 2001. Packs a deep domain understanding straddling all functions such as Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, HR, Distribution & Dealer environment.
She is experienced in compelling dedication, and business-strategy panache, in leveraging IT and bold ideas.
FIELD CTO, APJC, CLOUDFLARE
Fernando is the Field CTO, APJC, Cloudflare, and has been in the IT industry for almost two decades, starting his early career as a developer, transitioning to Infrastructure roles in Server, Application and Networking space in both Operations and Professional Services, with a focus on Security. For the last decade, Fernando has been focused on resolving customer’s challenges, and evangelizing new technologies in the Application Performance and Security areas.
Fernando has also spent a number of years working for a major Telco in APAC, specializing in WAN, Cloud, Security and Media solutions.
DIRECTOR SALES (INDIA AND SAARC), SECURONIX
Harshil is a seasoned enterprise security professional with over 19+ years of experience in enterprise sales, evangelism, and pre-sales in the cybersecurity industry. He specializes in creating high-impact GTMs and extremely complex enterprise security architectures that involve business risks. During his career, Harshil has orchestrated many multimillion dollar deals, worked with cross functional teams and have successfully established relationships with top CISOs of the country.
Before Securonix, Harshil used to work with Forcepoint as the National Sales Manager UEBA, DLP and Cloud Security. Harshil strongly believes that enterprise security will be the most relevant IT function in years to come and that innovation is the key to success. He is always looking for solutions with a practical approach to make it happen. Given his vast experience, he pretty well understands end customers' needs and the requirements of distributors and partners. Harshil is an enterprise security expert with the right business acumen.
JAI PRAKASH SHARMA
EVP - TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INFO EDGE INDIA
A highly motivated, strategic, entrepreneurial, problem solver with a career hallmarked by innovation, passion for technology and transformation, driven by a deep understanding of business needs. Conceptualizes and delivers platforms and strategies that harmonize portfolio applications, business processes, and globally distributed teams around high-level objectives. Expertise in supporting Asian, US & European business offices, coaching future leaders, and building out technology to scale with growth
Hands-On technology & business visionary in enterprise & start-up environments with a combined technical & business leadership experience in a leading organization on Enterprise IT Operations, Cost-effective IT Data Strategic Planning, IT Budgeting, Technology Road-Maps, Design/Delivery & Implementation of Hybrid Multi-Cloud Infrastructure & Architecture, Production Support, Platform Development & Web hosting, IT & Cyber Security, Consulting, Compliance Audits & Risk Management, BCP-DR Strategist, Datacenter & Network Operations Support.
JITENDRA MOHAN BHARDWAJ
CISO & HEAD – CYBERSECURITY BUSINESS, TATA ADVANCED SYSTEMS
Experienced Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He currently has the responsibility of building cyber security business globally and managing US Geo delivery as Global Delivery Head. Jitendra is Skilled in Digital transformation , large program management , Sales Management , Global Delivery, Practice Management, Pre-sales and Business Relationship Management.
He is an information technology leader with a Doctor of Philosophy - PhD focused in Business Management
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER. JK CEMENT
Jitendra Singh is the President and Chief Digital Officer at JK Cement. He is a digital leader with over 27 years of experience in business excellence. He has worked in different domains including industrial conglomerates, pharmaceuticals, fertilisers, and cement manufacturing.
CISO & DPO, MAX HEALTHCARE
A professional with proven abilities and certified dynamic technocrat of rich Indian, USA & Europe experience in the areas of Cyber Security, Operations Management, Audit and accreditation, IT & InfoSec , Data Privacy & Protection, Strategic Planning & Management, IT Governance, People Management, Project Management, Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery, Process Improvement, Service Delivery Management, Vendor Management and Budgeting.
As the CISO, his work encompasses all aspects of Trust, including trusted products, platforms, and operating environments. Trust has always been the ecosystem in which they engage with each other. Over the past 2 decades he has influenced an incredible evolution of the role Trust plays in the practice of digital security, which continues to shape what today’s enterprises are experiencing. Today, the cyber world operates in the era of 'Digital Trust', which encompasses how people and processes interact with content, in an ecosystem where frictionless security and compliance are intrinsic.
GLOBAL HEAD - CYBER RISK & DATA PRIVACY - BFSI R&C, TCS
Kavitha Srinivasulu has around 20 years of experience focused on Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Business Resilience across BFSI, Financial services, Retail, Manufacturing, Health care, IT Services and Telecom domains. She has demonstrated her core expertise in Risk Advisory, Business Consulting and Delivery assurance with diverse experience across corporate and Strategic Partners. She is a natural leader with versatility to negotiate and influence at all levels.
