Milind Wakankar

Security Systems Strategy and Technology Program Lead, IBM Corporate Security

Milind works for IBM’s Corporate Security as the Security Systems Strategy and Technology Program Lead for AP, GCG and Japan. He is a Senior security professional with 17+ years of physical security consulting, technology and security management  experience with leading multinational corporations. Milind is Certified as PSP by ASIS International and CRiSP (Certified Risk Professional) by British Standards Institution and is an Electronics Engineer by profession.

In his current role with IBM Corporate security he has been involved in business controls,  audit, risk and compliance. For past 3 years he has project managed deployment of Cloud based Security Command centers for IBM in GCG, India, ASEAN, Japan and Netherlands. In his previous roles Milind has carried out multiple security consulting assignments globally in Oil & Gas, Transportation, Energy, Smarter Cities and Homeland Security domains.



Mr Arvind Ranjan has 38 years of rich experience in Indian Police Service which includes leading elite security forces like Central Industrial Security Force, National Security Guard (NSG)  and working in BSF, CISF, SPG and Kerala State Police in various capacities.

• Proficient in analyzing multi-locational security framework and guiding/delivering revitalized, efficient and technology enabled security solutions for large organizations which will enhance the efficiency, and productivity apart from ensuring loss prevention.
• Adroit at conceiving innovative avenues for enhancing operational efficiency and integrating multiple resources to derive synergy in intelligence collation and security services.
• Focus on training and development of security personnel for improved client handling and satisfaction.
• An effective leader with distinguished abilities in man-management, technical excellence, collaborative & consultative hands on approach to exceed expectations.

Rakesh Sharma


Vice President | GCSO

Rakesh Sharma has over twenty five years of Corporate Security experience including six plus years as regular commissioned officer in Para Military Force in India. Currently he is working as Vice President (Regional Security Manager) for Barclays bank and based out of Noida. Prior to Barclays, he was heading Corporate Security function for Fidelity Investments India and also supported Asia Pacific for almost  eight years. He also headed Corporate Security function for Deutsche Bank AG, Royal Dutch Shell group in India and Reliance Industries limited at Hazira manufacturing division.
Rakesh has been a very active member for most of the professional security forums in the country for more than 10 years i.e., Overseas Security Advisory Council ( OSAC), Asia Security Crisis Group (ACSG) & American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).

In the course of his career, he has obtained several recognitions & awards for running a variety of programs around security, safety, Travel Security, Transport Security, Command Center etc. Also he has been trained in core areas like Management Leadership, Anti-terrorism, Threat Assessment, Crisis Communication , Counter surveillance, Train the trainer, Investigations and Interrogations etc.