Mr Jayaraman Pazhamalai, popularly known as JPM, has more than two decades of Industry experience in the areas of IT, and more specifically, in the Information Security domain. He was leading the Information Security function for Wipro, as the Global Chief Information Security officer (CISO), with the responsibility of protecting employee information, as well as customer data of several Global Fortune 500 companies. During this tenure, he was the driving force behind building the Information Security office from ground-up, including achieving BS 7799 Certified Enterprise certification, ITGC-SOX certification for IT and Non-IT entities, setting up the Cyber Security Audit function, forming the Digital Forensics department and providing litigation support to legal department for e-discovery process, Risk Management and assurance practices. He and his team played an active role in reviewing Information Security during due-diligence phase of M&A.
Subsequent to the role as a CISO, Mr Pazhamalai served as Head of Information Security and Technology Assurance for a captive unit of ANZ Bank in Bengaluru, holding responsibilities for Information Security Risk assessment, Supplier Security Risk assessment, ITGC controls assessment and Identity and Access Control program management functions.
JPM possesses Master’s Degree in in Mathematics and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and applications. He has also recently completed Post-Graduate program in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence offered by Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai and Illinois Institute of Management, USA. He has to his credit CISA, CISSP, CISM and SABSA certifications in Information Security.