Rishit Mishra | Manager | PwC | Dallas, Texas, United States | Information Technology | Consulting Background Rishit Mishra is a Manager in the PwC – Digital Risk Solutions practice.; For over 11+ years Rishit has been leading, delivering and managing a diverse range of multinational SAP security and GRC Access Control projects for Fortune 100 clients across various industries. Rishit’s project experiences include: SAP Security Design/Redesign, SAP GRC-AC implementations, SAP Security/GRC Assessments & SAP Security Remediation. Rishit’s experience includes catering to a wide array of clients in the Energy, Industrial Products and Consumer Products industries.
Abbas Shahid Baqir | Managing Director | Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Information Technology | Information Technology Services Background Abbas Shahid Baqir is a technology visionary and computer security specialist who thrives on solving complex problems. Abbas is an industry-recognized security expert with over 15 years of hands-on experience. His career is highlighted on starting and creating new companies, organizations and products.; Abbas responded to numerous sophisticated cyber intrusions into corporate networks. Abbas worked with corporate and governmental victims to find and eradicate intrusions in their networks, mitigate data loss, and implement cyber best practices to ensure victim networks were more resilient to attacks. Abbas managed a team of highly skilled Special Agents, Intelligence Analysts, and Forensic Examiners conducting global investigations. Abbas supervised multiple investigations into the compromise of banking and securities trading computer systems. He combined host and network forensics in addition to innovative intelligence operations to identify and neutralize threat actors both domestically and internationally. Abbas has provided cyber expertise to state and local law enforcement on investigations of crimes,;missing children, cyber-bullying, and internal affairs. A certified cyber sec instructor, he developed a cyber-based curriculum and has trained hundreds of law enforcement and private professionals in evidence acquisition, security policy and implementation, breach response and mitigation, hacker methodology, and employee Internet safety.
Brenda Christensen | CEO | Stellar Public Relations, Inc. | Cape Coral, Florida, United States | Public Relations | Security Services Background ; Brenda Christensen is CEO of Stellar Public Relations, a world leader in public relations, investor relations, branding, funding and corporate guidance with direct attributable growth worth over millions of dollars. Ms. Christensen currently serves as an adviser on private boards in North America, and previously served as corporate officer for a publicly held technology company, across multiple continents. She was named “Top 15 in Security PR” by;cybersecurity thought leader, Richard Stiennon, voted “PR SourceCode Top 10 Tech Communicators” by 800 leading journalists and;“Best PR in Tech” by Robert Scoble. In addition, she is listed as a top PR pro to follow on Twitter by Business2Community and HubSpot named her one of the “Most Influential on Facebook.” She was selected The Economist for its prestigious cybersecurity simulation panel, including Richard A. Clarke, chief counter-terrorism advisor under George W. Bush for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. As PR Director for Secure Computing, she orchestrated a successful post-acquisition restructuring, resulting in an eventual acquisition by McAfee. As PR Director at leading antivirus provider Panda Security, her team successfully launched a leading edge artificial intelligence “zero-day attack” solution, resulting in;84,000 media outlet placements and;reaching millions worldwide.
Gail Blount | Owner | Your Marketing Authority | , , United States | | Background
Haitham Ahmed | Teacher and CEO | London Academy Of Online Education | London , London, United Kingdom | Management | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations Background Haitham is a Director, CEO, Public Speaker, YouTuber , Awards Judge , Career Coach, Executive Coach, Time Management Coach, NLP Trainer, Holistic Marketer, Human Resources Consultant, Instructor, teacher and Manager. Haitham got a Bachelor of Bio-Chemistry from Ain Shams University in Egypt, M.I.B. (Master of International Business ) from the University of Vaasa in Finland and more than 70 diplomas and certificates in English, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Neuropsychology, Psychology of Sales, Online Marketing, CBT, NLP, Coaching, Mentoring, Green Six Sigma, lean management, Minitab and others from global Institutes all over the world. Regarded to Awards: Haitham won Runner Up Award for Learner of the year 2017 from Centre Of Excellence and also received Highly Commended Award for Learner of the year 2018 from COE. He was nominated for NLP in Research Award (2019). In 2020, Haitham was nominated for several global awards, such as The English Asian Business Awards, French American Entrepreneurship Awards, Global Excellence Awards, the Entrepreneurship World Cup, the NLP in Education Award, and the NLP in Research Award.; .;
Sandeep Parekh | Control and Automation Engineering | Bechtel | Houston, Texas, United States | Others… Engineering – Automation and Control Systems | Engineering and Technology Background Over sixteen years of experience in project engineering with managing and leading specialized Integrated Control and Safeguarding Systems (Process Control, Process Safety, and Fire & Gas Systems) across most areas of the oil and gas industry. Technical background in renewable energy technology, production, research and development, with over 12 years of Bechtel experience. Served as a Control Systems Engineer on successive multi-billion dollar grassroots LNG projects. Broad experience with refinery, petrochemical and pharmaceutical projects. International experience includes specialized assignments in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Western Australia, along with multiple trips to Western Africa (Angola) and China. Managed and coordinated efforts for Bechtel and Owner teams of 20 + engineers.
