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Pradeep Kumar

LL.M, MBA-Digital Systems, BSc (Info-Tech), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (Server 2008) (MCITP), Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified

Profile Snapshot

  • 18+ years of experience in enabling business growth for organizations and clients in India, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Angola & Nigeria through ICT business and operational plans/strategies, Cyber Forensics, Infrastructure Management, data/information management, service delivery & project management for the provisioning of critical IT services
  • Hands-on experience in the software development of ERP, SAP-Ecc6-B1-Hana, Oracle E-Business Suite,Odoo, ERPNext, Supply Chain Management & Manufacturing, Distribution Management, Mifos-Banking, Microfinance, Cooperative banks, Insurance, and Microsoft Dynamics
  • Technologist with deep understanding of key IT architecture, Network forensics, Email forensics, malware forensics, Memory forensics, Mobile Phone forensics, Database forensics, Disk forensics, cloud, digital, integration and data principles
  • Expertise in evaluating technology investments, Reverse steganography, Stochastic forensics, Cross-drive analysis, Live analysis, Deleted file recovery, modernizing the IT infrastructure, identifying and eliminating/implementing risk mitigation strategies that increase business agility, resilience, and reduce costs
  • Key Achievements include monitoring and maintaining 1400+ Servers & 5+ Data Centres with users head offices, branches, factories, shops, and warehouses

Top Skills

Information Security Analyst | Forensics computer Analyst | Cyber Forensics Investigator | Cybersecurity analysis| Cybersecurity Architecture| Technology Integration | IT Strategy & Roadmap | IT Budgeting (CAPEX/OPEX) | IT Infrastructure & Software Planning & Deployment | Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, and Security (FCAPS) | Cyber Security, IT Audits & Compliances | Data Centre Management | Data Protection & Governance | Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plans/Programs | IT Service Management | Project Management | ERP Development | Mifos/Fineract Development | MERN | Python Developer | C# | Digital Forensic Investigator | Political/Election Forecasting | Election Digital Marketing

Work Experience

Oct 2018 – Apr 2022
Chief Information Security Officer | CTO | CIO
Janem Projects Limited, Abuja, Nigeria
Key Areas Managed: ERP, Infrastructure, Projects, Information Security Analyst, Cyber Security & Automation

  • Devised the technology strategy for business/IT services across networks, DevOps, digital services, emerging business and managed services, and developed request for proposals/quotations
  • Instituted key performance indicators, CI-CD, governance standards, and created benchmarks for service delivery and reporting
  • Collaborated with teams to bolster the cyber security framework by implementing vulnerability management, patch management, and anti-virus management policies and tools

April 2018 – Oct 2018
Chief Technical Information Officer / IT Head
Skyline Group of Companies Limited, Kano, Nigeria.
Key Areas Managed: ERP, Forensics computer Analyst, IT Infrastructure & Applications, and Projects.

  • Oversaw the design, development and implementation of advanced microservices and AI/ML-powered automation solutions
  • Formulated IT infrastructure and application/information security management system controls, response plans, and managed end-to-end service delivery of projects through , user acceptance testing, and L3 support
  • Evaluated the cyber security posture, analysed risks, and set up strong compliance and governance guidelines based on key findings of internal and external audits

Sept 2016 – March 2018
Chief Technical Officer
GPS Infratech Solutions Private Limited, Mumbai, India
Key Areas Managed: ERP, IT Infrastructure & Projects, Cyber Forensics Investigator,

  • Orchestrated the implementation of Oracle E-Business Suite, Supply Chain Management & Manufacturing, Order Management & Distribution Management in Release 12, using DevOps, Agile, and Cloud Computing
  • Engaged with functional consultants for system integration testing, user acceptance testing, and production roll-out activities

Aug 2015 – Sept 2016
IT Director / Consultant
Movicel Telecomunicações S.A, Luanda, Angola
Key Areas Managed: IT Infrastructure, Projects, Operations & Maintenance, Digital Forensic Investigator.

  • Created strategic roadmaps for deployment/management of software applications, and IT infrastructure upgradation
  • Prepared/monitored CAPEX budgets for optimum utilisation of IT spending on assets/resources
  • Established disaster recovery policies/procedures for data centres storing applications and data, and administration of networks
  • Designed and implemented solutions for optimising storage using SAN/NAS/iSCSI/LUN technologies and products such as HP IBM, EMC, and NetApp

March 2014 – Aug 2015
IT Head (Life Sciences, Oil & Gas, Banking & Telecom)
GPS Infratech Solutions Private Limited, Mumbai, India
Key Areas Managed: IT Infrastructure & Operations, Network Implementation, Data Centre Migration and Security, and Wi-Fi Radius EAP Projects for clients Cognizant Technology Solutions, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Prudential Bank, and Ethio Telecom, Ethiopia.

  • Directed the implementation of strategic plans for network and resource management of data centres, including traffic control, network, security, backup and disaster recovery
  • Designed, planned, and installed data centres ensuring coverage of physical safety and security aspects

Early Experience

  • Chief Information Officer / IT Head (Infrastructure & Operations), Melcom Group of Companies, Accra, Ghana, Aug 2012 – March 2014
  • IT Manager (Projects, Infrastructure & Operations), Shoppers Group of Companies, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Oct 2010 – July 2012
  • IT Implementation Consultant (March 2004 – Jan 2008) / IT Manager (Jan 2008 – Oct 2010), Yamee Cluster/Susee Group of Companies, Chennai/Madurai, India


  • Top 100 Best Asia – CIO Awards, Janem Projects Limited, Nigeria, 2020
  • Excellent Team Player Award, Skyline University, Nigeria, 2018
  • Excellent Team Motivation Award, Movicel Telecomunicações S.A, Angola, 2015
  • Excellent IT Manager Award, Shoppers Group of Companies, Tanzania, 2011
  • Best ERP & Infrastructure Security Implementation Awards, Susee Group of Companies, India, 2009


Madurai Kamaraj University, Arunachal University, Kalinga University – India
2020 – 2022: Master of Laws (LLM) – Cyber Law, Cyber Security & IPR
2017 – 2020: Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
2009 – 2010: Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Relations Management
2007 – 2009: Master of Business Administration – Systems
2001 – 2004: Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)


Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) | Microsoft Certified IT Professional (Server 2008) (MCITP) | Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Server 2012) (MCSA) | Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL v3) | Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate (OCA) | Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) | PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner (Prince2) | Certified VMware Professional (VCP6) | ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor Certification | Certified Data Centre Facilities Operations Manager (CDFOM) | Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect – Associate | Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator | EC-Council Certified Security Analyst v10 | EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker | Certified Information Security Manager