Advisory Board

Meet the IT leaders who are helping to guide our website and its content.

The following IT leaders are helping to guide as members of the site's Advisory Board.

Arun Gupta is the Group CIO for K Raheja Corp. spanning construction, hospitality, retail and other business units. He is also holds the position of Customer Care Associate & Group Chief Technology Officer for companies spanning multiple brands and store formats including Shoppers Stop department stores, Home Stop, HyperCITY hypermarkets, Mothercare, Crossword bookstores, Nuance Group India (Airport retailing), and F&B business. Gupta has been providing IT leadership since 1994 to companies spread across diversified sectors including pharmaceuticals, telecom, logistics, merchant banking and asset management, and shipping.

Satish Pendse

Satish Pendse is the CIO of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), one of India's largest infrastructure construction company. He has over 23 years of experience managing the IT setups of organizations across diverse sectors like pharmaceuticals, aviation, FMCG and travel. Prior to joining HCC, Pendse worked with Johnson & Johnson, Jet Airways, Marico, and Kuoni Travels. He believes that "transformation management" is the most critical factor for making IT a part of any organization's work-culture and is currently spearheading an initiative by HCC to leverage its IT competencies by offering IT services to the infrastructure industry.

Sunil Rawlani

Sunil Rawlani currently heads the Information Technology, Business Process Management, and Quality functions at HDFC Standard Life, a company he joined as a start-up. As a business-oriented technology evangelist, his career spans across insurance, cards, telecom, banking and manufacturing in roles including IT leadership, client relationship management, business development and offshore project management. In Rawlani's IT career of over 23 years he has contributed extensively to organizational development particularly in evolving operations and service strategies. His forte is innovation via technology risk assessment and application.

Sunil Mehta

Sunil Mehta is the Senior Vice-President & Area Systems Director (Central Asia) at JWT. He has over 27 years of experience in IT strategy, implementation and management across the media and advertising industry. Mehta has also been associated as a honorary consultant and advisor to the Government and the Mumbai Police. He has presented papers on new trends in information technology and pre-press technology along with articles in reputed magazines.

Vishal Salvi

Vishal Salvi is Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank, India's 2nd largest private sector bank. At HDFC Bank, Salvi is responsible for driving information security strategy, policy, risk management and information security program implementation across the bank & its subsidiaries. He has over 16 years of experience having worked in organizations like Crompton Greaves, Development Credit Bank, and Global Trust Bank. Prior to joining HDFC Bank, Salvi worked in Standard Chartered Bank in various capacities in IT Service Delivery, IT Governance and IT Risk Management and Information Security.

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