Resume for Pranav K. for Executive Manager / Computer & IT Services in Auckland, New Zealand
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Contact numbers: Cell Bangalore: +
Date of Birth: April .
CISA qualified and BSI certified BS Implementer, Pranav, has ten years of experience in driving
implementation and compliance for Information Risk Management and BCP for global standards
ISO, ISO, BS and ISO, Frameworks COSO, COBIT and Industry Best
He has worked in different capacities like Program/Engagement Manager, IT Risk Officer, Security
Specialist and Consultant. His experience include
. Proven background in senior, leadership roles within risk management arena.
. Delivering risk management advice across the business and making recommendations to improve
risk frameworks of an organization
. Driving the implementation/audit of BCP/DR framework, Information Risk Management Strategies
and Process alignment with standards like BS and ISO/
. Providing consultation to Sr. Management of the organization for designing and implementation of
Information Risk and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Strategies.
. Exceptional communication skills to successfully lead small teams on engagements and projects,
conduct workshops with the wider business and influence key stakeholders across the company.
. Experienced in stakeholder management, dealing with internal customers up to MD & COO level
. Monitoring the effectiveness of internal controls environment and reporting the same to Sr
Management. Improve the status of control environment by way of proposing mitigation measures
to close the identified gaps, monitoring the implementation of mitigating measures, reporting and
issues/escalation management as required.
. Project Managing the implementation including project planning and tracking and reporting the
. Experienced in varied domains including Banking, Insurance, Technology and Manufacturing in
varied capacities as consultant, process owner/leader, team member/leader, internal auditor, and
His core competencies includes
. Enterprise Risk Management including Operational, Information and Technology Risk
o Risk assessment and formulating controls
o Risk categorization and ratings
o Risk Treatment
o Follow up risk evaluation and residual risk acceptance
. Internal audits and Control Reviews management
o Audit policy and planning
o Audit Calendar
o Conducting the audit and reporting the findings
o Followup on audit findings closure and associated management reporting
. Information Security Management System ISMS designing, implementation, auditing
. Driving compliance to information security and risk management policies and standards as in
integral part of the risk team
. Risk Reporting to senior management
. Business Continuity BCP and Disaster Recovery DR
. Strong Presentation and Documentation
. Certified Information Systems Auditor CISA qualified
. BS Implementer
. BS Lead Auditor
. ITIL v foundation
. Goldman Sachs since July
Pranav is currently working as Vice President in Technology Risk team of Goldman Sachs at Bangalore.
He is responsible for setting up technology risk control incident management process catering to the needs
of global technology and business units of the firm. This includes monitoring the control failures, assessing
the risk exposure, facilitating the control gap closure, coordination with business units and management
reporting of incidents. He is also responsible for ensuring smooth coordination with different risk process
including risk assessment, policies and practices, change management and problem management.
He is also involved in managing new initiatives and process improvements projects in technology risk
. Wipro Consulting Services March – April
Pranav is worked as Engagement Manager for Wipro Consulting Services. It includes managing the entire
engagement beginning from understanding client requirements, formulating customized solution, managing
delivery of the solution, managing project delivery teams.
As part of managing project teams, he is also responsible for ensuring smooth delivery of services that
meets or exceeds the client expectation, provide leadership to the team to achieve combined goals set for
the project, mentoring juniors, set the roles and responsibilities of team members, monitoring team
performance and provide feedback wherever necessary.
He is also responsible for Client Satisfaction Rating for the project and continuity/improvement of business.
He is entrusted with managing the consulting engagements of strategic nature to manage and improve the
relationship with the clients.
He has handled projects in following areas mostly with BFSI clients
. Risk Assessment, Controls implementation, Internal Compliance to applicable policies
. Policy/Process documentation
. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
. AXA Technology Services India Pvt Ltd June – March
AXA Technology Services AXA Tech is captive technology arm of AXA group. Pranav worked as Security
Specialist and IT Risk Officer. He was responsible for leading the Information Risk Management team for
AXA Tech India. He was also member of the information security global core group of AXA Technology
Services. Pranav was responsible for Developing security policies, standards, guidelines, procedures to
support information security, Recommending control measures to improve information security, Evaluating
the effectiveness, efficiency of, and compliance with existing information security control measures,
Developing, presenting, and managing the dissemination of information security awareness and training
materials, Serving as a liaison between various stakeholders including internal and external customer for
information security related requirements, Preparing implementation plans, security product purchase
proposals, staffing plans, project schedules, budgets, and related information security management
Pranav’s core competency of managing complex projects involving coordination with different groups was
highlighted by successful implementation of BS security specification and then upgrading the ISMS
framework to ISO.
. Infosys Technologies Ltd August – June :
Infosys technologies Ltd is the second largest software exporter in India having the worldwide presence.
Pranav worked as Information Technology Security Analyst there.
Job responsibilities include Designing and Maintaining information security policies and related
documentation, implantation and sustenance of BS certification across the various development
centers of Infosys, carry out internal audit to assess preparedness against BS requirements,
coordinate with external auditors for certification audits, provide consulting to project managers and depts.
heads regarding the information security controls requirements, coordinate with external/internal clients,
handle customer audits.
Pranav was instrumental in achieving BS certification of two development centers and equal no of re
certifications for Infosys.
. Mahindra Consulting ltd February – August :
Mahindra Consulting Ltd is the IT consulting company. It has a wide spectrum of client spread across the
globe. Pranav worked as Technical Architect here. As an employee of Mahindra Consulting Ltd, he was
involved in Systems administration of IT infrastructure involving Windows AD, MS Exchange, Oracle
DB and SAP R ver .b, Implementing BS information security practices related to IT infrastructure,
Designing and implementation of the key operational processes like change management process,
Configuration management process, material movement process, designing and deployment of some of
the key policies like BCP/DR, Backup and Incident management policy for the IT infrastructure, Designing
standards for the operating system and applications SAP R Security Management at three levels OS
level, Database level and application level Design and deployment of Domain Security Policies
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