About Rohit Banerjee

rohit banerjee profileRohit Banerjee is a seasoned IT Governance, Project Assurance and Programme Management professional, with more than 17+ years of overall experience and more than 14+ years of professional IT experience in IT Governance, IT Project and Programme Management and Assurance, and IT Solutions Delivery.

He comes from a diverse background in technical and managerial areas in formulating & implementing Strategies, Policies, Business Process Re-engineering, IT Risk Management, Enterprise Software Solution Development, Web Application Development, Mobile Application Development, e-Learning Solution, & e-Governance Transformation initiatives. His areas of focus has been in BFSI, Media & Entertainment, Shipping & Logistics, E-Learning and Publishing industries, as well as Government & Public Sector, for clients in Asia (India, Sri Lanka), North America (USA, Canada), Europe (UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg), GCC (Oman, UAE, Qatar, KSA, Bahrain), and Africa (Mauritius, Mozambique).

He completed his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Mumbai, and holds double Master's degree in MCA (Master of Computer Applications) and MBA (Master of Business Administration). He is currently a PhD candidate pursuing his doctoral thesis on the impact of IT Governance in MSME organizations.

His certifications include CRISC™, CGEIT®, COBIT® 5 Implementation, Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX™) Fundamentals, ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO/IEC 38500 Lead Corporate IT Governance Manager, ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor, ISO 21500 Lead Project Manager, ISO/TS 29001 Oil and Gas Quality Management Systems Lead Implementer, ITIL® V3 2011, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP®, PRINCE2® & MSP® Registered Practitioner, Certified Master Trainer and Facilitator and Certified Instructional Designer from CAMI USA. He was a CMMI-DEV V1.3 (Staged) Level 3 appraisal participant and process innovator in one of his previous organization, and he is the only official APMG® Accredited COBIT® 5 Trainer, and the first PECB® Certified Trainer for ISO 38500 IT Governance standard in Oman.

He is currently empanelled with MAGE IT Training and Consulting Private Limited, as Principal Consultant and Lead Trainer. He earlier was deputed as IT Governance and IT PMO Consultant at the Ministry of Manpower, Sultanate of Oman, and he served as the Lead Editor for Social Media for Oman Governmant Agencies (SMOGA), developed by the Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman. He served as the Director at ISACA® Muscat Chapter for CGEIT/CRISC Certifications, ISACA® International volunteer, PMI® International and PMI®-Oman volunteer. He currently is the Board Member for ISACA® Mumbai Chapter, and serves as the Education Chair, Joint Program Chair, and the Newsletter Editor. He has delivered many seminars in academic as well as professional forums. He has also authored technical research papers and articles, and has been published in international journals and magazines. He also hosts several informative videos online, on IT Governance and Project Management.

Rohit loves technology and art in almost equal measures, and is an avid coder, as well as a wild life and nature photographer in his spare time. He picked up fishing as a hobby in Oman, and has been hooked on it ever since (pun intended), and loves the outdoors. He is also the founder of the Appropriate Technology and Sustainable Development Institute (ATSDI), a permaculture research centre in India. He also reviews contemporary movies on an online group MovieMoths, and has his own YouTube channel which features DIY projects and tutorials.