Sasan Hamidi previously served as the Chief Information Security Officer at Fidelity Information Systems (FIS), the largest provider of financial technology solutions, where he had overall responsivities for information security architecture, engineering, incident response, threat intelligence, regulatory compliance, penetration testing and vulnerability assessment globally, managing over 500 information security professionals.
Prior to joining FIS, Mr. Hamidi was Chief Information Security Officer at Interval Leisure Group (ILG), the leading global provider of non-traditional lodging, exchange, vacation rentals and vacation ownership. His responsibilities included the safeguarding of information assets, regulatory compliance, and electronic privacy matters on a global scale.
Mr. Hamidi’s experience in the information security expands over 27 years including senior leadership roles with General Electric Power and IBM Global Network Services.
Sasan has several graduate and undergraduate degrees in Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, Theoretical Mathematics, and Computer Information Systems. His areas of interest and research are applications of mathematical modeling to network security, steganography, cellular automata, emergence, chaos and complexity. He holds several information security related certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, ISA, and PCIP.