This blog is written by Vinayak Khadye. Vinayak has around 20 years of work experience in delivering Process Improvement and Information Technology initiatives across Insurance, Financial Services, Retail, Pharmaceuticals and Automobiles industries in India and South East Asia. Vinayak now works as an Independent IT and Business Analysis Consultant & Mentor. Vinayak is also the co-founder of Navitus Education Pvt Ltd, an eLearning focused venture. Prior to this, Vinayak was CTO at IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company, where he was one of the founding team members. Vinayak has held several key positions with organizations such as Reliance Life Insurance, Birla Sun Life Insurance, IBM Business Consulting, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Consulting, and Savvion (now part of Progress Software).

Vinayak is a founder member of the Mumbai Chapter of International Institute of Business Analysis (http://www.theiiba.org).

Vinayak also is a frequent blogger and blogs at:
Technology Takeaways: http://www.techaways.com
Business Analyst Quadrangle: http://blog.iathena.com

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

Vinayak would love to hear your feedback on this blog. In case you have any questions on matters related to IT or about your own career, please feel free to write to Vinayak at vinayak.khadye@techaways.in.

Views expressed here are personal views of Vinayak.