CSOs are charged with developing and clarifying the vision of an organization, communicating it to the masses, and sustaining the implementation efforts. Specific CSO responsibilities tend to vary from company to company, but there are commonalities.
Here is the list of the top 30 CSOs in India 2023.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
Linkedin – https://in.linkedin.com/in/shyamsundar-prajapati-922a66169
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- HCL Technologies
Satya Narayan is an erudite Security professional with over 24 years of experience in Security Management, Proficient in handling the entire gamut of Security and safety across assignments, Knowledge, and exposure to Physical Security functions for IT IS, Telecom, Financial, BPO, Hospitality, and Retail industries. Demonstrated experience in the coordination of fraud/theft investigations. Crisis Management, Incident Management, ISO, other Audits, and adequate knowledge of electronic security systems.
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.
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.
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
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.
Company- Tech Mahindra
Lucius Lobo is a Chief Information Security Officer for Tech Mahindra Limited responsible for information and cyber security, business continuity, and data protection.
He co-founded the CyberSecurity practice at TechMahindra which is the 5th largest Indian IT/ITES services provider. With over 110 large global enterprise customers, 650+ consultants, and customers in 25 countries the practice helps large firms effectively build, manage and outsource large security programs. Our security service portfolio covers advisory, system integration, security assurance, and managed services for the enterprise, telecom, and government verticals worldwide. In Sept 2016, our security consulting services were listed as a representative partner in Gartner’s market guide for security consulting services, worldwide.
Company- Pidilite Industries Ltd
Avinash Tiwari is a technically sophisticated Information Security and Risk management professional with a pioneering career reflecting strong leadership qualifications coupled with sound knowledge of Information & Cyber Security & “hands-on” expertise in various Information Security domains. Maintain focus on achieving bottom-line results and implementing advanced security technology and business solutions to meet a diversity of needs. Good records of delivering simultaneous large-scale, mission-critical projects on time and under budget.
More than 18 years of experience as an IT and Cyber Risk professional with experience in diverse areas encompassing Information and Cyber Security framework, IT and Cyber Risk Management, Secure SDLC, OT security modeling and data protection at various organizations in Manufacturing and BFSI domains§
Company- Vedanta Ltd.
Sandeep Mohapatra is Chief Security Officer, Alumina Business, Vedanta Ltd. He has experience of more than 21 years as a Human Resources Manager at the Government of India.
Company- Shree Cement Ltd.
Ram singh is a chief security officer at Shree cement ltd. He has an experience of 30+ years as a para commando in the Indian Army.
Major Raman Kumar
Company- Adani Group
Major Raman Kumar is an associate Vice President, Head – Business Security, at Adani Total Gas Limited. Specialties: Security, Administration & CSR.
Company- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Jagjeet Singh is a Chief Security Officer at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories with the experience of more than 10 years. He has served as a petty officer in the INDIAN navy for 15 years.
Company- Britannia Industries Limited
Sajjan Singh is a Security Officer at Britannia Industries Limited- India’s largest Bakery Foods Company that has delighted consumers for over 100 years with exciting goodness.
Neeraj Bhatt is a Security Head at Siemens. He is skilled in Planning, organizing & managing the organization’s security program to avoid & control losses and apply the processes necessary to provide a secure work environment.
Company- Tata Consumer Products
Pawan Satyawali is a seasoned IT leader with 27 years of extensive experience in various industries like Power, Capital, ITES, Office Automation, and Consumer Goods.
A motivated achiever, who leads the team from the front and enables them to deliver business impact within available resources and using simple solutions.
Mayuresh Purandare is the Head IT – Infrastructure & SecurityHead IT – Infrastructure & Security at Marico Limited. IT Transformation Lead, working closely with various Business Stakeholders for their Digital Transformation.