Governance & Risk Management , Operational Technology (OT) , Video

Profiles in Leadership: Krishnamurthy Rajesh of GreyOrange

CyberEdBoard Member Discusses Challenges in Industry 4.0, IT-OT Integration
Krishnamurthy Rajesh, director, global information technology, GreyOrange, and CyberEdBoard member

Over the past two decades, Krishnamurthy Rajesh, director of global information technology at GreyOrange, has witnessed many major advancements in IT and OT technologies, with the rise of Industry 4.0, 5G wireless connections, the cloud and now AI and machine learning.

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These technologies improve productivity and lower costs, but they also increase cyber risk, he said. "But at the same time, the maturity level is also going up, and when I say 'maturity,' it is not only technology but it is also people and processes, so things are changing at that layer as well."

Throughout his career, Rajesh has served in both CIO and security officer roles, with a focus on digital transformation. He became one the early members of CyberEdBoard, and the relationships he has made have been invaluable.

"This board is full of people completely passionate about technology, information sharing, along with the collaboration," he said. "Cybersecurity can be built in a better way if information is being shared."

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group at the Mumbai Summit, Rajesh discussed:

  • Technological advancements driving Industry 4.0;
  • Challenges posed by growing IT complexity;
  • Strategies for overcoming IT-OT integration issues.

Rajesh is a pioneering entrepreneurial leader with an impressive track record of more than 20 years in information technology management at the CXO level. His forte is formulating and executing robust strategies for technology integration, process enhancement, and seamless business application. He is a member of CyberEdBoard.

CyberEdBoard is ISMG's premier members-only community of senior-most executives and thought leaders in the fields of security, risk, privacy and IT. CyberEdBoard provides executives with a powerful, peer-driven collaborative ecosystem, private meetings and a library of resources to address complex challenges shared by thousands of CISOs and senior security leaders located in 65 different countries worldwide.

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About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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