Siddharth Ekbote | Staff 2 Engineer | VMware | Palo Alto, California, United States | Product Development | Engineering and Technology Background A seasoned professional with deep experience in building large scale networking and storage systems. Proficient in building, managing and leading cross-functional geographically distributed teams.;Mentoring and tutoring junior members to help them achieve a very high level of productivity and efficiency.;Technology guidance, critical POC executions and strategy presentations;to executive management and external stake holders. Served in big technology corporations including Sun Microsystems and VMware Inc. Also donned multiple hats;at startups in New Zealand and USA.;;;Led the development of cutting edge Wan-Optimization features and successfully demonstrated them in various conferences winning Best of Show Award at VMworld 2014. “Personal” project to analyze information sys-dumps at Silver Peak, resulted in 90% reduction in engineer involvement for RCA in terms of time and effort. Led development on the world’s first Networking Monitoring solution for Encrypted Sonet Networks. Technical Leadership Award for handling largescale sustaining efforts of SUN Solaris Networking Stack. Successfully lead POCs in various challenging customer-IT environments resulting in multi-million dollars sales from those efforts.;Original work leading to two patents granted and multiple pendin.;;Consistently serve as a central point of contact in Engineering for Customers, partners/vendors and other Business Units.
Aakash Chhablani | Associate Director/Manager | Deloitte | San Jose, California, United States | Information Technology | Consulting Background I am Aakash Chhablani. I have been a judge at other categories for Stevie Awards – Consumer Awards, Emerging ; Startup etc. and have extensive experience in judging different categories. Also contributed scholarly articles at leading publications such as International Journal of Management and Engineering. American Journal of ; Computer Architecture. I am a Management Consultant with Deloitte Consulting and have an extensive experience of 10+ years working with CxOs across various TMT and FSI clients. ;
Shankara Narayandas | Lead Secure Applications Developer | Interactive Brokers Group | Greenwich, Connecticut, United States | Product Development | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance Background Around 15 years of experience as Software Developer/Analyst with expertise in Designing, Developing, Unit Testing and Maintaining N-tier enterprise applications, client/server applications and web applications. Specialist in implementing security sensitive applications requiring profound knowledge of Data and Internet Security especially related to two factor authentication, digital signing/verification and data encryption, networking concepts, advanced database management concepts and design patterns. Ph.D. Computer Science Fall 2003 – Spring 2006, University of Louisiana, Lafayette M.S. Computer Science Fall 2000 – Spring 2003, University of Louisiana, Lafayette B.E. Computer Science and Engineering August 1996 – May 2000, M V S R Engineering College, Osmania University, India
Sanjeev Kumar | SAP Lead Consultant / Solution Architect | GyanSys Inc | Carmel, Indiana, United States | Information Technology | Consulting Background Sanjeev is a senior SAP professional with 15+ years of rich experience in the implementation, operation, and support of business technology. He has lead multi-cultured project teams in different roles providing SAP technology solution expertise and strategic direction. A proven ability in managing and delivering large scale complex Greenfield and Brownfield Implementations, Support and Upgrade SAP projects across multiple industries – Automotive, Energy, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Facilities Management Services. Expertise in designing and delivering SAP technology solutions – SAP Data Analytics, BPC, Data Integration and Migration from SAP/Non-SAP systems (BW7.5onHANA, BW4HANA), SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Lumira, SAP BO, S4 Embedded Analytics and ABAP across multi-functional domains – SAP PM, SD, FI, MM, and HR.
