CISO Summit Bengaluru Speakers

Jay Bavisi - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersMr. Jay Bavisi
CEO, EC-Council

Keynote Speaker


Jay Bavisi is the Co-Founder and President of EC-Council, a global leader in information security education, training, and certification. Formed following the tragedy of 9/11/2001, EC-Council addresses cyber terrorism by striving to educate both information security professionals as well as the public. EC-Council owns and developed the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), Secure Analyst (ECSA), and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) programs.

Jay led the efforts in establishing the partnership with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an arm of the United Nations, via the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) to develop sustainable knowledge and capabilities in information security awareness amongst government agencies in 194 member countries. He also led the charge to form a not-for-profit initiative to establish the world’s first global ethical hacking games, Global CyberLympics with the goal of raising awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security through a series of cyber competitions that encompass forensics, ethical hacking, and defense. He regularly shares his insights with law and policy makers at various international conferences and seminars around the world. His audiences include executives of multinational corporations as well as the public via his regular appearances on local and international television shows and print media – including being interviewed by CNN and Fox News regarding information security and ethical hacking.

Jay Bavisi is a law graduate from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff, with an LLB (Hons), Barrister – at – Law from Middle Temple, London. CNN and FOX News Interviews of Jay can be viewed by clicking this link.

Gulshan Rai - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersDr. Gulshan Rai

Cyber Security Cordinator,PMO

Keynote Speaker


Dr Gulshan Rai is one of the pioneers in the issues of Cyber Security in India and recently has been appointed as the first National cyber-security coordinator in the Prime Minister’s office in India. He has held the position of the Director of CERT-In (Computer Emergency Response Team) in the Ministry of communications and Information Technology. He has over 25 years of experience in the diverse areas of Information Security, IT, legal framework and e-governance and has also been playing a key role in cyber security and cyberspace issues in the Dept. of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY). With a mammoth like experience, he is expected to lead the National Cyber-coordination centre (NCCC).


FelixMohan1 - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersFelix Mohan

CEO & Founder CISO Cyber Security



Felix is one of India’s most respected information security thought leaders, and the winner of Vishist Seva Medal from the President of India for his innovative work in information security. He is also the recipient of various prestigious awards including the Data Security Council of India ‘Security Leader Award’, CSO Forum ‘Security Visionary Award’, RSA ‘Security Strategist Award’, India’s Star CSO Award and various media awards for his outstanding contributions to the field of information security.

In 2013, Felix founded CISO Academy, an all-encompassing cybersecurity company focused on skill development and capacity building, consulting and advisory as well as cybersecurity awareness. Prior to this, he was the Senior VP and Global CISO at Bharti Airtel responsible for managing information risks, business continuity and compliance across twenty-two countries in Africa, India and South Asia, and Bharti Group companies. He was also the Chief Architect of Airtel. Prior to Airtel, he was Director of Indian Navy’s IT and CEO of SecureSynergy, a managed security services company.

BurgessCooper - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersMr. Burgess Cooper

Partner, Ernst & Young Global Ltd

WarGame Moderator


He has achieved excellence in his field & is the winner of several awards. He is also a regular speaker & jury member at Bombay Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Assocham, CII, E-crime India /CSO /CTO / CIO Forum / Express Computers, Teaching Cyber security in schools and to retired armed forces personnel assisting them in getting jobs in the industry. He is a member of the Organising Committee of the EC-Council Global CISO Summit India 2015.

Manish - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersManish Tiwari

National (Information) Security Officer, Microsoft India



Cdr Manish Tiwari (Retd) has 26 years of work experience including 25 years in the Indian Navy where he set up the Information Security & Incident Response Practice , including the formulation of Policy Frameworks, Security Audits, Product Testing, Implementation of Solutions, Cyber Forensics and Risk Management. His experience includes coordinating and directing all phases of Project based efforts, whilst managing, motivating, guiding and mentoring teams, in the course of building up the Information Security organization of the Indian Navy.

