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Shyam Kumar Doddavula
Shyam Doddavula
Vice President


Shyam Doddavula is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience in business and technology innovation. He serves the digital consulting needs of global 2000 organizations as Vice President at Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting with over $16 billion in revenue in FY22. Infosys is recognized as one of the top 3 IT brands in the world by Brand Finance in 2022. Doddavula’s primary areas of focus include innovation, consulting, intrapreneurship, and incubation of technology-led solutions for business transformation. He is a technologist with more than 10 granted patents, several publications, and deep expertise in AI, cybersecurity, and blockchain technologies. Doddavula believes the digital enterprises of the future need a sentient cybersecurity solution that continuously observes, senses, responds, learns, and evolves to keep pace with ever-changing cyber threats. He is working with large enterprise clients to understand their security needs and is passionately co-creating Infosys Cyber Next, a state-of-the-art managed security services platform that realizes this vision of sentient security. Doddavula earned his Master's in computer science from Texas Tech University and his Bachelors in electronics and communication engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.

Areas of expertise

Innovation and consulting, Intrapreneurship, Incubation of technology-led solutions.

Group Overview

The cybersecurity industry’s response has been a call to embrace Zero Trust Security which means not trusting anything trying to connect to the organization’s systems without verification. Recently, Infosys successfully moved 80% of their global employees to securely work remotely. Their strategy was to move to remote working by design, securing it at scale and for future. With innovation pacing ahead and the world getting intrinsically connected, there are complex and distributed interactions among people, applications, and data. This has rendered enterprises vulnerable to lethal, advanced and indiscriminate cyberattacks that are hard to defend. It is vital to accelerate the cyber defense mechanism by embedding cybersecurity into your technology framework and at every stage of your business lifecycle, build resilience and an organization-wide security mindset. The need of the hour is to embed security into your enterprise fabric, build resilience and scale in your cyber program and secure the future. Secure by Design: Infosys ensures enterprises become ‘Secure by Design’ by driving an enterprise mindset towards secure-by-design and embedding these principles at every stage of the business lifecycle leading to maximized visibility of the security threat, impact & resolution and minimized risks. Secure by Scale: Infosys is committed to building a resilient cyber security program and drive our customers to operate at scale while increasing operational efficiency and reducing costs. Their proven investments in global security operation centers, AI & ML-based integrated cybersecurity platform and partnership with universities pioneering in cybersecurity research & skill development enables us to optimize costs and amplify reach hence ‘Secure by Scale’. Secure the Future: Infosys helps enterprises ‘Secure the Future’ by continuously adopting newer technologies and keeping pace with changing times, thus innovating faster and delivering value. Their clients have access to advanced threat-hunting capabilities, deep analytics and correlation, malware analysis and the latest in technology innovations incubated in the Infosys Security R&D Labs. Guided by their 3S principles, Infosys is committed towards building a holistic security program with our suite of service offerings, that follows a 4D approach of Diagnose-Design-Deliver-Defend Cybersecurity at Infosys Infosys cybersecurity is an amalgamation of the cybersecurity strategy that supports our cybersecurity framework and a strong cyber governance program driven through the Information Security Council and group (ISG). We have endorsement form board on/for the cybersecurity program. At Infosys, the Information Security Group (ISG) is the department responsible for information-security-related activities. The ISG provides the assurance to stakeholders that information and information systems in the custody of Infosys are as secure as they need to be.

Firm Overview

Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Infosys enables clients in more than 50 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, Infosys expertly steers their clients through their digital journey. Infosys does it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. Infosys also empowers the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Infosys’s always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from their innovation ecosystem.