Soumik Ghosh

Principal Correspondent
IDG Media

The Latest from Soumik Ghosh
How Markus Sontheimer, CIO, CDO at DB Schenker, aced the freight forecast & costing game

A veteran CIO who spearheaded technology at Germany’s best – Daimler, Deutsche Bank and now DB Schenker, Markus Sontheimer shares how he cracked the two most critical factors in the logistics space – cost-effectiveness and freight volume forecast.

Former Volkswagen CIO Prosenjit Sengupta talks about his new role as CDO at Thermax

A veteran IT leader in the automotive space, Prosenjit Sengupta, tells us about his role as CDO at Thermax and his vision to make the energy giant smarter and more efficient.

Commercial space flights will foster new space economy in low-Earth orbit: Ravinder Pal Singh, Air Vistara

Ravinder Pal Singh, chief information and innovation officer at Air Vistara gives us a bird’s eye view of what Indian aviation will look like in 2020 and beyond.

Security investigator confronts Wipro on breach incident during investors’ call

Cybersecurity investigator Brian Krebs put Wipro in a tough spot by bringing up a critical data breach in the midst of a quarterly earnings call. Wipro called the incident a zero-day attack and has employed a forensic investigator to probe the incident.

Cisco appoints former Thomson Reuters CIO, Jacqueline Guichelaar, as group CIO

Cisco has named veteran tech leader, Jacqueline Guichelaar as its new group CIO. She takes over from Guillermo Diaz after his 19 year long stint as global CIO.

News on layoff of 54,000 employees completely false and baseless: BSNL

The telecom space was taken by storm with rumors of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited laying off 54,000 employees. The state-owned telecom major however rubbished the news calling it false and baseless.

Google India head Rajan Anandan steps down; Vikas Agnihotri to take over

Rajan Anandan, vice president, SEA and India at Google quits; makes way for Vikas Agnihotri, country director – sales, to man the helm.

The need of the hour is not just AI, but explainable AI: Subram Natarajan, CTO, IBM India/South Asia

From explainable AI to blockchain to building a super-fast processor, Subram Natarajan, CTO of IBM India/South Asia tells us how IBM does what it does best – innovate to stay ahead. 

The future of connected cars lies in the Internet of Moving Things: Greg Moran, Zoomcar

Greg Moran, co-founder and CEO of ZoomCar, brings to the spotlight the future of the self-drive market in India, and why the Internet of Moving Things (IoMT) is the next big thing in the space. 

L&T’s ‘hostile takeover’ of Mindtree is not quite surprising: Gartner

Indian IT might just witness its first-ever hostile takeover bid as L&T signs deal to acquire 20.3 percent of Mindtree’s shares. Sr Director Analyst at Gartner, DD Mishra, however believes market consolidation is a reality, and is here to stay.

We’re going to see the emergence of RegTech as an industry: Sri Shivananda, CTO, PayPal

Sri Shivananda, SVP and CTO of PayPal talks about what’s driving the digital payments space, security challenges, and why RegTech is the next big thing in the game.

How H-Energy tackled emerging threats with an agile, scalable security solution

From safeguarding a massive mobile workforce to deploying an agile, scalable security solution, here’s how Vikas Gupta, CIO at H-Energy future-proofed cybersecurity at his organization.