Advisory Board

Biographies

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PAUL BENTZ

Paul Bentz is CISQ’s Director of Government and Industry Programs. Mr. Bentz promotes standards with European regulators and governing bodies in various industries. Mr. Bentz ran large international IT organizations for more than 30 years, spending 20 years at Paribas, the investment bank, as Group CIO when it merged with BNP in 2000 to become BNP Paribas, and then at Allianz, the insurance giant, as Regional CIO. LinkedIn


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HERB KRASNER

Professor Herb Krasner recently retired from the University of Texas at Austin. He was the Director of Outreach Services for the UT Center for Advanced Research in Software Engineering (ARiSE) and founder and CTO of the UT Software Quality Institute (SQI). As a systems excellence consultant, his mission, spanning five decades, has been to enable the development of superior software intensive systems, and to stamp out poor quality software, wherever found. Mr. Krasner is active in Texas state legislature IT improvement initiatives. Full bio


DON DAVIDSON

DON DAVIDSON

Don Davidson is Chief of the Lifecycle Risk Management & Cybersecurity/Acquisition Integration Division of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD-CIO). He co-chairs Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) efforts in international, public/private, interagency and DoD, including DOD-DHS-NIST-GSA-sponsored public-private quarterly meetings of the Software and Supply Chain Assurance (SSCA) Forum. He was emcee of CISQ’s March 2017 Cyber Resilience Summit in Washington, DC. LinkedIn


ROBERT MARTIN

Robert "Bob" Martin is a Senior Principal Engineer in Cyber Security Partnerships at MITRE. He is an active contributor to the ITU-T, ETSI, OMG, Open Group, and ISO on various aspects of cybersecurity and assurance and is a Steering Committee member of the Industrial Internet Consortium. Over the past 27 years Bob has utilized his expertise and experience in software quality and cybersecurity to help sponsors as well as to create and promote public international community initiatives such as SACM, SQAE, CVE, CAPEC, and CWE, which include large active vendor and research communities. Linkedin


SID PAI

SID PAI

Siddharth ”Sid” Pai has led some of the largest and most innovative transactions ever completed in offshore sourcing; many still considered watershed events in the evolution of the industry. Mr. Pai was Partner & President of ISG’s Asia Pacific Region, a member of the Executive Board of ISG (previously TPI), and also the Chief Strategy Officer. He is now a strategic advisor to CEOs, investors and boards. LinkedIn


RAVI MANI

RAVI MANI

Ravi Mani has over 30 years of experience leading organization-wide transformational initiatives. He is currently Chief of Transformation at SLK Software. Previously, he served as SVP and Head of Org Excellence at IGATE.  Mr. Mani was recently based out of London advising one of the leading banks in the UK on outsourcing strategy, pricing models, and transformation opportunities; restructuring work among various suppliers to save more than £70M per year. LinkedIn


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STEVE HALL

Steven Hall is Partner and member of ISG’s Executive Board; he leads ISG’s Digital Strategy and all ISG Service Lines for the Americas. Mr. Hall is the “go-to” Partner in the firm for clients seeking innovation. Previous roles included VP of Application Development at Citigroup and Diners Club, among others. LinkedIn


MANUEL BARBERO

MANUEL BARBERO

Manuel Barbero is VP and Chief Architect at Northwestern Mutual. Mr. Barbero previously served as CTO and Consultant with BBMV Consultants and Head of Architecture at Bridgewater Associates, a large American investment management firm that manages nearly $150 billion in global investments for 350 institutional clients. LinkedIn