Lead Instructor, DRI India
Rakesh Pande has over 30 years of managerial experience, including 20+ 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 led 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 of information warfare and ethical hacking, and has been a visiting faculty on various information security and BCM seminars and conferences.