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Kumar Pudashine
Chief Information Security Officer at Agricultural Development Bank


Mr. Pudashine, passionate in Information and Communication technologies has completed his MEng. In Information and Communication Technology from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. He has over 8 + years of experience on Communication Service Networks and Information Security. Currently, he is involved as a Chief Information Security Officer at Agricultural Development Bank, Ltd for Core Banking System Project. He is a result-driven Information Security Expert in Public and Private organizations with notable success directing a broad range of corporate IT security from initiatives while participating in planning, analyzing, designing and implementing Secured IT solutions to support Business Objectives.  He is also visiting faculty at Institute of Engineering (IOE) and Pokhara University to aid graduate students to undertake research on Information Security and Core Communication Service Networks. 

As a Cyber Security researcher, he is also involved as Vice President of Information Security Response Team, Nepal (NPCERT) and Lead Cyber Security Expert and Trainer of CSI in Nepal for Cyber Security Awareness Program in various private and public organizations including ministries, police force, school, colleges and universities. He has provided training for UN Inter-Agency IT Task Force Team about Information Security Management Frameworks and Governance of Enterprise IT. He has been conducting trainings for Banking Financial Service and Insurance (BFSI) Members on Information Security and Compliance.  He has been involved in the project for building Secured Open Banking using Open API to enable Digital Financial Inclusiveness for the Rural Community of Nepal. He has been speaking in most of the International and National Conferences and Events in the domain of Cyber Security to Build Cyber Resilience.

Agenda Sessions

  • Strategy Roundtable: Transforming Legacy Businesses With AI – Machine Learning Is King Now But Image; Voice & Natural Language Processing Are Coming Up Fast. What Are The Internal Challenges Around Using AI? The Ethical Challenges? And The Business Opportunities?