Strategist & Evangelist, Office of the CTO, Symantec
Holding an university degree in Business Studies and Law, Ramsés Gallego has a career of more than 20 years in the areas of IT Governance and Risk Management. He is currently an Strategist & Evangelist for the CTO office in Symantec, where he defines and executes the company's vision and strategy in the area of Security. He recently had a similar role in Dell Security for 5 years, CA Technologies for 8 years and was Regional Manager of SurfControl, in both cases with responsibility in Spain and Portugal. Ramsés was the General Manager of Entelgy Catalunya and Chief Strategy Officer of his security practice and has participated in the CISM and CGEIT Certification Committee of ISACA for several years. He has been President of the Conference ISRM (Information Security & Risk Management) for everyone with events in Las Vegas, Amsterdam, Vienna and Barcelona.
Possessing several certifications that provide a combination of high value, CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of the Enterprise IT) and CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), he has also obtained one of the first certifications in Spain of security knowledge in the cloud, CCSK (Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge). Ramsés is also accredited in good management practices such as ITIL and COBIT Foundations, holds the project management certification from Stanford University (SCPM, Stanford Certified Project Manager) and he is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt professional.
Recognized international speaker, he has visited more than 25 different countries in the last 12 months evangelizing around the disciplines Cloud, IT Government, Cybersecurity, and Privacy. He has received the John Kuyers Award as 'Best Speaker' of ISACA and similar awards on four continents. He was named 'Privacy by Design' Ambassador by the Government of Ontario, Canada, four years ago. He has the privilege of having served as International Vice President on the Board of Directors of ISACA for 3 years, which is the maximum allowed by the laws of the Association. Ramses has had the US flag flown in his honor at The Capitol, in Washington DC. He is Executive VP of the Quantum World Association and lives in Barcelona with his wife and this two loved children.