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Unmatchable experience in various verticals ranging from technology start-ups, software development, highly regulated financial and publicly traded firms.
Michael Marrano is the founder of Riskigy and a cybersecurity professional focused on providing Virtual CISO and Cybersecurity services for clients. With his boutique cybersecurity consulting and advisory firm, he provides high-quality services to organizations of all sizes. Michael has been honing his skills as a real-world technology and information security practitioner over the last three decades. Michael is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with extensive experience in consulting, audit and business leadership roles. Michael is the author of “The Human Firewall Builder – Weakest Link to Human Firewall in Seven Days”, a Cyber and Homeland Security master’s scholar at Fairleigh Dickenson University (NJ) and previously held roles such as Senior Principal Cybersecurity Consultant, Managing Director, a former Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
Ed Costello leads the vCTO/vCIO Leadership as a Service programs for Riskigy where he focuses on working with executive teams and boards to define technology requirements, help hire & mentor their technology leaders, project and technology operations and strategy. Ed’s impressive list of accomplishments include, the first IBM Corporate Webmaster responsible for running ibm.com and managing the technical side of IBM's global web presence, technical lead role on the Deep Blue vs. Kasparov website, lead Webmaster on the 1996 and 1998 Olympic Games websites and managing the content and applications team for the Sydney Olympic Games website. He is also actively involved tech startups and businesses around New York City assisting with developing project and product plans to navigate through complex minimum viable product (MVP) stages.
Pravin Prasad leads development operations and software development for Riskigy. With over 20 years of professional experiencing in designing and developing enterprise platforms for various industries including the financial services, regulatory compliance and information technology sectors. His breadth of knowledge around secure coding, operations, automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence have contributed to his success as an entrepreneur and business owner. Prior to Riskigy, Pravin founded CenterSys Systems where he developed Trade Data Warehouse platforms, Front/Middle and Back-Office automation of Trades, Commissions, Syndication with full integration with Clearing Houses, Risk Management Front Office Trading and P/L, and Risk Analytics. Pravin is a contributor to application testing and secure development operations assessments where his unmatched level of expertise and experience are an asset to assessing an organization's security posture.
Tom Gancarski is a CPA with a focus on cybersecurity. He primarily works with SMBs to provide security and privacy solutions which include SOC 2/SOC for Cybersecurity examinations, and readiness/mock examinations relating to NYDFS, SEC, GDPR, FTC, and state privacy/data breach laws and regulations. Tom’s academic experience includes working as a continuing professional education (CPE) instructor, and he has authored several courses on cybersecurity and cloud computing. He has spoken at cybersecurity events and seminars for CPA and CISO audiences on multiple topics including cybersecurity, privacy, governance, and vendor risk management. Prior roles include regulatory compliance and risk management positions at Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and BNY Mellon. He also worked as an auditor at a regional CPA firm. He holds CPA licenses in Indiana and Alaska. Tom is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Daniel Naccarella is a premier provider of outsourced comprehensive institutional quality back-office solutions for Hedge Funds, Registered and Exempt Investment Advisers (IAs), Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs), Fund of Funds, Family Offices, and others across the spectrum of structures, strategies, and asset classes. Mr. Naccarella is a results-oriented, highly motivated, thoughtful, senior professional with a positive attitude and a demonstrated record of accomplishments in streamlining operations, reducing expenses, increasing profits and maximizing ROI especially in entrepreneurial, high-growth, start-up firms. He has strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. He has 20+ years of C-Suite level experience across multiple disciplines and multiple jurisdictions around the globe. He has a strong work ethic whose character is above reproach.
Andrew is a near 30-year Sales veteran who knows building relationships means helping meet clients meet their needs over the long term. He loves finding new ways to help and marketing game-changer ideas. Finance industry pro with a background that includes research, data, advertising, and software Sales experience. His resume also includes CRM design and both building and leading small teams. He's been a front-line player-coach at multiple Wall Street firms and is here to help connect the benefits of what Riskigy has to offer with the needs of our clients.