Maninder is currently the Global Head of Cybersecurity & Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Business at HCL Technologies. Maninder joined HCL in 1995 and has played various leadership roles ever since, including setting up HCL’s end-user computing practice, shared services, European GDC footprints, and has led service delivery for EMEA and APAC.
He has been a key player in growing and leading HCL’s early forays into communications, networking, and security. Later, he was the founding member of HCL’s Infrastructure Services Business. His role and functional responsibilities span business development, sales, product management, service delivery and program management.
Maninder is also a part of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on cybersecurity and has been shouldering an active role with the Center for CyberSecurity and Cybersecurity Leadership Community since 2017.
Prior to joining HCL, Maninder had worked with two leading IT companies. He started his career with DCM Data Products in 1990 and then worked with Fujitsu ICIM, providing mid-range server computing solutions.
Maninder is a graduate in Physics from Delhi University and has a PG Diploma in Marketing Management from IGNOU. He spends his leisure hours enjoying classical music, watching movies, traveling across the world, and interacting with people from diverse backgrounds while understanding culture and history.