Shahin Pirooz, Chief Security Officer & Chief Technology Officer, CenterBeam
Like many organizations, Chipita America wrestled between the benefits of the cloud and the potential security risks. Shahin Pirooz will reveal how Chipita was able to bring its own security to the cloud, and in fact, enhancing their disaster recovery capabilities while boosting application reliability, accessibility and IT efficiency.
As part of this discussion, participants will gain valuable insight to the following:
- The difference between cloud offerings (private, public, hybrid)
- How the cloud can actually improve your data's security
- The natural decision points for moving to the cloud
- Criteria for selecting a partner that is an enterprise cloud expert
About the Presenter:
Mr. Pirooz has a wealth of experience in strategic IT leadership, security deployment, operations management, account leadership, project management and customer relationship management.
In his current role, he acts as CTO & CSO, and is the business leader responsible for the research, development, implementation and management of the company’s corporate technology vision, strategy and direction. He directs staff in identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining security processes across the organization to reduce risks, respond to incidents, and limit exposure to liability in all areas of financial, physical, and personal risk; establish appropriate standards and risk controls associated with intellectual property; and direct the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures related to data security. This role is unique in that it extends beyond CenterBeam and its internal practices to include the clients who outsource their IT infrastructure and data to CenterBeam. Mr. Pirooz, in essence, is an acting CSO for CenterBeam’s clients, providing unique strategic recommendations, deployment and management of many of their security practices and technology direction.