Joseph Kiran Kumar | Head of Information Technology
Eisai India | India

Joseph Kiran Kumar, Head of Information Technology, Eisai India

Joseph Kiran Kumar is a Senior IT leader with experience across IT domains. Joseph believes that the value of technology is enhanced by its ability to resolve business problems and he is keen on solving business problems using technology. While technology exists in various forms, Joseph believes that it is not possible to leverage the technology without its active application by people.

Joseph, has worked for 25 years across various organizations. His experience includes:
•    As a project manager in implementing IT systems across the enterprise
•    Business analyst in the areas of Sales & Distribution, Supply chain etc.
•    SAP Consulting
•    IT services management
•    IT Training management
•    IT services sales and marketing

Currently he is the Head of Information technology and Chief Information security officer (CISO) for Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt. Ltd. He also heads the business continuity planning and is the CSA(Controls self-assessment) promoter, responsible for identification of risks and their mitigation in business. 
He has MBA degree in Technology Management. He is a Project management professional (PMP) from PMI. He has CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information systems control) and CGEIT (Certified in the governance of Enterprise IT) certifications from ISACA. He is currently doing his Ph.D. in Knowledge Management.
He has published 5 papers on Knowledge management and its application in various scholarly journals, published articles on IOT, Digital strategy in popular IT magazines in India. He is the recipient of many IT leadership awards.

Joseph, is also an avid bike rider, loves to explore various destinations riding through the plains and mountains.


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