Astha Bhatia | Clinical Research Scientist | Bristol Myers Squibb | Summit , New Jersey, United States | Product Development | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services Background I am a dentist (4 years patient care experience in India), and have a Master in public health from a reputed US school. I; work as a clinical research scientist on clinical trials for hematology-oncology indications. A clinical study that I was the lead scientist for, led to FDA and global approval for a new chemo-free regimen for patients of;lymphoma. At present, I am the lead scientist a clinical trial for a novel compound being developed for patients with relapsed Lymphoma. Also, I;featured on an international podcast for COVID 19 which was global hit with multiple viewer reviews. I also worked in a county health department (Bloomfield health department) during my internship while pursuing my MPH, and I worked with the health educator on a childhood obesity project for the community (an area of concern facing the country at this time). I am the marketing head (volunteer position) of an Indian- American cultural society based in NJ. I am interested in being a judge for 17th Annual Info Security PG’s 2021 Global Excellence Awards, and I am confident that based on my vast experience and expertise, I will be able to do great justice to the judgement process.
Sudheer Reddy | Director, Local Safety Management | Bayer | Whippany, New Jersey, United States | Product Development | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services Background I am a Pharmacist with a Master of Public Health. In addition, I am also a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and an Innovation Coach. As a Director at Bayer Healthcare, I am responsible for ensuring patient safety of the pharmaceuticals and over the counter products marketed by the company. In this role, I also lead research and safety assessments of new products the company wishes to bring to the market. In the past few years, I have brought many innovations to our processes at Bayer that were game changers using technology. I am interested in judging 17th Annual Info Security PG’s 2021 Global Excellence Awards. With the above mentioned background, I can certainly help providing my expert opinion in many areas of business such as healthcare, leadership, management, innovation and new technologies. ;
Parameswara Kandregula | Manager Delivery Serivces | Cognizant Technology Solutions | Teaneck , New Jersey, United States | Information Technology | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet Background Senior IT consultant with 15+ years of experience. Hands-on delivery and leadership in Agile Software Development, IT infrastructure, Headless E-commerce, SearchEngines, SEO, Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), Automation, DevOps, Middleware, Big Data, Security, Business Analytics and Data Center. Operating Global IT Development, Support and Infrastructure Service delivery. Specialties: Service Oriented Architecture, High Availability Websites, Digital Transformation, Cloud Migration, Global Product Teams, Agile Delivery & Business Development. Supported Customer Industry:- Retail, Energy & Utilities, Logistics, Credit Cards, Banking and Financial Services.
Megha Gupta | Senior Systems Analyst | Starbucks Coffee Company | , , United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Services Background 12+ years of IT experience in Oracle E-Business Suite ERP, Payment Systems & Indirect Procurement Systems. ; Excels at collaborating in a matrixed, cross-functional environment with fluid priorities and building consensus as a thought leader and recognized subject matter expert (SME). Outstanding communication skills, leadership ability & business acumen. ; Solution Designing | Customizations | Configurations | Scalable Solution | Critical Thinking | Business Onboarding Innovative | Continuous Improvement | Performance Management | Integrations
Ananya Bhattacharyya | Principal Product Management Technical | Mastercard | Chesterfield, Missouri, United States | | Background
Manan Shah | Founder & CEO | Avalance Global Solutions Private Limited | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Information Technology | Security Services Background With over 9 years of experience in cybersecurity, I am part of Microsoft’s top 100 security researchers in the world. Currently, I am the Founder, Director and Chief Executive Officer at Avalance Global Solutions with over 5 offices spread across India, Dubai, and the USA. Prior to Avalance, at the age of 21, I have had the opportunity to solve cybercrime cases for some of the biggest MNC’s in the world, such as Twitter, Yahoo!, Facebook, Nokia, Blackberry, PayPal, Skype, Google, Apple, Microsoft to name a few. In addition to running my company, I am also passionate about traveling, playing video games and also conducting webinars. I have also been invited as a speaker at platforms like TEDx and Infosec.;
Paramaguru Prakash | IT Manager | Boeing Distribution Services Inc. parent company “The Boeing Company” | Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Services Background Paramaguru Prakash, IT Manager | Boeing Distribution Services Inc. parent company “The Boeing Company”; | Miami, Florida, United States | Information Technology | Industry: Aerospace and Experience: 17 years of IT Services and IT Consulting experience with focus on leading Customer facing applications. As a thought leader with strong IT experience I had leveraged technology to enable Customer-centric innovation. Embraced Agile operating model to Capture more Value and had Improved Positive Customer Experience. Used Data-Driven insights to collaborate with Stakeholders and Cross-Functional teams to drive business growth. Adopted Continuous improvement mindset, improved product quality and reduced Total Cost of Ownership. Enabled Digital Transformation, Business process automation at basic levels to increase seamless integration. Created Value by understanding existing business models, identifying gaps and proposing breakthrough ideas.
