Olivia Rose

IANS Faculty

    Olivia is an industry veteran and proven executive leader with over 21 years experience

    building, transforming, and delivering successful IT and cybersecurity programs. Olivia
    possesses a rare blend of technical, governance, and business acumen to easily articulate
    cybersecurity strategy and initiatives to both C-Suite/Board of Directors and technical
    audiences.

    Olivia is presently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and VP of IT & Security
    at a fast-growing SaaS company, and a frequently requested speaker on cybersecurity at
    events and on podcasts.Olivia is also widely regarded as a mentor and thought leader in
    the industry and as champion for diversity and equality.
    Expertise
    • Vendor/Customer Third-Party Security Questionnaires
    • Security Program Alignment with the Business
    • Security Program Creation and Transformation
    • Strategic Vision, Mission, and Roadmap Creation
    • Team Leadership and Mentoring, Diversity & Inclusion

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Women Volunteer of the Year award, 2021
    • Elected to Board of Directors for Cyversity, a leading organization focused on achieving
      the consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the
      cybersecurity industry through programs designed to diversify, educate, and empower.
    • CISSP, Network+, CCSK,PCIP, Security+,CISM, CDPSM certifications.

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    Olivia loves crosswords, cooking Italian food, going to the gym, reading historical fiction and non-fiction, and is a big lover of fat, orange cats.