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ControlCase - Executive Team

Kishor Vaswani – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Kishor is responsible for overall execution of the ControlCase strategy.

Prior to ControlCase, he has held management roles with Ernst and Young advising various Fortune 500 clients around areas related to regulatory compliance and information security.

He has been a speaker on multiple occasions on IT GRC forums such as ISACA and PCI Series. In addition he has served in the past on a Joint Commission on Technology and Science for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

He holds an MBA degree from the University of Maryland and an Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.

Suresh Dadlani – Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Suresh, during his career span of over 44 years, has held numerous senior positions, such as President, CEO, COO, Managing Director and Director of a number of large Public listed companies such as Greaves Cotton, Hindustan Dorr-Oliver, Shaw Wallace and others.

Suresh has been member of CII Western Region Council and also on a number of committees/sub committees of industry associations.

As the COO of the Company and Head – Asia Pacific and CEMEA region, he is responsible for Sales and Execution of Business in the territory and also for other operations including Finance, HR and Administration of the Company.

Suresh is a Mechanical Engineer with post graduate qualifications in Management from Bombay University and AMP from Harvard Business School.

Ashwani Kaul – President, Technology Division

Ashwani is responsible for managing the technology group which develops the products and technologies that power all the services provided by ControlCase

Prior to ControlCase, Ashwani managed the Services and Education business for Ounce Labs (now IBM) globally and the Security services business for CA's (formerly Computer Associates and now CA Technologies) 10 largest Global customers, Eastern United States and the entire Federal Government.

Ashwani also spent a significant number of years managing the consulting practices for Ernst and Young (EY) in Metro DC and New England areas during which he developed many new service lines, including HIPAA compliance and Web Application Security services.

Ashwani, over his 20+ years career span, has worked in an advisory capacity with 10+ Fortune 100 companies and numerous Fortune 500 companies covering a wide range of industry sectors.

Mark Smith – President, ControlCase Canada

For over 20 years, Mark has worked in the security and information technology industry.

His experience ranges from performing computer crime investigations to designing and implementing security architectures for enterprises in the Fortune 500 and for the Federal Reserve System. He has worked for companies and organizations at the forefront of information security such as Ernst & Young, Capital One and the Federal Reserve System.

Mark manages and provides leadership for the ControlCase Infrastructure, Support and Risk Management teams. In addition as the President of ControlCase Canada, Mark is responsible for the management and operations of the Canadian business line. Controlcase Canada provides operations support via a security operations center to the Americas and Europe and provides direct security services to Canada.

Immediately prior to joining ControlCase Mark was the President of Tri-Tech Inc.

Erik Winkler – President, ControlCase Ltd (UK)

Erik Winkler is the President of ControlCase Ltd in UK and is responsible for the management and delivery of ControlCase Services to customers in Europe. Erik is an experienced senior manager and security engineer with over 20 years of engineering experience, including 10 years of experience with information security.

Prior to ControlCase, he was a principal at Cybertrust, Inc. and responsible for delivery and oversight of all vulnerability management services.  He also spent 5 years as a manager in Ernst and Young’s information security practice.

He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Virginia.

Afy Merchant – President, ControlCase Middle East

Afy Merchant is responsible for direct and channel sales internationally within the CEMEA region. His prime responsibility is to collaborate with the board to articulate the corporate vision, strategy and goals and keep the board informed of the middle east financial position and performance. Afy's main objective is Setting strategy, operational plans, goals and objectives to support the corporate strategy direction. Establishing accountability & responsibility at all-levels for maximizing the corporate business potential in the CEMEA region.

Afy brings more than 15 years of experience to the role and has held positions with IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers in management roles for the federal services industry in USA.

Afy's responsibilities also include formulating the sales strategy and partnerships within the CEMEA and ASIA PAC regions. Afy holds an Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.

Andres Gutierrez – President, ControlCase LA

Andres is the President of ControlCase LA SAS in Colombia and is responsible for all operations and activities including management and delivery of ControlCase services in the Latin America region.