Sagar Das | Director, Marketing Analytics | Stamps.com | El Segundo, California, United States | Marketing | Information Technology Software Background Sagar Das is the Director of Marketing Analytics at Stamps.com, the leading provider of Internet- based postage solutions for small businesses and online retailers. He has been working in the field of; Marketing Analytics since 2013 and specializes in Landing Page Optimization, Marketing Mix; Modeling (MMM), and Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) Models. Sagar has a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of ICT,;India and an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park. During Sagar’s tenure at Stamps.com, he has consistently improved the company’s homepage,; landing pages and registration funnel to optimize conversion rate, perfect customer tracking, and; improve customer experience. He has also led the initiative in building MMM and CLV Models to help; determine the impact of various Marketing initiatives. At Stamps.com, Sagar has perfected a custom; approach to Direct Mail creative testing that gets statistically significant results while minimizing associated risks. His most recent achievements include, conducting a pricing test to maximize subscription fee revenue and successfully launching the new pricing across more than half a million;business customers.
Amit Jambusaria | Senior Engineering Manager | Wayfair | Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Management | Engineering and Technology Background I serve as Sr. Engineering Manager at Wayfair. My contributions are at the center of Wayfair’s technology foot-print. I have led multiple front-end engineering teams towards building and optimizing Wayfair.com’s Homepage and Brand pages (more than 15,000 pages) for desktop and mobile, across all geo-locations (Canada, Germany and UK) and all stores – Jossandmain.com, Allmodern.com, Birchlane.com, and Perigold.com. Wayfair’s Homepage and Brand pages serve more than 20 million visitors weekly and account for a substantial portion of Wayfair’s revenue. Additionally, I am directly responsible for launching the Projecthub platform which is relied upon by the entire Wayfair organization with more than 10,000 users. I am reshaping engineering and product development at Wayfair thus generating significant value add in terms of efficiency improvements and cost savings to the company. I am also very passionate about building web applications during my free time.
Sri Raghu Kishore Pusapati | SAP Security Administrator | CSOFT Technologies | , , United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Services Background Sri is an experienced security professional with 16+ Years of IT Industry experience in Security Risk and compliance areas. Sri has worked on enterprise security designs and SOX Compliance for large multinationals across US, Europe and India. He has offered his insights and consulting skills in various areas including Risk management, security operations, security assessment and identity access management.
Amir Moini | Software developer | BMO | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | | Background
Pon Ramachandra Moorthy Ramasamy | Key Account Manager | Yokogawa | , , United States | Management | Engineering and Technology Background Moorthy Ramasamy is an Automation Expert with more than fifteen years of hands-on experience in automation industry. Currently, his focus areas are digitalization technique, methods that contributes to value addition and creation in the industry.; He ;blogs about several industrial trends on Automation, AI, Procedural Automation, Robotics, Digital Transformation, Networks, Supply chain, Asset Management, Data Analytics, IIoT,;Wireless communication, and Cybersecurity.; He actively participates and contributes to IEEE researches in his focus areas. Moorthy also contributes to the society by coaching young engineering talents, peer reviewing articles, consulting global engineering projects.
Nishant Srivastava | IAM Architect – Sr. Manager | Cognizant | College Station, Texas, United States | Information Technology | Consulting Background Hi – I am a Sr. Manager and cyber security expert/architect with a decade plus work experience with boutique consulting firms. I live in New Jersey and work in NYC, born in India and lived in Australia in past and proudly call Australia my home. I also hold a masters degree in Information Technology. I also have passion in fashion and is a proud owner and designer for high end women’s fashion line. I launched my brand during SS2018 New York Fashion Week and subsequently in SS2019. This is a new brand in making infused with technology and have successfully garnered interests from consumers media worldwide, however we are keeping our brand etho as upmost important.
