Riad Amro

Riad Amro

CISO, VP Information Security at FlightSafety International

An accomplished business and IT professional with over 20 years of diverse experiences in IT and Security leadership. I have deep expertise in the field of information security best practices and a mature compliance strong suit rooted in several frameworks including FISMA, NIST, FedRamp, PCI and HIPAA.
I am a business minded leader with a passion for security and building mature and sustainable security strategies and programs in alignment with organizational priorities, I focus my passion into building security controls and processes that give us an upper hand on the adversaries. I am a creative leader and have built teams and security programs that often exceed expectations. Years of experience working with public sector, federal and state agencies in a heavily regulated and contractual environment.
I bring excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to build effective and productive relationships across all areas of an organization including board members, bridging the gap between technical and executive level management. I also bring years of experience negotiating solutions to difficult challenges within the organization as well as with external vendors and customers.

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