Chief Information Security Officer at SFOX

Aleksandr Zhuk, DM, MEng, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CDPSE has an extensive work experience spanning almost two decades. From 2002 to 2021, they have held various roles in the field of information security and technology. Aleksandr began their career at Citi as Vice President of Core Infrastructure, where they were responsible for protecting the bank's Active Directory infrastructure. In 2011, they became an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership at Strayer University, teaching online graduate courses and holding peer coaching sessions. In 2013, they co-founded the Business Relationship Management Institute and served as Chief Information Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Creator, and Board Chair. From 2016 to 2017, they were the Chief Information Security Officer at ZHUK, INC., advising and assisting fintech organizations in developing robust information security programs. From 2017 to 2019, they were the Chief Information Security Officer/Chief Technology Officer at ZOCCAM, leading IT strategy, planning, and execution aligned with the company's business growth objectives. From 2019 to 2020, they were the Vice President of Information Security at Amalgamated Bank, where they reviewed and revised the existing information security program to comply with NIST standards and industry best practices. From 2020 to 2021, they were the Information Security Architect at Axoni, where they architected, implemented, and managed standard-based information security programs. Currently, they are the Chief Information Security Officer at SFOX, responsible for all aspects of information security program development, risk assessment, data governance, and regulatory compliance. In two months, they successfully transformed the company and its information security program from informed to SOC 2 compliant, earning SOC 2 attestation from a reputable SOC 2 certification provider. In 2022, they also became a Contributor at FINTECH.TV.

Aleksandr Zhuk has a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix, a Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance from The George Washington University, a "Driving Strategic Impact" Executive Education Certificate from Columbia Business School, and a B.S. in Business Information Systems Program from NYU Stern School of Business. Aleksandr also has a variety of certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE), Instructor Recognition - First Class Delivered (Cybersecurity Foundations course based on the official CISSP curriculum), Official (ISC)2 Instructor, SOC for Cybersecurity Certificate, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP), ITIL Expert, ISO/IEC 20000 IT Service Management Foundation, and Chainalysis Reactor Certification.


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  • Chief Information Security Officer

    July, 2021 - present

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