Press Release

 

 Zubin Chagpar of the UK Appointed International Director of ISACA 

ISACA Announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (8 June 2015)—ISACA, a global association serving 140,000 information systems professionals in 180 countries, announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors in Brussels, Belgium, today. Zubin Chagpar, CISA, CISM, PMP, United Kingdom, was appointed international director of ISACA.

Founded in 1969, ISACA provides knowledge, standards, networking and career development for information systems audit, assurance, cybersecurity, risk, privacy and governance professionals. ISACA offers the Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), a comprehensive set of cybersecurity resources, and COBIT, a business framework to govern enterprise technology.

“I have been an ISACA member for more than a decade. During this time, ISACA’s guidance and resources have helped shape my career,” said Chagpar. “It is an honor to have the opportunity to give back to ISACA and our members as part of the ISACA International Board.”

Chagpar has more than 15 years of experience working in technology and management for Silicon Valley-based companies including Google, VeriSign and Exodus (now CenturyLink). At Google, he was responsible for the deployment of its Global Content Distribution Network, the backbone of YouTube. Chagpar started his career working on a virtualization solution, a precursor to cloud computing, for microprocessor design giant, Synopsys in 2000. He also was the managing director of a Spanish government-sponsored incubator in San Francisco, California, USA.

Chagpar is an adjunct professor at IE Business School, where he teaches rapid prototyping and market validation using 3D printers. He is also a faculty advisor at Wharton Business School. He also curates the Startup Digest, a weekly blog with 60,000 subscribers, and is a startup advisor and active investor.

Based in London, Chagpar engages with the venture capital community in Europe, Middle East, and Africa on behalf of Amazon. He also heads up Amazon’s Lean Enterprise program in EMEA, a program that engages enterprises and startups.

“Zubin is a renowned business leader and educator who will bring a forward-thinking perspective to ISACA’s board,” said 2015-2016 ISACA International President Christos Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, CISM, CRISC. “He is an accomplished professional and great supporter of ISACA’s mission and vision for the future.”

ISACA announced today that the 11 business and IT leaders selected to serve on the 2015-2016 ISACA Board of Directors are:

  • International President Christos K. Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, CISM, CRISC, group director of Information Security for INTRALOT, Greece
  • International Vice President Rosemary Amato, CISA, CMA, CPA, director, Deloitte, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, program director for Global Client Intelligence (GCI), The Netherlands
  • International Vice President Garry Barnes, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, MAICD, practice lead, Governance Advisory at Vital Interacts, Australia
  • International Vice President Robert Clyde, CISM, managing director of Clyde Consulting LLC, USA
  • International Vice President Theresa Grafenstine, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA, CGAP, CGMA, CPA, inspector general of the U.S. House of Representatives, USA
  • International Vice President Leonard Ong, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CPP, CFE, PMP, CIPM, CIPT, CISSP ISSMP-ISSAP, CSSLP, CITBCM, GCIA, GCIH, GSNA, GCFA, COBIT 5 Implementer and Assessor, Singapore
  • International Vice President Andre Pitkowski, CGEIT, CRISC, OCTAVE, CRMA, ISO27kLA, ISO31kLA, COBIT 5 Foundation Trainer, principal consultant APIT Consultoria de Informática Ltd., Brazil
  • International Vice President Eddie Schwartz, CISA, CISM, CISSP-ISSEP, PMP, president and COO of WhiteOps, USA
  • International Director Zubin Chagpar, CISA, CISM, PMP, head of Venture Capital Business Development in EMEA for Amazon Web Services, United Kingdom
  • International Director R.V. Raghu, CISA, CRISC, director of Versatilist Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., India
  • International Director Jo Stewart-Rattray, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, FACS CP, director of information security and IT assurance at BRM Holdich, Australia

ISACA also administers the CSX portfolio of cybersecurity training and certifications as well as the CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC designations. Information about ISACA can be found at www.isaca.org.

Photos and biographies of all board members are available at www.isaca.org/board.

 

About ISACA

ISACA (isaca.org) helps global professionals lead, adapt and assure trust in an evolving digital world by offering innovative and world-class knowledge, standards, networking, credentialing and career development. Established in 1969, ISACA is a global nonprofit association of 140,000 professionals in 180 countries. ISACA also offers the Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), a holistic cybersecurity resource, and COBIT, a business framework to govern enterprise technology.

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