After an excellent keynote address in 2021, The Millennium Alliance is proud to announce Sujeet Bambawale is back by popular demand and will return as keynote speaker for the upcoming Transformational CISO Virtual Assembly taking place on March 8-9, 2022. Bambawale has proven himself to be a cybersecurity trailblazer as CISO of the iconic 7-Eleven brand. Before working with 7-Eleven, he led Security Engineering with Symantec, worked on the enterprise architecture & strategy team with NetApp, and spent over 10 years leading Intuit’s information security & compliance team. Click here to request an invite to the Assembly.
About Sujeet Bambawale
Sujeet Bambawale tells us that it is an honor and a privilege to serve as the Chief Information Security Officer of an iconic global brand that has a deep, cherished, always-on connection into communities everywhere. Information Security at 7-Eleven focuses on maintaining and enhancing an industry-leading, comprehensive and cohesive security fabric around the business value drivers in a customer-obsessed manner. The 7-Eleven Information Security organization brings together the various technical domains within Information Security with the force multipliers of Governance, Risk and Compliance as well as Data Protection to facilitate unified accountability and expedient action.
Bambawale went to 7-Eleven from Symantec’s Consumer Business Division where he had the honor of driving a global security engineering portfolio. Prior to joining Symantec via the LifeLock acquisition, he spent 5 years at NetApp, and over 10 years with Intuit, after working with the information security and risk management teams at Ernst & Young and KMPG. He has been responsible for leading key security initiatives that helped integrate security into the culture of the company and extend the brand into global markets. He led NetApp’s ISO27001 recertification, spoke at NetApp’s conferences in Berlin and Tokyo and was the recipient of Intuit’s Innovation Award. At Ernst & Young and KPMG, he was responsible for developing risk mitigation strategies primarily for Fortune 500 clients in the financial and technology sector.
His focus is on maturing the organization’s security posture by driving execution to a well-socialized and accepted security strategy that benefits internal and external stakeholders through a pragmatic mix of building cross-organizational relationships and developing people managers. He has a Masters degree in Electronics Engineering and am a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) as well as Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT). Most recently, he was fortunate to learn about organizational leadership at global scale, with a focus on innovation and cybersecurity, from his professors and colleagues at the Haas Business School in UC Berkeley.