I’m a passionate Security Officer with expertise in identifying security gaps and working with companies to develop the safe and effective policies and procedures to mitigate those risks. My expertise has driven proven success in building effective security teams through strategic hiring, leadership through example, and excellent communication skills. Successfully helped guide and manage two companies through acquisition, transition, and IPO. Expertise in developing, implementing and managing IT security strategy and policy, risk management, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, network security design, application security and incident response Strong project management and product strategy skills. Expertise in technology research and effective application of emerging technologies. Strong communication skills – effective in presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.