industry-leading portfolio, program and project management expert, Pritish has a proven
track record in creating value and competitive advantage across international
markets. Pritish has implemented several critical programs at leading fortune
50 companies over the past decade. Pritish is also a board of director
with Our Daily Bread (http://www.our-daily-bread.org/), President with Optimistic International, Inc and advisory board
member with Growmore International Investment Group.
As a practitioner, he has personally managed Programs varying in size
from fifteen to over one hundred people, trained practitioners and coached
numerous project managers and teams. Pritish is a visionary thought leader, a result
oriented problem solver who has helped fortune 50 companies implement
operational efficiency improvements, lower total cost of ownership and enable
new capabilities, mergers & acquisitions and data center moves. Pritish has setup PMOs, enabled transparency,
stakeholder management and introduced processes leading to efficient implementations.
Vadhani is a technology risk management and enterprise risk
advisory consultant at a regional CPA firm. As Director of the Risk
Services practice at the accounting firm of Watkins Meegan, LLC, Bhavesh
Vadhani oversees the practice with a focus on achieving strategic
growth, meeting client expectations, developing a team of professionals,
and bringing in new business. At present, he builds on a dozen years of
advisory experience, during which time he has worked with the CIOs and
CISOs of numerous firms in consulting roles in the realm of IT Risk,
Information Security, and IT Portfolio Management.
Prior to joining Watkins Meegan, he worked for a Big 4, where his
initial focus was on implementing complex security solutions, including
identity and access management, as well as public key infrastructure
systems and then transitioned into assisting clients with identifying
and remediating risks associated with Information Technology.
Bhavesh Vadhani earned a B.S. in Electronic Engineering from the University of Mumbai
in 1998. He subsequently completed an MBA in Management Information
Systems at the University of Baltimore. Bhavesh Vadhani holds various
industry recognized certifications in governance of technology, risks
associated with technologies, and compliance. He is a frequent speaker
at various professional organizations on the topics of Information
Security, Audits, and Risk Management. In his free time, Bhavesh
Vadhani enjoys running and regularly participating in Washington, D.C.,
area races, raising awareness for conditions such as cancer and autism.