Rajesh Yadla

Executive Manager, Information Security, Leading Bank in UAE

With nearly 15 years of unwavering dedication, Rajesh has meticulously crafted a path of excellence in safeguarding the invaluable assets of esteemed institutions. As the head of information security at one of the leading banks in the UAE, Rajesh shoulders the monumental responsibility of ensuring the security of crucial information assets across diverse environments, encompassing both on-premises infrastructure and cloud platforms. This entails devising and implementing robust security measures to fend off a multitude of threats, ranging from external cyberattacks to internal vulnerabilities.

Throughout his illustrious career, Rajesh has consistently exhibited remarkable prowess and leadership. From the inception of his journey, he has been instrumental in establishing and fortifying information security functions, extending his influence across 12 branches worldwide to ensure compliance with global standards and regulations. Rajesh's strategic foresight, coupled with an in-depth comprehension of evolving business dynamics, has positioned information security as a pivotal driver of success, empowering the institutions he serves to thrive amidst an ever-changing digital landscape.

A distinguished alumnus of the University of California, Los Angeles, and the National University of Singapore, Rajesh brings to the table a wealth of knowledge, complemented by industry-recognized certifications in cyber and information security.

2:45 PM-3:15 PM

UAE Agenda 2024

Fraud Detection and Prevention

Moderator: Oma Martins | Associate Director and Head, IT GRC, IHS Towers

Tushar Vartak | EVP & Head, Information and Cyber Security, RAKBank

Zaheer Mubarak Shaikh | CISO, Al Maryah Community Bank

Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud | Head of Cyber Defense and Security Engineering, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Rajesh Yadla | Director Head of Information Security, Leading Bank