R Vaidhyanathan (RV)

R Vaidhyanathan (RV)

RV is currently the Sr. Director & Head for Global BCM GRC and Client Services at Cognizant Technology Solutions. Materialistic in planning and getting the ISO22301 Certification for Cognizant in 2018. RV who has close to two decades of experience in BCM in his 33 years of professional experience, is a well-travelled Risk, Continuity, Information Security & IT specialist with an understanding of global business culture and the practical implementation of management systems. He has an international exposure in consulting in Industries like IT Services /BPO, Banking Financial Services & Insurance, Retail, manufacturing etc. He is the BSI’s first Technical Expert for BS25999 and ISO22301 in India. RV has conducted more than 200 days of trainings and more than 700 hours of Audit representing Certification body on ISO22301 Societal Security and BCMS & ISO27001. He is the winner of DRI (USA) “Lifetime Achievement” award in 2020 and is in the BCI Hall of Fame for 2019, awarded in the industry personality category. RV is currently in the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), (the national body in india to contribute to development and improvement of ISO Standards) Mirror Committee to ISO TC 292 that is revising the ISO 22301 and ISO 22313. He was part of the BSI team that contributed to the ISO22301 standards, in its first release during 2012.