Identity Management (IAM), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Program Management
Roopa has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology, the most recent 8+ years have been in Security, Access and Risk Management. Roopa has a breadth of experience in Media, Federal, Higher Ed, Financial, and supply chain industries, solving business problems with technology solutions. She has architected solutions and implemented Enterprise applications for HR, Supply Chain, Finance, Risk & Compliance and Information Security.
Roopa has initiated and managed Global IAM programs with a high rate of success at multiple organizations, starting from assessment, roadmap planning, vendor selection, project planning and implementation. She has extensive experience in performing IAM assessments and providing recommendations for securing access and increasing efficiency in employee on-boarding. She has helped organizations save money and increase productivity by implementing global Identity and Access Management programs from scratch within a few months, leading M&A integrations and enabling Compliance/ Attestation campaigns. Organizations have benefitted from Roopa’s effective leadership in establishing robust Identity Governance programs. Roopa has hands on experience with IAM applications from leading vendors such as Oracle, SailPoint, Okta, Microsoft. She has designed and implemented Risk management programs following established models and frameworks (NIST, COBIT, A-123).
Roopa has an MBA in Global Management from the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has managed global IAM programs at Discovery Communications and at the George Washington University. Prior to this, she has been a consulting manager at Deloitte Consulting and has several years of experience in architecting solutions for financial services, Retail and supply-chain sectors. Roopa is ITIL certified and is a member of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association).
Founder & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Identity Management (IAM), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
Savitha brings over 20 years of experience in Information Technology as a corporate leader as well as an entrepreneur. For the last 10 years her focus has been managing all the facets of large projects & portfolios in various business verticals such as technology, retail, insurance, financial, and manufacturing. With her deep expertise in solving business problems with technology solutions, she has successfully managed and implemented enterprise applications for marketing, supply chain, finance, risk & compliance and information security.
Savitha has managed Global IAM programs with a high rate of success at multiple organizations, starting from pre-sales, RFP, professional services engagement, roadmap alignment, project planning and implementation. She has extensive experience in performing project/program management and providing recommendations in project/business process efficiencies. She is known for her calm demeanor and keeping pulse on customer engagements. She has helped organizations save cost and increase productivity by implementing global Identity and Access Management programs. Organizations have benefitted from Savitha’s effective leadership in establishing robust & streamlined engagement process. Savitha has hands on experience managing IAM applications from leading vendors such as SailPoint. She has experience leading enterprise risk management and change management boards for large insurance company.
Savitha graduated from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics engineering. She has managed global IAM programs at SailPoint Technologies. Prior to this, she has been a VP of PMO at a Financial company and has several years of progressive experience in architecting solutions for financial services, retail and supply-chain sectors. Savitha is PM, BA and ITIL certified and is a member of PMI and IIBA. Outside of work she is involved in many non-profit organizations and is a great believer in giving back to the community.