ADCG Names Sowmya Kandregula To Advisory Board

ADCG names Sowmya Kandregula to Advisory Board

The Association for Cyber and Data Governance, a professional association that provides data governance, data privacy, data protection, and cyber compliance information and education to professionals in the financial services industry, has appointed  Sowmya Tejha Kandregula to the Advisory Board Member effective immediately.

Sowmya Tejha Kandregula, a senior data governance leader with over 14 years of experience, joins a growing advisory group that leads thought leadership for the association.

“Mr. Kandregula is a wonderful addition to the ADCG Advisory Board,” says Carlos Solari, chair of the ADCG advisory board and Vice President of Product Engineering at SecureG as well as the former Chief Information Officer in the White House under George W. Bush. “His impressive track record of successfully delivering client solutions for large and complex projects spanning multiple domains across different geographies will be an enormous value addition to the association.”

Sowmya’s recent emphasis has been focusing on growing a set of data demands including the changing landscape of privacy laws such as General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), increased movement of data onto the cloud, and a greater dependency on quality governed data for machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions.

Sowmya is currently employed as a Senior Manager – Data Governance, at Cognizant Technology Solutions providing consulting services at AstraZeneca. He previously consulted with NBC Universal, Wells Fargo, AstraZeneca, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Canada, JP Morgan & Chase, Fannie Mae, Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), TransUnion, Gilead Sciences, Colt Technology Services – London and ANZ Bank – Singapore.

On a regular basis, Sowmya conducts seminars, webinars, and training sessions for aspiring information management professionals on a pro bono basis. He has mentored over 800 professionals across the globe. He has been invited to speak at international conferences about the growing importance of data governance, data privacy, and regulatory compliance. He has also published many articles in various technology journals.

“I look forward to adding value to the association’s knowledge matrix,” says Mr. Kandregula expressing happiness over his appointment.

Sowmya will lead an ADCG webinar on Saturday, June 20th at 11 AM Eastern Time for professionals interested in developing and growing their career in data governance entitled “Building Blocks for a Successful Data Governance Career”. For more information or to reserve your seat visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_r8wCF_IhR3aJE0C9tsjt_w

If you would like more information about ADCG, please contact Joy Meason Intriago at joy.intriago@adcg.org or visit https://ADCG.org

Joy Meason Intriago

Co-Founder of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and other successful training and certification organizations. Building valuable professional communities focused on professional growth in emerging areas. Now the founding Managing Director and responsible for growing the Association for Data and Cyber Governance, a global association of governance, risk and compliance professionals.

This Post Has 10 Comments
  1. Soumya’s mind works like a Live AI, It was very short time we worked together, But I can say he is an expert in what is he doing.
    I wish you all the best for your future endeavors.

  2. Sowmya is an asset and can easily fit into many roles. His vision and contribution takes the organization only forward, and that too in good time. I hope his stint with ADCG helps not only ADCG, but new people joining or looking forward to join ADCG in different roles. I always wish him all the success!

  3. I had the pleasure of working with Sowmya for multiple years over my proofed soon all career and he is one of the beat data governance expert I have come across. I have learned so much about data governance and data security while working with him. He is a very patient and to the point when explaining anything and I of all the people love that. I would love to learn more techniques and skills from him in the future and Sowmya is one of the best mentors there can be .

  4. Congratulations Sowmya !! Great work ADCG Team in having a great addition to your advisory board. Learnt that, Data Governance is a key function to be in place of any organization horizontally. Thank you for the invitation ADCG to attend this wonderful session lead by Sowmya Kandregula. His command on the subject is very appreciated.

  5. Thanks so much for your very valuable insights.
    Thank you for your wisdom, experience and personable presentation.

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