About Traecit

Traecit is a registered global professional services and business consultancy firm offering a range of services for domestic and global businesses of all sizes. Traecit offers one stop solution for all your business needs. The firm enhances value for clients by focusing on solutions that are innovative, yet practical and that can be implemented. This is achieved by blending domain expertise with analytical rigor, while maintaining an uncompromising focus on quality.

Our People

The quality of our people is the cornerstone of our ability to serve our clients. For this reason, we invest tremendous resources in identifying exceptional people, developing their skills, and creating an environment that fosters their growth as leaders.

Their diversity of background, discipline, gender, nationality, and outlook ensures our clients receive a singular balance of deep and broad expertise.

Our Business advisory team:
Our team include Chartered Accounts (CAs), Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISAs), Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), Certified Financial Planners (CFPs), Master in Business Administration (MBAs), Commerce and IT graduates. They join TRAECIT for the opportunity to apply their talents to complex and important challenges.

Our Security advisory team:
Our Security team comprises of experienced and qualified security professionals who have performed over 4000 Information Security Assessments for organizations across business verticals. The team has focused practice around Application Security with a pioneering framework around SecDevOps and custom security automation. We specialize in Platform and Technology agnostic assessment methodologies combined with a risk based approach of remediation planning and implementation advisory.

Our network of Subject Matter Experts (SME):
We have partnered with professional individuals, firms and subject matter experts (SMEs) across the globe who we call it as our “knowledge tanks”. They bring to the table huge repository of knowledge and expertise and help our team develop a deeper understanding of the specialized subjects and equip them with the facts and insights they need to make informed decisions.

Meet The Team

Mehul Kumar A Jain, Founder and President

Mehul is an accomplished Finance and IT Auditor with a track record of 8+ years in managing competitive assignments in developed and emerging markets. His focus has been on Risk Based Internal Audit, Data Analytics, SOX compliance, IT/IS Audits, Infrastructure (OS/DB) Security reviews. He has experience and has been responsible for all aspects of the audit life cycle including Planning, Scoping, Designing, testing, review and monitoring across organizations of varied size.

Mehul currently spearheads Traecit’s Advisory, IT Audit and Risk Consulting Practice. He is actively involved in Business Development function and is also responsible for Client and Partner alliances across Traecit’s Domestic and Global footprint across USA, UK and South East Asia.

Prior to Traecit, he was working as Vice President in a US based audit and Risk consulting firm. He has strong understanding of business issues facing global and local companies. Having traveled across various countries like US, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok, South Korea, Hong Kong and India gives him a “cultural comfort” in interacting with clients across industries and various management levels (mid, C-suite, etc.)

He is a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) from the Madras University, Chennai, India, Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) of India and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA, USA. Further he is also member of ICAI-India, ISACA-Chennai Chapter and Society of Auditors-Chennai.

Vinodh Soundararajan, Founder and CEO

Vinodh is a Chartered Accountant in India with an experience of over 8 years in handling challenging assignments.

His area of focus includes Accounting, Financial reporting, project finance and Taxation. He has broad experience in IFRS, corporate internal and statutory audits, project preparation, MIS and Hedging of commodities. As a SOX champion, he was responsible for internal control designing and testing during his stint as a Finance Controller.

Vinodh currently spearheads Traecit’s Accounting and Compliance Management Practice. He also heads ATM audit wing and Middle east (Dubai, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, etc.) practice.

Prior to Traecit, Vinodh was a Practising Chartered Accountant in Chennai based audit firm and Finance Controller in a UAE based company. His experience in managing different roles and portfolios provides him with the ability to provide solutions that are innovative, yet practical and add value to the clients.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (B.Com), He is Chartered Accountant (CA) from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and has Passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination from American Institute of CPAs. Further He is Member of ICAI-India and ISACA-Chennai Chapter

Abhay Bhargav, Practice Leader – Cyber Security

Abhay heads the Technology and Cyber Security Portfolio for Traecit, including products and services. With a wealth of IT Security and Compliance consulting experience under his belt, he has performed security assessments for enterprises across domains of Banking, ITES and Telecom.

He has led over 500 Security Assessments across the globe. He has led security assessments for the Payment Card Industry Compliance (PCI-DSS) as a QSA. Abhay has been involved in several such assessments for small and large clients from various industries.

He is also the co-author of “Secure Java for Web Application Development” published by CRC Press, New York. He has authored “PCI Compliance, a Definitive Guide” published by CRC Press New York.

Abhay is also a regular speaker in Industry events including OWASP, Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, ISACA, NASSCOM and so on. He has delivered over 100 training workshops on Information Security and related subjects all over the world.

Abhay is a CPA(USA), CISSP (USA), CISA (ISACA, USA), SANS GWAPT, ISO-27001LA

Neethu Stephen, Practice Leader – Operations in UK and South-East Asia

Neethu is a versatile start-up mentor and guru with a 10+ Years of experience helping more than 300 start-ups in their journey from set up to maturity. Her core competencies include Pre-Incorporation Advisory, Corporate and Tax structuring, Transfer pricing, Business process and Management accounting.

Neethu heads our practice in United Kingdom (UK) and South-East Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Myanmar, etc.) regions and works closely with companies scaling into these geographical regions.

She is a Certified “Xero Advisor” and pioneer in the field of Xero-implementation for Asia. She also acts as start-up mentor in various forums such as “Start-up Weekend” and runs a monthly blog featuring local start-ups from Bournemouth, United Kingdom (UK).

Prior to this venture she was Partner in Futurebooks Singapore – A boutique accounting firm where she also was the first employee. For her efforts in building the firm, she was awarded the title of Partner Emerita. Neethu has till date worked in five (5) countries and have been part of reputed names such as Ernst & Young (E&Y), Protiviti, etc. across India and Australia.

Neethu is a Chartered Accountant (CA) from India and holds the CPA degree from Australia.