Roopa has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology; the most recent 12+ years have been in Security, Access and Risk Management. Roopa has a breadth of experience in Media, Federal, Higher Ed, Financial, and supply chain industries, solving business problems with technology solutions. She has architected solutions and implemented Enterprise applications for HR, Supply Chain, Finance, Risk & Compliance and Information Security.
Roopa has initiated and managed Global IAM programs with a high rate of success at multiple organizations, starting from assessment, roadmap planning, vendor selection, project planning and implementation. She has extensive experience in performing IAM assessments and providing recommendations for securing access and increasing efficiency in employee on-boarding. She has helped organizations save money and increase productivity by implementing global Identity and Access Management programs from scratch within a few months, leading M&A integrations and enabling Compliance/ Attestation campaigns. Organizations have benefitted from Roopa’s effective leadership in establishing robust Identity Governance programs. Roopa has hands on experience with IAM applications from leading vendors such as Fischer Identity, Oracle, SailPoint, Okta, Microsoft. She has designed and implemented Risk management programs following established models and frameworks (NIST, COBIT, A-123).
Roopa has an MBA in Global Management from the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has managed global IAM programs at Discovery Communications and at the George Washington University. Prior to this, she has been a Consulting Manager at Deloitte Consulting and has several years of experience in architecting solutions for financial services, Retail and supply-chain sectors. She is ITIL, CISM and CDPSE certified and is a member of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association).