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Jamil Farshchi

Jamil Farshchi
Jamil
Farshchi

Chief Information Security Officer
Equifax
As the Chief Information Security Officer, Jamil Farshchi is responsible for ensuring the security of the company’s digital assets as well transforming the Equifax cybersecurity program into a world-class capability. Farshchi, an award-winning change leader, has spent his career building industry-leading cybersecurity programs to protect some of the world’s most sensitive assets, particularly in times of urgent need.

Most recently, Farshchi, in his role as CISO, successfully led a similar rebuilding effort to mature The Home Depot into an information security leader following what was one of the largest cyber breaches in history. Prior to The Home Depot, Farshchi was named the first CISO at Time Warner Inc. in 2014, and was responsible for the defense of entities such as Warner Bros., CNN, and HBO.

Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Information Security and Privacy at Georgia Tech, and the Piedmont Park Conservancy, and is also a mentor in the Columbia University Technology Management program.

Farshchi holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed the Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development.

Speaking in:

Wednesday Jan 15
8:45 - 9:15 AM
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Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom AB, 9th floor

In this keynote session, Jamil Farshchi, Chief Information Security Officer at Equifax, will discuss lessons learned from his experiences at Equifax and Home Depot, offer guidance on what companies can do to enhance the effectiveness of their...

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