About The Speaker
Georgeo Pulikkathara is a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with over 20 years of information technology and information security experience within the banking, financial services, defense, and manufacturing industries. George is currently the Chief Information Security Officer at Dovenmuehle Mortgage. George is also a US Army combat Veteran, having served two combat tours as a Psychological Operations (PSYOP) detachment commander within combat zones in Eastern Afghanistan, and Mosul, Iraq. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal twice, for his actions within combat zones. George is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve, serving as the 81st Readiness Division CIO/G-6 supporting 50,000 Soldiers and civilians across nine states. George holds a BBA in Banking and Finance from the University of Houston, and an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Security certifications include CISSP, CISM, CISA, CDPSE, Azure Fundamentals, ITIL, and PMP. George has also held technical certifications in the past such as the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). George has presented on information security to the company board of directors, and numerous C-level customers. He has also helped co-author multiple whitepapers and presented at security conferences.