Mon, Mar 20|
WiSKC March Event
Join us for our March WiS-KC Meeting! Our March meeting will be in person at Optiv. Please see the About section for full details.
Time & Location
Mar 20, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Optiv, 5100 W 115th Pl, Leawood, KS 66211, USA
About the event
When: March 20, 2022 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Where: Optiv Security
Address: 5100 W 115th Pl, Leawood, KS 66211
Speaker: Michael Figueroa, Director of Strategy, Information Security Services, Toptal
As the Director of Strategy, Information Security Services, Michael Figueroa is dedicated to helping Toptal clients and talents more effectively navigate the industry-wide skills gap with a security-centric application of the world’s largest distributed network of elite talent. A pragmatic security and technology executive, Michael has more than 20 years of experience in various roles including consultant, principal investigator, trusted advisor to government officials, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and startup/non-profit leader. Throughout his career, Michael has also served as a vocal advocate for disrupting the security talent supply chain and the industry at large through notable engagements including keynote speeches at local and national security events, as a guest on leading security podcasts, and in media publications.
Topic: Michael will talk about what recent trends in security hiring say about how security entry pathways are evolving.