SUNIL VARKEY - MVJCE

Sunil Varkey

Over 23 years of Information Security leadership experience specialized in Information Assurance with large corporates in Banking, Telecom, ITES and Manufacturing in Middle East, US & India

Academics and Certifications:

  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics (BE)
  • Business Leadership Program by Dukes & IIM (A)
  • Global CIO Program – ISB, Hyderabad
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional: CISSP(2002)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor: CISA(2003)
  • Associated Business Continuity Professional: ABCP(2003)
  • ITIL V2 –Service Manager (Red Badge) 2008
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional: CIPP/US(2009)
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT: CGEIT (2009)
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control: CRISC(2010)
  • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor: GSNA (2011)
  • SABSA Foundation SCF (2017)
  • Six Sigma –Green Belt Certified

Honorary DCPP (Privacy) Certification from Data Security Council of India and a brand ambassador of this program

Patents

  • Methods and Systems for Integrated Risk Management in Enterprise Environments o 15/336978 - pending with US, EU & India patent office
  • System and method for generating cognitive Security Grid for enterprise security o pending with US & India patent office
  • Method and Device for Classifying Uniform Resource locators based on content in corresponding websites o Pending with India patent office. Submission to other patent office WIP.
Work History: Wipro Ltd VP & Chief Information Security Officer Feb'13 Till date
Idea Cellular Head - Information Security & Privacy May'11 Feb'13
Barclays VP – Security Engineering Dec'09 May'11
GE / Genpact AVP & Practice Leader - Information Security Apr'04 Sep'09
Paramount Computer Systems Head of Operations Aug'00 Apr'04
The Saudi British Bank (HSBC System Administrator Oct'95 Aug'00

Wipro Ltd

  • VP & Chief Information Security Officer - Feb 13 – Till Date
  • Fellow, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff – Aug 17 – Till Date
  • 180,000+ users and related IT systems in 82 countries
  • 11 acquired business entities in US, Germany, Brazil, India

Responsible for Enterprise Information Security Organization globally

  • Information Strategy, ISMS and its program enforcement globally
  • Information and Cyber Assurance and advisory to higher management and board.
  • Cyber Defense and incident handling
  • Information Protection
  • Governance, Risk & Compliances
  • Digital investigation
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Security Awareness, Security culture influence
  • IT security Audits
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Security Engineering
  • Secured Cloud & Digital Adoption.

Advisories Participation

  • RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan Program Committee member – 2015 - Present
  • Strategic Security Forum – Cisco - Apr 2013 – Present – US
  • McAfee Security Executive Council – Jan 2016 – Present - US
  • Advisory - Cybersecurity Education and Research Centre – IIIT Delhi - Jan 2014 – Present
  • Advisory board member – India CSO Forum - January 2011 – Present
  • Executive Advisory Board – Blue Coat - Feb 2014 – Apr 2017 - US
  • Educational Advisory Board Member - International Association of Privacy Professionals – IAPP : (2010 – 2012)
  • Commander: Kerala Policy Cyberdome

Key Recognitions

  • 2017 Fellow, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
  • Security Leader of the Year – 2016 by Nasscom – Data Security Council of India
  • Best People Manager – 2016 – Wipro Ltd

Presentations & Articles

  • Presented 50+ sessions in over 8 countries including RSAs, CloudSec and other key events on various Information Assurance domain
  • Published over 15 articles in various print and online mediums

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/sunilvarkey1

Twitter: @sunilvarkey