Debadip Bandyopadhyay | CMO | Andromeda Digital | Kolkata, West Bengal, India | Marketing | Information Technology Services Background Debadip(Deb) Bandyopadhyay is a fore runner in identifying unlimited possibilities of unleashing business potential in any industry or any geography, analyzing market and strategizing marketing & branding plans around it. With a background of engineering degree in Electronics & Communication Debadip possesses over 10 years of experience in all facets of marketing, business development, sales, financial analysis & management. His strength lies in transforming marketing strategy by adopting newer technologies for rapid business growth. Debadip applies his analytical capability for deep market research and his innovative approach in marketing is the key factor behind his success. Followed by pursuing degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Debadip accomplished Master of Sciences in Integrated Marketing from New York University, New York, USA and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA. Earned an honorary position of Cyber E Activities from GreenPeace India & USA for creating awareness through social media in the area of nature deforestation, chemical effect and hazards for the planet. Currently Debadip Founder & CEO of Andromeda Digital in USA & India. Along with multi-faced activates, Debadip nurtures newly grown startups with his rich knowledge.
Gaurav Nisar | CEO | Tangelo | Dublin, California, United States | Product Development | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet Background ; Gaurav was an early engineer and leader at Glassdoor. Gaurav helped scale Glassdoor and led core, mobile, engagement and search teams during his 5 year tenure. Gaurav then joined Oh My Green, a YC 2019 top 100 company as their CTO. Gaurav then started Tangelo.ai to build software for field services team and is currently serving as their CEO.
Girish Motwani | Principal Software Engineering Manager | Microsoft Corporation | Sunnyvale, California, United States | Product Development | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet Background Engineering leader with over 16 years of experience in building software solutions, with expertise in;network security, Distributed Systems and computer Networking. I have wide-ranging experience in startups and established companies: cloud infrastructure, networking & security. I currently lead the Azure Firewall Manager team at Microsoft focussed on providing our cloud customers with a centralized management platform for their security deployments in the cloud and beyond.
Mayur Jagtap | Vice President, Software Engineering | J. P. Morgan Chase | Dallas, Texas, United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Software Background I am a technology leader and serving the software industry for last 12 years. I come from Software development background and served Architect and leadership roles within the industry across multiple domains. Cyber Security is one of the critical area I practice in all of my technology deliveries for the business I support. Data Security, Securing REST services/ Micro-services, Cloud Security, User Role access management and many more comes to my mind that I have experience with.
Sonali Aggarwal | senior software engineer | IEEE | Berkeley, California, United States | Information Technology | Consumer Products and Services Background I have an undergrad BE in Computer Science and MS in Computer Science (total 6 years of educational experience). I have 10 years of professional experience . I have been taking on progressive responsibility, having 2 promotions in my career and also managed interns and mentored new employees. Currently I am a Senior Software Engineer at Apple.; 1. Senior Software Engineer at Apple (July 2018 till current) – Worked on Location Services 2. Software Engineer at Google (March 2012 till June 2018) – Worked on Google Search Quality.; 3. Software Engineer at Klout (June 2011 till Jan 2012); – Worked on Social Data Mining Problems. 4. Software Engineer Intern at Yahoo (June 2010 to Sept 2010); 5. Software Engineer at Tejas Networks (August 2008 to March 2019) 6. Software Engineer Intern at Symantec (Jan 2008 to June 2008) ;At Yahoo, in the summer of 2010, I worked on a project titled Characterization of Hadoop Jobs using Unsupervised Learning which got published in IEEE.
Raghunandan Reddy Alugubelli | Senior Data Analyst | H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute | Tampa, Florida, United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Services Background Raghunandan is currently working as a senior research data analyst in the department of Collaborative Data Services Core/Malignant Hematology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA. Raghunandan works with large research informatics data pipelines and builds advanced research data analytics platforms to conduct applied research, omics research data analysis & other research data analysis in Multiple Myeloma Cancer. Raghunandan’s research interests include Multiple Myeloma, Cancer Informatics, Biostatistics, Data science, and Machine learning. ; ; Research Interest’s Cancer Informatics, Health Informatics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Data Science, Healthcare IT, Databases.