CISO, TELEPERFORMANCE INDIA
Kumar is a seasoned professional with over 2 decades of leadership, management, advisory and implementation experience in Information Technology, Information Security, Data Privacy and Compliance Management. Kumar is working with Teleperformance as CISO for India region, and is responsible for designing and leading Information and Cyber Security Strategy and Program. In the past Kumar has worked with other service organizations EXL Service and Wipro.
Kumar has diversified domain experience in leading global enterprise-wide Information and Cyber Security programs including Governance, Policy and Processes, Business & Third Party Risk Management, Cyber Defense Center, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, Application Security, Offensive Cyber Security Assessments, Advanced Cyber Threat Detection and Protection, Malware Analysis and User Awareness programs.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, VIRESCENT INFRASTRUCTURE
Seasoned technology leader with 16 years of multisectoral global experience in heading the entire spectrum of IT functions, building Start-Ups, handling M&A (Merger and Acquisitions) and transforming large organizations across diverse industries and geographies. Companies worked – Raymond Ltd., IBM, Deloitte, Mahyco, CleanMax Solar, Virescent Infrastructure (A KKR Entity).
With a total Work Experience spanning close to three decades in the ICT Industry, Mr Lalit Raje is a goal -oriented strategist and an extremely seasoned Professional in IT Sales. He encompasses a perfect blend of unique competencies viz. Strategic Planning & Implementation, Team Leadership, P&L Management, Business & Operational Excellence and Budgeting.
According utmost priority to Customer Centricity , ensuring a delightful experience to customers through the products and services offered by the companies he associates with, Lalit in his 28+ years career has been highly successful in interfacing with CXOs and decision makers.
He has spearheaded business acquisition in existing client base and acquisition of new logos through very strong & effective business relationships with partner eco systems and clients, thus contributing to significant growth of revenues and to the company’s bottom line.
DR. MAHESH JUTTIYAVAR
GLOBAL CIO, MASTEK
VP- CISO & DPO, TATAPLAY GROUP
Navaneethan is a senior leader in cybersecurity and data protection, passionate about building robust solutions which add value to everyone's life. Navaneethan N comes with more than 18 years of experience in various areas of cybersecurity and risk management across organisations such as Groww, PayU, Deloitte, Capgemini, among others.
He brings expertise in CISO/CIO operations, strategic cybersecurity account management, enterprise security and risk management, cyber emerging technology, cyber threat landscape, hacking and countermeasures, business development, cybersecurity business operations, program management and people leadership. He is known for taking up challenging projects in a reputed group for Cyber security/Business continuity, Data Privacy/ GDPR, Cloud security, Threat Management, Risk Management and SOC. Navaneethan loves to meet investors, sales leaders and branding folks.
HEAD - IT, NYKAA
Naveen Gulati is a technology enthusiast, passionate about solving problems and fostering a culture of customer-centricity and excellence, is an industry-agnostic IT leader, with 18 years of experience in multi-cultural, highly matrixed global organizations. Established credentials & recognitions in Large Engagements, Service Delivery Management, IT Infrastructure Management, ERP / SaaS / Custom Solution Design Architecture & Implementation for all Enterprise Applications across various industries.
He has expertise in IT vision, strategy, budgeting, and roadmap planning, Digital Transformation, Management Analytics. Apart from these, Gulati is a learner in the areas of emerging technologies and models such as digital enterprise, Cloud Strategy, Customer Experience, Mobility Strategy, and ERP Transformation with enabled RPA, AI/ML, NLP, Chatbots & Automation and adding business values to deliver early ROI.
Nayaki Nayyar is the CEO of Securonix. Prior to Securonix, she was the President and Chief Product Officer at Ivanti. She was responsible for Ivanti’s strategy, innovation, and growth in cybersecurity, automation, edge and endpoint device management, and service management. Nayaki was instrumental in Ivanti’s significant growth through acquisitions, the launch of Ivanti’s Neurons Platform, and doubling its total addressable market from $30B to $60B in the last two years.
She is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of deep industry experience in driving transformation, innovation, and growth in large enterprise software companies. Prior to joining Ivanti, Nayaki was President of the Digital Service and Operations Management Business Unit running at BMC Software, where she led BMC’s evolution into the cognitive era and cloud growth with BMC Helix suite. Nayaki also served as General Manager of SAP’s Internet of Things division and held senior leadership positions in corporate strategy and SAP’s Cloud unit. She was Senior Vice President of SAP’s Cloud for customer experience business unit, where she drove significant growth in the company’s Cloud and mobile business units. Nayaki gained tremendous industry experience during her tenures at Shell and Valero and was instrumental in Valero’s rapid growth into the largest independent refining company in North America.
