About Mr. S.D.P.L Narayana
A visionary leader, Mr. S.D.P.L Narayana, a Post Graduate in Computer Applications, brings with him over 40+ years of progressive experience in establishing and managing IT Operations in prestigious organizations across pharmaceutical, logistics, automobile and manufacturing industry. Professional record demonstrates strong capabilities in creating robust IT architecture and leveraging IT to solve business issues while managing costs & risks. Sound exposure to managing entire gamut of activities in the software development life cycle – from analysis, design to development, testing and implementation. A strategic planner, he has been instrumental in setting up and managing IT infrastructure across plants and branches while tightly managing budgets.
He was instrumental in setting up Information Technology Services Department for Neuland Laboratories Ltd. During his tenure at Neuland Laboratories Ltd as Head-IT, he had implemented SAP ECC 6.0 with modules like SD, MM, FICO, PP, QM, HCM. He played a pivotal role as the Management Representative for Information Security (CISO ) for Neuland in obtaining certification for ISO 27001:2005, in the year 2008, which is a land mark achievement for the company to be certified, as the first Pharma Company in Andhra Pradesh. He had extensive experience in other organizations viz. Gati Ltd, VisualSoft Technologies Ltd, Maryland Information Technologies Ltd, Escorts Group, LML Ltd. His earlier stint was with the Indian Air Force.
- CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) Award by CISO Platform, April 2014
- CISO Maestros Award by ITSEC, April 2014.
- Technology Award by HP, June 2013
- NEXT100, CIO Award by 9.9. Media, Dec 2011
- He is the recipient of the President’s Scout Award from the then President of India, Honarable Shri Zakir Hussain