Seshadri Srinivasan

Head - IT, DR and BC
Core Integrated Management sytems

Mr. S. Seshadri has work experience that spans about 41 years, in the domains of BCM, IT and Banking & Financial Services. He was one of the pioneers in the IT Division of Canara Bank from 1984 till 1994 (post his career in banking for about 10 years from 1975), heading their Main Frame Operations and Data Center. He worked for 3 years with Bank Muscat as IT Head of the Bank’s Indian Operations. He has the unique advantage of having extensive exposure to financial industry and IT/ITSCM/BCM domains, and also the technical details.

Mr. Seshadri has been engaged in full-time consulting and training for over 15 years now, and has delivered in India and overseas a number of assignments and large implementations for organizations of size 50,000 employees and above. In the area of Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery, he has a rich experience of over 12 years, having assisted organizations to implement BCM/IT DR, and has also conducted Gap Assessments relating to BS25999/ISO 22301 framework. He has project managed/delivered at least 12 full lifecycle BCM projects in BS 25999/ISO 22301, in India and the middle-east. He has helped our clients achieve ISO 22301 Certification.

Mr. Seshadri is a BCI, UK approved Instructor for their GPG 2013 5 day workshop leading to CBCI/MBCI certification for individuals. He has trained over 500 professionals in implementing BCM/IT DR through our workshops, getting inspiring feedback consistently.

Mr. Seshadri has developed our 3-day IT Disaster Recovery workshop and has successfully delivered over 25 workshops in India and the Middle East. This workshop has been very well appreciated by IT companies and professionals as well. He is also an established and sought after trainer in Risk Management and Crisis Management. He has delivered IT Risk & IT DR consulting to our clients, helping them build a resilient IT for these customers.

Mr. Seshadri has participated in several BCM conferences and spoken on various emerging aspects of BCM, IT Disaster Recovery, and Risk Management. He has worked on enterprise projects relating to IT Risk, IT Service Management (ISO 20000) and Information Security (ISO 27001). Apart from participating in the delivery of complex projects, he has assisted quite a few companies in terms of re-positioning their products and services, as part of his Management Consulting.

 Mr. Seshadri is a post graduate in Mathematics from St. Joseph’s College, Trichy (erstwhile Madras University). He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He is formally trained in ITIL Foundation. His BCM/ IT certifications are given as part of this profile, below his name.