Job Description

Date posted: November 15, 2022

Job Description

The Head of Data Security or (CISO) will lead our cyber and data security programs to secure and enable our ability to deliver the premier self-service event platform. This position is responsible for all aspects of information security across the enterprise, including Web and/or Mobile application security, Cloud, Infrastructure and device security, Security Awareness Training, Policy, and Compliance.

To be selected for this role, a candidate must be a proven leader with the ability to define and execute the cybersecurity strategy, adding rigor to our operations, while building a highly skilled and diverse team. This position will partner across functions to drive major security initiatives and will be responsible for effectively communicating goals, risks, and trade-offs to executive leadership.

  • Monitor computer networks for security issues.
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
  • Build and inspire a highly skilled and diverse Cybersecurity team.
  • Foster a culture of trusted cross functional partnership, service, and continuous improvement
  • Create quarterly, annual, and long-term cyber security and cyber risk management goals, articulate strategies, define metrics, and key performance indicators focused on reducing cyber risk and provide necessary updates to executive leadership.
  • Collaborate with all business units and executives to establish appropriate security standards and provide an effective governance structure to ensure cyber compliance and accountability
  • Lead Security Incident Response, Third Party Information Security Assessment, Data Protection and Encryption, Identity & Access Management and Privileged User Access to protect customer and employee data
  • Keep well informed of developing security threats, and proactively create strategies to understand and mitigate potential security problems that might arise from acquisitions or other big business moves


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or any related field. An MBA is preferred and not required.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in risk management, information security and programming.
  • An exceptional understanding of scripting and source code programming languages, such as C#, C++, .NET, and Java.
  • Knowledge of information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001 and NIST.
  • Experience in financial forecasting and budget management.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills for negotiating contracts and IT support services to be rendered.
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills.
  • First-rate written and verbal communication skills.

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