Chief Technology Officer
Shahryar brings more than 30 years of experience in technology and risk management consulting, solutions/ frameworks development, and global implementations to his role as CTO. He is a recognized expert in IT risk management, cybersecurity, and data privacy, currently serving as the lead IT risk management faculty at Columbia University’s Enterprise Risk Management graduate program. Shahryar has held technology consulting leadership roles with Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, Kurt Salmon, BDO, and CohnReznick. As the EVP of Citigroup’s global leader of IT Risk Management Implementations, he led and successfully delivered Citi’s largest and most complex information security programs to meet OCC and FRB requirements. Shahryar recently served as the Cybersecurity SME for FRBNY and is one of the authors of the SOC for Cybersecurity developed by the AICPA to help auditors identify cyber risks. For these contributions, Shahryar was named to the PrivSec200 list of influential professionals who have made significant contributions to the privacy and security sectors.