Reinvigorating Cybersecurity Teams – Sara Griffith, Suresh Balasubramanian – BSW #239
As Chief Marketing Officer, Suresh is responsible for driving the company’s go-to-market strategy – balancing the demands for building awareness, thought leadership, and category creation with qualified pipeline generation to drive business growth. His career includes more than 25 years of security industry experience including global marketing roles at Adobe, driving successful turnarounds at well-known brands like The Myers-Briggs Company, and category creation at early-stage, venture-funded security companies. Suresh also served on the Board of Directors of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and the Business Software Alliance (BSA).
Sara Griffith is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: EEFT), a public financial services company that is an industry leader in processing secure electronic transactions and payments for financial institutions, service providers, and individual customers all over the globe. Euronet has 9,000 employees in 66 offices worldwide including 41 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, the Middle East, South America, and Africa. Sara has been fortunate to work onsite in 29 of those countries during her 16 years at Euronet. Sara has been the CISO the past eight years; she has helped lead the global security team to centralize and standardize security policies, requirements, processes, reporting, tools, and training across the organization’s three core business segments, including 22 IT teams supporting 130 entities. Sara resides in Denver with her husband and three children.