Rahul Reddy Nadikattu | Senior Research Scientist | University of the Cumberlands | San Jose, California, United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Software Background I am working as a Research Scientist as well as an independent researcher. I specialize in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security. My scientific contributions have resulted in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, presentations, and several awards. I was impressed by the opportunities in Information Technology and decided to start my career in the industry here in the United States.;
Mirza Mohammed Akram Baig | Senior Member of Technical Staff | Illumio | Sunnyvale, California, United States | | Background
Mirza Mohd Ahsen Baig | Senior Product Software Engineer | Apple Inc | Cupertino, California, United States | | Background
Chiranjeevi Aradhya | Sr Software Engineer | Collins Aerospace | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | | Background
Puneet Kakkar | Oracle ERP Architect | Scientific Games Corporation | Las Vegas, Nevada, United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Software Background Puneet Kakkar is a certified Enterprise Architect with 17+ years of IT experience product develoment. Puneet started his career with Oracle Corporation as part of their ERP and Database(best selling product throughout North America) development team and later on worked with IBM, Citi Bank and many more to lead major Oracle implementations. He has been speaker at various OATUG platforms and has contributed scholarly articles at leading publications such as International Journal of Management and Engineering, ;American Journal of Computer Architecture. His technical bio is below. Oracle Certified ERP Cloud Architect – Extensive experience in designing and implementing SCM and Financials Cloud, Customer Data Hub , Product Data Hub , Supplier Data Hub, EDQ (Enterprise Data Quality) and integrations with D&B, ERP and non-ERP Applications using OICS and webservices. Technical Expertise: OICS (Oracle Integration Cloud Service), DBCS (Database cloud service), BI admin, Oracle Applications(OA Framework, ADF, Web Services, Forms/Reports, BI Publisher, XML Publisher, SOA, ISG), Oracle Database(SQL, PLSQL, Tuning),Oracle Workflow, JAVA, MSCA and Zebra/ Bartender/Seagull Label printing, REST , SOAP APIs, ORDS, OAUTH 2.0 with JSON , iPAAS (OCI, DelBoomi, Mulesoft) and PAAS(oacle ADF/DBCS). Designed and Developed Custom Single sign on b/w SFDC & Oracle EBS.
Pranav Kumar | Technical Account Manager | Zscaler | San Jose, California, United States | Support | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet Background I a m a CCIE Security (32165) with 16 years of ; experience working with multiple clients in Remote Infrastructure Management which includes Security and CSOC Operations, Pre Sales, Designing, Implementation & Migration, Due Diligence, Transition of Global Clients, pre and post planning of Infrastructure Projects and Project Management. At present I am managing multiple global accounts and their cloud security where I manage projects from support to sales.;
Prashant Tyagi | TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER | Intraedge Inc. | Chandler, Arizona, United States | Information Technology | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance Background —;;;; Over 20 years of Strong IT industry experience in designing and delivering of cost – effective, high-performance information technology infrastructures and applications to address complex business problems by assessing current capabilities and designing future technology architectures to achieve strategic technology plans that align with the businesses strategic initiatives. —;;;; Hands on experience with Cloud services delivery strategies and strong experience with implementations of Private Cloud Deployment models. —;;;; Extensive knowledge and experience in adopting SAFe, Agile & traditional Waterfall SDLC Project methodologies. —;;;; Extensive qualifications in all facets of project life cycle, from the initial feasibility analysis and conceptual design through documentation, implementation, user training and enhancement —;;;; Accomplished servant-leader capable of delivering large-scale software and Web development projects on time and on budget by effectively collaborating, facilitating, leading and coaching multiple Scrum teams. Expert at driving the adoption and enforcement of Scrum rules, removing impediments and fostering self-management. —;;;; Capable of bringing overwhelming enthusiasm and awareness to projects, applying expert judgment to the removal of impediments, keeping teams focused and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments. —;;;; Excellent communicator; Leverage technical, business and financial acumen to communicate effectively with client executives and their respective teams. ;;
Vishal Padhye | CTO | Critical mention inc | Edison, New Jersey, United States | Information Technology | Information Technology Software Background Senior Manager with advanced experience in building and owning relationships with key cloud computing and technology vendors, incident and problem management, and ground-up and restructuring environments in global companies. real-time video compression/streaming over large-scaled distributed networks. Proven work on virtual infrastructure environments using AWS, Open Nebula Open vSwitch, OpenStack Neutron, Cisco, Nexus, and AMQP, Ability to design and manage a tier 4 data center with a distributed world-wide CDN including BGP for tier 1 peering, Master of Science in Management Information Systems, GPA 3.9 and 15+ years work experience.
