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Gil Vega

Chief Information Security Officer at Veeam

With more than 22 years of experience, Vega is a security expert through and through. Before joining Veeam, Vega was Managing Director & CISO responsible for global cybersecurity, technology risk & compliance at CME Group Inc., based in Chicago. CME Group is the world’s leading exchange operator and most diverse derivatives marketplace – handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually. Prior to his career in financial services, Vega was a member of the U.S. Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service and served as the Associate Chief Information Officer & CISO for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement in Washington, DC. Vega holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Information Systems & Information Assurance, is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia and a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, having participated in combat operations in Operations Just Cause, Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Roles

  • Chief Information Security Officer

    Current role

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