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[H4]Robert J. Shaker IIl[/H4]
Bob Shaker is CTO for Cyber Security Group’s Global Incident Response Services at Symantec. Bob spends his days working with our teams on ways to protect our customers and prepare for the future. Growing dynamic teams of people and helping to eliminate obstacles in the way of success are his primary goals. Great people, without obstacles, open the door to true innovation. Doing this Bob is able to help Symantec customers identify, contain, and eradicate increasingly sophisticated attackers as part of Symantec’s Incident Response Service.
Mr. Shaker’s prior role was as CTO for the Security Business Practice, an organization that provided deep technology specialization in support of Americas field sales efforts, strategic guidance to our security business unit leaders on security market trends and opportunities, and increased security industry visibility for the Americas. He also led a team of Security Strategists focused on direct interactions with Symantec customer CISOs to understand real-world IT security challenges to help them drive internal change and drive Symantec’s overall security direction.
Prior to joining, Mr. Shaker worked for Wellington Management Company, LLP for nine year where he served as Vice President, Director, Information Security and Internal Controls. He was a global Incident Commander responsible for developing and executing global incident response plans that include Security, DR and BCP. He also drove the strategic direction of information security for the firm including policy, architecture, engineering and the internal controls program. He was also the central resource for Information Services for all client, regulatory, and internal due diligence and audit requests, including SAS 70, OCC, SEC, etc.
Before joining Wellington, Mr. Shaker worked in leadership roles for several consulting organizations where he developed, sold and executed security solutions with a team of security professionals.
Mr. Shaker earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts.
LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/rshaker2[H5]Robert J. Shaker II, CISSP, CGEIT, CRISC, CCSK
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