Career Profile

Kaushik hails from Uttarpara, Hooghly; a small town in the state of West Bengal (India). Kaushik has nearly ten years’ experience in Defence Production Sector. He has worked with one of the leading arms and defence equipment manufacturers of the globe. Kaushik has worked as Junior Works Manager at The Ordnance Factory Board, Ministry of Defence, Government of India & Directorate of Ordnance (Coordination & Services), Ministry of Defence, Government of India Kaushik is a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from School of Information Technology, West Bengal University of Technology which was formerly known as Indian Institute of Information Technology Calcutta and a Master of Business Administration from Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur; one of the premier Business Schools in India as well as in Asia. Kaushik is currently a Doctoral Fellow at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT); one of the premier Business Schools in India as well as in Asia. He has worked in the cross-functional areas of Governance, IT, Cyber Seecurity, Finance and Procurement. Kaushik is the author of the book “Five Shades of Emerging Business Cases” by Eliva Press, an independent publishing house established to publish and disseminate scientific works around the world. He has several Business Economics, Policy, Information Technology and Finance related papers published on various international journals. Many of his papers have been published on international journals, including journals published by highly reputed international Business Schools. Kaushik has an array of certifications in multiple domains starting from Technology to Business. He has been conferred the status of top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads on several occasions by Social Science Research Network (SSRN). He is a Subject Expert of Finance in Chegg.com (an online education portal). Kaushik is an active Professional Member of Association for Computing Machinery(ACM). Kaushik is an author, he has a published book “Five Shades of Emerging Business Cases: A collection of 15 case studies on emerging topics for management graduates” available on Amazon and Elivapress . Kaushik has expertise in multiple coding languages and a code contributor at many coding platforms. Kaushik has keen interest in Cybersecurity, Cyber-risk quantification, Web 3.0 & Blockchain, CBDC, Cloud computing, Data Science, Macroeconomics, Mathematical/Statistical/Quantitative Modelling, Public Policy and Cyber-economics. Kaushik is a pro-bono peer reviewer of Eliva Press and peer reviewer of Cogent Business & Management.

Education

Ph. D. in Management (Pursuing)

2021 - onwards
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India
  • In the area of IT Innovation & Technology Management.

Master of Business Administration - MBA (General)

2018 - 2021
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP), India
  • Kaushik completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA, General) with a majority of the papers in the domain Finance and Marketing.
  • Kaushik submitted a dissertation on Cyber-risk quantification which is in the area of Cyber-economics.
  • The MBA programme nututured Kaushik’s skills and abilities. The programme transformed him from a Manager to an independent researcher with higher degree of research skills and aptitude.
  • Finalist in National Level Valuation Competition Mulyankan, and the flagship event of the Purvodaya, 2019 (Business festival of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur).
  • Co-founder of the Digital Industry Interaction Platform and student co-ordinator for industry interaction for VGSoM Executive MBA.

Bachelor of Engineering

2005 - 2009
School of IT, West Bengal University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Information Technology from erstwhile Indian Institute of Information Technology, Calcutta
  • A dissertation of information security management using cryptograhic and steganographic technique.

Test Scores

Qualified in the following exams
  • West Bengal State Level Eligibility Test (SET) 2022.
  • Common Aptitude Test (CAT) 2013.
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2010.
  • West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) 2013, 2014, 2017.

Experiences

Project Trainee

April, 2009 - Dec, 2009
Centrex Technologies, Kolkata
  • PHP/MySql Developer on WAMP Server

Assistant Systems Engineer

April, 2011 - September, 2011
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
  • Project Trainee on Java

Chargeman/IT

October, 2011 - April, 2017
Ordnance Factory Board, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India

Job particulars

  1. e-procurement Administration
  2. Govt. of India’s Tender portal Administration
  3. Central Public Procurement Portal Administration
  4. NIC E-Mail Administration
  5. In house web application development
  6. OFB COMNET (intranet of DoDP,MoD) System and LAN Administration
  7. Promoted through Limited Departmental Competitive Examination held in 2016

Junior Works Manager

April, 2017 - September, 2021
Ordnance Factory Board, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India

Job particulars

  1. Managing/conducting - Information/cyber security audit as per extant rules and guidelines
  2. Formulating policies, frameworks and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on information/cyber security in the organisation
  3. Managing/conducting - sessions, seminars and training on information/cyber security and other IT training
  4. Managing/conducting audit/investigation - on incidents pertaining to information/cyber security breach

