Top 20 CS0s in India 2023

The term chief security officer (CSO) refers to a company executive responsible for a company’s physical and digital. This means a company’s CSO is in charge of securing its personnel, physical assets, and information. As such, CSOs typically take care of online safety protocols, risk management, and responding to security incidents. The importance of this position has increased in the age of information technology due to the dangers of hacking, ransomware, and data theft.

Here is a list of the top 20 CSOs

SP. Singh

Company-Axis Bank


SP Singh is a Commerce and Law graduate and working for the security department for the last 24 years, He has been in investigation and fraud prevention for nearly 13 years, 8 years with the Airport Security, for Security of Air Cargo Complex and assisting in development and Security of the New Mumbai Airport Terminal 2, and now with Axis Bank as Head of Security Operations Pan India.

He is a BCAS-certified Crisis Manager, Instructor, and Passenger Profiler, is also a stark investigator.

Col. Raj Singh

Company-Maruti Suzuki India Ltd


Col. Raj Singh is an incisive & dynamic leader with over 20 years of service with the Indian Army. Overall 29 years of proven track record in Strategic & Innovative planning, Implementation & management of change, Security & Risk Management, Leading teams with exceptional results, and Consistent high-level performance.

Preet Paramjit Singh

Company-Avenue Supermarts Ltd


Preet Paramjit Singh is a leader with experience specializing in various domains of Cyber Security and a clear customer & business focus. Have helped my customers drive transformational initiatives within their Enterprises to improve the Enterprise Cyber Resilience posture with clear measured outcomes.


Company-Tata Consultancy Services


Ajit Menon is a Chief Security Officer at TCS-an Indian multinational information technology services and consulting company with its headquarters in Mumbai. It is a part of the Tata Group and operates in 150 locations across 46 countries. In July 2022, it was reported that TCS had over 600,000 employees worldwide.

Yash Pal Sharma

Company- Nestlé


Yash Pal Sharma is an astute, result-oriented, possessing excellent communication, man management, and interpersonal skills, security and risk management practitioner with over 23 years (+) of diverse & dedicated experience in National Security (Ex-Commissioned Officer, Indian Army), Corporate Security, Loss Prevention and Risk Management; exposure and experience in Brand protection, Business Continuity Management, Governmental Affairs, and Liaison, Security threat awareness and training, intelligence and investigation issues including Digital forensics (Collection, Collation, Analysis, and Dissemination).

Lalit Kumar Kapoor

Company- Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.


Lalit Kumar Kapoor is presently working with Jindal Steel & Pvt Ltd Raigarh Security & Admin Head. He is the Director of Security coy. Previously with Abhijeet group at Vizag & GMR Hyderabad International Airport as General Manager – Security & Administration. Overseeing the Airport security at Hyderabad.
He possesses around 32 years of extensive experience in Strategic & Countermeasure Planning, Vulnerability Assessment, Risk Management, Operations Management, Liaison & Coordination, Team Building, and Leadership. Having rich experiences in Industrial security.

 Kishan Kendre

Company- Sun Pharma


Kishan Kendre is the Global Head – Information Security at Sun Pharma. He has  15+ years of experience in Architecting/Implementing/Supporting all kinds of Information security Technology solutions.

 JJ Dominic

Company-  Titan Company Limited


JJ Dominic is Head of Admin & Security at Titan Company Limited. He is an Experienced Loss prevention & Administration professional, with a demonstrated history of working in the precious material industry. Counter-terrorist and protective services professional, skilled in Crisis Management, Intelligence Analysis, Operations Management & Emergency Management.

 Abhishek Sharma

Company- TATA Steel


Abhishek Sharma is Head of Security at TATA Steel Ltd. Having diverse experience of more than seventeen years in TATA Steel, in the field of Security, Gen. Administration, Hospital Administration, and Project Management. I am a postgraduate from XLRI Jamshedpur.

 Yudhistir Sangram

Company- Adani Group


Yudhistir Sangram is a Chief Security Officer at APSEZ and Logistics, Adani Group.

He has a Military professional with 22 years of experience in leading teams to accomplish ambitious goals. Expertise in Counter terrorism, Personal Protection, Risk Analysis, and Leadership and Training. Adept at supply chain management, budgeting, and cost control. Capable of handling deadline-oriented and multiple time-critical tasks. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Sameer Ratolikar

Company- HDFC Bank


Sameer Ratolikar is an CISO -Chief Information Security Officer at HDFC Bank.

