Dr Suresh Hungenahally
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Cyber Security Business Lead
CommTel Network Solutions
BE, MSc, PhD, GCHE, GAICD, MISACA, MAISA, ISO 27001 LA, CISM
Dr. Hungenahally is an experienced CIO/CISO and executive demonstrating exceptional leadership skills. Specializing in the Government and private sectors he delivers value via strategic information and data by managing the business risks and delivering program outcomes. He has twenty years of experience in roles both in the public and private sector and understands the long term value of solutions with a defined and positive ROI (return on investment).
As the Cyber Security Lead and CISO and former CISO Victorian Government , Australia, he specializes in OT and IT security and management. He is Australia’s leading thinker and security strategist focusing on securing Australia’s information assets.
He has worked on projects for a wide range of customer base including, Victorian Government, Griffith University, Tarong Energy, Queensland Electricity Commission, Concept Energy Solutions, Toll Holdings, Brisbane City Council, Queensland Government, Telstra Corporation, KPMG consulting, National Australia Bank, Capgemini, Australian Defence, Australian Tax office.
Suresh is an exceptional communicator and people manager. He specializes in delivering business operational and information security outcomes by providing strategic alignment and best practices to secure an organisation. Combined with his passion for innovative and creative problem solving he delivers value by providing high advice to senior executive. Infrastructure cyber security, Information Security GRC to controls implementation, Security Analytics Intelligence, Enterprise search, BPM, IT management and leadership training are his key achievements.