About us

Our Management

Rashmi Vijaya, CEO 

CISA, CISM, PMP, CGEIT, ITIL V3, ISO 27001, Oracle OCP, DCM

vCISO, Compliance Head | Cyber Security Head | CSIRT Lead | Strategist | Cloud Security Head | Risk Advisory Head

Rashmi is Cyber Security, Compliance & Advisory expert with over 30 years’ experience in IT Security, IT Audit, Risk, Compliance (SOX, PCI, HIPAA, ISO, NIST, etc.) and frameworks(NIST 800-53, ISO). She has carried out multiple external audits, pre-assessments, security services and worked in diversified industries managing their enterprise-wide programs. She has served diversified organizations including Deloitte MN, PWC (NY and India), Best Buy

Corporate (MN), Goldman Sachs (NY), Credit Suisse (NY), ENW (UK), BCBS (RI, MD) and with vast IT background.


OUR LEADERSHIP PROFILES


Ed Gardner is our Consulting CISO and Compiance Head 

Business campion in IT | Cyber Security | Internal Audits | Risk & Compliances | Physical Security


Ed is experienced CTO and Consulting CISO served many clients providing CISO and IT Audit services.

• Ed has a career span of 30+ years and his core competencies include but are not limited to IT

Security, Compliances, Risk Assessment.

• His expertise of delivering projects in minimum timeline is a instrumental in getting various

support projects in IT Audit & Compliance to pitch in quickly and start delivery in a week



Jitendra Agavane is our Advisory Practice Head

Business campion in Information Technology General Control Audits I Internal Audits | Risk

Management | Process Audits I SAP Security I Cloud Security


Jitendra is a seasoned professional having over 18 years of extensive experience in Internal auditing and other business consultancy services. He demonstrated a good knowledge of international business quality standards and work with a multicultural team.

•18 years of rich experience in Big4 (PwC) & Internal Audit covering ITGC, technical process

reviews, IT Audits, Risk Assessments, SOX control preparedness, SOC1&II, Systems audits, etc.

•Over 12 years of assurance services in industry – like Viraj , MEPL, Reliance, Godrej Industries,

Statutory Audit, Internal Audit lead, SAP Security, & Compliance.



Suman Basu is our IT Security & Cyber Security Practice Head

Business champion in IT Security Strategy | Global Leader | IT Security Architectures | Project

Management | Project Delivery | Data Security | Application Security


Suman is IT Strategist and Leader with experience across varied industry segments and managed

multi-million dollar projects/programs on a global level.

•Career span of 30+ years and his core competencies include but are not limited to developing IT

security strategies, IT architecture assessment with exposures to Steel, Port, Power, SEZ industries

•Delivery management, project/ program management, cost optimization

•Extensive IT security, Data Security, Disaster recovery, compliance experience.



Ashish Palkhiwale is our Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) Practice Lead

Business Champion and worked as ISO Lead Auditor | ISO Certification Auditor | ISO Training |

Internal Audit| ALL Compliance pre-assessments and audits


Ashish is a Lead Auditor of ISO 9001, 14001, 14064, 14046 27001, 20000, 22000, 50001, SA 8000, OHSAS 18001, CDM, BS 25999

• Over 15 years of professional experience in the fields of Internal Audit, ISO Lead Auditor and

ISO trainings, more than 35 ISO audits

• Empanelled as Certification Auditor for various bodies to carry out ISO audits

• Carried out Certification Audits for various nationalized as well as private sector banks, government organisations in Oil and Gas sector, Petroleum companies, Trusts



Sunil Salaskar 

Cloud Security | Internal Audit | Process Reviews | Risk

Management | Data Analytics | Policy Creations | SOPs


Sunil is a experience professional having over 18 years of extensive experience in Internal

auditing and IT Security consultancy services.

• Over 18 years experienced professional with core competencies in Internal Audit, Business

Process and Controls Reviews, Risk Management and Internal Controls reviews

• 17 years of consulting experience with clients in film Pharma, Textile, Manufacturing, Transport,

Film and Banking sector. Expertise in SAP audits, SOPs, Internal Audits using ACL tool