Nayaki currently serves on the boards of TD Synnex, a leading distributor and solutions aggregator for IT ecosystem; Veritone, Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence technology solutions; and Corteva Agriscience, a publicly traded agri-science company. She holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University (India), an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Houston, and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.
GROUP CHIEF INFORMATION & DIGITAL OFFICER, STERLITE POWER
Neeti is a C-Suite Technology professional, having over 23 yrs experience in the Information Technology domain with a keen passion towards business partnering. She carries global experience in IT strategy, innovation, enterprise architecture and large platform implementations, driving operational excellence across B2B and B2C companies.
Neeti’s career spans across companies like GE Capital for 17 Years, followed by 3 years at Clix Capital (a fintech) as part of the founding team focussed on developing technology for digital lending. She then moved on to the Energy sector with Sterlite Power, a strong player in the power transmission domain. Here she is focussed on bringing the power of digital to an infrastructure company and reducing time and cost variations in asset construction and maintenance.
Driven by her passion towards delivering business outcomes, she is also a promoter of the diversity agenda at the workplace and is working with associations like FICCI to promote women in the STEM domain.
HEAD OF SALES - INDIA, BT
Puneet Garg is the head of regional sales and business management at BT and covers India, Asia, Middle East and African countries.
He is responsible to drive growth and customer experience for the region while ensuring the
business governance and ethics are followed. He works with CXOs, business leaders and senior
executives to help them in their digital transformation and security adoption journey. He has 23+ years of experience in consulting, digital transformation, sales and business management space. Prior to BT, he worked with Infosys Limited as business consultant and sales manager for global logistics and supply chain customers across globe. He was based out of the USA and was growing and managing large relationships for Infosys.
He is a computer science engineer with an MBA from IIM Bangalore. He has done a certification
from Yale School of Management, USA on Behavioral Economics. He is a recognized technology
thought leader and has contributed to the BT success in India and across the globe. He is very
passionate about mentoring young minds and to bring diversity and inclusion at workplace.
GLOBAL CISO & DPO, INFOGAIN
DIRECTOR - SALES ENGINEERING (INDIA & SAARC), SOPHOS TECHNOLOGIES
Mr. Ravindra Baviskar currently is the Director - Presales (Cyber Security) – India & SAARC for Sophos. He has over 17+ years of Experience in IT Security and has been with Sophos for more than 14+ years now. He has extensively worked in the Presales department of Sophos and has helped not only to develop his own region of Western India but also has supported a lot of National / International projects.
His current profile involves solving the presales / technical queries and closely working with the development team in evolving the product by incorporating market feedback. With his vast experience and technical background, he has been vital in identifying and solving the needs of Customers from the defense, BFSI, Education verticals amongst many others.
Mr. Baviskar has done his BE in Computers and has successfully completed the CCNA and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications. He has trained and certified 500 plus engineers on Sophos/Cyberoam Security product. He has been an eminent speaker in various forums, seminars & conferences on IT Security Events, Defense Expositions and IT and had been conducting various webinars, trainings and informative sessions.
VP - INFORMATION SECURITY, HDFC LIFE
Rejo Thomas is a management graduate from University of London and is a certified Information security practitioner in multiple standards. He is passionate about securing enterprises and likes to be hands on in various emerging developments in field of cyber security. In his Professional capacity Rejo has ensured enterprise security for businesses operating in Europe, US and India. In his free time, he is passionate about community development initiatives in his neighbourhood.
VICE PRESIDENT – INFORMATION SECURITY_VOIS, VODAFONE GROUP
Saloni is an IT & Cybersecurity professional with 22 years of experience in Information Security, Risk Management, Security Assurance, Audit and compliances, IT operations, Project Management, Solution delivery, Application Development, Infrastructure Management & core telecom technologies. Currently, she provides singular accountability for all information security controls in the company.
Prior to joining _VOIS, she was working with Vodafone Idea Ltd across multiple roles and provided technology solutions for efficient business processes and played an important role during merger and acquisition of the company.
HEAD IT GENERATION, CESC
Ms. Sanghamitra Pyne is the Head of Information Technology- Generation, CESC Ventures, RPSG group with IT operations spanning West Bengal, Maharashtra and beyond . Her earlier role was Head and Chief Engineer-IT in West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (WBSETCL), the State Power Transmission Utility and Transmission Licensee of West Bengal, India. Prior to this, Ms. Pyne has been part of the Senior Information Technology Management of CESC Ltd, the distribution power utility of Kolkata/Howrah, West Bengal. She has also collaborated with Singapore Power in the process of technology transfer.
