Officers

Ajit Mathew
President
Ajit has been with an IT giant for over 12 years and manages Outsourcing and External Collaboration Risk Management, as well as Operations. Additionally, a key interest has been in addressing information security risk during mergers and acquisitions. Ajit holds a CISSP and CISM certifications.
Pravin Goyal
Vice President
Pravin is an information security and regulatory compliance expert with over a decade experience. He has been instrumental in leading various security and compliance projects. He loves to keep abreast of latest developments in the field and find compelling ideas to bring some additional business and profitability to the company. Off late, he has authored several security benchmarks – CIS Docker Benchmarks (1.6 to 1.13), CIS Android 7 Benchmark, CIS Cloud Quick start, VMware NSX-v 6.1 hardening guide and also a co-author of vSphere hardening guide. He has various industry certifications such as CISSP, CWSP, TOGAF, CIPT, CCSK, CUA and many others. He is hands on SCAP content development, compliance mapping, product management and has hobby interest in product design and UI.
Jaimon Jose
General Secretary
Jaimon Jose is  Co-Founder and CTO of PicoNets where he focuses on building next generation picoCDNs, a different approach to content caching and delivery.  Prior to starting PicoCDN, he worked with a startup focusing on air pollution and built a pollution data layer using various sensing devices. 
  He represented Novell in standard organizations like IETF, OpenGroup and DMTF and is a co-author of DMTF cloud interoperability standard.  Jaimon is a regular speaker at various conferences  in India and abroad including InterOp, Silicon India, BrainShare and other industry-academia collaborations. 
Rupesh Shantamurthy
Treasurer
Rupesh Shantamurty have over 13 years of enterprise servers system software development experience and more than 6 years in the information security domain. He has also filed for a patent in the security domain and is the author of some technical articles on security. As a volunteer he is one of the very few cloud security trainers in APJ region and has conducted cloud security trainings for a few corporates in India. At his organization he is the editor of a fortnightly newsletter on security since Feb-2013. His certifications are: CISSP, CCSK
Kulsharest Jain
Director Membership
Kulsharest Jain is a Senior Consultant in MBRDI (Mercedes-Benz research and development India). He is an experienced information security professional with 7+ years of corporate experience with expertise in Identity and access governance domain. In his free time, he loves to read about new innovative technologies. Kulsharest holds a CISSP certification.