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CURRICULUM VITAE: Prasad Surapaneni, CISA, CISSP

(M): 09731302554
Or 09849974787
Summary:
Dynamic Information Technology professional with 20+ years of experience in planning,
implementation and maintenance of IT solutions to support both distributed and centralized
business operations in reputed Organizations. Well experienced in development of strategies,
policies, standards and procedures with international best standards.

Prestigious Management programs completed at IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad


during year 2002 and 2007. In addition to that, Certified as Information Systems Security
Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) which are internationally
recognized and relevant for any IT Senior Professionals.

Major Accomplishments:

• Accomplished the vision of best technology organization in the industry in a cost effective
manner.
 Implemented ERP solutions and other applications required for various organizations from
time to time.
 Managed robust wide area network with best possible redundancy mechanisms (162 WAN
Links connecting 100+ branches / offices / Data Centers) at Global Trust Bank/Oriental Bank
of Commerce.
 Review and recommendation of Information Security policies and controls to the TOP
management.
 Established Data Centers and implemented Business Continuity Plans.
 Implemented on-line gateway & Internet Banking solutions.
 Rolled out several solutions related to Debit/Credit Card systems for various organizations.
 Implemented e-Security architecture for on-line banking solutions, Debit/Credit solutions.
 Co-ordination with other Business Heads for combined strategy and budgets & cost control
measures. Development of solutions and evaluation of information and technology systems
for the organization and ensure development & implementation of IT strategy in line with the
overall business strategy. Some of the major activities carried out as detailed below.
o Identified and deployed quality IT infrastructure to drive business growth from time to
time.
o Developed and deployed the operating guidelines, policies and processes for
organizations as per best international standards.
o Defined hardware configuration, specifications and systems support required for the
business. This includes deciding on links, server capacities and communication loads
as per the best international benchmarks.
o Implemented Disaster recovery and Business Continuity solutions for IT systems for
large organization.
o Developed various applications from time to time based on the business teams
requirement.

 Developed the utilities / tools for generation of various business reports to different
stakeholders from time to time.
 Management of Voice and data equipment installed at multiple locations and connectivity to
U.S offices.
 Designed and implemented best e-security architecture for the organization. The same was
endorsed by PWC during their Information Systems Management audit.
• Implemented Core banking application (Finacle) and Office Automation Solutions like
messaging, workflow solutions.
 Managed Outsourcing activities in the organization by selecting the best vendors in the
respective fields like HP, IBM, Infosys, Wipro, etc..
 Presentation to the TOP management about the current information processing technologies
and the most current information protection methods and controls from time to time.
 Reporting to the TOP management on regular intervals from time to time on various MIS
related activities..
 Review and recommendation of Information Security policies and controls to the TOP
management.
 Implemented and managed various IT operational activities as detailed below:
o Lead the vendor empanelment process in close coordination with the other
departments based on the approval policies/procedure.
o Developed various SLA documents along with Legal department and implemented.
o Close monitoring/co-ordination with the external network providers & oversee the
installation and maintenance of the entire organizations network.
o Monitoring various system and database administration activities on an ongoing
basis and extended timely support
o Regular reviews about the hardware and software inventory to ensure effective
utilization of resources
o Core application software development and support like Finance, Project
Management, Inventory, etc.
 Recruitment and training of IT resources based on the Business requirement.
 Foster an environment of learning, excellence and innovation within all aspects of team work
 Prepared Balance Score Cards and conducted performance appraisals on IT departmental
team member on regular intervals.
 Build strong succession plans for various critical positions in IT Department.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professional Qualifications / Certifications:

• CISA – Year 2000 (Exam passed – Certified in 2003)


• CISSP – Year 2004
• Project Management – Completed PMP certificate course.
• Attended ‘Strategic Planning of Information Systems’ workshop at IIM, Ahmedabad.
• Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Key Skill: Complete knowledge of SDLC, IP Phones, Lan, Wan, Voice Equipment, Cisco Routers,
SAN, Data Center Servers,

Education: Passed M.SC (Mathematics) in the year 1981 from Vikram University,
Ujjain.
Operating Systems: Unix, Linux, Windows 2000/NT4.0/XP/98/95, DOS.
RDBMS: MS Access, Oracle, MS SQL Server, VB, C++, Crystal Reports, SQL
ERP : RAMCO MARSHALL & SAP
Other: MS OFFICE, Anti-Virus Software

Application Software: Lotus Notes, MS Exchange, PcAnyWhere, Finacle, Internet Banking


applications, etc

Technology Awareness: COBIT, BS7799, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, etc.


IS Security & Vulnerability Assessment: Checkpoint NG Firewall, ISS Real Secure IDS, Trend
Micro IMSS, Security Auditing, RSA ACE Server Admin, SSO (Single Sign On), ISS Internet
Scanner, ISS System Scanner.

Audit, Policies & Compliance: Government standards, checklists, policies and COBIT / BS7799
international standards.

Professional Experience (Summary):


S.No Organisation Designation Duration
01 GMR Industries Ltd, Bangalore Chief Technology Officer 25th Oct,2006 to till date
02 Financial Software & Systems, Chennai Head – IT & Infrastructure 13th March, 2006-19th Oct, 06
03 Franklin Templeton – BPO Services Assistant Vice President 14th Nov,2005–10th March, 06
04 Oriental Bank of Commerce, Assistant Vice President Feb,1994 – Nov, 2005
Secunderabad (erstwhile Global Trust /Sr. Manager
Bank)
05 The Vysya Bank Ltd, Bangalore Officer – EDP Nov, 1993 – Feb, 1994

06 Bhaskar Agro Chemicals Ltd,Vijayawada EDP – Manager July, 1990 – Oct, 1993

07 Computer Connection, Vijayawada Business Executive Feb, 1989 – May, 1990

08 DRDA, Machilipatnam & KRISHI, Computer Programmer Nov, 1984– Feb, 1989
Vijayawada
09 Sree Rayalaseema Paper Mills Ltd, Adoni Sr. Programmer Nov, 1983– Nov, 1984

S.Prasad
Chief Technology Officer
GMR Industries , Bangalore
Mobile:09849974787 (Hyderabad -- personal )
09731302554 (Bangalore Mobile -- official)