Ms. Pyne is an Electrical Engineer from Jadavpur University, a premier Indian University of international repute. She also holds an MBA degree in Finance. She has also headed consulting and advisory assignments for several Power Utilities leading to policy formulation and development/enhancement of Corporate Governance framework, and is associated with multiple Chambers of Commerce.
GLOBAL CISO, PERFETTI VAN MELLE
Sapan Talwar is a professional with a 24 years of Industry experience in Technology and Security, with 17 years focusing on the areas of Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience, Information Security Compliance & Governance, Risk management, Network Security, Applications & Infrastructure Vulnerability management. Working towards producing desired results, while building relationships and partnering with stakeholders both within and outside the organization to enable Business Growth.
SVP – IT, JAGRAN PRAKASHAN
Sarbani has a rich experience of nearly three decades in the industry, and she heads the IT function of the Jagran group. In Jagaran, she is responsible for laying down the information infrastructure for all the various Verticals of the organization as well as evolving robust, seamlessly integrated systems and processes for all the functional areas. Sarbani is focused on driving the enterprise digital transformation, thereby bringing about strategic organizational changes through innovation and operational excellence. I interact with the Senior Management to evolve the strategic vision and drive change within the Enterprise through IT.
She is skilled with team-building expertise across various platforms, Agile execution & implementation of IT Projects, Timely and successful delivery of IT Projects through the years, Great Leadership & Communication skills, Expert knowledge in conceptualization, design and development of ERP systems and well-aligned and many more.
SATISH KUMAR DWIBASHI
SVP & CISO, INMOBI
He is a proven leader and subject matter expert (SME) in Cyber Security, Information Security, Information Technology (IT), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC). His key expertise lie in providing consulting and managing engagements in the area of Information Security, GRC, BCM (BCP/DR), System Certifications, Audits & Design, Developing Security Policies, Standards and Procedures, Systems and Network Security technologies, IT Infrastructure, Application Security, Data Security & Privacy.
CHIEF INFORMATION & SECURITY OFFICER, CREDABLE
Mr. Shashank Bajpai, Chief Information and Security Officer at CredAble – India’s Largest Working Capital Tech Platform is a subject matter expert in Cyber Security Technology & Information Security Compliance for Financial Services industry. He possesses immense domain expertise in Cyber Security, InfoSec Strategy & Technology Risk, having worked in this field for Financial Services clients across APAC, Middle East and Indian subcontinent for over a decade.
Mr. Bajpai is highly knowledgeable and has published international research papers on Cloud Security & Neural Networks. He is an avid proponent of harnessing new-age technologies like Machine Learning, IoT and Blockchain to not only secure but also complement the business strategy of an Enterprise.
Mr. Bajpai is an Executive Alumni of ISB Hyderabad and IIT Roorkee, having completed his Computer Engineering degree from Pune University. He is also certified in CISO by EC-Council, CISM by ISACA, CIPR by GCHQ-UK and GXPN by SANS Institute. Mr. Shashank Bajpai is an incredibly knowledgeable and experienced professional in the fields of Cyber Security, Information Security and Financial Services Compliance
VP SOLUTION ARCHITECT, SYNDROME
Sunil Sangle is an experienced and highly skilled cyber security professional with a proven track record in protecting sensitive data and mitigating complex cyber threats. With over 18 years of industry experience, specializes in network security, vulnerability assessment, incident response, and risk management. He has a strong understanding of security frameworks and regulations, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Sunil is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) , Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert ( CCIE ) and holds additional certifications in ethical hacking and incident handling.
His expertise in threat intelligence, risk assessment, and security policy development make him an invaluable asset in safeguarding organizations against cyber threats.
COUNTRY MANAGER – INDIA REGION, SKYBOX SECURITY
Titas is a Sales Leader with over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has a successful track record of managing different roles across domains such as Sales, Business Development, Channels & Alliance Management, Go to Market Strategy, Start-ups, and Cost Center with P&L responsibility. He has driven revenue growth for geos including India, APAC, EMEA, and America's.
In his present profile, Titas is the Country Manager for Skybox Security - India region and leads Sales and Business Development. Prior to this role, he was managing GSI Worldwide Sales for Skybox Security. His previous successful stints were with Microfocus, Oracle, IBM and HP where is worked as an individual contributor as well as in a people manager role.