Puneet Kakkar | Oracle ERP Architect | Scientific Games Corporation | Las Vegas, Nevada, United States | Information Technology | Engineering and Technology Background Puneet Kakkar is a certified Enterprise Architect with 17+ years of IT experience product develoment. Puneet started his career with Oracle Corporation as part of their ERP and Database(best selling product throughout North America) development team and later on worked with IBM, Citi Bank and many more to lead major Oracle implementations.; He has been speaker at various Oracle OATUG platforms and has contributed scholarly articles at leading publications such as International Journal of Management and Engineering, ;American Journal of Computer Architecture. His technical bio is below. Oracle Certified ERP Cloud Architect – Extensive experience in designing and implementing SCM and Financials Cloud, Customer Data Hub , Product Data Hub , Supplier Data Hub, EDQ (Enterprise Data Quality) and integrations with D&B, ERP and non-ERP Applications using OICS and webservices. Technical Expertise: OICS (Oracle Integration Cloud Service), DBCS (Database cloud service), BI admin, Oracle Applications(OA Framework, ADF, Web Services, Forms/Reports, BI Publisher, XML Publisher, SOA, ISG), Oracle Database(SQL, PLSQL, Tuning),Oracle Workflow, JAVA, MSCA and Zebra/ Bartender/Seagull Label printing, REST , SOAP APIs, ORDS, OAUTH 2.0 with JSON , iPAAS (OCI, DelBoomi, Mulesoft) and PAAS(oacle ADF/DBCS). Designed and Developed Custom Single sign on b/w SFDC & Oracle EBS.
Dr. Tim Nedyalkov | Cyber Security Manager, Infrastructure Middle East | SNC Lavalin | , , United States | Management | Diversified Services Background Dr. Tim Nedyalkov brings over 18 years of multi-industry experience in IT and Cybersecurity across Europe, the USA, Australia, and the Middle East. Dr. Nedyalkov is a Cyber Security Manager at SNC-Lavalin’s Infrastructure business sector in the Middle East.; Dr. Nedyalkov holds a doctorate in Cyber Security/Information Assurance from the University of Fairfax, a master’s in Information Technology Management from the University of Sydney, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Applied Informatics. His certifications include C|CISO, CISSP, CCSP, CEH, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CDPSE, ISO 27001 LA, Security+, ITIL, and Agile PM. Dr. Nedyalkov is a frequent speaker and panellist at industry-leading conferences. He is an active contributor to cyber security industry publications and community initiatives. Dr. Nedyalkov is a member of Institute of Strategic Risk Management (ISRM), Australian Information Security Association (AISA), International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and International Society of Automation (ISA).; In 2019, Dr. Nedyalkov was nominated for the Cyber Security Professional of the Year Award by the Australian Information Security Association for outstanding leadership, integrity, mentoring, and coaching in the industry.
Ajay Kaushik | Founder & CEO | Panacea Infosec Pvt Ltd | New Delhi – , Delhi, India | Information Technology | Information Technology Services Background Mr. Ajay Kaushik is the Founder & CEO of Panacea InfoSec,;India’s Leading;Information Security Audit firm with twin accreditation by Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council as a PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and SWIFT-certified firm.;;He is an Information Security Management professional with CISSP, CISM, PCI QSA, PCI 3DS & PCI ASV certifications. In a highly successful career of nearly two decades, he has brought revolutionary practices in Information & Data Security sector which includes bringing transparency and international yardsticks in the form of best practices and methodical procedures. With his expertise in IT security research, consulting and audit, and leadership skills, he has been emphasizing on foolproof Information & Data Security for protection to all stakeholders in the fast-evolving digitalized processes across Industries. Ajay has played a key role in setting up the Indian operation, driving expansion in South East Asia, Middle East and Africa and engaging partners worldwide. Over the past 12 years, he has completed more than 300 formal PCI DSS assessments, readiness assessments and PCI PIN security assessments for multiple level-1 Banks, Card Personalization Bureaus, Payment Gateways, BPOs/KPOs in more than 30 countries.
