Aurobindo Sundaram

Aurobindo “Robin” Sundaram is Head of Information Assurance & Data Protection at RELX Group, an FTSE 100 listed company. Mr. Sundaram is responsible for creating and developing security and risk management policies, procedures, and standards; collaborating with CSOs to implement these policies; creating and enhancing fraud-detection technologies; investigat­ing and responding to security incidents; and ensuring compliance with information security frameworks. He regularly reports on information security to RELX Group’s board of directors, CEOs, and CTOs. Previously, Mr. Sundaram spent seven years at Schlumberger, a leading oilfield services cor­poration, where he implemented its information security program. During his tenure, objectives reported to the board were set for information security across the 50,000+ strong organization for the first time in Schlumberger’s history. Mr. Sundaram was also closely involved in the design of the technical security architecture for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. His thought leadership has led to several published papers in the security field, and he was recognized as a finalist for Information Security Executive of the Year in 2007 for the southeast region of the US. Mr. Sundaram holds a master of science degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Emory University. He can be reached at