Andres is responsible for Sales and Execution of Business in the territory and for other operations within the Latin America region. He is also an experienced manager with more than 10 years of Audit and Consulting experience for the different Information Security Standards. Andres has conducted IT Security Assessments including gap assessments, remediation & certification engagements for Banks and from small to large service providers in payment services, merchants, and BPO’s within United States and Latin America. Prior to ControlCase Andres held various Information Security positions including a Big4 experience.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University Autonoma in Colombia along with QSA and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor Certifications.

ControlCase - Leadership Team

Satya Rane – Senior Vice President, Platform and Content

Satya Rane is responsible for leading the group that focuses on content and platform research to develop the Compliance as a Service (CaaS) and certification platform.

He has over 14 years of information security experience and has implemented many projects for large multinationals in the space of information security compliances. He is a recognized subject matter expert in compliance, security testing and managed services globally and has authored many papers. He has been speaker at conferences including ISACA and Banking security forums.

Prior to ControlCase he held various leadership positions. He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Technology and Post-Graduation in Information Technology.

Parin Lapasia – Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific

Parin Lapasia is responsible for leading the PCI DSS Security Consulting practice. Parin has been associated with ControlCase since 2006.

He has been a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) since the inception of the PCI QSA program (formerly AIS QSA). He oversees the delivery of security consulting services and has provided guidance to clients world-wide in maintaining their information security posture. He has also conducted various trainings regarding PCI DSS implementation for multiple banks and financial institutions across the world. He leads the overall quality assurance process with respect to the delivery of PCI DSS certification services.

He holds a Master of Science (Computers Applications) from Symbiosis, Pune along with a CISSP, CISA and CISM.

Rupesh Tanksali – Senior Vice President, CTO

Rupesh is responsible for developing and managing the complete technology stack of the ControlCase IT-GRC Platform and related product lines and implementing our flagship Compliance as a Service (CaaS) offering for our customers.

Rupesh has extensive experience in the full technology stack from product architecture, design, development and operations. Rupesh has had a significant hand in developing all ControlCase technologies and has experience in running customer support and IT operations in the past. Rupesh has around 15 years of overall experience with 10 years in software development.

He holds the Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunication.

Pramod Deshmane – Vice President, North America

Pramod is responsible for the management and delivery of ControlCase PCI DSS certification and compliance services to all customers in US region.

He has over 10 years of security audit and consulting experience for customers in BFSI, Payment Industry and IT Service sector. Prior to ControlCase, he was a Manager / Sr. Security consultant at PCS Technology and was responsible for delivery of projects which included IT security vulnerability assessments, network and application penetration testing, organizational security implementation reviews and regulatory compliance reviews.

He holds a degree in Information Technology from Symbiosis University.

Neelam Patel – Vice President, Customer Success Management

With over 18 years of experience, Neelam has pioneered intuitive region-based customer experiences across various technology industries including Network Solutions, QinetiQ North America and Microsoft.

At ControlCase, she is energized by finding new ways of turning complex compliance processes into usable project paths that are simple to follow, track and bring to closure on-time. In a world that is quickly transforming into automated transactions, she finds inspiration from making meaningful connections which efficiently and directly contribute to a customer’s line to success.

She holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Rutgers University.

Shaji Kurian – Vice President, Global Managed Security Services

Shaji has more than 15 years of experience in Information Security and Data Protection domain.

Have has worked with large organizations such as TCS, IBM, Barclays and Protiviti in their Information Governance, Risk and Compliance Domain. He has worked on projects for various organization in various sectors like BFSI, Manufacturing, Energy and Utility, Telecommunications in building their Information/Cyber Security and Data Protection framework.

He holds various Industry certifications such as CISSP, GICSP, CISM, CRISC, DCPLA,CEH. He currently serves as Vice President and manages Managed Security Services at ControlCase. Shaji holds a B.E in Electronics and Telecommunication from Mumbai University and MBA from Manchester Business School.

Deepa Nair – Vice President, Global HR

Deepa has a multi industry experience of over 16 years in Human Resources function with in-depth industry knowledge of IT and ITES.

In her career with multinational companies, she has worked in various capacities within HR, including benefits, personnel management and talent acquisition. She has managed large HR teams spread over different locations and has transformed HR function to be a part of all business decision making process. In the past she has worked with companies like Aurionpro Solutions where she was VP - HR for 8 years.

She is a postgraduate in Economics from Kerala University.