Devesh Pandit

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor & Implementer
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor & Implementer
ISO 22301 Lead Auditor & Implementer
ISO 20000 Lead Auditor & Implementer
ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager
Certified Data Protection Officer (GDPR)
Management System Auditor
Certified PECB Trainer
B. Sc. (Physics), MS (MIS - Software Engineering), CISA, CISSP, CBCP, MBCI, Certified Network Expert (Ethernet)

Devesh Pandit is a recognized expert in the fields of Quality, Information Security, Privacy, Risk and Business Continuity Management with over 35+ years of experience covering Industries: Card Manufacturing, Card Personalization, Fulfillment and Distribution, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Financial Commercial and Retail Banking, Telecommunication, Defense, and Governmental organizations. Over the years, Devesh has helped these industries with architecting, implementing, executing, governing, maintaining their Quality, Security and Business Continuity programs.

Devesh is a real globetrotter! He has build reputation by consulting and training throughout North America, Europe, the Middle-East, Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

Devesh began his career as a COBOL/CICS programmer back home in India and migrated to the USA in 1984, obtained the MS Degree in MIS from DePaul University in Chicago. He carries globally recognized certifications CISA, CISSP, CBCP, MBCI, CNX (Ethernet) and CEH. Devesh also obtained the lead auditor certifications for ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000, ISO 31000 Risk Management, ISO 29100 Lead Privacy Implementer and GDPR Certified Data Protection Officer from (PECB).

During his career, he has served as a senior Information Security and technology consultant at Sprint E-Solutions. At SunGard, he served as a Sr. Consultant helping customers with the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. At the Valid USA, he served as a Manager of Physical and Logical security in the capacity of CISO overseeing safety, security, and quality of all Valid USA credit card plants.

While serving at Discover, one of the PCI brand, Devesh having in-depth knowledge of Credit Card Life Cycle, and card industry know-how in teaching synchronous and asynchronous encryption, tokenization and EMV implementation/migration served on PCI card production physical and logical rule writing committees and several other committees.

Devesh is an active member of ASIS, ISACA, DRII, BCI, Infragard, ICMA and Smart Card Alliance. Devesh shares his knowledge by publishing articles and speaking at ICMA conferences.

In Quality, Security and Business Continuity, Devesh is well received, welcomed and much appreciated as a trusted advisor.

Devesh can easily translate business needs to technical staff and get technical points across to the business managers and executives, for having worked on both sides of the table!

Finally, he works hard and plays hard! Devesh is an FAA certified flight instructor, instructs at local glider clubs and flies gliders during his well-deserved time-off!