Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank
In his current role of Chief Information Security Officer & Senior Vice President at HDFC Bank, Sameer Ratolikar heads the Information Security Group and provides leadership to the development and implementation of Information Security program across the Bank.
Prior he served as Chief Information Security Office with Axis Bank, where he was responsible for developing and implementing robust information strategies in line with business IT initiatives in a time-bound manner. Additionally, he ensured domestic and foreign information security, compliance, and gathered threat intelligence.
Previously, Sameer served with Bank of India for six years. There, he facilitated information security governance through the implementation of a hierarchical governance program. He led Bank of India in achieving ISO 27001, Business Continuity and PCI-DSS certifications, implemented access control, data leakage prevention, identity and access management, two-factor authentication, encryption, IT GRC solutions, and established and SOC for SIEM. Prior to Bank of India, Sameer served as principal systems analyst of security and networking with National Informatics Centre, part of the India Ministry of Communications and Information Technology’s Department of Electronics & Information Technology.
Sameer holds a bachelor of engineering degree in computers from Marathwada University.