He is a qualified CISA, CISP, Lead Auditor, CEH, E|CSA, C|HFI and LPT. In his last appointment, he represented the Indian Navy at all National level Government forums, on issues related to IT security, for the protection of the National Critical Information Infrastructure.

After leaving the Armed Forces, he served in an IT Risk Management Firm handling overall governance and Service Delivery of security services in the UID project and a major telecom. In Oct 2014 he has taken over as the National (Information) Security Officer India for Microsoft Corporation.


Rajeev Khanolkar - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersMr. Rajeev Khanolkar

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, SecurView

Rajeev Khanolkar co-founded SecurView with Niten Ved in 2007. As the CEO, Rajeev forms several strategic partnerships that, in turn, contribute to the development of new products and solutions. He has been instrumental in building and maintaining a strong partnership with Cisco Systems, which enables SecurView to reach a global customer base. Under Rajeev’s leadership, SecurView has become a leading cyber security solutions company.

Rajeev is a serial entrepreneur. He co-founded NetCom Systems in 1995 with his partner Niten Ved. The company was very successful in delivering enterprise management solutions to Fortune 2000 companies. In 1999, NetCom Systems spun off netForensics, a pioneer company in SIEM (Security Information and Event Management).

Srinivas Thimmaiah - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersMr. Srinivas Thimmaiah

Deputy Manager – Information Security

Mercedes Benz R&D India

Mr. Srinivas Thimmaiah is a leading information security professional with more than 10 years of experience in the domains of information security, network security. He is an ISO 20071 certified professional and is appointed as the Deputy Manager in Information Security at Mercedes Benz R&D division. His areas of expertise are in Vulnerability Assessment, penetration testing, Remote IT infrastructure management and Information security management, to name a few.

Satyavathi Divadari - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersMs. Satyavathi Divadari

Head Risk Assurance Officer,

Enterprise Security Architect – BPO


Satyavathi Divadari is a distinguished professional in the field of Cyber Security, Data Privacy, Enterprise Architecture, Fraud Management, Project Management, Total Quality Management, Service Management  to name a few. She holds an experience of more than 17 years in  IT, ITES, Telecom, Strategic Outsourcing and BPO providing security services.  She plays the pivot role as an Enterprise Security Architect and as the Head – Risk Assurance Office in Capgemini Business Services India Ltd, Bangalore. Whether it is delivering Managed Security Services or managing Security & Compliance operations, her work executions and methodology has remained professional, thorough, and efficient. With her expertise, she has formulated and led the execution of several enterprise wide transformation projects.

Parag speaker - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersParag Deodhar

Chief Risk Officer – Bharti AXA General Insurance & Chief Operational Risk Officer INDIA – AXA Group

Mr. Parag Deodhar has over 17 Yrs. of experience in Governance, Risk Management, Audit, Programme Management and operational excellence. Presently he heads over Operational Risk for all the AXA group entities in India including Bharati AXA Life Insurance, AXA Business Services and AXA Technology Services. His peers describe him as smart manager, direct and someone with good eye on the details.

His expertise has helped AXA to make a stronghold in India in the domain of operations and Risk Management.

Murali speaker - CISO Summit Bengaluru SpeakersMurali Nandigama

Vice President Tech Infrastructure , Goldman Sachs


Dr Murali Nandigama is an expert in Software Development, QA, Automation, Metrics, Product Management, Release Management, R&D and Teaching. He is highly familiar with Project Management, Program management, Metrics, QA & QC procedures. Being a certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) since 1999 and senior member IEEE, he holds multiple patents in process management and automation, has published multiple research papers and has presented in multiple conferences

ChandraSekhar Bhosle

Associate Vice President – Engineering, FreeCharge


Presently, he is the Associate Vice President-Engineering of Freecharge, a growing company in the domain of mobile payment. He is regarded as leader and champion across Big Data giants, startups and IT service companies. His specialization lies in system design, solution architecture and automation. He co-founded Prime MX in an attempt to develop a secure and scalable enterprise email server solution.