This blog is written by Vinayak Khadye. Vinayak has more than 25 years of work experience in delivering Business Process, IT and Digital Transformation initiatives across Insurance, Financial Services, Retail, Pharmaceuticals and Automobiles industries in India and South East Asia. Vinayak is the founder of Techaways, which provides Consulting & Solutions to Enterprises and Startups. Vinayak also works as mentor and advisor to many startups. Prior to this, Vinayak was CTO at IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company, where he was one of the founding team members. Vinayak has held leadership positions with several reputed organizations such as Birla Sun Life Insurance, Reliance Life (now Reliance Nippon Life), IBM Business Consulting, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Consulting, and Savvion (now part of Progress Software).

Vinayak holds Bachelor of Engineering (Production Engineering), M.M.S. (Finance) from University of Mumbai and CISA certification from ISACA – Information Systems Audit & Control Association, USA.

Vinayak is Recipient of Celent’s Model Insurer (Asia Edition) Award for year 2012 & 2011 , CIO100 2011 (India Edition), Best CIO Award 2012 by CMO Asia, India Insurance Review Award 2011 for Technology Leadership, InfoSecurity Magazine’s TOP CISO 100 award

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Views expressed here are personal views of Vinayak.