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About Us

At DRI India, we believe in delivering quantifiable business advantage to our customers. Business Continuity Management (BCM) is an area that calls for practiced guidance and perpetual awareness with the ability to keep pace with changing times. We are a young company committed to provide quality education in the field on the BCM to small, medium and big Organizations and businesses. Our IT background and proficient teams will help you understand the subject and resolve issues in a meticulous phased manner to the best world standards and norms.

About the Trainer

Rakesh Pande has over 38 years of managerial experience, including 30 years in the field of Information Technology. In addition to being a specialist in the field of Risk Management & logistics, his other qualifications include :-

  • Certified specialist in “Advanced Financial Risk Management” – Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Lead Auditor – ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 20000 & ISO 22301
  • Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) from Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII), USA
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified practitioner of Capability Maturity Model –Software (CMM-SW)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Trainer Credentials :-

  • Rakesh has been a Lead Tutor for British Standards Institution (BSI India) and Standards Australia Global (SAI Global) on various ISO Standards
  • Presently, he is a Certified Trainer with DRI International, USA, for BCM and Risk Management related Courses; and
  • Certified Trainer for PECB – ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000 & ISO 31000 standards; and
  • Certified Trainer for International Standards Certification (ISC Global) – ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and ISO 20000 standards

Earlier, Rakesh was heading the Corporate Services function at a leading foreign bank in India till 31 May 2008. In this function, he was responsible towards Information Security, Business Continuity Management and Property, Facilities Management & Procurement for the Organisation. In addition, Rakesh was also entrusted with the management of overall Risk function within the Organisation. Other key responsibilities included, review of Global Policies as a member of Global Review Committee and a member of Crisis Management Teams at India & APAC levels.

Rakesh is experienced in the field Information Warfare and Ethical Hacking, and has been a visiting faculty on various Information Security & BCM Seminars and conferences.