Mr. Srivastav leads the Research and Innovation vertical at ReBIT. In this Industry facing role he is responsible for delivering ReBIT's threat intelligence strategy to strengthen cybersecurity posture for the financial sector, introducing new technologies for furthering the mandate of RBI of creating safe economic environment of growth and financial inclusion and working on policy research.
Mr. Srivastav started his career at Citibank’s software subsidiary COSL in 1997 and supported their central, eastern and European branch banking solutions and interfacing systems.Later he worked at a high-tech startup company in Maryland,USA leading development of their network management software for layer-1 optical network transport solution. Subsequently he joined Cisco and worked on video control systems focusing on cloud migration and application and infrastructure security. An avid technologist he has 8 patents in the area of video systems and cloud security. He has also received excellence award for his contributions in ATIS-IPTV Interoperability standards development forum. Immediately before joining ReBIT, he lead the KYC and AML solution initiatives at Equifax for major banks in US.
Mr. Srivastav graduated from St. Stephens’ College, Delhi University in 1995 and later completed his M.Sc Biotechnology from I.I.T Bombay in 1997. He holds an MBA degree with specialization in Finance from J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia, USA.
He is also a community worker and has designed and taught science and robotics to kids for several years, worked with Bhutanese refugees in Atlanta region and currently supports several social service initiatives in Prayag. He has authored a book called “Learning Science using Robotics” for middle and high school students based on his teaching experience with the kids.