Ajay Kumar

Director, Solutions Engineering – APJ | BeyondTrust

Ajay Kumar has over 15 years’ experience in cyber security, and seven specializing in privileged access and identity access management. Prior to becoming the Director for Solution Engineering – APJ at BeyondTrust, Mr Kumar was the Regional Technical Sales Leader for over seven years at IBM.
A trusted cyber security advisor to enterprise customers, his experience spans across several industries such as banking, insurance, energy and utilities, in addition to state and federal government. At BeyondTrust, Mr Kumar heads the regional security engineering department, helping enterprises and government agencies improve their security posture against internal and external threats.

Alvin Rodrigues

Field Chief Security Officer |  InfoBlox

Alvin Rodrigues is a seasoned business security strategist who provides cybersecurity strategy counsel to CIOs and CISOs of mid and large enterprises and government agencies across the Asia Pacific region. He is well versed in articulating the business value of various cybersecurity solutions, with an emphasis on the importance of contextualising and aligning cybersecurity with the company’s business direction, structure and workflow.

Alvin has worked in several leading cybersecurity and IT multinational companies including Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, Forcepoint, IBM, and Oracle across the Asia Pacific region where he donned many hats starting from marketing, strategy development, business consulting to sales support roles. During these years, he earned recognition as both a trusted advisor and creative thinker while working on several pioneering projects.
Rodrigues is an accomplished public speaker, facilitator and content creator. He has co-authored a white paper with IDC on “Building a business-aligned security framework” that influenced C-level customers’ viewpoint on their cybersecurity strategy. He has also created the content for and delivered a ten-session course on cybersecurity at ESSEC, International Business School, for their ebusiness Master’s program.

Rodrigues holds a postgraduate diploma in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde and an honours degree in economics and management science from the University of London.

Leonard Ong

Region Information Security Officer, APAC | GE Healthcare

He is a board-certified in security management professional with over 19 years of experience gained in investment banking, telecommunication, enterprise, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. He have been in both management and technical roles covering cybersecurity, project management, corporate security, security consulting, and information security.

He led a regional Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance in a Fortune 100 Pharma firm. Prior to that, he led an Information Security Risk function in an investment bank that operates in over ten different markets within the Asia Pacific region with over 35,000 employees.

He served on ISACA International Board of Directors for four consecutive terms. In addition, he served as Honorary Chairman in ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) for 2012 and 2013-2014 term and President in ISACA Singapore Chapter for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 term. His other contribution includes IAPP, AsiaDPO, and GIAC.

He is making an impact to the society through my leadership in leading associations. ISACA Singapore Chapter has been awarded as the best very large chapter in Asia for year 2013 with K. Wayne Snipes Award and honorable mention in the following year. The chapter forged extensive collaboration with other associations, academia and government. Membership of ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) has doubled with various accolades received from headquarters.

Apart from formal chapter appointments, he is members of different councils/associations and volunteering at regional and global level.

He is certified in leading security certifications such as CPP, CFE, CISSP ISSMP-ISSAP, CSSLP, CCSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, CDPSE, CIPM, CIPT, PMP, GCIA, GCIH, GSNA, GCFA, GAWN-C, GISP, COBIT 5 and 2019 certifications.

Specialties: Business Developments, Security Consulting, Information Security, Incident management, IS/IT security audit and assessment, Mobile Security, Security Awareness, Crisis Management, Physical security.

Raju Chellam

Hon Vice Chair of the Cloud & Data Chapter | SGTech

Raju Chellam is Hon Vice Chair of the Cloud & Data Chapter at SGTech; Member of the National Cloud Computing Advisory Council & Co-Chair of the Cloud Incidence Response Working Group at CSA (Cloud Security Alliance). He’s also Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society, Hon Vice President of the SCS Cloud Chapter & Senior Advisor at CIO Academy Asia. He’s author of Organ Gold, a medical thriller on the illegal sale of human organs on the Dark Web. He’s been in the IT industry for the last 35 years.