Titas is well versed in Technology: Hybrid IT, Cybersecurity, Dev Ops & testing, Big Data Analytics, Mainframe modernization, and SaaS.
VENKATA RAMANA RATNAKARAM
CISO, SPANDANA SPHOORTY FINANCIAL
He is a successful and award-winning IT, Info-sec and digital transformation leader with 20+ years of multi domain experience in leveraging technology to drive organizational growth, performance, profitability, and expand intellectual property capital. The Expert change agent, capable of orchestrating transformative business strategy through data & technology driven decisions. Champions innovation with a focus on developing flexible, scalable and automated solutions for consumer and organizational problems.
He has a diverse experience in digital transformation, business process automation leader using emerging technologies (AI/ML/RPA/IOT/Analytics/Data Science/Mobility/Cloud), Expert in Enterprise Strategy & Architecture, Product Development, SAP, ORACLE Data Centers, IT Infrastructure, Information security, Cyber Security, Infosec risk assessment, Microsoft stack and Open Source. Respected leader in both highly matrixed corporate environments and startups.
CIO & CHIEF ETHICS COUNSELLOR, VISTARA (TATA SIA AIRLINES)
Award Winning Technology & Business Leader with 30 years of industry experience. Ranked among the Top Global CXOs, a Frequent Industry Speaker, An Author and a Motivational Leader.
Currently working as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Vistara Airlines reporting into CEO, with additional role of Chief Ethics Counsellor (CEC) with board-level visibility. Worked with CXOs over last 21 years driving Digital Transformations, Managed P&L ownership, Business Strategy & Planning, Sales, Delivery, Operations with deep understanding of the Industry and Global team dynamics. Worked across the Globe for over 15 years.
VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES, INDIA, SAARC, SEAHK & ANZ, FORTINET
Vishak Raman has over two decades of experience in the cybersecurity space with proven expertise in product management, sales, marketing and business development. Earlier as the Senior Regional Director, India & SAARC at Fortinet, he was instrumental in establishing and growing Fortinet’s technology leadership and success story in India. He also set up a first-of-its-kind Technical Assistance Center at Bangalore which has over 200 engineers who provide 24/7 support to Fortinet’s customers in India and the Middle East.
Prior to Fortinet, he was Director of Security Business, India & SAARC at Cisco. Vishak who holds an engineering degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from IIM Ahmedabad, has also worked in various roles at FireEye, Tata Communications, WatchGuard, Sify and HCl Technologies.
SENIOR DIRECTOR - SOLUTION ENGINEERING, SENTINELONE
He is an expert in providing product overviews, customized presentations and demonstrations, architecture workshops, complex solution design, proposal development, advanced product evaluations, proof of concepts and product feature/benefit discussions. Tech savvy with sound technology background, passionate dynamic & result driven.
He describes himself as a cybersecurity enthusiast, security practitioner and a student.
XIOU ANN LIM
EDITOR, CSO ASEAN, FOUNDRY
She drives content strategy for CSO ASEAN and engages the information security community in the region. Based in Singapore and with more than 10 years of editorial experience, she focuses on local insights and cybersecurity trends in Southeast Asian markets. Ann is an experienced content strategist, event host, and moderator.
She has facilitated bespoke briefing events as well as global and regional conferences and award events targeted at C-level audiences.
Director – Content & Communities, Foundry India
Yogesh is the Director of Content & Communities at Foundry (an IDG. Inc, Company). Recently he was the company’s executive editor for over seven years at IDG the world’s largest technology media, events, research and data services conglomerate. Today, he leads the content curation and hosts the events (in-person, virtual and hybrid) and websites (custom content) for brands - CIO, ComputerWorld and CSO - in India. Yogesh hosts the annual awards and symposium programs in India since over a decade including CIO100 Awards, CSO100 Awards and Premier100 (Channel) Awards.
A keynote speaker, an events host, a social media influencer and a knowledge navigator, Yogesh impacts the technologists’ readers across the enterprise tech ecosystem and amongst IT communities of CIOs, CSOs, Channels, CXOs and OEM vendors. In 2019, Yogesh was recognized as ‘Star Editor’ or ‘B2B Influential Editor’ from an elite list of 26 tech editors across IDG globally.
With over 20 years of experience in the media industry including sixteen years at IDG, he kick-started his journalism career with The Times of India (Bennet Coleman & Co.), in 2003. He later joined IDG as senior correspondent for weekly publication ChannelWorld in 2007. Yogesh holds a Computer Engineering degree from Mumbai University.
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