Corporate Information Security Roundtable

Ramachandra Hegde

Senior VP & CISO

Ramachandra Hegde (Ram) serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer for Genpact. Genpact is a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for its clients, guided by its experience running thousands of processes primarily for Global Fortune 500 companies. Genpact has over 90,000 employees serving 800+ enterprises from 30 countries. In his role as Genpact’s CISO, Ram is responsible for enterprisewide information security, technology risk and compliance, digital product security and key technology and process aspects for data privacy. Ram is passionate about information security, risk management and behavioral economics and the application of these disciplines to securely enable business outcomes, technological innovation and digital trust. Prior to Genpact, Ram served as Director, Global Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer for Praxair, Inc, a USD 13 Billion global manufacturer of industrial gases. Prior to Praxair, Ram held increasingly responsible roles in information risk management with KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ram has over 24 years of experience in information risk management. He holds a Master of Science degree in Information Security and Assurance, with a concentration in Cybercrime and Critical Infrastructure, from Norwich University. He holds the CISSP, CISA and CRISC certifications and is also a Chartered Accountant. .