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Governance, Risk and Compliance, Project Management at significant scale

Reported directly to CEO, ensured regulatory legal compliance and risk management among 30+ operating units and corporate functions across 30+ countries, and gave bi-annual presentation to the governing board regarding status of compliance and highlighting any non-compliance and the key risks faced by the organization.

Built and deployed a comprehensive digital platform for comprehensive reporting on status of regulatory compliance and enterprise risk management covering 30+ business units, 50+ country operations, and 25+ corporate functions. This included creating a legal law repository for 2500+ laws across many jurisdictions and enabled bringing down non-compliance to below 10%. Trained 500+ functional and business compliance & risk officers by computer-based training and prepared the necessary training material.

Held several managerial, leadership and corporate roles spanning various technologies, businesses and
geographies. Roles held include the following during my tenure in the company.

  • Chief Compliance and Enterprise Risk officer – January 2014 to May 2018
  • Director Business Development in Asia Pacific – January2011 to December 2013
  • Chief Operating Officer for Latin America – January 2008 to December 2010
  • Program Director for Core Banking Solutions – January 2002 to December 2007
  • Head of Banking Line of Business – June 1999 to December 2001
  • Resident Manager –UK & Ireland – January 1996 to May 1999
  • Program Director for Securities Trading Solutions – June 1993 to December 1995
  • Head of Branch Banking Product Business – June 1992 to June 1993
  • Resident Manager – New York & Florida, USA – January 1989 to May 1992
  • Project Manager, Developer for various IT Systems – July 1981 to December 1988

Experience. Expertise. Excellence

  • PGD-CLCF Dissertation Project: Software Licensing Models: A Study from legal perspective –June 2014
  • PGD-IPRL Dissertation Project: Data Privacy & Confidentiality in the Digital World - June 2019
  • LLM – Information Privacy Law – Airport Facial Recognition – May 2020
  • ‘Cyber Laws: Opportunities, Threats & Implementation Challenges For Transnational Corporations’ – Conference organized by the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, India – June 2018
  • Licensed Advocate in India with Bar Council of India, Karnataka State (KAR/2648/2018). Planned for California State Bar exam in early 2021.
  • ‘Challenges of Global Regulatory Compliance for Transnational Corporations’ - Privatization and Globalization – Changing Legal Paradigm (2017) – Sairam Bhat, Eastern Book House, (ISBN – 978-81-7177-3305)
  • ‘Effects of Dynamic Pricing on Consumer Protection – A Review’. – Journal of Law and Public Policy (December 2015), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
  • Blog-July2020 – ‘Digital Death’ https://nlspub.ac.in
  • ‘Learning Techniques in Legal Education & Leveraging Technology for Effective Learning’ – 2 day Law Teachers Seminar organized by the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, India - Dec. 2016
  • Languages Known: English (fluent), Hindi (native), Kannada (native)