SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

SPEAKERS AT THE IDENTITY ACCESS MANAGEMENT (IAM) –

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Rob Civitello, Sr. Director, Identity & Access Management, Alight Solutions

 

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Michelle Hames, Identity & Access Administrator, Corporate, Group O

 

Michelle Hames is an experienced Identity and Access Administrator with expertise in Azure AD, on-prem AD, and licensing, complemented by certifications with CompTIA and an applied associates degree in computer systems. Armed with a background in analytics and data mining, she excels in optimizing security and operational efficiency by translating complex data into actionable insights. With a commitment to continuous learning and a passion for leveraging technology to drive tangible results, she is dedicated to safeguarding digital environments while staying at the forefront of industry advancements.

Ricardo Lafosse, Chief Information Security Officer, Kraft Heinz

 

Ricardo Lafosse is chief information security officer for Kraft Heinz. Lafosse is responsible for IT risk governance, OT security, incident management, technical disaster recovery, and determining enterprise-wide security policies and procedures. Lafosse regularly presents on security topics at global conferences, including MirCon, ISACA CACS and Secure World.

 

Prior to his current role, Lafosse was chief information security officer for Morningstar, where he was responsible for providing strategic information security leadership, implementation and governance for the Information Security Program.

 

Lafosse has more than 18 years of experience in information security for the government, banking, legal, healthcare and education sectors. Lafosse began his career in information security consulting in finance.

 

Lafosse holds a Master’s in Information Assurance from Iowa State University. He also holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designations.