Saikiran Reddy Subbagari | Senior Programmer Analyst | First Citizens Bank | Raleigh, North Carolina, United States | Information Technology | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance Background I am;a Senior Programmer Analyst works in Financial Domain in the United States. I have 7 plus years of professional experience in Data Warehousing and building complex ETL solutions. My experience varies from ETL technologies ( IBM DataStage/ Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack) to AI technologies (Machine Learning, Python). I hold a Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems. I am passionate about exploring latest cutting-edge technologies especially in BI/ETL, Artificial Intelligence.
Sharada Tyagi | Data Governance Analyst II | Republic Services Inc. | Scottsdale, Arizona, United States | Information Technology | Others… Background My name is Sharada Tyagi and I am a ; Sr. Cloud Data Engineer with over thirteen plus years of experience ;in building, maintaining and supporting data frameworks for enterprise data activities. ;I have;in-depth knowledge and experience working in the role of Sr Cloud Data Engineer helping the company build their modern data architecture platform proof of concept in building a data lake,MPP cloud data warehousing solution for ingestion, storage, access and consumption of the new and existing data in cloud. My past experiences include working in the role of a Sr. Business Intelligence Data Analyst drawing business insights from data through complex analysis, data mining, and visualization with respect to descriptive analysis and predictive analysis. I also worked as a Sr. Technical Business Analyst/Product Owner in supporting the business and the management with their various new initiatives and software application development using both waterfall and agile methodologies. ;I am also ;AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate; and an ;AWS CP Professional; ;My specialization is in the area of Business Intelligence, Big Data and Emerging Technologies, Data Warehousing, Business Processes and Workflow Analysis Managing Enterprise Systems, Information Security and Controls, Information Enabled Decision Modelling, IT Services and Project Management.
Craig Kensek | CMO | it-harvest | san mateo, California, United States | Marketing | Background My roles in marketing as Director or Senior Product Marketing Manager has encompassed the complete product mix, content creation, events, training, pricing, analyst and public relations, go to market (GTM) and product launch activities. (over 50,000 post views on LinkedIn last year.) You can be both strategic and tactical.; I have over 15 years of experience in Silicon Valley. Recieived my BS from Stanford University and have an MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg)
Freddy Ouzan | VP, Security Research | Nyotron | Santa Clara, California, United States | Others… Security Research | Security Software Background A self-taught researcher and an executive leader with strong hands-on skills and vast;experience in building and managing teams of security professionals and technology experts.;Author of ransomwiz.gg and lover of butter croissants.
Gerrit Rindermann | CTO | Lambs | Santa Monica, California, United States | | Background
Ramesh Kumbum | Sr IT manager | Yash Technologies | fishers, , United States | | Background
Moiz Neemuchwala | Chief Transformation Officer | Rite Hite Corporation | Fishers, Indiana, United States | | Background
Tasjia Reddy | Director | World Education Community | DURBAN NORTH, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Social Media/Digital | Media & Entertainment Background Tash Reddy is a multi-award winning social engineer, entrepreneur, writer, film/ radio producer and host as well as a sought after motivational speaker. She has worked tirelessly to uplift and positively impact communities through changing negative mindsets and stereotypes. She was recently awarded an honorary doctorate endorsed by Mother Theresa in India. She is also the founder of the community celebrated NGO #IAM. Reddy is currently the Mrs Commonwealth SA CHARITY 2019 /2020 as well as the Founder of the #IAM AWARDS which celebrates individuals who have shown COURAGE (OVERCOMING ABUSE), RESILIENCE (CANCER WARRIORS), POWER (ENTREPRENEURS) , STRENGTH (TURNING PAIN INTO PURPOSE) AND ALL THINGS POSSIBLE AIMED AT AWARDING YOUTH WHO EXCEL IN VARIOUS FIELDS. Reddy is also the Ambassador of Peace INSPAD, Amnesty International Representative, Volunteer at International Human Rights Commission, WHO CERTIFIED, South African Ambassador for My Body is My Body and an Immunity Community Ambassador for COVID19. She is also affiliated with the UN endorsed Organization Hind Foundation in India and a member of many empowerment organisations around the world. She heads World Education Community – South Africa as well as owns Electrotech Electrical SA and the I AM GROUP