CISA, ISO 27001LA, CEH, BS25999 LA, COBIT. ITIL v3, MCSE, CCNA, Cyberlaw certified.
-Overall 22 years of exp. in IT and Cyber/ Information Security

Jitendra Sharma

Company-ICICI Bank


Jitendra Sharma is the Chief Manager of – the Information Security Group at ICICI Bank. He is an

experienced AVP Information Security with a demonstrated history of working in the information security, information technology, and services industry. Skilled in Service Delivery, CCIP, and IT Service Management. Strong information technology professional who graduated from Uttar Pradesh Technical University.

Capt. Sanjay Sharma

Company-Wipro Limited


Capt. Sanjay Sharma is a Global Security Head at Wipro Limited. An ex-Indian Army Captain with 27+ years of professional experience in the field of Corporate Security, Geopolitical Security Risk Intelligence & Analysis, Investigations, Crisis Management, Brand Protection, Facilities Management, General Administration, Business Continuity, and Corporate Real Estate Services.


Company – Bharti Airtel Ltd.

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Shyamsundar Prajapati is a Chief Security Officer at Bharti Airtel Ltd.- a leading telecommunication company globally. Headquartered in New India, we are the most trusted provider of ICT services with a global network across the USA, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, India, and SAARC regions.


Company- Asian Paints


Deepak Bhosale is part of the Asian Paints Business Leadership team, and his accountability is to create competitive differentiators for Indian and International Businesses using cutting-edge digital technologies. His role is akin to that of a Chief Digital Officer, Chief Analytical Officer, and Chief Security Officer (CDASO).


Company-  ITC Limited


Anirban Mukherjee is an Experienced Administration & Security Manager, Ex- IAF, with a demonstrated history of working in reputed brands like TATA, HPL & ITC. Skilled in Security Management, Budgeting, Facility Management (FM), General Administration, Training and Development, pay to processing. Strong program and project management professional with a B.Sc. focused in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths from Calcutta University, Security Management from NISM.

Bijender Kumar Mishra

Company-Alkem Laboratories Ltd.


GM IT/IT Head/CIO/CISO-level with 24 years of success in Global Planning end-to-end Group IT Operation, Cyber Defense, Digital Transformation, end-to-end Product Development, Quality Management, IT Service Design/Delivery & Management, Solutions Architect (BI/DW, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Data Quality, Data Governance, Market Intelligence), Predictive & Advanced Analytics modeling, Data Analysis(Data Science), Analytics Solutions (360 Degree Business View), Change Management, Managed IT Services, Group Shares IT Setup & Operation Management, SLA Management, Enterprise Business Technology Transformation, Data Analytics, IT Audit, Key Account Management, IT Procurement.


Company-  Bajaj Auto Ltd


Sanjay Ambedkar is a chief information security officer at Bajaj Auto LTD. He has Rich experience with large organizations managing Information Security, Complex IT Infrastructure, Cloud. Consistently delivering results within time and developing teams to produce innovative solutions. Good in team management and process-oriented person.

Anup Ravindranath

Company- Hindustan Zinc


Anup Ravindranath is an AGM, and Chief Security Officer at HZL- an Indian integrated mining and resources producer of zinc, lead, silver, and cadmium. It is a subsidiary of Vedanta Limited

Kalpesh Doshi

Company-HDFC Life


A multifaceted technical leader with over 2 decades of extensive experience in designing & delivering effective corporate, information security & business continuity programs mapped to global compliance standards; defining and evolving the direction of Cyber services to ensure the delivery of security solutions and enabling their adoption across the Product & Application landscape. Leveraging a strong background in formulating the overall approach to the organization’s technology direction; facilitating strategic conversations with technical audiences while building confidence with business stakeholders; successfully formulated strategic Cyber Security transformation plans for large enterprises. Exemplify adeptness in accomplishing specified short and long-term goals across numerous organizations. Having an entrepreneurial mindset, along with a proven ability to build relationships with diverse audiences means that I am confident in my ability to build and expand the organization upon its long tradition of excellence.