Sebastian Joseph

Sebastian Joseph

Chief Technology Officer – DDB Mudra Group

Full Name Mr. Sebastian Joseph
Current Designation & Role Chief Technology Officer.
Role – Provide strategic Technology directions to the DDB Mudra Group – making right IT investments, using IT as a key business differentiator through innovations, cost-effective methods (such as use of open source) and creating new business opportunities through IT.
Current Company Name DDB Mudra Group
Past Company Names, Norway, Thermax Culligan Water Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Sesa Seat Information Systems Pvt. Ltd., Datapro Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd.
No of Years in the IT Industry 30 years
City you live in currently and since when Mumbai since 2010
Native Town/ City you belong Trichur, Kerala/ Pune
Mother Tongue Malayalam
Language you are proficient with English, Hindi, Malayalam
Educational Details Post Graduate
Awards and Recognitions Received CIO 1.) CISO Awards 2012 – Infosecurity Magazine & iVIZ

2.) Intelligent Enterprise Award 2011 – by Express Group 2011 3) The Creative 100 – CIO Magazine (IDG Group) 2011

3.) Excellence in HR through Technology – Employee Branding Awards 2011

4.) CISO Awards 2011 – Infosecurity Magazine & iVIZ

5.) EDGE 2011 (Enterprise Driving Growth and Excellence through IT) Award – Network Computing Magazine 2011

6.) Intelligent Enterprise Award 2010 – by Express Group 2010

7.) EDGE 2010 (Enterprise Driving Growth and Excellence through IT) Award – Network Computing Magazine 2010

8.) Excellence in HR through Technology – Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2010

9.) The Ingenious CIO 100 – CIO Magazine (IDG Group) 2009

10.) The PC Quest Best IT Implementation Award 2009 for the project with Maximum Business Impact – PC Quest Magazine 2009

11.) EDGE 2009 (Enterprise Driving Growth and Excellence through IT) – Network Computing Magazine 2009

12.) Excellence in HR through Technology – Employee Branding Awards 2009

13.) Indira Super Achiever Award 2009 – Indira Group of Institutes

14.) The Bold 100 – CIO Magazine (IDG Group) 2008

15.) CIO Power List – CIO Decisions Magazine 2008

Gadgets you love the most and why iPhone 4S, iPad. User Experience
What makes you laugh A good joke
Current book you are reading and what you love about it The collaborative organization. It speaks about the next wave of technology disruption – Enterprise Social Networking
Books you enjoyed reading the most Comics
Software company you admire and why Infosys for their strategy and vision
Hardware company your admire and why Apple for their innovative products/solutions.
IT personality you admire and why Mr. Steve Jobs. The way he turned around Apple.
Your best moment in your career till date First PC based business application that I developed in 1982.
Your best moment in personal life Birth of our son.
Music You Like Soft Instrumental
Movies You Like Fiddler on the Roof (English), Mera Naam Joker (Hindi), Chemmeen (Malayalam)
Most Liked Travel Destination Goa
Why do you like your job Challenging, every day is new learning, innovatively implement solutions, abreast with technology curve
Most favorite quote To achieve you must first believe in yourself