S. Mohamed Yoosuf

S. Mohamed Yoosuf comes with 33+ years of experience in ICT industry including IT Services, Digital Product Engineering including Digital Transformation and Cyber Security. He has led the Digital Transformation, Security and Digital Engineering Practices with the responsibilities of P&L, Global Delivery, People and Solutions Development. In addition, he comes with a vast and in-depth Technology experiences in various platforms including Cloud, Analytics, Cyber Security and IoT. Yoosuf has held several key & senior positons in his last 20 years with Cognizant Technology Solutions. Prior to that he has been with CyberCash India Private Limited, Aeronautical Development Agency, Aeronautical Development Agency and Tata Consulting Engineers.His expertise includes

Digital Engineering – transforming our business, development process, technologies using Agile/POD model, DevOps and Cloud native (Azure, AWS, OpenShift, Pivotal). He took the responsibility of building this practice 24 month before and today this practice is around USD 800 million revenue size.
Cyber Security – he was responsible for Cognizant Security Global Delivery where he managed Delivery teams in North America, Latin America, Europe and India. The current P&L size is USD 200 million with 20% CAGR in last 3 years. He was solely responsible for Practice Strategy and Offerings development and personally involved in building the following 4 platforms for their portfolio offerings:

  1. Cyber Threat Defense (CDT)
  2. Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS)
  3. Governance, Risk and Compliance as a Service (GRCaaS)
  4. Digital Identity (aka Identity and Access Management)
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Syed Rafeeudin (Rafi)

Syed Rafeeudin (Rafi) comes with 38 years of managing Delivery/Services as business. Rafi has started his career with Xerox (Modi Xerox) and worked with Icode (Later Everest) a mini ERP start up software organization. He has managed the product services as a business with P&L responsibilities. His last assignment was with Wipro. In Wipro, he had initially managed Lehman Brothers, Program Managed Large TOS (Total Outsourcing) accounts in India. Rafi has also managed Large Marque Programs and Projects in Middle East such as KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology), PNU (Princess Noura University) for women, the largest women University in the world. He was the Winner of Solitaire (President Award) twice for excelling in managing the large programs. He led the service delivery business for Retail client’s IT services as CDH (Cluster Delivery Head) for clients like Neiman Marcus, Best Buy, WALMART and V.F. Corp. He was instrumental in developing IPs (Intellectual Properties) and contributed to the revenue growth through IP ingestion for client engagements. As a consultant he supported ADM (Aéroports de Montréal) during their Transition Phase of the engagement.

Rafi has undergone many certifications, He has is a certified SAPM (Stanford Advanced Program Management) on Program and Portfolio Management. He has also undergone Cohort program conducted by Harvard University U.S. He has undergone General Management course from IIM Calcutta with the focus on financial management on Projects and Portfolios.

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