Ed is a seasoned Senior Executive with more than 40 years of experience and expertise in Cyber Risk Management, Global Operations, Program Management, Organizational Transformation and Operational Excellence. In addition to running the Information Security Business Office at PayPal, Ed established and led the Technology Risk Management function for the 1800-person global Technology Platform and Experiences division. He was also the Chief Information Officer for Apollo Education Group where he ran the organization’s student services global infrastructure. Ed has also held a variety of senior executive technology leadership positions at DHL and Charles Schwab. He has served on multiple Boards, including the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Meritus Health Partners and the Arizona Technology Council. Industry Expertise: -Financial Services -FinTech -Education -Diversity and Inclusion -Non-Profit -Logistics and Supply Chain Management -Healthcare
Silent Sector® builds and strengthens exceptional cybersecurity programs for US-based mid-market and emerging companies.
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Start With Why... My next chapter with Silent Sector
One of the best business books I have read is “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek. The reason I liked it so much is the author makes the point that many of the great companies in America have a noble cause as their mission that differentiate them from their competitors.
He uses the example of Apple and notes that one of the reasons that makes them a great company is that they believe in challenging the status quo and they believe in thinking differently. And that from that north star, they produce beautifully designed products that are simple to use and user friendly.
When I started to get to know Silent Sector's founders, I asked them why they started the company. The answer I received is what caused me to join the team. They said, 'We’re on a mission to protect the mid-market and emerging companies that are the lifeblood of the US economy and our way of life. These companies are especially vulnerable to cyber-attack and need our help.’
It is because of this mission, that I decided to help them solve this problem of protecting the US economy. And as a military Veteran and Hispanic myself, I'm particularly excited to lock arms with colleagues who have the same roots.
Silent Sector believes strongly that:
As I start this next chapter of my career, I’m hoping to provide perspective and guidance through the many cyber risk management problems that plague organizations including:
I'm excited to be a part of the Silent Sector team, supporting a mission I take to heart. This company has done some amazing work with very happy clients and I can only imagine what the future holds.
If I can be of service to you and your organization, please contact us and we'll schedule a time to chat.