Tech CEO Cyber Security Leader CISO CIO | Global Technology Executive | Keynote speaker, recognized cyber and technology thought leader
Rodrigo S Loureiro – Tech CEO Cyber Security Leader CISO CIO
Global Technology Executive | Keynote speaker, recognized cyber and technology thought leader
Science University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Master of Science, Operations Research (with Honors)
Science University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Bachelor of Science, Statistics and Operations Research • (with Honors) Fluent Portuguese, French, and Spanish
As a distinguished Tech CEO and Bestselling Author, I am a forward-thinking leader with a strong background in technology, business strategy, and enterprise transformation. I am a sought-after keynote speaker at industry conferences, fireside chats, and panel discussions, sharing my insights and experiences with the global tech community.
Tech CEO at NewPush, Rodrigo is a Technology focused CEO, an experienced CIO and CISO providing executive management services, as well as executive management operational services.
As as best seller author of ‘Game On – Leaders Who Last’ ( https://shorturl.at/hmEL7 ), wrote about the importance of adaptability and open-mindedness for leaders across industries, especially in the ever-changing technology landscape.With a unique combination of strategic and analytical expertise, I excel at driving performance and aligning strong teams with organizational objectives. As the author of ‘Game On – Leaders Who Last’, I have emphasized the crucial role adaptability and open-mindedness play for leaders in today’s ever-evolving technology landscape.
As an Operational Partner at the Executive Enterprise Venture Fund with the Executive Council Network (ECN), I collaborate closely with the management team to develop and refine investment strategies. My focus is on identifying and investing in privately-owned, groundbreaking Cybersecurity and AI companies that shape the future of the digital economy. I am actively involved in conducting due diligence on potential investments, evaluating their business models, management teams, and growth potential.
As the Global Chief Information Officer of Laureate Education, I supervised a worldwide organization with 1,810 employees and manage a $215M IT budget.
My executive responsibilities encompass Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, IT Infrastructure, and Operations, ensuring the delivery of 24/7 world-class infrastructure services.
As a C-level IT executive, I delivered robust results with experience as CIO, CTO, and CISO for global organizations, as well as an executive consultant to Fortune 500 companies across the financial, telecom, and education industries.
My accomplishments are fueled by my ability to spearhead initiatives in IT and Information Security leadership, management, corporate technological performance, administration, policies and procedures, information management, planning, and enterprise architecture.
Tech CEO Cyber Security Leader CISO CIO | Senior Level IT Vendor relationships IT Strategy IT Security and Risk Management International Experience – Global Level IT Security Policy and Governance Current State/Future State Technology Landscapes Build/Buy Strategy – SOC Operations & Compliance End-to-End Threat and Risk Optimization Cross-Functional & Global Leadership M&A IT/Security Management Security Product Development Board of Directors Guidance and Advisory Experience on SOX, PCI, GLBA, NIST, ISO27000
I deliver solid results as a C-level IT and Security executive, with experience serving as CIO, CTO, and CISO for global organizations, and executive consultant to Fortune 500 companies, in financial, telecom, media, and education industry
Rodrigo is a Technology focused CEO, an experienced CIO and CISO providing executive management services, as well as executive management operational services. Currently Tech CEO at NewPush.
As as best seller author of ‘Game On – Leaders Who Last’ ( https://shorturl.at/hmEL7 ), wrote about the importance of adaptability and open-mindedness for leaders across industries, especially in the ever-changing technology landscape.
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Limited and Operational Partner at the Executive Enterprise Venture Fund with the Executive Council Network (ECN).
Collaborating with the management team to develop and refine investment strategies, identify lucrative opportunities and align with the objective of investing in privately owned game-changing Cyber-security and AI companies that are defining the future digital economy.
Take part in conducting due diligence on potential investments, evaluating their business models, management teams, and growth potential.
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Laureate Education, Inc., Laureate International Universities •
Baltimore, MD (Global) Worldwide leader in higher education, with $3.8B in revenue from 27 accredited campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 805,000 students in 7 countries.
At the start of Laureate career, as first CISO for Laureate, built, grew, and fostered growth within the IT/CISO team from 1 to 200 staff. Developed corporate information security strategy, facing a critical problem with lack of cybersecurity that had resulted in coverage termination by the cybersecurity insurance carrier. Within 24 months, improved the corporate IT/CISO posture, for example enabling purchase of a $50M policy for cyber risks for operations with the same insurance carrier that had previously deemed Laureate too risky on a cyber perspective, contributing to a successful IPO in 2017.
Multiple successes in driving all aspects of program lifecycle, from initial concept and requirements through design, development, sales, and implementation.
CGI, Inc. • Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Global) CGI is a global IT consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, and solutions company. Services provided include application services, business consulting, business process services, IT infrastructure services, IT outsourcing services, and systems integration services. CGI has customers in a wide array of industries and markets, with many in financial services.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY & INFORMATION SECURITY ARCHITECT, FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS GROUP 2005 to 2015
Created and managed technology and INFOSEC strategy for CGI’s Financial Solutions Group, providing technical and security direction for all financial solutions, which included Trade, Originations, Servicing, Collections, and Gateway solutions. Led a team of 25 Senior Technical Architects via 4 direct reports.
Led business unit focused on building and deploying software for clients as CGI transformed from client single sales to selling software as a service hosted in CGI’s datacenter, selling 10-year contracts of reoccurring revenue. Security was the greatest challenge; software that was deployed in the client’s datacenter was now in CGI’s datacenter. Built and trained the team to make the environment in CGI’s datacenter secure. Developed programs that withstood audits by Bank of America (BOA), Citibank, Barclays, JP Morgan, and Chase.
Expert at building a technical information security program and also “selling” it to the client, to convince them to trust CGI. Performed complete architectural design and performance tuning for large-scale platform and web-facing infrastructure, which included J2EE and Oracle with BPEL, BPM, and EAI components. Information Security Governance: Rolled out an enterprise security program and technology roadmap for security solutions and security technology to address marketplace security requirements such as PCI-DSS and ISO27000.
Developed cloud security technology policy and standards to ensure safe deployment and offering of large information technology solutions in secure datacenters complying with the latest regulations and best practices Provided account management for the largest telecom operator in Brazil, including cultivating client relationships, identifying sales opportunities, and worked with the largest banking institutions, including JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Moody’s, and BOA.
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