Head Information Security and Compliance
2014 - 2016 (about 2 years)
First Security hire responsible for Corporate and Engineering Security for 300M+ MAU's. Rolled out AWS Security, Bug Bounty programs, Corporate security, Data loss prevention...more strategy and managed Quora's security roadmap Develop security strategy and use risk based approach to prioritize and and implement security initiatives.
Global Security Architect
2012 - 2014 (about 2 years)
Developed Cloud Security Program (CASPR), introduced key metrics, reported the health of the cloud security of customers and also briefed the executive board HIPAA Security...more officer for Finance BU's providing guidance on HIPAA self-attestations
Lead Information Security (E-banking/Payments/ACH)
2008 - 2012 (over 3 years)
Won the CEO leadership award from ex-SVB CEO for assessing the offshore governance of the partners and reduced the risk landscape by 50% DAS, DLP, Incident response, GLBA/FFIEC...more audits, Security metrics
Managed 10 Senior Consultants and Consultants and actively involved in client retention, improving client relationships Built new security verticals/domains that resulted...more in 100x growth over less than a year
For startups, user growth, product growth, virality, marketing usually goes on the top of their priority list. As part of product planning cycles, embedding… · More information security into their product/service is the last concern for most startups. Which is deeply ignored here? Information and data security.
What I Do
I look forward advising early stage startup founders and friends to build great companies, recruit top-notch talent. I also like to help make connections between great people.