Associate Director, Technology Partnerships Executive
Kishen Sridharan is the Associate Director, Technology Partnerships Executive, holistically representing Information Technology in the Office of Innovation at Raymond James. In this
strategic role, he focuses on strengthening and growing Raymond James’ network of technology relationships with a focus on innovation, the Raymond James brand, and cybersecurity. He determines the level of engagement, assesses ROI to Raymond James, and makes sure Raymond James is a valuable contributing partner in return, particularly in the area of industry working groups and cyber threat intelligence.
In prior roles at Raymond James, Kishen established and built the Cyber Partnerships & Outreach program, to support the CISO in running a world class information security
organization. Kishen also helped establish a Product Management mindset, framework, and governance structure to deliver highly valuable business outcomes, particularly those which support the Strategic Roadmap. This was the steppingstone to formally convert the InfraSec organization to an “as a Service” model. Before that, he stood up a Project Management Office within InfraSec. Kishen has over 20 years of experience in various facets of technology, project implementation and business process improvement. His experience ranges from compliance, risk management and information assurance to strategic information security consulting. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the Pennsylvania State University in Management Science, Information Systems and International Business and an MBA from the University of Maryland. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Scrum Master (CSM)