India: The State of Business Continuity & Risk Management

Speaker: Rakesh Pande, DRI India

India’s economy is the 10th largest in the world, it’s one of the G-20 major economies, and it’s a major player in business and knowledge process outsourcing (BPO/KPO) . That means, your company is most likely doing business in India, in one way or another.  Attend this session to learn more about the state of business continuity in India right now and for the answers to the following questions (and m0re!): How is your risk being managed by the BPO/KPO industry? How widely accepted are business continuity, risk management, and related disciplines? What is the typical level of business continuity program maturity? What are the unique risks faced by Indian organizations and what do those risks mean to their business partners worldwide?

To view this presentation, follow this link: India: The State of Business Continuity & Risk Management (Part 1)


Rakesh-PandeAbout the Speaker: Rakesh Pande has over 33 years of managerial experience, including 23 years in the field of information technology. In addition to being a specialist in the field of risk management and logistics, Pande is currently a DRI-certified trainer for courses in India and the region. He is also a RABQSA & IRCA certified Trainer for leading International Certification bodies on subjects such as,  Information Security (ISO 27001), Business Continuity Management (ISO 22301), Service Management Standard (ISO 20000) and other risk management related standards.

Earlier in his career, Pande lead the corporate services function at a leading foreign bank in India, where he was responsible for information security, business continuity management, and facilities management and procurement. He also was entrusted with the management of overall risk function within the organization. Other key responsibilities included, review of global policies as a member of Global Review Committee and a member of Crisis Management Teams at India &APAC levels.

Pande is experienced in the field information warfare and ethical hacking, and has been a visiting faculty on various information security and BCM seminars and conferences.

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