Junior Works Manager

October, 2021 - till date
Directorate of Ordnance (Coordination & Services), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India

Job particulars

  1. Managing/conducting - Information/cyber security audit as per extant rules and guidelines
  2. Formulating policies, frameworks and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on information/cyber security in the organisation
  3. Managing/conducting - sessions, seminars and training on information/cyber security and other IT training
  4. Managing/conducting audit/investigation - on incidents pertaining to information/cyber security breach

Subject Expert (Chegg.com)

2020 - till date
chegg.com

For Finance

Professional Member

July, 2020 - till date
Association for Computing Machinery (acm.org)
  • Member number 8912100

Author

Eliva Press (Publisher)
  • Five Shades of Emerging Business Cases: A collection of 15 case studies on emerging topics for management graduates

Pro-bono engagements (peer-reviewer)

2022 onwards
Eliva Press and Cogent Business & Management
  • Reviewing scholarly papers of Business, Technology and Economics on rgular basis

Projects

Project assigned to Kaushik at Indian Ordnance Factories ~

2012 - Commissioning of e-procurement at Indian Ordnance Factories. Commissioning includes User Acceptance Testing and Commissioning.
2015 - Indian Cyber Crisis Exercise/Cyber Security Mock Drill conducted by CERT-In.
2017-21 - Planning and organising the annual internal and third party Cyber Security Audit respectively by internal and CERT-In empanelled auditors.
2017-21 - Formulating the Cyber Security Policies, Framework, Crisis Management Plans, Standard Operating Procedures and Cyber Security Training Programmes.
- Kaushik played a pivotal role in the above projects and successfully completed his part. All projects witnessed grand success. e-procurement commissioned maintaining the timeline. Cyber Security Mock Drill culminated in Indian Ordnance Factories top performence in the same. The internal and third party Cyber Security Audit made the entire organisation more compliant on Cyber Security norms.

Publications

Kaushik’s portfolio of publications is very diversified, papers eencompass areas of Computation, Mathematics, Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Law to Cyber Security. Many of his papers have been published on international journals, including journals published by highly reputed international Business Schools. One of his papers has been published by Journal of Insurance and Financial Management. His authored a paper on computational mathematics wherein he has postulated some theories on computational geometry is a part of NASA Astrophysics Data System managed by the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He has been conferred the status of top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads on several occasions by Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

  • Demystifying Algorithmic Complexities and Geometric Review of the 'h'-Index
  • Kaushik Ghosh, Mayukh Mukhopadhyay
    A part of NASA Astrophysics Data System managed by the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
  • Review of Company Law on Merger and Acquisition in India Using SCP Paradigm
  • Kaushik Ghosh and Mayukh Mukhopadhyay
    Citaion(s) 1
  • SoftBank Group: A Global Juggernaut or Japanese Jenga
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay, Kaushik Ghosh, Abhisita Chakraborty, Arnab Sinha
  • Disanalogical Discourse on Trolley Problem for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay, Kaushik Ghosh, Abhisita Chakraborty, Malay Goswami
  • ABB India Corporate Restructuring Process through Slump Sale
  • Kaushik Ghosh and Mayukh Mukhopadhyay
    Journal of Insurance and Financial Management, Vol 4, No 4 (2021)
  • Risk and Opportunity of Telemedicine in Healthcare Management
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay and Kaushik Ghosh
    Citaion(s) 2
  • A Curious Case of Cryptokick
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay and Kaushik Ghosh
    Citaion(s) 3
  • Panama Papers: How Data Science Fought Corruption
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay and Kaushik Ghosh
  • Market Microstructure of Non Fungible Tokens
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay and Kaushik Ghosh
    Citaion(s) 7
  • Demystifying Algorithmic Complexities and Geometric Review of the 'h'-Index
  • Kaushik Ghosh and Mayukh Mukhopadhyay
    Five Shades of Emerging Business Cases, Eliva Press, Moldova, EU, Chapter 6, pp. 91-110, 2021, ISBN 9781636483955; doi:10.5281/zenodo.5654779

    Skills & Proficiency

    MS Office

    Policy writing and analysis

    Financial Analysis and Valuation

    Javascript & jQuery

    PHP/MySql, HTML5 & CSS

    Cyber-incident response and event analysis

    Research writing, analytics and review

    Naural Language Processing