Career Profile

Kaushik hails from Uttarpara, Hooghly; a small town in the state of West Bengal. 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. He has worked in the cross-functional areas of Governance, IT, Finance, Procurement and HR. 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. Currently his area of work is Public Policy, Public Finance, Cyber Security and Cybereconomics. He has several Economics, Policy, Information Technology and Finance related papers published on various international journals. Kaushik has several Economics, Policy, Information Technology and Finance related papers published on various international journals. His portfolio of publications is very diversified, starting from papers on Economics, Business Law to Cyber Security. Many of his papers have been published on international journals, including journals published by highly reputed international Business Schools. Kaushik has received a few citations from his published papers. Kaushik has an array of certifications in multiple domains starting from Technology to Business. 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 has expertise in multiple coding languages and a code contributor at many coding platforms. Kaushik has keen interest in Cybersecurity, Cyber-risk quantification, Cloud computing, Data Science, Macroeconomics, Mathematical/Statistical/Quantitative Modelling, Public Policy and Cyber-economics.

Education

Master of Busineess 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.

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 - till date
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

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

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.
2017-19 - Planning and organising the annual internal and third party Cyber Security Audit respectively by inteernal and CERT-In empanelled auditors.
- 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, starting from papers on Economics, Business Law to Cyber Security. Many of his papers have been published on international journals, including journals published by highly reputed international Business Schools.

  • Review of Company Law on Merger and Acquisition in India Using SCP Paradigm
  • Kaushik Ghosh and Mayukh Mukhopadhyay
    This paper has been cited at Vol 1, Issue 4 pp 491-509 by the following paper
  • How to Enhance the Performance of Acquisitions to Examine the Role of Dedicated Mergers and Acquisitions Events, Capabilities, and the Learning Process (November 2020).
  • Fakhar Khan and Muhammad Zeeshan, Shandong Normal University/CHINA
    published at INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES (ONLINE) - ISSN 2717-7130
  • 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
  • A Curious Case of Cryptokick
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay and Kaushik Ghosh
  • Panama Papers: How Data Science Fought Corruption
  • Mayukh Mukhopadhyay and Kaushik Ghosh

    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 and analytics

    Cloud Computing